Is your website ready for today’s Cyber Monday traffic? On Black Friday, Best Buy’s website was down for over an hour as shoppers flooded the mobile site looking for the best deals. With an influx of mobile traffic for Best Buy’s site, it had to be shut down to restore the issues for the full performance. Don’t let this happen to you!
With Cyber Monday online spending projected to grow over 13% from last year, it is important to make sure your website is ready for a high volume of traffic. E-commerce sites need to take extra caution to make sure users can easily get through the shopping and checkout process efficiently. With an efficient checkout process and quick load times, your business is more likely to not miss out on sales when shoppers are looking for those special savings.
Here are some Cyber Monday tips for every online shopper. Follow #CyberMonday on Twitter to find the best deals today, right when they are posted. Many companies will be posting new deals throughout the day so Twitter can be a great way to stay informed. Keep your credit card information safe by making sure you only buy from secure sites (https). Lastly, stick to bigger name retailers if you are worried about legitimacy.