So you have a great website — an eye-catching design with awesome content — but how do you manage to earn credibility in the online world?
Make sure to let your visitors know that your website is secure with an SSL certificate. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) secures your website’s data while it is transferred between web servers and browsers.
Did you know?
70% online users exit a website due to the lack of trust
75% of online users believe security logos increase the trustworthiness of the website
79% of online users expect to see a security seal on a website’s homepage
4 BENEFITS OF SSL FOR YOUR SITE
1. Protection from hackers
In addition to encrypting sensitive data, an SSL certificate provides authentication to your website. This prevents phishing attacks and other threats to your online business.
2. Boost search engine ranking
A website URL that starts with a secure HTTPS protocol gains a ranking advantage in search engines.
3. Google approved
Effective as of July 2018, Google will be flagging websites without SSL. This means that websites who fail to secure an SSL certificate will experience a decline in search rankings as well as a drop in visitor conversions.
4. Build trust
Customers are becoming more aware of online security. The lock icon or green bar lets your visitors know that their connection is secured.
If you have any questions in regards to SSL. Then we’d love to hear from you…
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