If you’re hoping to cash in on the tablet and smartphone revolution, there’s good news and bad news. The good news: internet usage on tablet and smartphone devices continues to surge, creating significant new opportunities in the process. The bad news: expectations are high.

Whether you have a dedicated mobile site or have invested in a responsive design, consumers expect your website to load within seconds on their tablets and smartphones. If it doesn’t, you just might have to kiss a sale goodbye.

Because there are some big things that can’t be controlled (such as the quality of connectivity on mobile networks), companies looking to provide satisfying and profitable tablet and mobile experiences must look to optimize performance to a level that may be intimidating.

Here are 15 fantastic mobile website performance optimization slideshows that can help you get started. If you are viewing on a mobile, you can also click on the link above the slideshow to scroll through each on individually.

Mobile Web Performance Optimization Tips and Tricks

Mobile Web & HTML5 Performance Optimization

Mobile Web Speed Bumps

Performance Implications of Mobile Design

Taming the Mobile Beast

High Performance Mobile Web

Building Highly Optimized Mobile Web Apps

Adaptation: Why responsive design actually begins on the server

Optimizing Sites for Mobile Devices

Understanding Hardware Acceleration on Mobile Browsers

Web Anywhere: Mobile Optimisation With HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

Best Practices: Hybrid Mobile Native + Web Apps

The 90-Minute Mobile Optimization Life Cycle

Going Fast on the Mobile Web

The Mobile Difference In Numbers