Increase Google Pagespeed for Managed Wordpress Site

My Google Pagespeed is 53/100 (Mobile) and 64/100 (Desktop).  I need assistance increasing my speed to hopefully the 80s.  I am on a managed hosting through GoDaddy so W3 and other caching plugins are not allowed since they do their own caching.  Here are the messages that I am receiving:

Should Fix:
Reduce server response time
Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
Optimize images

Consider Fixing:
Leverage browser caching
Minify JavaScript
Minify CSS
Minify HTML

Feel free to run a speed test yourself and provide any assistance.

Thanks,

Leo
MyhrcgAsked:
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unrealized92Commented:
These are all issues with your theme, or with wordpress caching.   Contact godaddy to see if they can install further caching on your website, and contact the developer of your theme to see if any modifications can be made to increase your theme's performance.  Because you're on godaddy managed - this is most likely your bottleneck, and therefore you might want to find a high performance webhosting plan from a provider that uses SSD's.  If you need some recommendations, feel free to message me.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
As above, GoDaddy may be the bottleneck here but there are a couple of things you can do first:

Optimize images: install the EWWW Image Optimizer plugin and run it.  This should lower image sizes and improve load times

Minification: Install and activate the WP Super Minify plugin but be careful.  I would activate HTML minification first, then try JavaScript/CSS second.  

Try those two steps and see how it goes.  If you still have issues with speed, consider better hosting:

WP Engine
Page.ly
Dreampress (Dreamhost)

all are probably better than GoDaddy.
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MyhrcgAuthor Commented:
Thank you both for your responses.  I have been out of town, but I will try these tonight and see what happens.  Thanks
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Good luck.
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