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A bounce is when a website visitor comes to a site and then leaves immediately without clicking any links.

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Is bounce rate of a website a ranking factor? [duplicate]

I have heard this from many SEO experts that a website with less bounce rate will rank well on Google. But what if the website does not use any analytics tools to calculate bounce rate, how will then ...
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Is there a way to track the Page Load Timestamp, of an External Link, for Google Analytics purposes?

In the interest of trying to generate more meaningful insights, I have inserted the following Event snippet into my Google Analytics Tracking code: setTimeout("gtag('event', 'adjusted bounce rate', ...
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Is an 85% bounce rate measured by Google Analytics a red flag?

I am trying to understand the bounce rate concept in Google analytics.I have a blog focused on technical stuff (Java, Spring etc.) and getting a decent amount of traffic (just 6-7-month-old blog). I ...
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Bounce Rate Calculation Query

A visitor comes to my site and stays on my home page for close to 2 mins and then leaves. This lead to a bounce. I am sure this would be happening with many visitors as my home page has got two videos ...
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Generate a report in google analytics to see demographic and browser info for bounced users

Im trying to get the bounce rate down for a site manage, among various avenues im exploring id like to see a report from google analytics that shows me all stats for bounced users : browser, OS, ...
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How does google calculate bounce rate in relation to SERP ranking?

Google uses Bounce Rate as an indicator of whether users find a site useful and thus bumps these sites up the ranking. How does Google calculate the Bounce Rate? Is it by : Bounce Rate as stated ...
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Can blocking referer spam by black listing domains in google analytics have a positive effect on ranking due to reduced bounce rate ?

I have a site thats getting a lot of referral spam in google analytics both for referred traffic and organic traffic (where they place the their site name in the keyword field). Because its all bot ...
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Discrepancies between bounce rate and drop rate in behavior flow

The bounce rate of one of my websites 15%, however when looking at the Behavior Flow section of Google Analytics, it shows a homepage drop off of around 80% Can a visitor be counted as a non-bounce, ...
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Possible email by Office365 - how to check?

I think our dedicated sending IP has been blocked solely by Office365. We have stellar sending IP rating, and zero spam reports, content clean, full opt-in etc. No issues with any other Microsoft ...
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Google Analytics Bounce Rates - which page is bouncing the most?

I want to know which of my pages have the highest bounce rates so I can fix them. Ideally, I would also know if they are bouncing on desktop or in mobile. Is this something I can find out in Google ...
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NEED ADVICE: phpmailer / mandrill / server blacklisted

okay, so, here's the sitch... i've got a website that utilizes phpmailer to send form submissions to email via Mandrill. please understand that this has been working perfectly for many months, and ...
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What is the best way to calculate an average bounce rate that is split between two tracking ID's in Google Analytics?

Say you were using one UA-ID for half a year and switched to another UA-ID in the second half of the year. How can you calculate the overall average bounce rate for the whole year? As far as my math ...
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100% bounce rate with non-zero average time in Google Analytics? [duplicate]

Getting this on keyword reports: 100% bounce rate, 1 pageview and average session duration 24 minutes. I've gone through all of my other analytics properties and this is the first time I see this ...
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Should I accept bounced emails when the emails are automatically generated from a “no-reply” user?

I have a website that generates emails based on user action such as registration on the site. These emails have a "no-reply" user name as I do not intend to receive a reply from them. Should I accept ...
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Filtering out the bounce rate to a specific domain?

I have a site that's spread across two domains. Let's say the two sites are example.com and exampledatabase.com. Right now, when someone leaves example.com to go to exampledatabase.com, it's counted ...
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Google Analytics - Bounced User Landing Page

In Google Analytics, is it possible to see the top landing pages for bounced users? That is, I want to see the pages users are landing on, not interacting with, and then leaving.
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Can adverts on your site actually help SEO?

My current understanding of SEO is this: One of the ways Google determines a webpage's quality is by how many people click back onto the SERPs. For example, if loads of people click onto your blog ...
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Why does Google Analytics report 100% bounce rate when the page has lots of page views?

Google Analytics reports 100% bounce rate for a page which has lots of page views and an Avg Time on Page of 32 seconds. Shouldn't one of the following be true? Either the bounce rate is less than ...
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What is the the maximum time for a user to return to Google for the visit to be flagged up as a bounce in GA?

I know that Google measures bounce rates by how fast a user returns to the results page after clicking-through to a website. Roughly what is the maximum duration of the visit for the user to then ...
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What could cause analytics bounce rate to go from ~30% to ~100% in a day?

A month ago, my site had about a 30% bounce rate. One day I pushed some changes to the site, and all the sudden my bounce rate shot straight up to around 98% and my average time on site plumetted to ...
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How to decrease webpage bouncing rate?

I found some stuff on the web with tips about how to reduce bouncing rate (the percentage of web visitors which left the website without going to the any next page). Does anyone have tips which he ...