Questions tagged [ctr]

Acronym for Click Through Rate.

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Impression is raising but the CTR and Position is getting worse over the last year [duplicate]

I have a website lunched last year and it looks like it's working well, but lately I noticed the CTR has dropped and the position is also getting worse... I have been building links to improve page ...
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Would searches from a proxy simulating local country searches be considered legitimate and boost CTR?

I have a website and would like to know if searches from a proxy simulating local country searches would count as legit in the eyes of Google thus boosting the CTR? And would this boost the site's ...
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Can I measure the click through rate (CTR) of a link to a phone number embedded in an email or SMS?

I want to capture the CTR for the phone number provided in the mail that I send. Can I track that? Somebody told me that we can only track CTR if there is a landing page on the CTA. Clicking on the ...
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Drastic drop in AdSense click through rate (CTR) from “Visit Site” button on mobile ad clicks

Google suddenly started showing a "Visit Site" button when a user clicks on my ads on my mobile site. This forces the user to click a second time to leave my site via the ad. Google has said that ...
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How does Google track impressions for SEO: does it count times where it is in the results, but not visible?

I am quite aware about what SEO impressions are: i.e. number of times your site result are listed in the Google search results. But are the impressions are counted if they are visible at least once in ...
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Google Search Console(WMT) not showing clicks or CTR, how do I fix it?

Got an issue with WMT this month for one of the sites that we monitor. It's showing impressions and average position and there has been no decrease in organic traffic (in Analytics). I've had a look ...
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How to place highest paying AdSense ad in best performing location?

So if AdSense places the highest paying ad in the first ad block in your HTML (I’ve read this from multiple sources, if anyone does not agree please let me know why you don’t), how do I make sure the ...
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Apparent Bot Impressions in Webmaster Tools

I've been watching some strange stats in Google Webmaster Tools for a particular page on our site, which has been getting some periods of very high impressions but little or no clicks, and then just ...
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How can I improve the quality of more generic adwords keywords?

I'm looking to improve the quality on some of my more generic keywords. 50% of my traffic comes from two keywords: "Bokförignsprogram" (accounting software) and "faktureringsprogram" (invoicing ...
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In Google Webmaster Tools why are impressions not correlated with clicks?

The impressions and clicks don't seem to correlate on Google Webmaster Tools for my site. Whereas the impressions vary widely, the clicks stay constant. I would expect the clicks to my site to go up (...
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Will it be good to use branding TEXT at the start of Meta description?

Will it be good to use branding TEXT at the start of Meta description? Will it harm in anyways if I use it in all my pages? Check out the green box.
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When advertising on Yandex, why does my ad get shown for broad queries and why do so many users click?

I'm using Yandex Direct - it is Russian contextual advertising system. We are creating and promoting sites, and started contextual advertising campaign. There were a lot of keywords like "create ...
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How does Bing know when a result is clicked to use in website ranking?

I know that Google uses redirect links to count clicks ie: https://www.google.com/url?q=http://html5test.com/&sa=U&ei=xlezU6DPIsqysQS824HwAg&ved=0CB0QFjAB&usg=...
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How can CTR (Click-through rate) affect SEO & web site rank

I heard lot of "CTR affects SEO and makes site's rank better". But i can't understand how! If some one click links of my pages from my other pages or another site but the Search engine itself; How the ...
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Dropped impression 25 days after restructure

Our website is a non English property related website (moshaver.com) which is similar to rightmove.co.uk. On September 2012 our website was adversely affected by Panda causing our Google incoming ...
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Traffic vs. click-through rate?

In theory, shouldn't CTR and organic traffic be closely (if not almost exactly) correlated?
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Very low CTR in google organic results

My webpage is positioned for some phrases, but does not generate much visits. Eg. the most searched phrase had average 5.6 position in google, but the CTR is about 2%. What should I do to improve CTR?...
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How to improve my google adsense CTR?

My website over the past year has 6k ad impressions but the click through rate is 0.12%, which amounts to a mere 7 clicks. How can I increase the click through rate? (I'm looking for general ...
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Moving from a Content Site to a Blog

I currently have a good deal of content written on a site, HubPages. In comparison to my other sites/blogs, my CTR on HubPages is terrible. Not to mention I do an ad split with HubPages: 60% me, 40% ...
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Can I use Google Analytics with commercials from other networks?

Does Google Analytics allow me to configure and evaluate statistics like CTR etc. for commercials from networks other than Google Adsense?
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Are SEO and SEM click through rates correlated?

If not, why; and how would you estimate click throw rates for a SERP?