A bounce occurs when a visitor looks at the page and then leaves the site, ie. doesn't go through to another internal page.
This would happen all the time if you had a 1 page website.
Another cause may be that you have very few call to actions drawing users to other pages, or your page gives them all the info they need so they don't need to go to another ...
The default Google Analytics installation measures bounce rate as "the percentage of single-page visits or visits in which the person left your site from the entrance (landing) page."
Your 85% bounce rate isn't worrying to me because in my experience GA's default bounce rate measurement doesn't lead to actionable metrics. Many users find what they are ...
For security and email delivery, I recommend you always handle bounces.
If your form is spammed or compromised, receiving bounces is a good way to quickly detect this. I investigate spam related incidents nearly every week for people who have compromised web applications. If the bounces go to an account that you monitor, you can quickly spot ...
The reason for that is the way Google calculates bounce rate, and how it represents the totals per page.
First look at this explanation of bounce rate: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2525491?hl=en
For all sessions that start with the page, Bounce Rate is the percentage that were the only one of the session.
Bounce Rate for a page is ...
Google Analytics offers a built-in segment of Bounced users, which can be applied to various reports, including the ones containing the stats, you are looking for. If you are looking into this information especially on session level, you can create your own segment for this. Just apply the following condition to a new segment under Advanced tab of new ...
Google does not use SERP bounce rate ("pogo sticking") as a ranking factor.
Google only knows the bounce rate for visitors coming from Google Search. They do not reach into anyone's Google Analytics accounts to get that info - besides, many websites do not have Google Analytics installed anyway.
Even though they know this bounce rate, they do not ...
As you are likely to be aware, a Bounce is where someone visits a single page on a website and then leaves. Often, this is perfectly normal. For example:
Example One: A browser visits a One-Page website. By design, all of the information is on one page where the visitor does not have any options to click through to any other page;
Example Two: Let's ...
Non-interaction events would cause this behavior. Senario:
User loads page
User reads the article for 24 minutes
Browser sends non-interactive event to Google Analytics
User closes the browser
In that case Google would know that the user stuck around for the 24 minutes, but because the non-interactive flag was set on the event, they would still be ...
You can reduce this. Let's say that you built a one page site, which has a video on it. Then all one page sessions would be bounces. To avoid this, what you could do is that when the user is clicking something, or when the user is on the page for a certain time, you trigger an event in Google Analytics and add the non-interaction parameter in the ...
Your two bullet points are a distinction without a difference. The bounce rate shown in Google Analytics is calculated by the users clicking back from a visit from Google.
The actual effect of Bounce Rate on the SERPS is an unknown variable since Google doesn't release this info. I can tell you from personal, anecdotal experience that reducing my site's ...
Nothing you do in Google Analytics can effect search performance. It is an analytics program that reports what has already happened. Your filtering referrer spam in analytics only effects the reports you see. Nothing more.
To state the obvious you can test if office 365 is blocking your emails by creating a 30 day trial.
If your emails are being blocked then you need to address the issue why, which is how they are getting marked as spam. There are plenty of questions related to preventing email being classified as spam already on Pro Webmasters. Then you would either need to ...
Yes, you can see bounce rate for each page and if it's mobile or not!
1) In your GA you need to go to Behaviour > Site content > All Pages
2) Then you have an option Secondary Dimension (below the graph)
3) When you start typing "mobile" you can see that there are different options. The Mobile (Including Tablet) is what you're looking for.
The solution is: Fix the vulnerability (which you did), set up SPF and DKIM for the domain (which your admin probably did already), then request to get yourself off the blacklists. After that it will work.
You can use http://mxtoolbox.com/blacklists.aspx to check which blacklist(s) an IP is on, then email the list to request removal. It still takes less ...
The problem is that your blacklisted, and Mandrill won't want to send email for what they consider to be spammers.
As far as I can see, you have 2 options.
The first, obvious solution is to get yourself removed from all the blacklists that you can. In my experience this has usually taken less than 24 hours, but that was also years ago so could be longer.
Your problem is probably that because you are on an IP blacklist the mail that you are sending Mandril is never getting to them.
If I were you, I would look into the REST mandril API. They probably have a php client, and I remember a lot of examples on their website.
Here is a simplified diagram of how to message is sent
Your server ---> ...
As far as I know, Google Analytics filters will let you include or exclude traffic coming to your site, not traffic going away.
Using exclude -> traffic to hostname -> exampledatabase.com will not work, except if you're using the same Google Analytics property id on both sites. Judging by your question that's not the case, they are tracking on their ...
Yes, this is quite simple to achieve in Google Analytics...
From your 'Reporting' tab in GA:-
Set your time period.
Navigate to Behaviour > Site Content > Landing Pages
Click on 'Bounce Rate' to sort by those pages with the highest bounce rate.
Your understanding of how Google ranks pages could be incorrect. Many people speculate that Google uses bounce rate as a ranking factory, however Matt Cutts, head of web spam at Google, has denied this on various occasions:
Is Bounce Rate a Signal in Determining What Content May be Spam?
No. Cutts said the Google web spam team doesn’t use Google ...
If your page links only to other web pages or to files on your own server, there will likely be a 100% bounce rate. If a user clicks to download a file, this isn't tracked by default. Also, if your page links to other pages, they are bouncing from your page to go to these new pages.