6. Optimus Optimizing your images in WordPress can have a huge impact on bounce rate. If you want to make the pages load faster, you need to reduce image file sizes before publishing them, which will reduce the strain placed on the server. This is exactly what Optimus will do for you. … [Read more...] about 8+ Best WordPress Plugins That’ll Help Reduce Bounce Rates
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The bounce rate therefore helps you ascertain the quality and relevance of your page to the audience. A high bounce rate indicates that visitors aren’t finding what they are looking for when they reach your page, that the content is low quality or that the audience doesn’t match the purpose of the page. In some rare cases, a high bounce rate can instead mean your visitors immediately found what they were looking for. … [Read more...] about What is your Bounce Rate and Why Does it Matter for SEO?
You see, the Pageview is recorded only after that code is loaded up. So the sooner you load the code, the sooner that Pageview is recorded. Let’s say you have a big blog page, and it’s a slow loading one, taking even 10 to 20 seconds to load everything up. If your Google Code doesn’t start until the end of the page, it can get held up, just like the old non-asynchronous code used to hold up OTHER lines of code. Except now it’s holding up the tracking code. If a visitor to your site hits the page, and then leaves it before the tracking code fires the Pageview, then you lose that visitor. They now become a new direct visit to whatever page of the site they landed on. This can make all sorts of data on your site incorrect. … [Read more...] about Where Should The Google Analytics Tracking Code Be Placed?
The Effect Referral spam can affect metric calculated based sessions such as bounce rates, average session duration, pages per session, and much more. This is due to the ability of referral spam to send fake data to your Google Analytics page which results to non-genuine inflated sessions. The Cause This could be a result of fake data or commonly known as “ghosts” being sent to the servers of Google Analytics through the Measurement Protocol. It can also be caused by people that use bots to crawl websites without bothering to block their actions from Analytics. Finding Out The main way to track if you are experiencing “ghost” spam is that it will be sent from a made up hostname – or no hostname at all. Since it actually was not directed to your site, you’ll find out that the traffic has a 100% bounce rate, an average of 1 page per session, and 0.00 seconds for average session duration. You can also try navigating to the Hostname report, then … [Read more...] about Finding Problems in your Google Analytics Data (And How to Fix Them)
I remember my first time in Google Analytics. As a data lover, I enthusiastically clicked my way through the numerous tabs. Seeing terms like sessions, pageviews, users, bounce rate and so on. Being so enthusiastic, I didn’t really think about what these terms actually mean. And that’s pretty important, because without knowing what Google Analytics’ definition of the term is, you might draw the wrong conclusions. In this post, I’m going to discuss an important term in Google Analytics: a session. … [Read more...] about Annelieke’s Analytics: What are sessions in Google Analytics? • Yoast