7. TinyPNG TinyPNG is another great WordPress plugin that reduces image size and compresses images before upload. It can compress JPEG images as well. The plugin works by stripping images of all irrelevant information, which dramatically reduces the file size and results in faster loading time. However, you need to stay ready for the loss of some image quality, which fortunately is not that noticeable. … [Read more...] about 8+ Best WordPress Plugins That’ll Help Reduce Bounce Rates
Why bounce rate is high
Now, your bounce rate isn’t something the Google algorithm directly considers, but that doesn’t mean it has no effect on your SEO. RankBrain, which seeks to improve search results for users by understanding their search intent, listed the bounce rate as the third-most important ranking factor of Google’s algorithm. If a user leaves your page without interacting further, RankBrain may think you are not meeting the searcher intent adequately and may therefore view you as unworthy of a high rank. Furthermore, a lower bounce rate means a better user experience as well as greater chance of conversions and sales. … [Read more...] about What is your Bounce Rate and Why Does it Matter for SEO?
6 Proven Ways to Improve Bounce Rate According to BrightEdge Research an estimated 52 percent of clicks on non-branded queries will go to the top 3 sites listed on the SERP. The higher your site ranks, the more clicks you will naturally receive. When Google ranks websites, they use their algorithm to try and identify the sites that best answer the needs of users. This means that they take into account engagement metrics, including a good (lower) bounce rate. This ranking factor assumes that sites with a low bounce rate do a better job of engaging readers and encouraging them to further interact with the content. When users engage with the site, Google assumes that this indicates they answer the user’s intent and needs. … [Read more...] about What Is an Acceptable Bounce Rate?
First, let’s define a bounce. In Google Analytics, a bounce is a one page visitor. If someone came to your site, spent twenty minutes on the page, and then left, they would be considered a bounce. Some analytics systems consider bounces as five second or thirty second visits. You should understand how your analytics system determines a bounce. … [Read more...] about Should Your Paid Search Account Care About Bounce Rates?
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