Monday, December 28, 2015

How to Reduce Bounce Rate

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How to reduce Bounce rate

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Bounce Rate is most misunderstood metric of google Analytics or any other tracker people use, now you might think what this bounce rate is, well bounce rate is "single Page visit". Or i can say people who only visit your one single page and quit without visiting any other pages. 

Google Analytics calculates and reports the bounce rate of webpage and bounce rate of website. Here, Bounces is the number of single page visits resulting from the page and Entrances is the number of times visitors entered you site on the page.

How to calculate Bounce Rate?

  • Bounce rate of a web page = total number of visits on a page (in a given time period) / total number of entrances on the page (in the same time period)

for example bounce rate of a web page = (117/455)*100 = 38.90% for single webpage.

  • Bounce rate of a website = total number of bounces across all the pages on the website (in a given time period) / total number of entrances across all the pages on the website (in the same time period)

now for website it is Bounce rate of website = (4556/12805)*100 = 35.57% for whole website.

Facts About Bounce Rate

bounce rate of a web page/website has nothing to do with ‘Time spent on a web page/website’ (a common misconception).

Ideal bounce Rate should be 20%, or near 35% to 45% , while 50% is not good.

Bounce rate can be a capable metric to quantify the traffic to your site or presentation pages. 

You ought to be made a big deal about high bounce rate. Here is one in number reason: 

A high bounce rate for the most part shows that site passageway pages aren't pertinent to your readers. 

How to Reduce Bounce Rate ?

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There is one method i am using is Reducing bounce rate by adding inbound links, inbound link means link of your own website of different page that is related to your current page. for example at the end of this blog post you will find i added like " Related: Your other page Hyperlink text".

There is One more another method put Anchor text in some text of your post which bring reader to other post or page of your website. 

if you observed by posts you will figured it out that i am using this both methods, there are many but this two is good and easy as my opinion.

Low Bounce rate help you to convert your content into money,profit or Sales, longer people stay on your website or blog more they engage with your blog or website which help you to direct sales or any kind of profit.

Hope this will help you to decrease bounce rate and if you own business website it will help you to convert into profit, also if you have doubts you can mail me or you can comment down below i will reply asap.

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  1. I have read few blog posts on how to reduce this so called bounce rate. But I even don't know how to see my bounce rate.
    Can you help me see the bounce rate of my blog?


    1. Yes, it is simple goto google analytics and sign up then follow some steps in there that was easy.. after completing sing up. if you r using wordpress then add simple google analytic plugin or if you r using blogger you can goto setting and add there your google analytics id.

      after some days or week it shows you reports about your bounce rate in google analytics dashboard.

      if you still donot know let me know by reply, maybe in future i will post complete tutorial on this.

      and thank you for your comment.

  2. I am regular reader of your blog and no doubt it all stuff is awesome. The best thing about your sharing and posting is that you always provide content that is helpful for both the newbie and experts. Looking for more stuff and tutorials.

    Love from Tech Solutions Desk

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  4. Thanks, I stumbled upon this post while searching a good way to reduce my bounce rate. My Bangla Song Download site have good onpage and decent offpage seo, even so I was wondering why I have so high (50-60%) bounce rate, Reading this article, I have got an idea that some interactive and interesting video will help reducing it.

  5. Really a valuable information you had provided here. And i think this will be helpful for creating the better and reliable site. Thank you very much

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