When looking at Google Analytics, would you rather have a higher or lower bounce rate?
I signed up for Google Analytics and I am just a little confused about the bounce rate and how I am understanding it. So, in simple terms, do I want the number to be higher or lower?
It depends on the purpose of your page. On Hubpages, a high bounce rate is generally not a problem if you also have a decent click-through rate, because the bounce may be them leaving your page to go to an advertiser's site. In addition, many articles on Hubpages do not necessitate that someone looks at another page before leaving the domain.
That said, if you have a website that has a "conversion funnel" set up, a high bounce rate is a bad thing because it means that the visitor never got to the point where you could convert them into a sale, e-mail capture, etc.
by johndwilliams3 years ago
Well I was well impressed today - just looked at my Google Analytics and I have an 85% Bounce Rate.Am I doing something wrong?
by Daniel Mollat7 weeks ago
I'm sure this question has been posted and answered in the HubPages community forums. I can't seem to find it. Can someone please point me in the right direction?How does one go about using Google Analytics?
by Sondra Rochelle3 weeks ago
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by Donna Fairley Huebsch5 years ago
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by Rupert Taylor6 days ago
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by YU_First 17 years ago
I have a bounce rate of 72.94% as per Google Analytics reports. What can I do to correct this?
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