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Tuesday, June 07, 2011

The Importance of Lowering Your Bounce Rate

Next time you log into Google Analytics, take a look at your bounce rate. The jewelry websites we track range between 45% - 55% overall website bounce rate.

If your own bounce rate is below 45% then you are doing a much better job than the average jeweler.

As a reminder, the "Bounce Rate" is a measure of how many people first landed on your website, decided it was ugly/disorienting/wrong color/wrong size/misrepresented/etc. and they immediately click the Back Button in their browser.

Launched in March 2011, Google now gives individual users the ability to block results from your specific website. As first, this feature is not visible on the SERP. It becomes visible when you click one of the results and then click your browser's back button.

When you return to the SERP page you will see a sudden bright yellow...

AT: 06/07/2011 01:54:50 PM   0 COMMENTS
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