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How to find google analytics bounce rate

I am using Google Analytics for all my web statistics. I believe it’s important to use it for business, actually, it’s important to use it for any website at all, business or not. It’s completely free and it’s a really powerful tool. Today, I’m going to show you how to find your bounce rate.

What is it?

It’s a way to measure how many of your visitors who are viewing one page and one page only before they leave. For instance, if 100 people visit your blog and 90 of them leave after they read one of your articles, your bounce rate is 90%.

You want to keep it fairly low, but not necessarily. Sometimes there’s a good reason why it should be high. It all depends.

How to find Google Analytics bounce rate

When you have logged, look at the menu on the left side.

In the menu:

You’ll get an overview of the overall performance of your website, and the bounce rate for your website.

If you want to find the statistics for each of your blog posts, this is how you do it:

Now, you’ve got the top 10 blog posts according to your stats. You’ll see the bounce rate on the right side of each post. If you want a particular post, you can search for it at the bottom (filter page).

You can also sort by % (lowest to highest or highest to lowest) by clicking on the title at the top of the column.

When I’m using Google Analytics, I discover that most of my readers visit other posts on my blog after reading the following:

… and almost none of my readers are visiting other posts on my blog after reading the following:

Now, all I need to do is analyze and try to understand why this is happening.



10 responses to “How to find google analytics bounce rate”

  1. Vincent Chow says:

    What did you use to annotate the images? Looks pretty cool.

  2. Mail Server says:

    I found your blog very interesting and I appreciate the knowledge it contains,Your blog is a true source of knowledge and I am glad to read it. Your blog contains the real essence of you efforts on bounce rate, Keep writing such meaningful blogs.

  3. Joseph Hipolito says:

    My friends always talking about his bounce rate and I have no idea about their saying, and Now I see in here I know for what it is..

  4. Joseph Hipolito says:

    Hi Jens nice to be back in this page and can I ask something about this bounce rate do you have another page for this topic? Because I really need to in prove myself about this..

  5. Karthik says:

    Is Bounce rate really important ? Good Info Though. Thanks.

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