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Google Analytics Bounce rate

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Hi Everyone!

 

One of my customers has single-page website (cfoprogrami.com), and when I look into Analytics, I see the Bounce Rate as %100 for all of my adwords campaign keywords.

 

 

Does anyone know how to add a code to the Analytics tracking code so that it just calculates a bounce if a user leaves the page after, let's say 1 minute?

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Google Analytics Bounce rate

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Hi,

There is no such code exist. Acording to google "For single-page site like a blog, or offer other types of content for which single-page sessions are expected, then a high bounce rate is perfectly normal."

 

In your case you should concentrate on targeting relevant keywords for your business because bounce rate will always high for single page website.

 

Hope this helps.

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Google Analytics Bounce rate

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There is a method uses Google Analytics to measure visitor engagement despite bounced sessions. Please check once @https://www.en.advertisercommunity.com/t5/Articles/Understanding-the-bounce-rate/ba-p/859398 (see Advanced bounce measurement techniques)

 

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Google Analytics Bounce rate

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But this link says something about setTimeout thingy.

 

https://moz.com/blog/adjusted-bounce-rate

 

Are you perfectly sure it can not be done? 

Google Analytics Bounce rate

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In my limited understanding no, as I also shared a method by which you can measure visitor engagement despite bounced session.

 

Wait for more reply from other eminent community members.

 

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Google Analytics Bounce rate

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Fundamentally Santosh is correct on bounce rates and there are other methods to track engagement like scroll tracking etc. 

 

That said if you have a true one page site / Single Page application there is a method provided here using virtual page views as people navigate through:

 

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/single-page-applications

 

Or if you are using GTM, Simo Ahava is the man and has covered it here:

 

https://www.simoahava.com/gtm-tips/fix-rogue-referral-problem-single-page-sites/

 

He also has many other posts on tracking content and here's a scroll tracking one from Justin Cutroni; Analytics Advocate at Google:

 

http://cutroni.com/blog/2014/02/12/advanced-content-tracking-with-universal-analytics/

 

 

 

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Theo Bennett

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