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dictionary | November 17, 2015

Bounce Rate

Definition

(noun) The number of people who leave a website after only viewing one page. A high bounce rate is undesirable. The intention is normally to interest a visitor so that they stay on a website and explore more pages.

Example

“If our website has pages too many pages with a high bounce rate, we have to go back to the drawing board.”

Alternate definition: A friendly reminder that Internet users are a fickle bunch.

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