6 reasons why you website has a high bounce rate

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Website owners often wonder why they have such high bounce rates. You might even encounter the same question on Twitter and Reddit.

It's a question you've probably pondered yourself. It could even be the query that led you to this article.

Whatever got you here, know that there is no such thing as a "perfect" bounce rate.

However, you do not need want one that is too high. So here are 6reasons why you have a high bounce rate:

1. Slow page
2. Misleading title tag
3. Blank page or technical error
4. Bad links from another website
5. Affiliate landing page
6. Low-quality

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  • Profile picture of the author Surbhi Chauhan
    Yes, these are probably the most reasons why a website's bound rate must be high. People don't understand the side effects of these. But it also causes you the loss of traffic and ranking.
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  • Profile picture of the author Glenn Phillips
    Mobile website speed and heavy images and videos also are reasons
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    • Profile picture of the author JamesMan
      I agree,that is why we also need to pay attention to optimized our site to mobile.
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  • Yeah, You are absolutely right. Another factor you could add to the high bounce rate is Poor mobile friendliness. Bounce rate also affects the ranking on the Search engine result page.
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  • Profile picture of the author JamesMan
    Well those factors ha a huge impact to your website, so better take note of that.
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  • Profile picture of the author angrybudcom
    Privacy may play a joke. I understand most people do not care. However, if your audience is narrow, and specifically they care a lot about privacy, then... Maybe check metrics browser-wise, and OS-wise, like firefox may stay longer on pages. Also, why not think if you should be private as in definition (like, for example, cannabis)
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  • Profile picture of the author zainsultan
    Mobile friendly and Low website speed is the main reason behind the Bounce rate. Heavy images/Videos may also affect on bounce rate. Content should be lengthy and to the point.
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  • Profile picture of the author Karthikmoon
    thank you for sharing this information.
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  • Profile picture of the author johnsimmion
    Thanks for sharing valuable information, Nowdays quality is always ahead of quantity so focus on more quality you get a lower bounce rate.
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  • nice information .thanks for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Surbhi Chauhan
    slow page loading speed is one of the main factors that your bounce rate would be high. You have to publish content that is easy to load or comprise. Sometimes, web hosting types also affect the page load speed so make sure to have a reliable hosting plan as per your site needs. Also, misleading content leads the visitor to leave the page quickly.
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  • Profile picture of the author Finacustech
    Brounce rate take important place for website. What you saying correct
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  • Profile picture of the author lagaaduu
    thanks for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author White Pearl
    Summed up pretty well. Experienced all of them first hand and can vouch for it.
    Thanks for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Glenn Phillips
    mobile and desktop website speed and W3c Validation errors are the reason
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  • Profile picture of the author rayofsun
    That's why paying $2 for a cheap slow loading web hosting or go for a $25 per month fast quality web hosting does matter.

    Fast web hosting does make a difference - in regards to loading speed, ranking of your website and if it brings you just extra 1 sale per month it's worth paying for.
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  • Yes, You are right these are the reasons which may lead us to a high Bouns rate.
    If you make your snippet catchy to attract clicks, then ensure page content meets expectations. Falling short of expectations makes users feel misled. Bouncing is inevitable.
    Instead, do your best to create compelling content (true, easier said than done).
    Here are basics:

    Optimize headings for main keywords
    Keep phrases short
    Improve internal linking
    Use enticing call-to-actions
    Mention related blog entries to keep users interested
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  • For every business, having a website is necessary nowadays to show the product or service. Customers interact with our business through the website only so, the website should have proper content, design, loading speed, SSL certificate, etc. Otherwise, users will not spend more time on the website and will immediately exit from the website called a bounce rate.

    Here I am sharing some more factors which may lead to an increase in the bounce rate.

    1. User-engaging website design: If a website has an attractive user interface (UI) and engaging design, leads to a better user experience (UX). It will attract the customer's attention to spend time on a website and they will feel good to visit again. Otherwise, the customer didn't spend time on the website even though it is a good service.
    2. Page loading speed on mobile: As most people are using smartphones, they will do web searches on mobile. So, it is important to build mobile-friendly web pages that shouldn't have any loading speed or technical error issues. It is important to concentrate on AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) to improve the performance of webpages on mobile to reduce bounce rate.
    3. Low quality of web content: The content must be relevant and in good quantity. Then users will understand the business or service by reading content, blogs, and articles. Otherwise, they will exit from the website.
    4. SSL Certificate: SSL(secured socket layer) certificate will secure a website from data theft. When a user enters the website, If it shows the website entered is non-secured then the user will exit from the website leads to an increase in bounce rate.
    5. Call to action: website is the source where customers interact with our business. If customers are ready to take our service there should be an option to proceed forward, then the customers feel good to take the service. So, It is important to include CTA on the website like Form filling, downloading, login, Subscribing, etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author Janvi Arora
    One of the most common reasons for websites with high bounce rates is poor UX design. This means that the navigational elements on your site are difficult or impossible to use and can often result in Visitors abandoning your page without ever reaching your content.
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  • Profile picture of the author jobdollarr
    High bounce rate. It does affect seo. There are some paid hosting that are quite good at dealing with that. I like your opinion
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