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    Why does this page have a high bounce rate?


    phillongkia.com/VehicleSearchResults
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    Hey there,

    There are plenty of smarter people on these forums than me, but based just on me looking at the page...this is a search result page of some kind, right? What sorts of things does it rank for? Do you know what the dwell time is?

    A high bounce rate is not always a bad thing. If a page answers all of a user's questions, they could be bouncing just because they got what they needed. The page fulfilled their needs, which is great! Maybe they saw the phone number scrolling up top and called for more details instead of going deeper into the website. Maybe they wrote down some figures and decided to visit the dealership. It's hard to say for sure.

    Anyway, for someone shopping for a car it seems like a useful page. It even has gas mileages for city and highway. The high bounce rate could just be indicative of the fact that the page does what it's intended to do.

    On an unrelated note: I've approved this post because I've seen some of your other posts and I know you're a real person with good intentions. But in the future please:
    1. Provide a little more context than just a link in your OP
    2. Break up links so that they aren't hyperlinks - so for example (website.com) or (www[dot]website.com)

    Thanks!
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    Also...can someone else double check that page title? Seems stuffed, right?

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    • Hikin Mike agrees : Just a little...lol!
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    Mark, I only wish I had backend access to this site to clean it up. Red tape, big agency, slow moving.
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    Originally Posted by use3
    Mark, I only wish I had backend access to this site to clean it up. Red tape, big agency, slow moving.
    Ahhh, I see. That sucks, I know what red tape is like.

    But if you can I'd definitely push for fixing that title up! It's stuffed like a Thanksgiving turkey (thanks Mike!) EDIT: Though, I mean, title tags aren't hugely important I guess...it could just be better, looks a little unprofessional and weird to an outsider.

    The page itself seems useful to me otherwise. But again, that's just based on my surface level glance!
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    besides the cleanup on aisle 4, can you see where they are bouncing to?

    I agree with the titles, they need serious attention through the site. page titles are very important and yours are really bad. Who ever has the job of maintaining the web site needs to be replaced.

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    Last edited by Test-ok; Aug 12th, 2015 at 06:57 PM.
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    Test-ok you need a job or some hobby of your own if you are spending your time talking about other people like that.
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    I'm not sure what you mean by that, use3.

    I think he asked a very good question - can you see where users are bouncing to from this page? Are they returning to Google, going elsewhere on the site, or another website?
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    Originally Posted by use3
    Test-ok you need a job or some hobby of your own if you are spending your time talking about other people like that.
    I think you misunderstood me, if you're that person, they need to give you the tools.

    I only wish I had backend access to this site to clean it up. Red tape, big agency, slow moving.
    meaning access if they expect you to maintain the site.

    and I've got plenty of jobs thankyou

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