Bounce rate is one of the first metrics analysts and marketers use to measure engagement. It’s particularly good at measuring the “stickiness” of content, because it identifies the percentage of users that leave after one interaction. In theory, the lower the bounce rate, the better the landing page content.
Goal tracking is a critical aspect of Google Analytics reporting. It moves the analysis from the: “Did we get more traffic?” frame of mind to: “Is the traffic we are getting valuable?” Unfortunately there are several brands that either fail to measure goals, or fail to implement them correctly. Following is a list of some of the common mistakes we see every day.