Here's a thread for returning visitors.
There's another thread in this topic for bounce rates.
What is the returning visitor rate? It tells you the % of visitors to your site that have visited your site in the past.
Why is it important? You need a higher percentage of return visitors because it tells you that visitors probably like your site. It's also good because it means you get visitors for free, without having to advertise for new ones or do all sorts of SEO tricks to get traffic.
Where do you find it out? Google Analytics and other stats apps will tell you your site's returning visitors rate.
BTW it would be useful to name your niche. Maybe not the exact niche, but the parent niche (e.g. fashion, dating, weight loss etc.) Return rates tend to vary a lot depending on niche as well as buyer intent. You can of course name your sites if you don't care about people knowing what your site's URL is.
Also tell us what type of site you have (blog, membership site, forum, drop-shipping site etc. etc.)
Finally remember to tell us about anything you did that decreased bounce rate!
OK here are my returning visitor rates (higher % is better):
All are for visitors from the last 30 days. If you post then I suggest you use the same time frame.
Niche Idea of the Day - 37%. Good because the whole idea of this site was that people should use it every single day!
Niche Laboratory - 32%. I'm happy about this as it shows people keep coming back to do new niche research.
My new e-commerce store - 13%.
My highest traffic WordPress blog - 6%. Yeah, blogs have to be freaking spectacularly good if you're to get repeat visitors.
My membership site I opened in 2012 - 22%. Quite good but if the site was better then this would be a lot higher.
FindAForum.net - 22%. Again, I am quite pleased with this.
A rubbish blog - 0%. Enough said.
Niche Laboratory blog - 12%. I started this one in 2017. I am getting better at blogging.
So can YOU beat my returning visitor %'s?
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