Measure SERP Bounce Time With GTM

Here's an interesting and hacky use case for you. It's all about uncovering bounce metrics for visits which originate from organic Google search results. In particular, the metric we're interested in is how long user dwelled on the landing page after arriving from organic Google search AND returned to the search engine results page (SERP) using the browser's back button. The inspiration for this post came from an audience question at the Best Internet Conference in Lithuania, which I recently attended as a speaker. Read More…

Dynamically Added Meta Data Indexed by Google Crawlers

Quick history. On May 23, 2014, the following announcement was made on the Google Webmaster Central Blog: Read the full announcement here. Anyway, since I see the world through GTM-tinted shades, I instantly figured that this should extend to not only the presentational layer, but to semantic information as well. At the time, I was thinking in terms of the Search Engine Results Page (SERP) and the Meta Description, which prompted me to ask the following in Google+ from Gary Illyes, who made the announcement: Read More…