Type-In Traffic

Type-in traffic is a term describing visitors landing at a web site by entering a keyword or phrase (with no spaces or a hyphen in place of a space) in the web browser's address bar (and adding .com or in a mobile browser address bar and adding .mobi or any other gTLD (generic top-level domain) or ccTLD extension (country code top-level domain); rather than following a hyperlink from another web page, using a browser bookmark, or a search-box search. Type-in traffic is a form of direct navigation.Example: If you are interested in widgets, then instead of performing a search-engine search for the term 'widgets' you might type 'widgets.com' or 'widgets.
Posts about Type-In Traffic
  • A Thorough Data Analysis of Google’s Pirate Filter

    Last week, Google began releasing its Pirate update; a penalty against what it called “notorious” piracy sites violating copyright laws. The first “Pirate” filter rolled out in August 2012. It purportedly caught websites with large numbers of complaints submitted against them for copyright infringements.

    Eric Van Buskirk/ Search Engine Journal- 6 readers -
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