Have you ever wondered which elements of your website make the biggest impression? The following infographic is based on a recent eye-tracking study conducted by the Missouri University of Science and Technology depicting:
We know, if we didn't already suspect, from Gladwell's Blink we have seconds before entire worlds are built in our visitors' minds. This infographic about first impressions is fascinating and helpful.
Viewing these stats should rebound all the way to how you design a homepage. If you have seconds what can you convey? Less than you are trying to pitch by at least half (lol). Time to get out Occam's Razor and get a good close shave. Remember Google's clean, sparse lines and cut away things no one is gong to "see" anyway.
Via Sherryl Perry, John van den Brink, Martin (Marty) Smith