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Neuromarketing on WebProNews

Neuromarketing on WebProNews

This video interview is sort of an introduction to neuromarketing. It was filmed at Pubcon 2010, where I did a spotlight session focused on neuro web design. More WebProNews Videos WebProNews did a nice job of enhancing the interview footage with some additional images and video.

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Top Neuromarketing Posts of 2010

Top Neuromarketing Posts of 2010

This is the time of year for “top” lists, and I thought I’d list the most popular Neuromarketing posts for 2010. This list isn’t my opinion of which are best, but rather is based purely on popularity. These posts all generated some combination of social media traffic from Twitter, Facebook, and Stumbleupon as well as [...]

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What Your Dog Can Teach You About Customers

What Your Dog Can Teach You About Customers

Dogs have many attributes we’d like to see in our customers – they are completely loyal, usually enthusiastic, and are always happy to see us. That might be too much to hope for from our human customers, but a recent study showed something interesting about how dog brains work that we should keep in mind [...]

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Free Website Heat Map

Free Website Heat Map

Last week at Pubcon, I had the honor of sharing a “mini-keynote” session with landing page guru Tim Ash of SiteTuners. Tim mentioned an interesting heat map simulation tool from his company, AttentionWizard.

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Pubcon Discount & Neuromarketing Debut

Pubcon Discount & Neuromarketing Debut

Pubcon 2010, (Las Vegas, November 8-11, 2010), the biggest web publishing and web marketing conference, will for the first time feature neuromarketing as a topic. I’ll be doing a solo presentation with a special emphasis on neuro web design tailored to the audience of web publishers and marketers. Increasing conversions and neuro-proven steps to boost [...]

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When Fancy Fonts Work

When Fancy Fonts Work

Now that you followed my advice in Convince With Simple Fonts and eliminated complicated fonts from your websites and printed material, I’m going to tell you that there is one situation where fancy, hard to read fonts can actually work better than simple ones. If you are selling a costly product, describing it using a [...]

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Convince with Simple Fonts

Convince with Simple Fonts

Do you need to convince a customer to complete an application form? Or, for a non-profit, do you need volunteers for a charity event? In both cases, you will be more successful if you describe the task in a simple, easy to read typeface. Research by Hyunjin Song and Norbert Schwarz shows that the way [...]

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Websites That Suck Increase Stress

Websites That Suck Increase Stress

We know that slow, balky, and confusing websites aren’t a good thing. Traffic metrics show this, as does conversion data. Google, whom some think of as passively indexing the web, believes quick-loading pages are essential to a good user experience. Google is, in fact, actively trying to speed up websites (and keep their search users [...]

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Neuromarketing Foes Use Subliminal Text?

Neuromarketing Foes Use Subliminal Text?

Yesterday I wrote about the latest anti-neuromarketing flap in Guard Your Reptilian Brain! While researching that post, I found an interesting spinoff at another site, Progressives, South Bend. I initially couldn’t find the text “neuromarketing” on that page. When I searched the page text, I found what looked like a short horizontal line was highlighted. [...]

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