Today’s digital marketing tip, is proudly brought to you by the letter “F”.
That’s because according to eye tracking research, this is how people view websites – in an “F” shaped pattern.
Reading on a screen is a completely different experience to reading on a page. It seems we *don’t* read everything on the web page in front of us (devastating news for me as a copywriter!) – or at least, not at first.
Instead, this is how people view websites: we scan.
Our eyes flick over the screen in an “F” shape: we start at the top, scanning the headline, navigation menus, the first sentence.
Then our eyes scroll down the left of the screen, stopping at any items of interest, before scrolling down again.
It is only if we are hooked by what we have seen in the “F” pattern, that we will actually read the content of the web page properly.
For the best chance of captivating the visitors to your website (the first step in getting them to do business with you), try the following when writing web content:
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