B2B Marketing Online Testing: Eye-tracking Research and CTAs

MLT Creative

The Research: Eye-tracking studies have found that when most people view websites, they start at the upper left corner and then rush over the prominent images.

Introduction to Eye Tracking: Optimizing Your Content for How People Read [Infographic]

Hubspot

Essentially, you need to know the basics of eye tracking research to make any website redesign successful. To get familiar with eye tracking, check out the infographic below by SingleGrain and use these guidelines when working on your next digital project.

Eye Tracking in B2B Marketing: Are You Catching Your Customers’ Attention?

MLT Creative

The Research: Eye-tracking studies have found that when most people view websites, they start at the upper left corner and then rush over the prominent images. So if you’re to the right of an image, you may have a better chance of being noticed than if you are to the left of it. The Research in B2B: WhichTestWon.com discusses this in one of its B2B marketing case studies.

Neuromarketing: Research For Advertising Success Installment Three

Ignite

In the context of neuromarketing, this translates to eye-tracking technology that allows neuromarketers to determine the ideal placement of menu items, what draws customers’ eyes first, and more. The first two post received great attention so we thought you might like more! Part 3: In our technologically-advanced world, Big Brother is always watching.

8 Key Changes In Google Search B2B Marketers Should Know

KoMarketing Associates

As detailed in an article on Search Engine Land this past month, a new Google eye tracking study outlines the evolution of Google search results from 2005 to today. For the former, algorithm tracking on Moz , given the “slow rollout,” the exact timing was unclear.

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6 Stats B2B Marketers Must Pay Attention To in 2014

KoMarketing Associates

The post states, “eye-tracking studies show that increasingly, searchers are tuning out ads and focusing on organic results.” . Check out these other recent studies on Google search results: Eye Tracking Study: The Importance of Using Google Authorship in Search Results.

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Banner Ads Must Die!!!

Marketing Insider Group

Eye-tracking studies show that everyone ignores them so even for branding and awareness, this tactic is hard to justify. Earlier this week I was asked for my view on which marketing tactic is like “The Walking Dead” of marketing.

What B2B Marketers Can Learn About Buyers Without Trying Too Hard

KoMarketing Associates

It’s easy to focus too closely on the (often overwhelming number of) tasks at hand, only in the process fail to keep a watchful eye on the market as a whole. Since the web plays a pivotal role in a business buyer’s decision journey , UserTesting’s bird’s-eye view is valuable asset.

This Week's Top Content: 4 Must-Read Posts on Marketing Optimization

Hubspot

Introduction to Eye Tracking: Optimizing Your Content for How People Read [Infographic]. If you really want your website to increase conversion opportunities and sales, you need to know the basics of eye tracking research.

Trending in Email Design: Custom Illustrations

Litmus

Eye tracking studies suggest that readers can spend a considerable amount of time looking at images when they are relevant, whereas generic imagery can be completely ignored.

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Lead Generation

FMG Suite

Their user experience study using eye-tracking showed that page visitors usually scan the page across the top, then a shorter scan across the text beneath, and finally down the left side of the page. These eye-tracking indicators resemble an uppercase F, hence the name of the pattern.

Neuromarketing: Surprising Facts Businesses and Marketers Should Know

Buffer

So this first method is called eye-tracking, which is used to tell marketers where the attention of someone goes when they look at something. The really basic method of eye-tracking is more like mouse tracking and it’s something you might know as heat mapping.

Neuromarketing: Using Neuroscience to Supercharge Results

Act-On

Marketing researchers us it to track the brain’s flow of blood as a person responds to a variety of visual and audio cues. Electrodes measure electrical waves produced by the brain and allow researchers to track emotions, such as anger, excitement, and sadness.

3 Things You’ll Learn from Content Marketing Institute’s Latest B2B Brief

ScribbleLive

According to the Nielsen Norman Group, eye-tracking studies showed that internet readers pay close attention to information-carrying images.

3 steps to defining customer experience

Modern Marketing

These aspects can include everything from subtle cues such as mouse movements right through to eye-tracking and ‘rage clicks’ (frustratedly clicking on content over and over).

B2B Marketers – Do You Zee What I Zee?

B2B Marketing Traction

People’s eyes view print marketing pieces in a Z format and on-screen marketing content in an F. The post references Nielsen’s eye-tracking study and shows some webpage heatmaps that show how visitors look at online content.

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Neuromarketing: Using Neuroscience to Supercharge Results

Act-On

Marketing researchers us it to track the brain’s flow of blood as a person responds to a variety of visual and audio cues. Electrodes measure electrical waves produced by the brain and allow researchers to track emotions, such as anger, excitement, and sadness.

What Your Last Facebook Post Says About Your Brand

Modern Marketing

Recently, Mashable and Eyetrackshop ran an eye tracking experiment to see what people look at in social profiles and found that: Profile photos get prime attention (except on LinkedIn where Job Title get more attention than anything else).

4 Rules For Better Online Advertising Performance

Digital B2B Marketing

Eye-tracking studies have confirmed people are focused on the content of the page , not your advertising. You have agonized over your copy, crafting something with depth and nuance.

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How to Motivate Customers Across the Entire Buyer’s Journey

Act-On

I felt eyes watching my every move. Eye-tracking is a mechanism used by web and user-experience developers to understand what catches eyes on a website. Motivation. It’s a word that comes up in various facets of life, from locker rooms to courtrooms to pop culture. Maybe the word makes you envision motivational speakers – such as Tony Robbins or even Chris Farley’s hilarious Saturday Night Live character Matt Foley. . The word can evoke negativity, too.

How to Design the UX of a Website or App to Increase Conversions

Single Grain

Eye-tracking studies show that users follow F or Z patterns to scan the screen. This heatmap shows the F-shaped eye-tracking patterns on a webpage of an e-commerce website: Dive Deeper: How to Create Intent-Based Content to Improve Conversions.

An Inconvenient Truth: Your Advertising is Invisible

Digital B2B Marketing

The image at the right shows the results of an eye tracking study and how the focus is on the content.

What Makes Ads Go Viral?

The Effective Marketer

Looking for a recipe to get your new video to go viral? In a recent Harvard Business Review article “ The New Science of Viral Ads” , assistant professor Thales Teixeira from HBS outlines the ingredients you will need: 1.

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How Would You Answer “Why Does Most Marketing Stink?”

Marketing Insider Group

Recent eye-tracking studies show 18-34 year-old millennials do not look at banners on the web pages they visit - Tweet This! I wrote this article on Forbes recently and it was completely unplanned.

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Overcome Blank-Page Syndrome with This Template for Killer Web Copy

DivvyHQ

Based on eye-tracking studies and other research, we know that users often follow an F-shaped pattern as they peruse a new webpage. For any creator, the blank page can be agonizing.

Social Media News: Twitter Insiders & Facebook 360

Sprout Social

These real-world consumers enable researchers to observe people’s actual behaviors instead of taking survey responses at face value by using techniques such as online focus groups, video diaries, or eye-tracking glasses.

Why you need a creative brief for every project

Act-On

An eye-tracking study indicated emails were read in less than a minute. Humans are wired to see images. More than half of humans are visual learners. Our brains process visuals incredibly fast: in just 13 milliseconds. We’ve long been visual beasts (think of the most early form of communication, hieroglyphics). But we’ve embraced that with vigor in recent years. Consider the popularity of visual media like Instagram, emojis, and YouTube.

B2B Aware: This Week in B2B Marketing-Socialize, Mobilize & Familiarize

MLT Creative

Catch your B2B customer's attention with eye tracking. According to MLT Creative's Director of Buyer Behavior, Vann Morris, eye-tracking studies have found that when most people view websites, they start at the upper left corner and then rush over the prominent images.

The 6 Best Infographic Tools for Non-Designers

Hatchbuck

Eye-tracking studies have shown that people spend more time looking at meaningful, information-driven visuals (hello, infographics) than simply those that look pretty.

About Face: Why You Should Stop Showing Faces in Your Ads

Modern B2B Marketing

Our eyes gravitate toward the faces of human subjects. A recent eye-tracking study, “ Eye Gaze Cannot Be Ignored ,” demonstrated this effect with a webpage showing a baby looking directly at the reader.

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Instagram Feeds Worth Following: 5 Brands With 5 Lessons for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Today’s business marketers have a lot of tools available for them to target and fine-tune their efforts, from databases and list parsing to surveys and eye tracking software. Instagram transports people, it makes them feel included and gives birds-eye glimpses.

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These 7 Visual Tactics Can Boost Landing Page Conversions

Content Marketing Institute

Eye-tracking studies have found that facial features are the first thing people look at when they see someone new. Without directly pointing at the button, the image guides visitors’ eyes toward where they need to click.

7 Core Ways to Promote Your Affiliate Links

ConvertKit

Research via eye-tracking technology shows that consumers look at native ads 53% more frequently than display ads. Let’s breakdown some misconceptions. Affiliate marketing is the epitome of the phrase, “You get out what you put in.”.

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Proven Tips to Improve Your Content Marketing Efforts

Launch Marketing

Eye tracking studies show internet readers pay close attention to information-carrying- images. Content marketing is a must for any business now in today’s digital age.

Contently Case Story: How The Trade Desk Used Infographics to Transform Its Marketing Program

Contently

Eye-tracking studies from the Nielsen Norman Group show that images carrying information trigger online readers to pay close attention, suggesting audiences will retain more from infographics than typical articles.

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6 Reasons Why Your Company’s Facebook Page is Unattractive

Modern B2B Marketing

Eye-tracking research on social media users indicates the average viewer spends the most time on a brand page examining the cover photo. by Dayna Rothman I am pleased to welcome Helen Nesterenko as today’s guest blogger. Helen is the founder of writtent.com.

How Peggy Olson Would Design for Interactive

Marketing Action

How the eye scans a page. The first thing you need to understand is how the human eye tracks across a piece of content. When I was studying advertising in college we were told the eye tracked across a page in the form of a capital Z, starting in the upper left.

9 YouTube stats to inform your marketing strategy in 2019

Sprout Social

A study using eye-tracking technology found that YouTube ads hold visual attention 62% of the time, compared to 45% of TV ads. When YouTube first arrived in 2005, few likely had any idea how valuable it would become.

How to Generate More Leads from Your B2B Blog

Schubert B2B

Eye-tracking studies show that the top of the page gets the most visibility. If you’re like many hard-working B2B content marketers, you understand the importance of blogging. It helps you increase brand awareness and gain the trust of your target audience.

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Converting B2B Leads Through Social Content: 3 Keys to Success

NuSpark

Eye tracking studies show that we pay more attention to headlines and images online, which is why infographics (like the snippet from Ethos3 pictured here) are so popular.

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