What Catches Your Visitor’s Attention in the first 5 Seconds

5 secondsA while back, we talked about what your visitors learn in just 10 seconds. It was revealing for many, because it illustrated the need to make adjustments for some bloggers.

Today, I want to approach a similar topic — relating to the first few moments on your blog, — but from another angle. This time, I want to talk about what actually catches your vistiors’ attention.

For this, we need only look at the first 5 seconds.

What catches your visitors’ attention in the first 5 seconds?

As with all posts in the Feedback series, I’d like to invite you to participate by posting a link to your blog in the comments section. I’ll personally follow your link, visit your blog, and reply to your comment with some feedback pertaining to what catches my attention as an unbiased viewer.

Leave a comment with the url of your blog to receive some feedback.

Chris Rice is an SEO with Sachs Marketing Group. He writes about WordPress themes, plugins, and services for entrepreneurial bloggers at CreativeBlogger. Get more from him on Twitter and LinkedIn.


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