It’s a pretty safe bet that whenever you take a break, you reach for your mobile phone. It’s such a habit that it is seen as “normal”. Indeed, just stop off at a motorway service station and you’ll see hundreds of people sitting in cars or at the restaurants all
Category: Internet Psychology
Productivity in the workplace is falling. If people were as productive as they were just ten years ago, businesses would be producing 20% more outputs than the were in 2009. But they are not. Economists are busy discussing the productivity conundrum because what is going on around the world these
A personalised website is the key to increased sales conversion rates. Far from being freaky, deep personalisation is what people prefer.
The decision to buy is made in an instant. But you want that decision to go in your favour. How can you achieve that?
Is the Internet stressing you out? It is causing a large amount of stress. In Stress Awareness Month it is important to re-evaluate your use of the Internet so you can reduce your stress levels.
Web search is wasting time and reduces productivity. Phone calls can be quicker and more productive, yet people are making fewer calls
Social media disrupts the way you perceive time. As a result, social media is affecting your ability to work productively. Something needs to be done.
Mobile phone usage is associated with lower well-being and mindfulness
Storytelling is fundamental to business success. Websites used to tell stories. Now they just make an offer. That’s one reason why bounce rates are high.
The social networks and your social media posts are in charge of your life, instead of you. Is it time to set a routine for social media usage?
Fake people are everywhere online. False identities abound. So can you trust those online discussions? Are your follower numbers real?
Saying thank you should go deeper and you should express more gratitude to customers. Research shows we are inhibited from saying thanks.
Rude emails have an impact that goes beyond upsetting an individual. The stress of incivility in emails spreads to colleagues, friends and family.
It’s well-established that some of what you read on the Internet is not true. After all, the notion of “fake news” is rather popular..! But do people lie online or are they more likely to tell the truth? The fact is you are much more likely to meet liars in the real world than on the Internet.
Colours on your website trigger people to know it is you, assuming that they are primed for that colour recognition. Aligning your colour with your brand is more important than worrying yourself about so-called colour psychology, much of which is a myth and made up.
Do you believe fake news? Do you even know what is fake? The chances are you believe things which are inaccurate or downright false because the information aligns with your personal views. Essentially, people believe fake news because they want to.
Psychological ownership is a familiar concept of consumer behaviour. If people think they already own something, they are much more likely to buy it. So you can get potential purchasers of anything you sell to feel more willing to buy if they already feel they own the product or service. By creating a sense of ownership, people are more likely to buy from you.
Artificial Intelligence and consumer behaviour go well together. Consumer behaviour is difficult to analyse as it varies a great deal. Often, you need in-depth studies to see what is going on. Artificial intelligence (AI) can cut through that and give you ideas on how to sell more.