Do you ever find yourself regularly off task and distracted? Well, you’re not alone, as scientists have now found that our attention spans are actually shorter than a goldfish. Are you surprised? With the ever changing digital world there is always something to new to distract us.

So it’s no wonder, as marketers, we find it hard to keep people on our sites. In fact, people only usually spend 10-20 seconds on a site before they leave. We need to win someone over and convince them to stick around in a very short space of time. So how do you do it? How do you capture their very short attention span long enough to make them think you have something to offer? Luckily, Wyzowl have the answer plus some other cool facts about the human attention span.

[Click here for full size version]

Shortening Human Attention and What It Means for Marketers

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

Share On Social Media