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Attention-Driven Design: 23 Visual Principles For Designing More Persuasive Landing Pages

Use the 23 Visual Principles of Attention-Driven Design to eliminate distraction and get the conversions your deserve.

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Attention-Driven Design: 23 Visual Principles For Designing More Persuasive Landing Pages

  1. 1. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES OLI GARDNER 
  2. 2. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 1. DIRECTION Showing the user where they should be headed by literally pointing it out.  
  3. 3. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 2. MOTION Using an animated element on a page to capture or draw attention.
  4. 4. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 3. AFFORDANCE A visual hint at a digital object’s function — like the bevel on a button. CALL TO ACTIONCALL TO ACTION CALL TO ACTION CALL TO ACTION CALL TO ACTION Strong affordance Low affordance
  5. 5. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 4. CONTRAST Coloring an element in a way that causes it to stand out from the rest of the page.
  6. 6. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 5. NESTING Sorting text — typically in list-format — into categories of related content that are easy to skim.
  7. 7. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 6. HIGHLIGHTING Emphasizing the text we most want a reader to notice. But never more than 10% of it.
  8. 8. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 7. WHITESPACE Isolating an element within empty space in order to draw attention to it.
  9. 9. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 8. ANOMALY Highlighting one element in a sea of related elements by tweaking its presentation.
  10. 10. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 9. PROXIMITY Implicitly relating items together by placing them near each other.
  11. 11. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 10. DISTRACTION Irrelevant crap on your page that’s distracting from what really matters — your CTA.
  12. 12. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 11. INTERRUPTION A break in a page’s content designed to trigger a thought, or simply meant to make a page more readable.
  13. 13. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 12. DOMINANCE Visibly delineating two nearby elements by making one look more important.
  14. 14. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 13. CONSISTENCY Always presenting related elements in the same way.
  15. 15. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 14. REPETITION Presenting the same information multiple times within a page in order to make it memorable.
  16. 16. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 15. SYMMETRY Tricking someone into completing your CTA by making them want to mate with it. … actually, it’s introducing symmetrical elements to a page because humans are visually attracted to symmetry.
  17. 17. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 16. OVERLAPPING Having one element lay partially atop another so it appears separate but related.
  18. 18. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 17. ALIGNMENT Organizing information into visually-aligned structures, making it easier to consume.
  19. 19. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 18. CONTINUATION Placing visual elements on the page in a way that guides the user to continue reading.
  20. 20. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 19. SIZE BIG THINGS BIG IMPORTANCE itty-bitty things, itty-bitty importance
  21. 21. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 20. PERSPECTIVE Using images that portray the depth between a foreground and a background in a way that makes the page feel richer.
  22. 22. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 21. GROUPING Dividing similar items into purpose-based groups, and then clearly delineating those groups.
  23. 23. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 22. ENCAPSULATION Visually separating a set of elements from others by containing it within a border or shape.
  24. 24. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES 23. CONTACT Using the point at which two elements touch to draw the reader’s eye.
  25. 25. ATTENTION-DRIVEN DESIGN: 23 VISUAL PRINCIPLES FOR DESIGNING MORE PERSUASIVE LANDING PAGES LEARN HOW TO APPLY THESE CONCEPTS TO YOUR LANDING PAGES FOR HIGHER CONVERSIONS. GET YOUR FREE 68-PAGE GUIDE

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