This is the Straylight blogg page with insights we would like to share with you. We are interested in the boarder line between marketing, behavioral economics and neuro science. Happy reading.
Marketing is the soul of the company, the link between an organization and the customers it serves. As I wrote in this article, most new product fails and vast sums of the advertising budget is wasted. The strange about this is I perceive it to be acceptable, it’s seen as the cost of doing business. […]
Shopping is a complex experience that begins with goals and expectations in the mind of the shopper and ends with a decision to buy or not to buy. In between, it’s a physical experience that involves navigating through physical space, activating all our senses, and weighing lots of alternatives. Shopping can be, and often is, […]
Game of Thrones, the wildly popular HBO series based on novels by George R. R. Martin, gets a lot of attention. According to Ben Parr, author of Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention, there’s solid science behind that success. And, you can use the same factors to get and hold your customer’s attention. Here’s the science, according to Parr. […]
Neuromarketing can make a contribution to website design in three powerful ways: Help designers understand how people’s brains actually consume web pages Eye tracking applied to website viewing has shown that gaze patterns are determined by two types of attention: Bottom-up attention: This type of attention is involuntary and automatic. When viewing websites, bottom-up attention is […]
Imagine if behavioral science was as easy as asking people explicit questions about their behavior–we wouldn’t need the disciplines of psychology, sociology, neuroscience, behavioral economics and cultural anthropology. If asking people why they do what they do isn’t good enough to reveal true insight within the behavioral sciences, why would we expect it to be […]
Consumers have a source of apathy to most new product introductions, from TV-show to snacks and home electronics. It is important to understand that, for a product to succeed, it must first make a connection with existing concept stored in the unconscious. The habitual minds must go through a physiological change to accommodate a new […]