7 seconds to make an impression
- 26th August 2019
- Posted by: Mark Dodds
- Category: Technology
Experts say that humans form opinions of each other within just seven seconds of their first meeting.
Whether accurate or not, that all-important first impression has led to countless job offers, contracts and relationships for hundreds of years. And it’s even more important to get it right when you’re dealing with people online.
Everything from your website to your social media accounts all provide potential customers with the information they need to decide whether they want to buy from you. Modern consumers make fast decisions based on website searches, and they don’t hang around if they don’t get the information they need at the touch of a button.And that’s just the beginning. Even when they move from a quick Google search to making a purchase, there’s no guarantee they’ll stay with you. Your computer system plays an essential role in how customers perceive you, and if it’s inefficient chances are they’ll think you are too.
Out of date IT set ups damage reputations, and with much of Microsoft’s business software coming to the end of its life in January anyone still using outdated systems runs the risk of huge losses.
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