Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Jakob Nielsen - Deceivingly strong information scent costs sales
If users are clicking through a site hunting for specific products or answers, they'll keep going as long as they continue to
find links that seem to take them closer and closer to their goal. Information scent can backfire if a strong attractor seems to be the answer, but isn't.

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