Summary: Feeling that there is only one chance can convince people to take action sooner, sometimes without careful consideration of consequences or alternative options. The scarcity principle is a well-documented social-psychology phenomenon that causes people to assign high value to things they perceive as being less available.
It’s rare that Google reveals any of its actual ranking factors, so it came as a big surprise when representatives announced they would reward sites using HTTPS encryption with a boost in search results.
Content marketing has gone from being the future of digital marketing, to the here and now, but where does social media sit within the overall content marketing strategy mix?
In a study by Google in August of 2012, researchers found that not only will users judge websites as beautiful or not within 1/50th – 1/20th of a second, but also that “visually complex” websites are consistently rated as less beautiful than their simpler counterparts.