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First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First IT Governance Committee Impressions First Meeting Impressions

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First IT Governance Committee Impressions First Meeting Impressions First th, 2008 Impressions First July 17 Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First

Share. Point Demonstration WIKIWABA

Share. Point Demonstration WIKIWABA

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions Front First Impressions First Doors Impressions

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions Front First Impressions First Doors Impressions First Impressions First Impressions IT Governance Committee First Impressions First th July 17 , 2008 Impressions First Impressions First

Take out a virtual piece of paper for your group. ASSIGNMENT

Take out a virtual piece of paper for your group. ASSIGNMENT

Go online and find a picture of a front door that you really like.

Go online and find a picture of a front door that you really like. Not a door to purchase but rather one that shows the front entry way of a structure. Paste that picture on your paper. ASSIGNMENT

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions Front First Impressions First Doors Impressions

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions Front First Impressions First Doors Impressions First Impressions First What is your first impression of these doors? Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First

Your front door makes an impression • Friends and visitors will quickly notice if

Your front door makes an impression • Friends and visitors will quickly notice if you do not take care of your front door. If it’s looks shabby, that might be a clue to what the rest of the house might look like. • • Freshen up – Paint Is your hardware still sparkling? • – New doorknocker or kick plate? • Do up the door – Mirrors, oil paintings, plates and platters, wreaths, wall clocks and baskets of flowers – Lanterns look gorgeous – Wreaths. fresh and full, not faded and frayed. • Dress the windows and trim – twinkling votives. – seasonally appropriate garland. • Perk up the porch – a floral arrangement or plant – a few seasonal touches. Micki Chestnut of Lawrence writes this column in consultation with Mary Carol Garrity. Write Garrity at 501 Commercial St. , Atchison, Kan. 66002. Or send email to [email protected] com. United Feature Synd http: //www. kansascity. com/630/story/685975. html

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions Front First Impressions First Doors Impressions

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions Front First Impressions First Doors Impressions First Impressions First What is your first impression of these doors? Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First

How Many Look at Our Virtual Front Door? • 23, 768 people visited our

How Many Look at Our Virtual Front Door? • 23, 768 people visited our Home Page in June – 12, 206 were first time visitors – 11, 562 were returning visitors • 126, 661 visited department home pages in June • 1, 531, 917 visited department home pages in the last year. • This does not include the backdoor.

Backdoor Visitors GIS is a prime example GIS has become a service provider 56,

Backdoor Visitors GIS is a prime example GIS has become a service provider 56, 029 visitors in June 2, 534, 085 pages loaded in June Over 1. 1 million pages loaded by non-US IP numbers. • India biggest known outside user • • •

What does the research say? • Web users form first impressions of web pages

What does the research say? • Web users form first impressions of web pages in as little as 50 milliseconds (1/20 th of a second) • Surfers make judgments based on “visual appeal. ” • It is impossible to read text in this amount of time. • Through the "halo effect" first impressions can color subsequent judgments of perceived credibility, usability, and ultimately influence our decisions to stay on the site. • Overall attention span has decreased from 8 to 10 seconds several years age to 3 to 4 seconds today.

Your web site is your first impression Load time Pretty graphics and large text

Your web site is your first impression Load time Pretty graphics and large text sizes Flash or animations up front Concise, exciting, and articulating information up front • Navigates well • 21 Factors • •

Your front door makes an impression • Friends and visitors will quickly notice if

Your front door makes an impression • Friends and visitors will quickly notice if you do not take care of your front door. If it’s looks shabby, that might be a clue to what the rest of the house might look like. • • Freshen up – Paint Is your hardware still sparkling? • – New doorknocker or kick plate? • Do up the door – Mirrors, oil paintings, plates and platters, wreaths, wall clocks and baskets of flowers – Lanterns look gorgeous – Wreaths. fresh and full, not faded and frayed. • Dress the windows and trim – twinkling votives. – seasonally appropriate garland. • Perk up the porch – a floral arrangement or plant – a few seasonal touches. Micki Chestnut of Lawrence writes this column in consultation with Mary Carol Garrity. Write Garrity at 501 Commercial St. , Atchison, Kan. 66002. Or send email to [email protected] com. United Feature Synd http: //www. kansascity. com/630/story/685975. html

Look at your departments homepage. Does it need a coat of paint? Is there

Look at your departments homepage. Does it need a coat of paint? Is there out of date materials? How about the graphics? Give it the 3 second look? Would you stay and visit this site? Would you come back? Record your notes on your virtual paper. ASSIGNMENT

Why not just read on a Blackberry or tablet PC? NEW TOYS

Why not just read on a Blackberry or tablet PC? NEW TOYS

Uses e. Paper Technology • Looks like a book • Larger screen than PDAs

Uses e. Paper Technology • Looks like a book • Larger screen than PDAs • Can be read in sun light • Only changes state when requested • Very low power usuage Uses air card technology to connect. NEW TOYS

1) 2) Come up with 5 obscure but useful facts from Catawba County’s website.

1) 2) Come up with 5 obscure but useful facts from Catawba County’s website. Find 5 fun and interesting things to do on our web site. Record them on your virtual paper. ASSIGNMENT

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions Front First Impressions First Doors Impressions

First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions First Impressions Front First Impressions First Doors Impressions First Impressions First Impressions IT Governance Committee First Impressions First th July 17 , 2008 Impressions First Impressions First

Research • Mary Carol Garrity • http: //www. kansascity. com/630/story/685975. html • First Impressions

Research • Mary Carol Garrity • http: //www. kansascity. com/630/story/685975. html • First Impressions Count in Website Design http: //www. websiteoptimization. com/speed/tweak/blink/ note good. • First impressions count for web http: //news. bbc. co. uk/2/hi/technology/4616700. stm • 21 Factors that Influence the First Impression of Your Website’s Visitors • http: //vandelaydesign. com/blog/design/first-impression/ • First Impressions - What Your Web Site Says About You (or your company) http: //www. viget. com/inspire/first-impressions-what-yourweb-site-says-about-you-or-your-company/ • Your Web Site is Your First Impression http: //advertising. superpages. com/learning/web-site-make-a-good-first -impression. shtml