You’d never know it by looking at TV, Radio, Outdoor or Print promotions today. Most still cling to the old 0800 phone number, even though it hasn’t been the crowd favorite for many years. It seems that most ad agencies and marketers today are still locked in the past, and it’s likely costing them in lost sales.
The best way to prove this is through eye tracking studies that capture exactly what we are looking at on a web page (left). Those areas in red and orange are what we look at. Areas outside this are being ignored. This human trait does a superb job of filtering out of unwelcome, unrequested marketing messages.