10 Ways To Get Someone’s Attention And Keep It

Kathy Sierra of ‘Creating Passionate Users’ has put together this set of tips about how to cut through the noise, and get someone’s attention.

Everything revolves around this golden rule:

“The secret is to be more provocative and interesting than anything else in their environment.”

To pull this off, she gives the following tips:

  1. Be Visual
  2. Be Different–Break Patterns and Expectations
  3. Be Daring
  4. Change Things Regularly
  5. Inspire Curiosity
  6. Pose a Challenge
  7. Be Controversial and Committed
  8. Be Fun
  9. Be Stimulating. Be Exciting. Be Seductive
  10. Help them have Hi-Res Experiences

In a day and age where we are constantly bombarded with information, and need to find a way to differentiate ourselves from our competitors, this advice couldn’t be more timely.

4 thoughts on “10 Ways To Get Someone’s Attention And Keep It”

  1. Very good tips. It would have been great if they could have been elaborated on so I won’t have to go thinking about each point.

    Hmm… then again. You got my attention!

  2. Hi Res (High Resolution) meaning let theie experience with you be the highlight of their day, where they cant stop thinking about you and you become unforgettable.

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