Favicons help draw attention to your site
I’m a sucker for the details. On websites I want to make sure all the t’s are crossed and all the meta tags are in place. However, beyond HTML validation and browser testing, a detail that frequently gets overlooked is the Favicon. It’s a small detail that can be the attention grabber that pulls eyes to your site instead of your competitors.
You may think I’m being melodramatic when I say this 16×16 pixel image can make your site stand out, but I’m a firm believer in them. If a visitor opens tabs for you and 4 of your competitors and beside only one of them is a custom icon, which do you think they’ll be drawn to first?
When you boil it down, the point of having a website is for people to visit it. But beyond simply knowing how many people visit your site, are you tracking their viewing habits to know what information they’re looking for? Do you know what they searched Google for to find your site? Do you know what specific pages they looked at or how long they stayed on your site?
Welcome to Masters Week in Augusta. The time of year that patrons from seemingly every place on the map congregate to the bustling metropolis of Augusta, Georgia. Did I say metropolis? Perhaps that was a bit of a stretch, but the bustling part certainly isn’t.
Azaleas in bloom, white vans at every turn, tents along Washington Road, and throngs of people with decidedly non-Southern accents all herald that Masters Week has officially arrived in Augusta.