Friday Link Wrapup – Psychology, HTTPS, Redirects, Creepy vs. Cool

The top website and marketing links for this week.

How to use psychology to trigger the behaviors you want in your site visitors.

Making the move from http to https? It’s a good idea, as Google gives a little boost to these more-secure sites. But be warned that when you make the switch you’ll more than likely encounter the dreaded Mixed Content warning. Here’s how to deal with it.

If you’ve had any experience with using 301 redirects on a site, you might want to read this: the rules and penalties associated with redirecting are changing; generally, it seems, for the better.

And finally – a bit off topic. After you book a trip to Disney World, every ad you see on websites – any websites – is Disney-related. Creepy or cool? Here’s a study that came out in 2015 regarding how personalization of web experiences can go too far – this one is specific to retail shopping and here’s one about those ads that follow you around everywhere.