by Office of Technology Policy & Projects Staff
As an ever-increasing number of people rely on the Internet to locate resources and information, having an online presence is crucial for psychologists as professionals who provide a service to the public.
According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, over 70 million American adults log onto the Internet every day to use email, obtain health and medical information, and engage in countless other activities. Additionally, 80 percent of all adult Internet users have searched for health information online. With that in mind, having a professional website is a major opportunity for practicing psychologists to market their services to a growing marketplace of healthcare consumers.
When building a professional website, consider including the following elements: