4 Tools For A Successful Usability Test

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In this day and age of instant gratification, usability testing is often relegated to crisis situations when a website or an app does not perform to expectations. However, ask any conversion optimization expert and they’ll tell you that usability testing is not a complicated afterthought. It’s a necessary precursor to the launch of every successful online property. While it … [Read more...]

The 4 Tools That Helped Us Simplify Our Signup

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We became aware that our product signup page had a problem when we discovered that some people were signing up but never actually seeing the product interface itself. This meant that somewhere between giving us their email address and being led into the interface for the first time, they were giving up or getting stuck and never coming back. This case study documents how we … [Read more...]

Mobile Usability Testing – From Recorders And Rigs to Google’s Tools

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Mobile internet is on the rise. According to research by Ofcom, the average time spent browsing on mobile devices rose by 2.5% between March 2013-2014. Indeed, smart phones are now the second most popular device for internet access, with some 23% of users choosing their phone over another device (according to this same report). A poor user experience can reduce traffic and … [Read more...]

Card Sorting: A Quick And Dirty Guide For Beginners

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Card sorting is an easy and reliable method to get valuable insights about how your web content should be organized in order to meet the expectations of your target group. This, however, will happen only if you know when and how to use card sorting, what to expect, what not to expect and, finally, how to interpret the results. This article can help you cover these bases. … [Read more...]

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Software – An Introduction

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In terms of technological development, we may still be at least a couple of decades away from having truly autonomous, intelligent artificial intelligence systems communicating with us in a genuinely “human-like” way. But, in many ways, we’re progressing steadily towards this future scenario at a surprisingly fast pace thanks to the continuing development of what is known as … [Read more...]

8 Usability Testing Tools When On A Budget

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Setting up a successful company with sufficient funding is difficult enough. However, for many startup founders, tight budget constraints are a grim reality. Financial concerns plague most new CEOs - which partly explains why 50% of small businesses fail within the first two years. There are numerous usability testing tools available. However, for the average entrepreneur, … [Read more...]

16 Best Customer Experience (CX) Enterprise Software Platforms

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Customer Experience (CX) is the sum of experiences that people have during the whole relationship with a given product/service. This also pertains to the enterprise businesses. Good impression can win you trust and love from many, but bad impression can quickly make them run to your competitors. What is more, the businesses with higher NPS (Net Promoter Score) grow faster than … [Read more...]

Effective Techniques For Rapid Prototyping

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The “Aardvark Theory” of product – “Fake it till you make it” could be well followed as a design guideline for organizations. To develop a successful product or an app, we first create a prototype and keep improving on it till the time we get what we expect. An idea has no value unless it can be communicated and the value of a prototype is the vision of what the final outcome … [Read more...]

Lean UX – Running Workshops And Getting Results

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User Experience, Design and Software Development rarely get along. Design wants to create gorgeous looking portfolio pieces, User Experience wants the pathways through the system to be crystal clear for its users, and Developers either want to shoehorn a solution into a CMS or toolkit they already have, or learn something new and shiny, paying little or no heed to either of the … [Read more...]

30 Useful User Experience (UX) Tools

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With the growing access to online services, websites and web applications have developed to become increasingly complex. If you are reading this article, the chances are you use the Internet not only to relax but also for work. Perhaps even for running your own business. The success of every business depends on aligning business goals with customer needs. You can use variety … [Read more...]

How To Boost Your A/B Testing Effectiveness With Attention Tracking

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Cutting to the chase, this article can be useful for you if you’re dealing with one of these two (or both) situations: You’re still working on or have just launched the site. You’re suffering from poor traffic which makes split testing inapplicable. At the same time you’re very ambitious for testing things out, mostly to cool things down in the office and actually start … [Read more...]

Attensee: An Eye Tracking Alternative That Actually Works

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The ability to see what the user is seeing can bring another perspective to understanding how a website design is performing. Once a user visits your site, you don’t have much time to act. The way you use the little amount of his/her attention results in the ROI rate of your traffic spends. Is the CTA button you’ve put so much hope in seen at all? No? Maybe the stock picture is … [Read more...]

InkyDeals – Great Deals On Design Resources

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Finding quality design products at unbeatable prices is quite difficult. So, if you are interested in buying exceptional resources to improve yourself and your own work, then InkyDeals is the site for you. With over 300,000 design aficionados in the community you will definitely find something ideal for you; whether a graphic designer, a web designer, a developer or even a … [Read more...]

Create Online Publications with FlippingBook Publisher

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FlippingBook Publisher is a software application designed to facilitate the creation of digital catalogs, online magazines and digital brochures with a realistic 3D page flip effect. The intuitive user interface makes it very easy even for a non-technical person to create these amazing digital presentations. So how does FlippingBook work? If you already have the document … [Read more...]

Lootback – Get Cash Back When You Buy Web Design Stuff

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Love them or hate them, every designer needs to purchase themes, stock photographs, vectors or videos at some point in their life. Indeed, these ready-made goodies offer a cost-effective and time-saving alternative that can be essential when delivering your creation against tight deadlines and limited budgets. While one-off purchases are relatively cheap, having multiple … [Read more...]

SkyPhrase: Natural Language Processing For Google Analytics

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It’s really important to understand who is visiting your web site or blog - who referred your visitors, which cities are they accessing it from, which pages they visited the most, which search keywords led to visitors who buy the most stuff, etc. All of these questions help you know your visitors better and through this you can further modify your website in order to help … [Read more...]

LG G2 Camera Review – The Most Extreme Camera Ever

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As we have stated in our early review, the LG G2 is a smartphone that impresses on all fronts. Witness to this are the numerous features that it comes equipped with. Since we have already covered most of them in our review of the product introduction video, we will be dedicating this article to one of the most interesting and unique features of the LG G2 - the camera. The LG … [Read more...]