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10 Web Design Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Business​

  They say “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. Unfortunately, that doesn’t apply to your website. In your website’s case, “what doesn’t kill it immediately, slowly scares potential clients away”. As a business owner, you expect your website to do three major things: Without any further ado, let’s get right into it. Generate more qualified Leads Increase Awareness Improve Lead Conversion If your website is not delivering these three key results, then something is wrong somewhere and, no, it is not from your village. You might want to send this post to your web designer (except you’re one and will be building your website yourself). Without any further delay, let’s dive into the ten web design mistakes that will destroy your business(if ignored). 1. Information Overload Okay. We understand that you need visitors to know about your business and all but don’t you think having so much information flying everywhere would be a turnoff? Imagine going to a supermarket to buy your favourite candy. The cashier tells you about this new candy brand they have. Excited, you get to the candy section. The first thing you see is a big sign saying “Have you tried our new candy?”. That

10 Best UX Tools For User Research And User Testing. Pt 2

I promised to share the second part of the 10 best tools for user research and user testing and user testing after giving you a list of 5. In case you missed the first part of this post, you can read here  Without any further ado, let’s get right into it. via GIPHY 6. Trymyui TRYMyUI allows users to test their website with anonymous users, or they can use their pool of candidates. The features offered from TryMyUI are: mobile testing, mouse clicks, keystrokes, video screen caps, voice over commentary with written feedback, and a system usability questionnaire. There are options for discounts for entrepreneurs with the capital to invest in bulk. Pricing: Starts from $99. 7. Optimal Workshop Optimal Workshop is among lesser known usability testing tools – but it shouldn’t be overlooked. The platform comes with a bundle of testing tools that serve different ends, and when combined can offer powerful insight into the design. Pricing: 99$/study, 166$/month and customizable plans 8. Userlytics Userlytics allows users to not only go in depth with criteria and traits they want from participants. It also allows users to go even further by creating screening questions that disqualify users from the study.

The What of User Experience (UX)

The what of a thing cannot be properly understood without first understanding the why. This is because things do not always have a being apart from their raison d’etre.    This is how great products come into existence. For every great product, there is a reason(why). It is not so much about the what of a product as the why. The ‘why’ of the product is the vision by which every feature and component exists to serve. Science’s’ value proposition lies in its positioning as a body of knowledge seeking to understand the ‘how’ of the universe. However, it surely cannot fully understand the ‘how’ of the universe without understanding the ‘why’ of its existence; this is the meta-level of knowledge acquisition. The ‘What’ of User experience! To know what User Experience is, it is vital to understand why it exists in the first place. I hope I can  help make this simple and understandable for you.  1. Technological Products Are Built For Humans.  Users need to find whatever product they use very useful. If they find it tedious to use, inaccessible, invaluable andor do not have a pleasurable experience using the product, then you must have wasted time, energy

15 Simple Habits That Will Help You Become a Better UX Designer

Becoming a better UX Designer requires discipline, honing of skills, building habits and evolving. Here’s a list of 15 habits you can develop to get better. Becoming a UX Designer requires much more than just being able to turn on the computer, and designing something that wows. It takes discipline, honing of skills, building habits and evolving. As a newbie in the UX design world, you might feel a self-induced pressure to impress and build a portfolio almost immediately. Always remember that Rome was not built in a day, but they were laying bricks every hour. That being said, here are 15 simple habits that will help you become a better UX Designer and if you’ve been in the design space for long, there’s no harm adding something new to your ‘habit list‘. #Habit One: Understanding Your Users Why? They are the reason why your field exists. ‘User’ Experience. Whatever you do revolves around them. Having a detailed understanding of what works for them is the secret sauce to your success. As a UX designer, if the User doesn’t matter to you, then you’ve failed. #Habit Two: Keep Up With Trends and Patterns Things change every day. Keep tabs on

10 Best UX Tools For User Research And User Testing. Pt 1

With so many User Research and User Testing tools at your disposal, finding the perfect one can be a hard nut to crack. With so many User Research and User Testing tools at your disposal, finding the perfect one can be a hard nut to crack. We’ve made a list of ten amazing platforms to make it easier for you to pick a tool that is right for you. We’ll share 5 today and give you the rest next week :). Stay tuned! Crazy Egg Crazy Egg is an online application that provides you with eye-tracking tools such as Heat map, Scroll map, Overlay, and Confetti to track website operation and understand your customers’ interest which enables you to boost profit from your website. Price: ranges from 24$/month to 99$/month (custom plans are available) Hotjar Hotjar is well known for its user heat map on your website. It reveals the online behaviour of the test users by having them browse your site normally while Hotjar records everything in the background from the live website. The tool gives a great insight into how to improve your website’s user experience and performance. Price: The basic version to get you started is free,

The What of User Experience (UX)

The what of a thing cannot be properly understood without first understanding the why. This is because things do not always have a being apart

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