Usability

5 Principles of Persuasive Web Design

Cialdini breaks down influence into six persuasion principles. What’s the best way to persuade somebody when talking to them? You have to be confident, talk fast, and swear a little, among other things.

But what about persuading somebody without words—possible?

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Icon Testing

Symbolism is a tricky thing. Different symbols mean different things to different people based on different backgrounds and past experiences. That’s why icons can easily flop, if they’re not properly tested. After all…

If the user can’t use it, it doesn’t work. [Tweet It!]

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Designing Your Website Flow To Meet Your Conversion Needs

The four different media tools for communicating with your customer on the web are text, graphics, moving images, and sound. That’s it.

Those are the only tools you have to explain concepts, convey emotions, and create a satisfying user experience.

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The Landing Page Optimization Guide You Wish You've Always Had

What follows is a list of resources that can be applied specifically to landing page optimization.

We’ve organized everything to best simulate a visitor’s experience on a landing page from first click to final conversion. Keep reading »

8 Effective Ways to Measure UX

Ever wonder why your site has a lot of visitors but not enough transactions, purchases, or inquiries? In this post, we look at marketing and UX metrics from a slightly different angle.

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Website Usability Testing: A Must for Boosting Conversions

Usability testing is the black horse of boosting conversions. If your site is difficult to use or hard to understand (means it has usability problems), it will result in poor conversions. Keep reading »