Thoughts on listening to users

Seeking standardization in UX Feedback: The System Usability Scale

Usability testing fills a critical need in understanding users’ responses to your website’s UX, but the inherent subjectiveness of the video/audio feedback format means that it can be difficult to distill meaning from a large number of responses. Your testers are writing you a novel with their words – the plot is no secret, but what’s their underlying theme? Fortunately, a tool already exists to consolidate and synthesize individual testers’.. Read More

Updated usability demographics

We recently upgraded the software to support finer age-based demographics, and also “fixed” our notion of demographics on education and social networks usage. Previously, we only allowed the choices of the following very specific age groups: 18-34, 35-55, and above 55, which was fine for many users.  However, we received several requests to allow our customers to fine-tune the age selection, for example, to only college age or above 50.. Read More

New features on trymyui.com

Responding to your requests, we’ve added a couple of nifty features on trymyui.com. Autosaved notes A couple of you had the unpleasant experience that if you rated a use test without saving your notes, the notes window would disappear, causing you to lose your notes.  Our bad  – that was a design flaw.  As penance, we’ve double-fixed that: We now auto-save your notes every 15 seconds, else you can save.. Read More

Impression Testing

15-second impression testing

Update: Read our latest article on impression testing from June 2016 The five-second test (clueapp, fivesecondtest) is a very simple method for capturing a user’s first impressions about the website.  We did a few experiments with this test on various websites (some ours, some not).  In our experiments, five seconds was really not much time to register a value proposition – it was just enough for the brain to register.. Read More

Prototypes, Wireframes and Live Site — Oh My!

That’s right!  We rolled out some cool new features.  Check them out, and let us know what you think. Prototypes & Wireframes When creating a new test in TryMyUI, you can now specify if the test is for a live site, prototype or wireframe.  We will instruct the users accordingly to set their expectations.   This is important to guide testers for quality feedback, since not everything will be functional on.. Read More

Build a better product with our FREE trial that includes FIVE user testing videos with FULL features!

Get started »