Thoughts on listening to users

Ways to Optimize UX in Mobile eCommerce

Ways to Optimize Ecommerce

User experience (UX) is more important to a mobile shopping experience than you may at first realize. Imagine pulling up a digital store on your phone and finding it ugly and difficult to navigate, with overly long load times. What are the odds you’d complete the checkout process with an experience like this?   Chances are, they are not high. UX drives the success of mobile eCommerce, with benefits ranging.. Read More

Optimizing design with data: A case study with Crown Bees

What does data-driven design look like in action? We worked with conversion rate optimizer PayBoard to improve a niche commerce website called Crown Bees, an information and supplies site for amateur beekeepers. With a combination of quantitative visitor metrics and qualitative usability testing, we identified some critical ways in which the site could perform better.

Take me out to the ball game

Each year as spring arrives, the 30 teams of Major League Baseball head to Arizona and Florida to kick off spring training. Every day for a month and a half, the players train, drill, and play scrimmages in preparation for the regular season. This month and a half provides two valuable returns for the teams…

Measuring task usability: The Single Ease Question (SEQ)

trymyui ux diagnostics task usability SEQ screenshot

The idea behind task-based usability testing is that any application’s user experience is comprised of various steps along the user’s journey, each of which must be optimized for simplicity and ease of use to guide the user to his or her end goal.

Each task, then, while contributing to a cohesive whole, is also a unique opportunity to create an intuitive and seamless interaction for the user. It is in finding where we fail to do this that we are able to improve our websites and applications.

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