Contact Forms. Everyone wants them on their website. It seems like quite a standard component that anybody should know about like the back of their hand. But it’s not true.
Often in business we get too bogged down by the numbers and forget the actual value of speaking with our customers and prospects. I’m not just talking about sending the quarterly customer satisfaction survey, I’m talking about undertaking full qualitative user testing and research to fully understand your customers.
There is some confusion about what the overall objective of the onboarding process should be. Many view onboarding as an opportunity to get new users up and running. However, I prefer to think of it as laying the foundation for a long-term relationship with your brand or application.
Lack of “product/market fit” is one of the key reasons for start-up failures. Despite initial success, businesses fail to be sustainable. One way to escape this is to get everyone involved and get back to experience-based design.
In April of 1969, work began on what would one day be the internet. Back then, it was known as ARPAnet, and it existed for the scientists of the US Government’s Advanced Research Projects Agency.
One person’s killer UX is another’s UX killer. Why not copy the killer user experience of a famous site in your industry? The short answer? You’re not them.
Personalization seems like the logical endpoint of data-driven marketing. If we can present our users with an experience that’s tailored to their interests, that should be better for them and better for us.
Building strong relationships and connecting with customers encourages faster growth. Everyone knows this, right? Why, then, are so many people putting so much focus on acquisition and neglecting to keep current customers happy?
At the risk of stating the obvious, nobody likes spam. In fact, the Internet’s collective hatred of all things spam has given birth what Wired recently called “a veritable cottage industry of ad blockers.”