Web Usability

Web Usability is essential in order to build a richer and simpler user experience and design pages that help users navigate the website and find what they are looking for easier. Usability principles are especially important when designing forms, call to actions, landing pages and navigation systems.

  • 10 Best Or Worst Ways To Visualise Web Analytics Data

    Visualizing Web Analytics Data

    Web analytics data is worth nothing if it can’t be used in the correct way. In order for it to be used, it has to be understood. So how do you make data easy to understand? With visualisation of course! But visualising data isn’t as easy as you might think. You have to get it right for both the user and the data.

    Anna Lewis - December 6, 2012
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  • Four Important Website Redesign Questions Google Analytics Can Help You Answer

    Website Redesign & Google Analytics

    When you think about redesigning a website, you need to have a plan. To come up with a plan, you need to know what's going on. Web Analytics is an invaluable tool to help you decide what to do with your website, and to do it better. Learn how to redesign your website using a data-driven approach.

    Jordan Louis - November 5, 2012
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  • Simple Optimization Ideas - Real Impact [video]

    Simple Optimization Ideas - Real Impact

    Hila Strong describes the basics of optimization, explaining that the intent of the customer is key, and that ideally, optimization functions to help the customer achieve their goals.

    Online Behavior - August 7, 2012
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  • Mobile Search Traffic On The Rise - Things to Consider

    Mobile Search Traffic Analytics

    There’s no avoiding it, the growth of mobile is not slowing down. In this article you will learn techniques to improve your mobile customers using Analytics. Basically, create a great user experience for them by providing the information they want easily.

    Jackson Lo - June 19, 2012
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  • Write For Your Readers: Copyright Policies and EULAs

    Copyright Policies

    Over the last year or two, I’ve heard quite a bit of discussion spiked with a bit of outrage about two things: copyright policies and privacy policies on websites. While both of these are usually wrapped up in extensive and exhausting legal walls of text known as End-User Licensing Agreements (EULA), Terms of Service (ToS), or by some other wonderfully dry name, it is possible to write them with the user in mind.

    Jordan Louis - May 30, 2012
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  • Five Metrics To Optimize Mobile Shopping Experience

    Optimizing Mobile Shopping Experience

    Mobile devices are rapidly displacing the desktop as the primary means to access the web and interact with the world at large. There has never been a more crucial time for retailers to invest in their mobile channels, as the mobile experience has now become far more critical than the desktop experience. But how do you measure success?

    Bill Loller - May 24, 2012
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  • Creating Effective Data Visualization

    Data Visualization

    There has been a growing trend of releasing infographics. Some of them are fantastic pieces of design, illustrating complex relationships between data. Most of them are not. In this post, Kent Clark discusses how to create effective visualizations, and explore the difference between good and bad data presentation.

    Kent Clark - February 2, 2012
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  • Advertising And User Experience: Hand In Hand?

    Advertising And User Experience

    The idea of advertising interacting with its consumers is not new. But where does online advertising sit in this context? How does it add to the online community? Advertising sets the stage to take control and incentivize what experiences take place, analytics allows us to measure them. If we play it right and measure the right information, it grants us the ability to take action, and enables a better experience.

    Jose Uzcategui - January 18, 2012
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  • Opportunities to Improve Mobile Shopping Experience

    Since mobile devices lead to new behaviors—like rotating screens, swiping and varying "folds,' it's critical for retailers to know what consumers are experiencing. The ability to quickly identify and remedy customer frustrations means not only fewer #fails on Twitter, but also greater gains from their mobile channels as well as their business as a whole.

    Geoff Galat - December 21, 2011
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  • Four Analytics Mistakes Even Experienced Analysts Make

    Analytics Mistakes

    It's said that common sense isn't common. I'd always scoffed at this sentiment until I started getting insights into the analytics of some pretty big companies. Not mom and pops or small businesses, but experienced consultants and big business. It seemed to me that even the experienced people tend to make some pretty common mistakes, all of them very easy to fix.

    Kent Clark - December 7, 2011
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