The products we design often change people’s daily behaviors and routines. Not just in the sleazy manipulative ways associated with slick advertising, but in ways that help users take actions they want to take, but struggle with: from exercising more to organizing their inbox. Good UX and UI practices have long focused on how to enable users to take action by removing frictions, making decisions less complex, etc.
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This report (“Acquisition” → “All Traffic”) shows the top sources through which people arrive on the website. Comparing the mobile and desktop segments here will show whether any particular source skews towards mobile users. I’ve often noticed a higher percentage of traffic coming from Facebook on mobile than on desktop, because so many people access Facebook via a smartphone app. This awareness can help you to tailor your messaging at mobile sizes to people wh
Trust is defined as a position of obligation, and that couldn’t be more important in a business setting in where you have an obligation to your employees and your coworkers. When you have a position in which you are in charge of a team, company or have to make important business decisions, trust is vital to your success. Your employees will not take you seriously, respect you or give you the results you’re looking for when they do not trust you. The good news is that there are ways y
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Do you find it difficult to choose a living room layout? This infographic put together by The FurnishedUp Blog… makes it easy for anyone to decide on a practical decorating scheme. Developed around the user’s personal needs, the information below counts for quality advice when planning your house. For example, if you would like to direct attention to a particular
Introduction Responsive web design is the development approach that creates a single design using a flexible grid that allows websites to shrink or grow depending on the size of the device they are being accessed with. Mobile internet users are expected to grow from 800 million to 1.9 billion by 2015, which means businesses that do not optimize their websites[...]
The importance of customer service is growing as is the amount of online customer service happening over email. Email communication makes it harder to delivery an excellent customer service experience simply because the customer can easily misinterpret even the best intentions. If you follow these 6 guidelines, you can better communicate with customers through email and clearly deliver excellent customer service. 1. Answer the Email as Soon as Possible Many efficiency and productivity rules
There is no better way to introduce yourself and your company to potential clients than to produce a stellar “About Us” page. This is the place where you sell your company on a person-to-person basis, and where to illustrate the pride and expertise you bring to your field. The product or service you’re selling is the tool by which success is made. But the people who work at the company are the heroes of the “About Us” page. Your “About Us” section should
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Adobe Photoshop; bliss in the world of digital designing is the most powerful tool any graphics artist have in the arsenal of designing software. A mark of excellence, Photoshop itself is one of the most prominent image editing and graphic designing software around the world, let alone in the Adobe family. It is most popular platform for illustrations,image editing, retouching, manipulations, print promos and the long list of digital graphical possibilities goes on with Adobe Photoshop.
The website of Carl Philipe Brenner has some very creative and subtle animations and today we want to explore how to recreate a border animation effect using CSS transitions on SVG lines.
The freedom from needing to know or even think about HTML during the prototyping process is a real benefit to UX designers. When you have to take technical aspects into account in the prototyping process, you could easily start filtering your design thinking. At some point, usually pretty early in most projects, technical capabilities and constraints will become a necessary part of the design process. But during the very early prototyping phases, you might benefit from more freedom to think abou
It’s launched. It’s live. It works. You designed, built and tested it, grieved nixed ideas and celebrated solved quandaries. The gears are whirring on their axles and your final invoice is paid. Your project is done. Mostly. Before you move on to the next looming deadline, did you make some time to review the project, […]