Theresa Baiocco, conversion rate optimization specialist and co-founder of Conversion Max, optimizes client sites for a living. In this post, she explains how user testing fits into the optimization process of her own site as she rebrands her company. I … Read More
Confab 2013 is only a couple of weeks away. Editor and resident content strategist Marli Mesibov discusses the narratives guiding some of this year's talks and the content strategy discussion at large. The post A Taste of Confab 2013 appeared first on UX Booth.
“So why should I understand what a product manager does?” It’s because 60 to 70 percent of what Interaction Designers do has a direct correlation in skill set to the Product Management job description. Outside of pricing models and a few other business methodologies, good Interaction designers can easily act as Product Managers in many [...]Show More Summary
You may have heard of Medium, the latest venture by Ev Williams, creator of Twitter and Blogger. If tweets are short-form and blog posts are long-form, Medium is somewhere in the middle (hence the name). When I was first invited to test the service, it just seemed to be a place where the Internet elite [Keep Reading...]
One request I made when I started the new job was to include Product Design in the title, because I believe a) you can’t expressly design User Experience, and b) User Experience is everyone’s responsibility. There’s another divergence in UX: in-house versus agency. The goal may be the same (usable product or website), but how you [...]Show More Summary
Continuously optimizing your site to create a better user experience is a no-brainer, but finding the right tools to get started can be a challenge. In our most recent webinar, Dr. Karl Blanks, a real life rocket scientist turned optimization … Read More
The best resources help change and inform our team's perspective. This week, editor Marli Mesibov compiles a list of nine resources to aid our design research, content strategy, gamification endeavors. The post April Resource Roundup: Food for Thought appeared first on UX Booth.
Despite the fact that I make my living helping people build their capacity for empathy, I still feel I could do a much better job of living a compassionate life. For me, empathy is easy; I can’t turn it off. But in order to feel compassion for another person, I have to want it. While [Keep Reading...]
Cathy Wang (@cathycracks) is a designer that I’ve had the pleasure of meeting virtually (hard to pin her down — she’s from Vancouver, lives in Milan, travels a whole lot). She works in the field of Service Design in the real world. As UX Designers, we should pay attention, because this is something that can greatly [...]Show More Summary
The funny thing about empathy is that everyone thinks they have it, and yet so few people show it. Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. But it’s not enough to understand, we have to act. Understanding happens in the mind. Action happens in the body. To care [Keep Reading...]
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They let me in. Big mistake. None of my experiences appear officially on my LinkedIn profile or my resume, because what I do is much more than what I do professionally. But each helps me in the day job more than I could ever admit, because while it’s not relevant to design, it is to the [...]Show More Summary
From Inigral (they product Facebook applications for Colleges). These numbers are important to watch, because college students become heavy consumers of content and social media in a hurry. You just finished reading Inigral: How High School Students Use Social Media in Their College Search! Consider leaving a comment!Stuff to check out UX Drinking Game | [...]Show More Summary
Increasingly subtle, pervasive interactions require us to return to their roots, to question our assumptions. Thomas Wendt provides perspectives for designers looking to bridge the gap between their intention and user's interpretation. The post Intention vs. Interpretation: What Matters? appeared first on UX Booth.
Now’s the time many newly minted designers are graduating from college. That’s great — we need more designers in the field — but it’s really, really hard to break into. I’ve written about this a lot (read my Career Guide, I have about 40,000 words there about this and probably should publish a book), but [...]Show More Summary
Twitter is a great resource for User Experience information and engagement with professionals in our field. I also think it’s invaluable as a professional branding tool. One of the groups that has embraced this most are user experience professionals. I have a list of people that I respect and follow to retweet their content. The list I have is [...]Show More Summary
In this three part series Jessica DuVerneay, Los Angeles based information architect and user researcher at The Understanding Group, will share testing tips on When to Test, What to Test, and How to Test. DuVerneay has been happily using UserTesting.com … Read More
My life’s mission is to put humanity back into business. As a user experience consultant, guiding technology companies on how to make their products easier and more pleasurable to use, I get to work towards this every day. But I’ve come to realize that user experience is not enough. Designing the product is all for [Keep Reading...]