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VIRTUAL REALITY UX DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS

May 7, 2017 @ 14:46 by Robert elding

If we take a look back on last year tech news, it looks like everyone was talking about virtual reality (VR). Some of the tech companies that were just exploring the technology have now started to push aggressively into VR. Other companies…

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VOICE RECOGNITION AND UX

Mar 2, 2017 @ 11:55 by Robert Elding

For as long as we know it, computers have been an important part of our lives. And all that time we´ve been interacting with them one way or another. Back in the 1950s, this interaction consisted of pressing keys and entering commands into the command line. Before that…

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AUGMENTED REALITY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS IN UX

Feb 2, 2017 @ 16:05 by Robert Elding

Augmented Reality (AR) is everywhere. Whatever tech blog you open, there will be at least one post about it. As more and more technologies are starting to embrace this growing trend, there…

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What should be considered before conducting user research?

Jan 6, 2017 @ 12:13 by Rebecca Moss

User research is essential to any web design project, as your users should be the focus of your site design. To make sure the UX of your website is spot on and optimised to give….

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How to simplify forms and customer journeys

16 Dec 2016 @ 14:34 by Rebecca Moss

Contact forms and booking forms can be the main source of conversion and digital revenue stream for your businesses site. If you don’t have an ecommerce site allowing customers to purchase products or services directly through your site, then a form…

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How Can UX help with conversion rates?

8 Dec 2016 @ 11:22 by Rebecca Moss

User research is essential to any web design project, as your users should be the focus of your site design. To make sure the UX of your website is spot on and optimised to give you maximum conversions, it’s important you know your users behaviours and goals….

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UX Masterclass; How to improve your ROI

9 Sep 2016 @ 11:51 by Mark Cox

We have created a brief UX Masterclass which focuses on 20 things that will show you how to improve your return on investment with UX….

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Wireframing & Prototyping Techniques

05 Sep 2016 @ 10:36 by Mark Cox

When designing a new website or application you need to show off your concept to different people to gain their insight. These stakeholders are often end users, investors, media…

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Introduction to UX

02 Sep 2016 @ 15:51 by Mark Cox

Most businesses understand what UX is but do not know how to use it specifically in relation to their own business. Since the beginning of the internet, websites have improved to allow…

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Understanding User Needs with Customer Journey Maps

18 Sep 2016 @ 10:19 by Mark Cox

Understanding the needs and motivations of your customers is crucial in improving your sites user experience. This not only benefits the customer but also your business with an increase in repeat sales. Most websites have a specific feature that they want…

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Tips for Improving your Website’s Information Architecture

13 Sep 2016 @ 11:01 by Mark Cox

Last month’s newsletter mentioned information architecture but not the ways to improve it. To re-cap Information Architecture is the way in which information environments are designed for online communities and how software is used to support usability…

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MANAGING LARGE CONTENT SITES FOR BETTER USER EXPERIENCE

2 Aug 2016 @ 14:05 by Mark Cox

If your website has a lot of content, it can be difficult to decide how best to present it to your users. Designers of sites like Amazon and GOV.UK have spent years perfecting their user journeys so that content is easily accessible from any page on the site….

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HIDDEN NAVIGATION AND USER EXPERIENCE

01 Aug 2016 @ 10:45 by Mark Cox

Hidden and Hamburger menus became popular with the increased importance of designing better interfaces for smartphones and tablets. Since 2015, the most popular device for connecting…

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