Articles tagged as “Planning Strategies” (25)

  • user personas

    Using Personas to Create a Great User Experience

    Every website, regardless of its artistic merit, should have an intended audience. For example, a blog might be designed around a particular topic, such as how to use a product or some other specific interest. Whereas a business website may be designed to reach certain customers, or an internal application may serve specific teams.Continue reading

    Mar 01, 20217 min read
  • Agile UX Planning

    Unifying Designers and Developers Through Agile UX

    In the past several years, Agile has risen to the top of favorite methodologies of designers and front-end developers around the world. As a method rooted in engineering and development,…Continue reading

    Jul 17, 202011 min read
  • UX Researcher

    User Experience Researcher – A Job Guide

    Starting a career in the user experience (UX) research field is a decision that more and more people are making nowadays. Better understanding of what the job means and why it is important has grown substantially in the last few years. So if you’re just starting on your career path or looking for a change, this might be just the right choice for you. A position as a UX researcher comes with many benefits.Continue reading

    Feb 26, 20206 min read
  • heatmap blog

    5 Heatmapping Apps That Improve UX and Increase Conversions

    Have you ever walked through a department store and wondered why in the world they organized it the way they did? You become frustrated because what you thought was going to be a 15-minute in-and-out trip turned into a 45-minute scavenger hunt for your grocery list. This is what happens when you don’t take user experience into account, and it happens within physical stores but also on the web, all the time.Continue reading

    Jun 05, 20198 min read
  • image optimization

    10 Tools to Optimize WordPress Images for a Better User Experience

    No one likes a slow-loading website. Long load times aren’t just horrible for the user experience; they can also negatively impact a website’s SEO. For many WordPress sites, long load times are due to unoptimized images. These pictures, literally, bog down traffic and potential profits. However, large files aren’t the only reason your UX could tank. You also need to choose the right images for conveying your message.Continue reading

    May 08, 20198 min read
  • RFP Blog

    10 Checklist Tips for an Optimal Web Design Proposal Template

    Congratulations! Your web design experience has brought clients to your door, asking for your services. And no doubt, they’re requesting specific functionality, design preferences, brand direction, and more in their request for your expertise. Often, these requests come in the form of an RFP, or a request for proposal. RFPs sometimes proceed RFIs, or request for information, which is the process of learning about your design process, communication with clients, troubleshooting, and more.Continue reading

    Jan 25, 201911 min read
  • Brand Story Blog

    Creating (and Protecting) Your Brand Story

    A brand is a powerful asset for any business, and your website is just one piece of the story. Even with the best design, factors outside of your control, such as user reviews, social media, and even other employees can quickly derail even the best branding strategy. This article will explain how to not only create a website that supports a brand story but also how to ensure that the story remains Continue reading

    Oct 10, 20188 min read
  • Design Website blog

    How to Design A Website: A Complete Guide

    Are you ready to design a website that solves a particular problem? You’ll need it to be highly usable, and you’ll need to do some preparations first. In fact, you should start your “design website plans” way sooner than you actually begin designing it. This is because the process behind how to design a website is as involved as the process of designing it.Continue reading

    Oct 03, 201837 min read
  • User-First Generations

    What Different Generations Need From User-First Design

    Website design should always start with an understanding of your target user. But besides your personas and their goals or aspirations, what does their age or generation say about how they use the web? These tips can help you design your user-first web experience for children, teens, adults, and seniors.Continue reading

    Aug 22, 201810 min read
  • sitemap guide blog

    Website Sitemaps: A Comprehensive Guide

    Sitemaps are a surprisingly straightforward, yet complex part of the website planning process. They look simple and often don’t take too long to create, but their influence on a final website, in terms of navigation and usability, is entirely more complicated.Continue reading

    Aug 08, 201840 min read