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- 7/30/2014

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Get Big Conversion Results from Small Website Changes (using [...]

Jul 29, 2014 - If you know exactly how visitors are interacting within the pages of your website then you can take your optimization efforts to a whole new level. Suddenly you will discover small ... Read More

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Jul 29, 2014 - What if you could create a complete set of amazing wireframes in just a few hours? What if you could make these wireframes behave like an actual app so that users can click through them? And what if you could not only click through them, but also simulate touch and swipe gestures, page transitions [...]

So you want to be a UX freelancer?

Jul 25, 2014 - People sometimes ask me for advice about getting into User Experience freelancing. Is it enjoyable? Is it worth it? Is it good money? The fact is, the answer to all these things entirely depends on you and the way you … Continue reading

Being Profitable

Jul 24, 2014 - When I recently read Geoff Dimasi's excellent article I thought: this is great—values-based business decisions in an efficient fashion. But I had another thought, too: where, in that equation, is the money? If I'm honest with myself, I've always felt that on some level it's wrong to be profitable. [...]

IBM Names Frances West as Chief Accessibility Officer

Jul 23, 2014 - For more than 20 years, Microsoft and IBM have worked side-by-side on digital inclusion efforts and the development of technology for people with disabilities. So, I am excited to congratulate my longtime colleague, Frances West, who was recently named IBM’s first Chief Accessibility Officer [...]

How to Define Visitors' Eye Path to Lead Them to the Convers [...]

Jul 22, 2014 - Thanks to our sponsor, VWO. VWO has made publishing possible this month on UX Booth. The post How to Define Visitors’ Eye Path to Lead Them to the Conversion Goal appeared first on UX Booth.

3 Tricks to Make Users Think Your App Loads Faster

Jul 22, 2014 - When users are on the go, the best mobile app experience is a fast one. Although a mobile device's connection speed is out of your control, you can still make it seem like your app loads lightning fast.

Don't Just Manage, Transform! Part 2

Jul 22, 2014 - By Baruch Sachs Published: July 21, 2014 “All too often, organizations miss opportunities to integrate User Experience into projects effectively, preventing the success of User Experience on large, digital-transformation software projects.” In my last column, I wrote about the challenges of [...]

Why Yes, and Matters

Jul 22, 2014 - By Traci Lepore Published: July 21, 2014 “We work in such collaborative environments. We follow agile or lean methods. So the strength of our work relies heavily on the strength of the team. As the UX people on any team, we play a critical role in bridging different sides of the story [...]

How We Stopped Bleeding Users by Changing the User Experienc [...]

Jul 22, 2014 - By Daria Shualy Published: July 21, 2014 “Early in a startup, you need to acquire your customers for free. Later on, you can spend on customer acquisition.”—Fred Wilson “When you're spending your own time—your most valuable asset—you want to make every hour count. So you find yourself measuring [...]

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