Author Archives: Sabina Idler

Sabina Idler

Sabina is community manager, technical writer & UXer @ Usabilla. She is interested in Usability, User Experience, Design, and everything that makes the Web a better place. Follow Sabina on Twitter. Follow the author on Twitter
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Asking “UXperts” — How to Improve Your Landing Pages with @SabinaIdler and @justinmifsud

This article was written by Rob Toledo and first published on the distilled blog.

We’re all “internet” people, right?

We’ve all got a grasp on how everything should work online and know exactly how websites should be designed.

But one thing I have learned over the past four years of working in the “internet world” is that online marketers are always statistical outliers when discussing UX/UI. We are never the average site visitor, and sometimes it can be near impossible to even pretend; it’s too hard to break away from our intricate web browsing habits. Don’t believe me? Ask your mom how she uses the internet and compare this to your own usage. I’m willing to guarantee they’re drastically different.
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16 Inspiring App Landing Pages And 8 Reasons Why They Are Effective

Landing pages. We have all heard of them and most of us know they are important. Why? As the word says: A landing page is where people first ‘land’ when they visit your website. This can be because they followed an add, found your site on google, or simply typed in you URL in their browser window because they know about your site from any other source.
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How Surprising Details In Web Design Affect The User Experience

The internet is maturing by the day. Websites in 2013 strive to be more accessible, more usable, and also more fun than ever before.

Fact is, a lot of them do so quite successfully. That is mainly for three reasons: (1) Web technologies evolve constantly, allowing for more and more advanced designs. (2) Technologies are more accessible than they used to be, empowering more people to use them. (3) People’s awareness of UX is growing, making them eager to offer more than just a working HTML site.
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Wanted: Marketing & UX Intern (position filled)

this vacancy is filled

Are you a great fit for Usabilla?

√ I love to work in a fast-growing startup
√ I love everything UX
√ I’m motivated & eager to learn
√ I have an eye for detail

We are looking for a full time Content marketing / UX intern. Are you as passionate about UX as we are? And do you want to join a small team that is both product and service focussed? Do you dare to provide content and support for the big players, such as Booking.com, Vodafone, and T-mobile?
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Our 5 Favorite UX Articles (06/2013)

June has passed and with that summer has officially started. While some of us take it slow during this time of the year, others seem to be even more eager to share incredibly rich content with the community. Thanks to all the thought leaders and writers out there for promoting the concept of user centered design – and for sharing their thoughts and insights on a wide range of web, design, and UX related topics.

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10 Ways How To Get Feedback From Your Online Customers

User feedback is important if you want to create something users will love. This holds true for any product – offline and online. However, sometimes, user feedback is not only important – it’s essential. Maybe even crucial for the success of a whole business.

Ecommerce is all about getting your visitors to spend money in your webshop. Obviously, there are many aspects that are important here. You need to have your marketing in place, you must sell the right kind of products for a reasonable price, and your visitors have to trust your site before they even consider to whip out their credit card.
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Flat Web Design Is Here To Stay

Lately, there has been a big discussion going on about flat web design. Some think it’s just a trend. Others believe it will change the way we design for the web forever.

We tested the homepages of four different websites with a flat design to find out what people really think! In a visual Usabilla Survey, we asked a mixed group of web professionals for their opinion about flat web design. In total, we gathered 2624 feedback points and 638 notes from 100 professionals. The results are clear. Flat web design is here to stay. (Download the full report as PDF.)
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Our 5 Favorite Articles On UX (May 2013)

It’s the end of the month, once again. And so it’s time for us to share with you a list of our favorite UX articles. We hope you like them! And if you have a nice resource that you’d like to add to the list, please do so by sharing it in the comments.

From this month’s top 5 UX articles, you’ll learn:

  • How to create a better responsive experience
  • How much the web has really changed
  • Which 5 emotions make your website work
  • Why you need to stop thinking of your designers as artists
  • How to test your website navigation
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And the winner is…

A little while back we invited you to ask anything you ever wanted to know about interviewing users. And you did. We gathered a bunch of very interesting questions and a lot of food for thoughts for all of us. Thank you all for that! Also, many thanks to Steve Portigal, who did not only contribute a truly inspiring book to the UX community, but who also shared his ideas and insights with us by answering all of your questions.
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