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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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5 Design Mistakes That Interfere With Your Online Usability

Good usability – what does that even mean? The term has been around for quite a while now; long enough anyways to have gained some serious popularity. In a previous article we even argued that “usability has become a commodity and is no longer a distinctive feature”. That is because people have long gotten used to certain design standards.
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Our 5 Favorite UX Articles (July 2013)

It’s the end of the month, again. And again, we can rely on our fellow UX folks for providing us with great content. UX is a very friendly field to be working in – a field that is characterized by an open sharing mentality. No matter how much experience people have, or how ‘important’ their job titles sound, a common UX motto is: “Knowledge sharing is powerful.” Thanks everyone for the great company!
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10 Design Tips That Will Boost Your Online Credibility

Credibility is one of the most important aspects of your website. Being credible means people feel like they can trust you – as a person or as a company. Then again, trust is the base for any good relationship. And that’s what you want to establish on your site, right? A good relationship with your visitors, and as that with your current and potential users or customers.

Here is the good news: There are lots of things you can do to gain more credibility. Adding some personality to your site is just one of them.
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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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