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Contact Pages – Good vs Bad

A thought-through contact section or page is critical to the success of your website. Why? Simply because visitors – be it your current or potential clients – will more than likely want to contact you at some point. And when they do, you better make it a positive experience for them. Even though your interaction is probably going to be mediated, it is important to make your visitors feel welcome, understood, and appreciated.
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All about Conversion Rates

Conversion rates are an essential statistic for website owners. You need to know how many customers are of value to you: such as buying a product or subscribing to your newsletter. The conversion rate is this number compared to the number of people visiting your website; often expressed as a percentage.

Low conversion rates are akin to a shop where everyone walks around to look at your displays, but don’t actually buy anything. The counter is empty and your till is gathering dust.
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The ABC of Usability Part 10

The latest installment in our monthly list of User Experience terms and our first milestone as we hit our 10th edition!

Each month, we are adding new terms to our existing glossary of Usability and UX definitions; terms we deem useful, interesting or – hopefully – a mixture of the two!

Discover new terms, learn more of the ones you thought you knew and find out interesting, little known, details.
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Our 5 Favorite UX Articles (October 2013)

The days are getting shorter, the nights longer and the clocks have now retreated an hour. With leaves scattered all over, autumn is well and truly here
Not to worry, we’ve brought together our favourite UX articles of the last month to provide some relief from the thought of winter.

With so much quality content out there, we’ve compiled 5 articles we feel are interesting, invaluable or otherwise a must read for anyone with an interest in UX.
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The ABC of Usability – Part 9

The latest installment in our monthly list of User Experience terms.

Each month, we are adding new terms to our existing glossary of Usability and UX definitions; terms we deem useful, interesting or – hopefully – a mixture of the two!

Discover new terms, learn more of the ones you thought you knew and find out interesting, little known, details.
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How To Integrate Waiting Time Into Your User Experience

People don’t like to wait. This is true in any situation you can think of. Be it in the line for the checkout, when counting down the days before a special event, or when loading a website – waiting requires patience, a goal worth waiting for, and the ability to distract ourselves.

Once we focus on the waiting itself, we start to keep track of the passing time by counting days, hours, minutes, or even seconds. The more conscious we experience waiting time, the longer it becomes. Think about it for a second. I bet you can come up with plenty of examples when a few seconds felt like forever.
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Getting Inspired By Innovative User Experience Concepts

User experience is so much more than just design. It’s about the way you interact with a product – how you use it, how it’s structured, how you navigate around a site, or an app, and so much more. It’s not simply a case of making something look “pretty” – it’s about improving the way it works to the point where it’s intuitive and obvious, and using it feels like second nature.
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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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