Designing with a Mobile-First Mindset

Posted by April Sadowski and filed under Blog, Tips & Tricks, Usability

The greatest benefit to having a mobile-first mindset is you are thinking without the visual bloat. Mobile users want information fast. They don’t want to hunt. When you get to desktop, your UI is already end-focused. An optimized mobile experience¬†will keep users on your site. Would it surprise you, the numbers don’t lie, that a […]

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Should I Use A Carousel?

Posted by April Sadowski and filed under Blog, Tips & Tricks, Usability

Do you really need a carousel? Designers like big/beautiful images and carousels are a nice way of doing that in a premium real-estate area, but stats show only 1-3% ever click and they can get super clunky on mobile. I’m a designer. I am guilty as charged, until I realized these numbers supported a change. […]

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Web Usability: Human Factors or Engineering Psychology

Posted by Jerritte Couture and filed under Blog, Usability

The term “usability” has been a well known website design/development buzzword for quite a few years. Go to any reputable Web shop’s website and you will almost certainly find some kind of reference to how they focus on usability. Words like “intuitive,” “user-centered,” and “human factors” are commonly employed¬†to show that they will design your […]

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