12 Tips to Improve Your Usability Testing Technique

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Jan 22, 2013

Usability testing is a technique used to evaluate a product, such as an application, website, book etc. by observering people using it. The goal is to discover usability problems, collect quantitative data (e.g. time on task, error rates), and determine the participant’s satisfaction with … continue reading

How Responsive Design Improves User Task Completion

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Jan 9, 2013

Since the earliest days of the mobile Web, designers have struggled with the challenges inherent in presenting content across multiple devices, and with the explosion in the number and range of devices – from desktops, laptops and netbooks to tablets and smart phones – the difficulties of covering all the bases only become more complex… continue reading

eBook Bundle Contest: The Winners

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Dec 21, 2012

A couple of weeks ago I launched a contest with, in my humble opinion, a great price: an ebook bundle of Smashing Magazine about Usability and UX for Web Design. Today, the ebook bundle contest has concluded. For those who have participated, thank you for competing and spreading the word. This is the time you’ve… continue reading

The Psychology of Stock Photography

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Dec 18, 2012

If meme blogs and snarky comment boards are any indication, stock photography isn’t always held in the highest estimation. And, between photographers who produce ridiculous and unusable photos like “boy sniffing cactus” and website owners who slap up inappropriate and pixellated photos without a second thought, it’s not hard to see where all of the… continue reading

eBook Bundle Contest: Join In and Win

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Dec 4, 2012

To celebrate the arrival of the cold but cozy Christmas Holidays, I’m giving away two ebook bundles of Smashing Magazine. Each ebook bundle contains 6 ebooks about Usability and UX for Web Design. What better way to start your Christmas holidays by winning this valuable price! Editorial note: The contest has concluded. Find out if… continue reading