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How to Help the User Fail Better


After reading “The Art of the Error Message” by Marina Posniak & Tamara Hilmes, I noticed some great points being raised that I thought would be interesting to examine further. In summary, the article talks about the nuances in creating a helpful and user friendly error message. Some great points that she brought up were: […]

Rule Out These 5 Dark Patterns in Your Website Design

What is a dark pattern? A dark pattern is a term for any design that tricks or shames the user into doing a company’s desired action while navigating the web. This tactic is considered unethical and can cause huge problems with user experience. Companies that use dark patterns may get superficial boosts in traffic or […]

Throwback Thursday: UX

Designing for User Experience

User Experience (UX) is a series of strategies and techniques that account for the needs and expectations of the audience for your business offerings.

What is a System Usability Scale? [Definition under 100 words]

System Usability Scale example

A system usability scale is a scale that measures a customers satisfaction with a product or system by asking a series . . .

Benefits of UX Research

UX Research Benefit Chart

After hearing about something as time consuming and complicated as UX and UX research, it’s natural to ask, “Why

What is UX Research? [Definition under 100 words]

What is UX Research

UX Research is a process that companies utilize to ensure that their products . . .

What is UX? [Definition under 100 words]

What is UX?

Everyday, we interact with a countless number of electronics, from cell phones . . .

Old News, New Application: “Slippy UX”

Slippy UX Design

Alarm sounds. Trying to wake up I check the baby monitor. Whew. Kids still asleep. Grab my phone. Eyes only half open.

4 Reasons Why You Should Integrate Parallax Design on Your Website Now

Parallax Design - 2015 UX Trend

Parallax design, also known as continuous scroll design, is a trend that is becoming a staple of web design for 2015.

The Importance of Engaging a True UX Team for Your User Experience Projects

What the Customer Really Wanted

The Sum of Separate Areas of Expertise Does Not Equal the Total Value of a UX Centric Team User Experience (UX) is a business buzzword that has attracted quite a bit of attention in the past few years. As more and more companies jump on the bandwagon of delivering services targeting “User Experience”, a true […]