Site Search

How many times have you walked back and forth across the grocery store in search of that one item that you can’t seem to find?  How many times have you asked for help, or worse, left without finding it?  Now think about your web visitor.  What if they are looking for an item that they can’t find... read more
LivePerson, provider of online help to e-commerce sites, recently published a global study on the user experience.  The findings, as you might expect, underpin the need for their service. Speed of abandonment: 71% expect to be able to access help when purchasing online within five minutes, whilst... read more
Based on a 1,000 respondent survey of Smartphone users, Wave Collapse, a Washington D.C. research company, recently asserted that 93% of in-store app users make a purchase in a physical location.  I can believe it.  These people can flat out shop.  App-accessing shoppers behave differently from “... read more
Usability Sciences presents the Solutions Series of webinettes, the second of which focuses on “Site Search”—the process by which website users arrive at what they seek. A survey of 22,000 retail shoppers shows that visitors who use a site’s search function convert at three times the rate of... read more

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