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The Usability Blog
A Practical Guide to User Experience Insights

Get Faster, More Accurate UX Research with OnCue®

The number of tools available to conduct user experience research has grown tremendously over the last 5 years. There are 5 second tests, 1st click tests, usability software of many varieties, tree tests, card sorts, session replay, heatmaps, and the list continues to grow. What most of these tools have in common is that they… read more

Simple Website Research: OnCue® & SurveyMonkey Integration

Have you ever had a question about your customers that could be quickly answered with a simple SurveyMonkey survey on your website? Have you ever wanted to poll users about a new feature on your site to get opinions—and data—fast? Thanks to OnCue by Usability Sciences, now you can unleash the power of SurveyMonkey to… read more

Guest Post from Clicktale: See the Whole User Picture

Do you wish you knew more about what your visitors actually did on your website? When they come to your homepage, do you know what they actually look at and what they ignore? Are they seeing what you want them to see, and more importantly, are they doing what you want them to do? The… read more

OnCue®: Small Tag, Huge Business Impact

One of our customers is a pure-play e-commerce business. They wanted to quantify interest in a radical new service option. To gain competitive advantage, they needed answers quickly — much faster than it would take if they gathered responses through their continuously running intercept survey, which invites 1 in every 100 visitors. To install code… read more

October Webinette – Tips on Mobile Taxonomies

We hope you were able to join us for our tablet webinette last week. If not, check out our webinette page where it’s live now. To continue our tablet and mobile webinette series in preparation for MMCF, we’ll be hosting a webinette in October. We’ll be discussing mobile taxonomies and how they affect users. Join us… read more

OnCue®…It’s got teeth

We’ve got something new coming, and we know you’re going to love it. Oncue is a brand-new product that provides enterprise-level research features to websites of all sizes. It also works great with many of the tools you already know and love, such as SurveyMonkey®, SurveyGizmo®, ClickTale®, Mixpanel®, and more. So, what makes OnCue so… read more

What Do You Measure?

Three key questions: What do you measure? Why do you measure it?  How do you measure it? Look at these numbers. They come from six e-commerce sites.  They represent metrics collected from the sites’ most important visitor segment – those who arrive intending to buy. 83% of potential purchasers who report a positive change in… read more

What’s in a Picture?

This picture is intended to illustrate the flexibility of our WARP survey technology.  It shows four different types of surveys running concurrently on the same site.  Each survey serves a different purpose and is presented under different conditions to visitors exhibiting different behaviors.  But no visitor would ever see more than one invitation.  And all… read more

Harvard’s KISS up

Earlier this month, the Harvard Business Review published an article by two managing directors from the Executive Board: To Keep Your Customers, Keep it Simple.  The title serves as both advice and warning to today’s marketers. The research is deep and detailed, and the recommendations stand in contrast to marketing practices that call for ever… read more

Back Me Up

According to Jakob Nielsen, “The Back button is the lifeline of the Web user and the second-most used navigation feature (after following hypertext links). Users happily know that they can try anything on the Web and always be saved by a click or two on Back to return them to familiar territory.” Although Nielsen gave… read more

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