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The team at Standard Beagle regularly shares deep insights and best practices you can use as your design and create your own products and services. Look to our blog for expertise in UX design, research, and other industry topics.
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How to do a product competitive analysis

Performing a product competitive analysis is a smart, strategic move Before trying to break into an established marketplace, smart companies need to conduct a product competitive analysis. Just because you know a need is not being met by any other product and your product idea or MVP fulfills that need, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t […]

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9 tips to increase remote design team engagement

Improving remote team engagement isn’t easy. But it’s essential. Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic, remote teams are nothing new for most companies. But effective remote team engagement may remain a struggle. Employees’ expectations about work culture and environments have changed. And it’s not just resignations managers need to worry about. According to Gallup, workforce […]

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Drive sales by understanding customers

Understanding customers through user research can increase business lead gen results When is the last time your company spent time learning about your customers? How deeply do you understand them? Research shows CX (customer experience) has increasing importance for companies of all sizes to remain competitive. Understanding users is a key function of setting a […]

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Why your products need mobile optimization

Poor mobile optimization can drive users away It’s imperative for modern digital products to focus on mobile optimization. Usability issues on a mobile site are five times more likely to drive users away without completing their tasks. Research has also shown that 70 percent of online shoppers will abandon their carts if the user experience […]

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Investing in UX Design Improves ROI

UX Design is a lucrative investment. “Every $1 invested in UX results in a return of $2 to $100” is a commonly used phrase in the UX design sphere. However, investing in research and design can feel less like an investment, and more like a sunk cost. When success can vary, investing in UX may […]

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Goal-setting for UX/UI designers

Goal-setting must be intentional and purposeful. In this article I’ll explain why we set goals, how to set up SMARTER goals, and how to stick the goals we’ve set.

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