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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 […]
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.
The Who’s Who of Ecommerce User Personas With a wide variety of potential users, it’s important to specifically hone in on users who are looking for the right platform for them: we’ll call these snapshots of specific groups ecommerce user personas. Whether small scale or large, these personas have many options to choose from. The […]
Design consistency is important for user experience Why you need to understand how the human mind works It can be exciting to develop innovative ways to design your website. Each page is developed to suit the user’s needs. Whether they are looking for directions to a brick and mortar storefront or want to learn more […]
The benefits of responsive design Did you know that designing the same site for different platforms increases traffic? Responsive design is smart design. Globally, 56 percent of internet traffic comes from mobile users. Desktop users take up 42 percent, and the remaining usage comes from tablet users. Responsive, mobile-first design practices can help to get […]
Not knowing your customer base can prevent you from reaching your goals How to collect the data necessary to create a strong understanding of your user Have you checked to make sure your product has a customer base before launching? It’s easy to assume that, if you and friends around you have a need, that […]
Designs that work for everyone What to consider when designing accessibly Accessibility in design means creating experiences that allow anyone, even those with disabilities, to easily use your product. Hence, to design accessibly is to design inclusively. There are special considerations when designing inclusively for websites and digital products. We want the same resources available […]
Thoughtful user experiences can positively impact customer retention Tips to improve customer retention There are many UX tricks that improve customer retention. Essentially, all you need is a: Thoughtful Instructive Inclusive Consistent design Picture this… You’ve developed an exciting, new product. You’ve rolled out your onboarding. Not only that, but you’re confident you have developed […]
Many designers come to us thinking they are starting over to enter UX, but you can make your past skills relevant when moving into UX design UX in ATX hosted a discussion on how to make your past skills relevant when moving into UX design. The topics include how to make your past skills relevant, […]
Genesis framework site provides turnkey design and development services Welcome to Fetch + Field Recently I was given the opportunity to create my first website for a sub-brand Standard Beagle, called Fetch + Field. Fetch + Field was created out of the sudden and unexpected need for small, local businesses to shift from brick and […]
Why do I need to know about web accessibility? Did you know, 15% of the world’s population experience some form of disability? That is equivalent to roughly one-fifth of the global population. With that in mind, it is becoming a best practice to design and develop to avoid web exclusivity. Creating an accessible website would […]
Incorporating innovation into your business model can prove to be very valuable for you and your company. It is the key to success in business now. Being on the forefront and continuously evolving and innovating gives a competitive advantage to your organization.