Category Usability

August 27, 2016

On December 19th, 2014 wrote on the subject of Design Ideas,E-commerce,Inspiration,Internet,Online Marketing,Usability,Web Technology.

Trends That Will Dominate eCommerce in 2015 »

Due to the increased use of technology, particularly mobile devices, such as smartphones, eCommerce is expanding and evolving at an exponential rate. eCommerce sites are having to adapt and evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of technology. From the emergence of responsiveness optimised web design to the increased use of video content, eCommerce has changed […]

On August 23rd, 2013 wrote on the subject of A/B Testing,Datadial,Email marketing,Usability.

Putting an end to creepy emails! »

Spend enough time wading through spam emails and you’ll be amazed at what you find. From dodgy salutations to cringe-worthy formatting, on a very slow day this makes for a good few minutes of entertainment. Here are some of the most ‘creepy’ elements of bad email-ship: Over personalisation Why it’s done & why it sucks: […]

On July 13th, 2012 wrote on the subject of Design,Design Ideas,E-commerce,Industry News,Internet,Off Topic,Usability.

When missing the boat leads to being forgotten… »

Image Source Online trading is a fast paced world. Whether it be in stock and shares, grants for start-ups or otherwise, there aren’t many examples to date that show the benefits of waiting around. Let’s look at some examples of once leading technologies, that have recently or notably had to resort to publicising selling shares, […]

On August 24th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Hosting,Inspiration,Internet,SEO,Software,Usability,Web Technology.

Why your website isn’t as fast as it should be… »

Image source Imagine… …a wheelbarrow in an open field that you drag along every day filling it with this and that – each thing you add to it has some significance and some use. Now imagine you never empty the wheelbarrow. Each day, not only do the things you found the week before now lie […]

On March 10th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Design,Online Marketing,Pay Per Click,SEO,Social Media,Usability.

A few things companies should know about their website… ‘meta-speak’ »

The Meta Description Tag The Meta-description tag is a excerpt of HTML code that belongs inside the ‘ <meta name=”Description” content=” description goes here />‘ section of a web page. This tag can definitely come in handy in your overall SEO campaign but the keywords and phrases you use in your Meta description tag actually […]

On September 13th, 2009 wrote on the subject of Development,E-commerce,Usability.

Avoid expensive rebuild costs and improve your existing site conversions »

At business school I was taught the way to make money was to make our assets sweat. I think they meant to get the most out of everything you owned and to make sure it was being worked night and day to maximum effect.  And so at Datadial we try to do the same for […]

On March 17th, 2009 wrote on the subject of Design,Usability.

Rapid wireframing with collage »

Yesterday I tried something new as part of my attempt to release creativity by stepping away from computers.  I recycled old printed designs by cutting out the elements, so that the client and I could drag around the pieces to get a layout working. Initially it was quite amusing – designing a high-spec ecomm website […]

On February 4th, 2009 wrote on the subject of Usability.

Changing The Way You Browse »

Grid style product layouts are now the norm and dare I say it, a little bit dull.  And just as you are congratulating yourselves on getting all your ducks in a row, as it were, the big players are moving on and showing some more innovative ways of displaying products. Again Zappos lead the way […]