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All the ways you’re making bad data viz choices

There’s a reason why the pie chart is universally hated: The iconic visualization actually makes it harder to understand the data. But avoiding pie charts isn’t the only rule for making good data viz. A handy guide called <i>From Data to Viz</i> unearthed by Flowing Data lays out 37 different charting …

Data Visualization

How to Unlock the Remarkable Power of Image SEO

Unlock the Remarkable Power of Image SEO<p>There’s nothing quite like an amazing visual image when you’re trying to make a point. Images can evoke …

Navigating Today’s Voice Search / Voice Interaction Landscape

The voice revolution is coming. But how soon, and how much is happening now? What are the opportunities for businesses? This guide to voice answers …

Google Assistant

Essential Design Thinking Videos and Methods

The following resources are recommended in order to assist you to better understand Design Thinking. These resources, videos, and tools should be …

The Seven Simple Principles of Conversion Centred Design (CCD) and How to Use Them

Oli Gardner – the Creative Director of Unbounce (a landing page builder for marketers), is an advocate of CCD. He says that deploying CCD makes each …

Interaction Design

Submit your site to Google News: Master guide

Many websites provide fascinating news, updates on a regular basis. But, it attracts the only few visitors. The reason is the site is not included in …

Google News

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Social Media

An introduction to the concept of design patterns

There are so many different definitions and opinions around on what design patterns are and all seem to be (more or less) different. Sadly, most of …

Software Development

Social Media Graphics: Design Tips and Best Practices

We are surrounded with information. It comes from everywhere, whether we are online or offline. Our sensory system receives inputs and transmits them …

Social Media

8 Most Common UX Mistakes Made by Mobile App Developers

Nowadays, the mobile app market is extremely competitive, and evenThe post 8 Most Common UX Mistakes Made by Mobile App Developers appeared first on …

UX Design

Mobile App Design Fundamentals: 9 Common UX Mistakes to Avoid

With today’s competitive mobile app market, it’s more important than ever to stand out and develop a unique brand identity through user experience …

UX Design

Guardian Media Group digital revenues outstrip print for first time

The Guardian’s parent company now earns more money from its digital operations than from its print newspapers for the first time in its history, aided by increased support from readers making online contributions.<p>Guardian Media Group (GMG), which also owns the Observer, said it had a total of …

Facebook

7 Elements of Good UX in 2018

UX is a crucial component of modern web design, and users’ expectations are constantly shifting. Though we cannot see into the future, changes made …

UI Design

Common webpage design mistakes

Simple layout and design tips to help you create a stunning webpage<p><i>Our designer team noted the most common mistakes that people do while building</i> …

Visual Design

Infographic: Why it’s essential to optimize your site for voice search

New technology drives marketers and PR pros to adapt.Today this comes into play as with the increased use of digital assistants. Consumers are using …

Social Media

Defining Helpful Filter Categories and Values for Better UX

<b>Summary:</b> For a useful faceted search, develop filter categories and filter values that are appropriate, predictable, free of jargon, and …

Online Life

16 Rules of Effective UX Writing

by Nick BabichUX writing is the practice of crafting UI copy that guides users within a product and helps them interact with it. UI copy includes …

Storytelling Across Web And Mobile Experiences: Humanizing Your UX

It is an exciting time to be a storyteller and designer on the technology front because of the opportunities and constraints represented by the many …

How to Diagnose Your SEO Client's Search Maturity

One of the biggest mistakes I see (and am guilty of making) is assuming a client is knowledgeable, bought-in, and motivated to execute search work …

Management

SEO Basics: A complete guide to the 3 factors in search rankings

Let’s review the basics of SEO (search engine optimization). This is a high-level look at the three main factors involved in search, the art and …

UX Design: How to Make Web Interface Scannable

Day by day we are overwhelmed with massive information flow both offline and online. Due to new technologies and fast internet connection, people can …

The psychology of believing in free will

From coffee table books and social media to popular science lectures, it seems it has has become increasing fashionable for neuroscientists, …

Match Between the System and the Real World: The 2nd Usability Heuristic Explained

<b>Summary:</b> Systems should speak the users' language with familiar words, phrases, and concepts rather than system-oriented terms. Interfaces that …

The Advanced SEO Formula That Helped Me Rank For 477,000 Keywords

Can you guess how many keywords I rank for?Well, you are probably going to say 477,000 because I used that number in the title of this post. 😉And …

AdWords

The Three Pillars of SEO: Authority, Relevance, and Trust by @marktraphagen

Here's what you need to do to earn authority, relevance, and trust from search engines for SEO success.The post The Three Pillars of SEO: Authority, …

Featured Snippet Sources Continue to Churn in Search

If you’re in the search industry, you’ve likely noticed featured snippets where the site used as the source of the information changes over time. …

Improving Medium’s reading list: a UX case study – UX Collective

A concept to better organize & utilize your reading list.<p>As an avid Medium user, I can’t remember how much articles I have read, saved, and given …

The 6 types of user segmentation and what they mean for your product

Understand your users, develop a market segmentation plan, position your product, and create a value proposition<p>Marketing helps you understand your …

Google Clarifies Seven Points On Mobile-First Indexing After Much Confusion

Image credit to ShutterstockLet me start by saying all of these points, in my opinion, is something we've covered here before but the interesting …

The State of SEO: What the Latest Algorithm Updates and Reports Are Telling Us

Search engine optimization is a competitive, ever-changing landscape that requires marketers to adapt fast.Google changes its own algorithm up to 600 …