User experience is one of our favourite topics, and one of the most important for web professionals to embrace. Our research into user experience and usability includes buyer's guides, statistics, market trends reports, surveys and briefings. We also have a business case should you need to convince your boss to invest in usability. If you work in e-commerce then we greatly recommend our reports on the online retail user experience, and checkout design.
Presentations from Econsultancy's JUMP New York, online and offline marketing all joined up, event on January 30, 2013. Over 750 digital marketers attended to hear from those leading the way in multichannel marketing.
Produced in conjunction with Kontagent, a leading mobile customer intelligence solutions provider, this report takes a hard look at how organizations and agencies are responding to the ever-expanding reach and importance of mobile. It draws conclusions from a January 2013 survey of active users in the space: 1,301 representatives from agencies and client-side firms offered frank opinions about their businesses' mobile performance so far and what may change in the future.
Produced in collaboration with the Society of Digital Agencies (SoDA), this report includes highlights from the Digital Marketing Outlook survey, which attracted 814 respondents from leading agencies and global companies. The report offers insights into future shifts in marketing, such as the importance of humanizing data, creating credible content, and why user-centric design deserves greater attention.
The User Experience Survey Report, conducted by Econsultancy in association with WhatUsersDo, is based on a survey of more than 1,400 professionals working for brands, agencies and specialist user experience firms. The research looks at the approaches taken by companies and agencies, and the challenges and barriers they face. The report also covers the extent, aspects and methods of user experience testing currently being carried out.
The State of Digital Marketing in Australia report, published by Econsultancy in association with Marketing Magazine, looks in detail at the current level of spending across different marketing channels, how companies are measuring marketing effectiveness and examines the existing levels of industry skills and knowledge.
Download the final report in this series (Leveraging the Community) here.
Online Communities is a multipart series that guides marketers through the construction, upkeep, and leverage of a digital community. The four reports in this series aim to help marketers learn the best ways to conduct conversations across multiple platforms, understand the utility of email marketing, gather feedback, offer support, and, finally, convert community members into buyers.
Two keynote presentations from Econsultancy's Digital Cream Singapore 2012 event on 29th November 2012, where Asia's most senior client-side digital marketers gathered to discuss and explore the latest best practices on e-marketing procurement, business cases, investment, ROI, and suppliers selection. Delegates also discussed their future online stratgies and compared them with like-minded peers.
This report is based on our in-depth articles on e-commerce best practice, and forms a valuable guide to improving the e-commerce user experience for visitors, and maximising conversion rates for online retailers.
It contains hundreds of tips and examples from e-commerce sites on improving search and navigation, making product pages more effective, and reducing checkout abandonment rates.
Keynote presentation (45+ slides) by Linus Gregoriadis and Jake Hird, outlining their visions for the future of digital marketing in Australia. Presented at Econsultancy's Digital Cream, Sydney, on 23 October 2012.