Posts tagged with Mobile Usability

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Five best practice tips to boost mobile conversions

With mobile now accounting for the majority of visits to retail websites, it’s crucial that retailers deliver a mobile experience that drives conversions.

To help ecommerce professionals understand how to improve mobile UX we recently examined 15 leading retail sites from the point of view of smartphone shoppers. 

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Mobile usability tips from Jakob Nielsen

Jakob Nielsen's latest Alertbox post contains some useful tips on mobile usability, using a Korean pop music site as an example and making ten design changes to improve it. 

These changes provide some useful tips for mobile sites in general, but are especially relevant publishers and aggregators like NewsNow to make their mobile interfaces more appealing and clickable to users. 

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Mobile website usability is poor: Nielsen

Using the web isn't easy on mobile devices, especially in the case of websites not designed for mobiles, according to usability studies from Jakob Nielsen.

According to Nielsen, mobile sites performed poorly in user testing, with the average success rate for tasks performed on mobiles just 59%, compared with 80% for regular websites.

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Which UK newspapers have mobile sites?

I've reviewed the mobile sites of The Guardian and FT.com recently, and both are excellent examples of how newspapers can make their content accessible for mobile users, as well as creating more advertising opportunities.

With this in mind, I thought I'd see what all of the UK's national newspapers are doing with their mobile sites, how easy they are to find and access, and if they even have one...

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