Here are 27 elements that are commonly seen on ecommerce homepages, many essential, others desirable. If I’ve missed any, please leave a comment below… Status updates or contextual copy Current events may affect factors like price or delivery, such as Christmas, or bad weather, so adding a message to the homepage is a good way […]
User Experience and Interaction Design for Mobile and Web
This guide to mobile and web user experience (UX) best practice aims to cover all the key aspects of product design for desktop and mobile and equips readers with the tools and techniques to achieve clear, measurable business objectives. It contains some useful reflections on the state of UX as a discipline, including an overview of how organisations that are getting it right are organising their teams to build products that people like to use.
User Testing: An Introduction for Marketers
A must for marketers wanting to get to grips with the basics of user testing, this briefing highlights the importance of involving users in the testing and development process, and choosing the right time to involve them. It also answers some of the key FAQs, from ideal group size to recording results.
A super app is the name given to a type of app that allows the user to accomplish a number of different things in a single ecosystem, by housing a range of ‘mini’ applications under one roof. The format was pioneered by chat app WeChat (Weixin in China), which introduced a feature called ‘mini-programs’ in […]
On day two of Econsultancy Live: ‘What’s next for CX?’, Elisabeth Ward, accessibility expert at Scope, speaking to Econsultancy Editor Ben Davis, gave an overview of disability in digital including how the pandemic has in some cases exacerbated accessibility issues.
Camila Diaz is Head of Product Design and Research at online greetings cards and gift company Moonpig. At Moonpig, Product Design is a discipline that comprises a range of UX-related functions, including user research, user experience design, information architecture, visual design interaction, and service design thinking. As such, Diaz played a pivotal role in the […]
It’s an incident that we can expect to see featured in countless presentations about the importance of accessibility, user experience (UX) and design: on Sunday 11th April, National Rail changed the colour scheme of its website from its signature blue and yellow to greyscale as a mark of respect for the passing of Prince Philip, […]
Jessica Bolton, Enterprise Customer Success Manager at Iterable, shares some advice on closing the accessibility gap via three email campaigns fundamentals – content, code and visuals.
Discovering an item is ‘out of stock’ remains one of the biggest frustrations for online shoppers.
Research, Trends and Best Practice
1. Executive Summary “We don’t sell a product, we sell an experience.” That’s how 62% of marketing executives in the wellness and healthcare category describe their business. Healthcare marketers know that their market is changing as the power dynamic shifts toward the consumer. What isn’t so clear is what to do about it. Based on […]
1. About this Guide 1.1. How this guide is structured Econsultancy’s series of best practice guides have been created for professionals who typically work in marketing or ecommerce roles. The guides steer readers to ensure that projects and strategies are executed in the right way for optimal results. This guide to mobile and web user […]
Digital Marketing Templates
If you’re considering working with a user experience agency, our Request for Proposal (RFP) template and guidance notes will improve your procurement process.
Need to convince your boss that investment in user experience is right for your company? Want to be sure you spend your budget in the best possible way? Our Business Case can help by providing research, tips and information from the experts.
This document will help you in the process of recruting users for usabilty testing purposes. It is included as part of Econsultancy’s Digital Marketing Template Files.
Part of Econsultancy’s Digital Marketing Template Files, this specific document is fully customisable and is intended to help you review your current usability and user experience activity.