Validately’s Weekly UX and User Research Roundup

UX NEWS

Misused mobile UX patterns
By Zoltan Kollin on medium.com
“Measure, test, validate — and don’t be afraid to unfollow the guidelines if that makes more sense.”

The UX Mistakes That Cost Companies Millions
By Caroline White on speckyboy.com
This is a review of the five UX mistakes which have cost companies millions and what ux designers can learn from those mistakes.

Designing for Virtual Reality: designers talking about their biggest challenges
By Caio Braga on uxdesign.cc
“The next couple of years are going to be filled with designers and startups transitioning content from static screens to augmented overlays.”

8 UX Enhancements that your Customers will Love
On blueskytp.com
Check out this article to review the great enhancements you can make in your user experience from rethinking your navigation to simplifying your registration process.

More and More C-Level Execs Waking up to the Benefit of User Research and Testing
By Steven Olenski on forbes.com
“Support for UX, user research and end-to-end customer experience is rising. All types of organizations across multitude of industries are also seeing the benefit of user testing.”

 

 

Validately’s Weekly UX and User Research Roundup

UX NEWS

Listen Up: Boost Your Interview Skills for Better User Testing
By Ben Gremillion on uxpin.com
“User testing uncovers assumptions, helping you tailor user flows to how people behave. The result is a more intuitive product with less friction. But getting there requires UX designers to learn some new skills.”

The UX of Voice: The Invisible Interface
By Jason Amunwa on dtelepathy.com
This article is a great review the challenges UX designers face in regard to voice interaction.

Proven Strategies to Win Over Stakeholders for Your UX Project
By Cindy McCracken on uxmastery.com
Check out the three key things (show them the value; learn from leaders, and work together) you can do to get in sync with your stakeholders.

Design Around the World: What Cuba’s Restricted Internet Can Teach Us About UX
By Sheena Lyonnais on blogs.adobe.com
This article summarizes five lessons designers can learn from Cuba’s restrictive internet where basic experiences are often the best experiences.

8 UX Design Tips That Will Excite The User
By Mohammad Naurose Nadeem on richcandies.com
“An amazing user experience starts from the designer’s perspective.” Check out these 8 tips to help you design from personalization and simple animation to interactive content and minimal elements.

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Getting Started With Validately’s Recruiting Services

 

 

Thank you for your interest in our recruiting services. We have 3 options to recruit your test participants:

Validately Panel Recruiting
Validately Panel Recruiting is available for your unmoderated studies. Select from demographic information, including: age, gender, location, household income, has children, and level of education. You can also add up to 2 screener questions.

Validately Panel Recruiting costs $15 for a 15-minute session and requires an Experience or Accelerate Plan.

Validately Custom Recruiting
Validately Custom Recruiting is available for your moderated studies. Our team will manage all logistics for recruiting, including sourcing, screening, scheduling, backfill, tech checks, incentive payments to your testers. Provide us with your tester persona and add unlimited screener questions. We typically source testers from social media in 5 business days or less.

Validately Custom Recruiting costs vary based on your tester persona and requires an Experience or Accelerate Plan.

Validately Use Your Own List Recruiting
Validately Use Your Own List Recruiting sources testers from your existing customer list or database. Our team will manage all logistics for recruiting, including sourcing, screening, scheduling, backfill, tech checks, incentive payments to your testers.

Validately Use Your Own List Recruiting is included at no extra cost in our Accelerate Plan.

Interested in learning more? Click here to request more info on our recruiting services.

Getting Started With Validately’s Unmoderated Testing Tool

Thank you for your interest in our unmoderated testing tool. Below is a link to a Getting Started Guide and some FAQs to help you start building and launching your unmoderated research studies:

Getting Started Guide

What can I test in Validately for an unmoderated study?
You can test any web-based prototype (Invision, Axure, etc.) or website across desktop and mobile (iOS and Android).

Is there a limit on the number of tasks in my study?
There’s no limit on tasks if you use your own users. If you use Validately’s Panel Recruiting, there’s no task limit, but there is a 15-minute time limit for each test.

What’s the cost to use my own testers?
There is no cost to test with your own participants.

Can Validately recruit my test participants?
Yes! You can use our panel to source test participants for your unmoderated studies. Select from demographic information, including age, gender, location, household income, level of education, and whether they have children. You can also add up to 2 screener questions.

Validately Panel Recruiting costs $15 for a 15-minute session and requires an Experience or Accelerate Plan.

What results will I see after a test participant completes my test?
On the results page, you’ll notice 3 tabs. Each of these 3 tabs is how you’ll navigate and view the results from your test.

Q&A – View survey answers to the questionnaire at the end of each test
Analyze – View things like click sequence, exit pages, etc for unique pages in your prototype
Respondents – All of the testers who took your test

One of our power features is the ability to easily analyze and filter results. Results are generated automatically, you don’t need to build any complex result queries, export CSVs. Filtering allows you to apply filters by selecting any of the data in each of the result tabs, then see how that changes in the other tabs.

Click here to view the full FAQ

Getting Started With Validately’s Moderated Testing Tool

 

 

Thank you for your interest in our moderated testing tool. Below is a link to a Getting Started Guide and a few FAQs to help you start building and launching your moderated research studies:

Getting Started Guide

What can I test in Validately for a moderated study?
You can test any web-based prototype (Invision, Axure, etc.) or website across desktop and mobile (iOS and Android). You can also test desktop applications and native mobile apps (Android only) without installing any code or an SDK.

Can I see the tester’s webcam/face?
Yes. As soon as you begin the recording, you will see the tester’s webcam in the lower left-hand corner of the Validately Recorder app.

What’s the cost to use my own testers?
There’s no cost to test with your own participants.

Can Validately recruit my test participants?
Yes! Our team will manage all logistics for recruiting, including sourcing, screening, scheduling, backfill, tech checks, incentive payments to your testers. Provide us with your tester persona and add unlimited screener questions. We typically source testers from social media in 5 business days or less. We can also source testers from your internal customer list.

Validately Custom Recruiting costs vary based on your tester persona and requires an Experience or Accelerate Plan.

Click here to request more info on our recruiting services.

Can I do native app tests?
Yes. You can test native apps without installing any code or an SDK for Android devices.

Can I use Validately to record a live, in person, on location, session?
Yes, you can! Click here for instructions.

Click here to view the full FAQ