An open letter: ‘How User Feedback Tools Fail’

An open letter: ‘How User Feedback Tools Fail’

Creating user feedback tools is no longer the challenge, giving value is and many fail at this. Let me try to tell you why I think this is. I was not sure if I should write down my thoughts on this topic or not… let alone publish them online. Ok, I guess I made up […]

How to build habit forming products? Nir Eyal tells all.

How to build habit forming products? Nir Eyal tells all.

There I was, Sunday afternoon, sitting on the couch with a good book to read. Not an ebook mind you, a real printed book. In an instant, I caught myself scanning the bottom of the page looking for a time indicator that would tell me how much ‘reading time’ I had left in the chapter. […]

Learn from Web Psychologist Nathalie Nahai [Video]

Learn from Web Psychologist Nathalie Nahai [Video]

Unless you have been hiding from the internet for the last 16 months, or turned a blind eye to the realm of online persuasion or designing for engagement you might not have heard of the Web Psychologist a.k.a. Nathalie Nahai. Who is Nathalie Nahai? With a background in psychology, web design and digital strategy, Nathalie coined […]

My UX New Years Resolution

My UX New Years Resolution

2013 has been a moving year in UX. Tons of amazing UX books have been released, online courses published, free resources shared and progress made in tooling. More and more companies are seeing the benefits that good design, interaction, and service can have on the bottom line. 2014 is promising to be an even better […]

10 Holiday Gift Ideas For UX’ers

10 Holiday Gift Ideas For UX’ers

The holidays are coming for most of us. In the Netherlands, where I am from, we mostly celebrate Sinterklaas on December 5th. It is a children’s festival where they receive gifts from ‘Saint Nick’. My kids love it, my family loves it, but what do we as User Experience professionals enjoy getting around the holidays? […]

User Experience Books & Tool Deals

User Experience Books & Tool Deals

“User Experience deals for you!” Yes, that is right. I think we have all been working hard enough over the past year as user experience professionals that it was time to get something in return. With loads of user experience tools, books, and courses on the market these days, where are we supposed to find […]

Sample Size Matters – iOS Behavior Tracking

Sample Size Matters – iOS Behavior Tracking

When researching user behavior, one key ingredient to keep in mind is that sample size matters. If researchers want to validate their findings a lot of weight is given to sample size because it is intrinsically connected to statistical significance. In short, statistical significance tells you what the probability is, in percentages, of performing the research again […]

Wheel of Persuasion – Online Persuasion Techniques enters Beta

Wheel of Persuasion – Online Persuasion Techniques enters Beta

Bart Schutz, a psychologist and renowned expert on online persuasion techniques, has been busy. He has been working hard in order to Beta launch his Wheel of Persuasion in time for the Conversion Conference 2013 which starts next week. Today, the time has finally come. In my mail box I found a invite to the […]

O’Reilly Media UX Books at 50% Discount

O’Reilly Media UX Books at 50% Discount

Have you ever wanted to purchase top class UX books, but found them to be a little too expensive? Well, you might just be in luck. O’Reilly Media is having a sale! You can now, until June 14th, buy UX books at a 50% discount! 17 UX Books & 1 Video So, what is on […]

UX Recorder – Screen Recording App for iPad & iPhone

UX Recorder – Screen Recording App for iPad & iPhone

Ever wanted to perform mobile usability testing on with an Apple iPad or iPhone? Now you can without having to jailbreak you iOS device. Foraker Labs in Boulder, Colorado, have developed an app that allows you to do screen recordings on a iOS device. Not only does the app record the screen, but it also […]