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5 Tips to Design Effective Push Notifications

Design Effective Push Notifications

You have one unread message, your order is waiting for you at the point of issue, your tweet is liked by the person for whom you wrote it – all this good news is brought by push notifications.

Push notifications are small pop-ups that inform you of something important (or not) and appear on your smartphone’s screen even when you do not use the app. It’s a great marketing tool for user engagement, retention, building user loyalty, and increasing conversion.

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Usability Testing Matters: Importance, Elements, & Benefits

Usability Testing

Introduction

The worst that can happen to a kick-ass application is a user long-pressing the app icon and hitting the X button. And what’s worse? That’s a user potentially forever lost.

When product developers compare key performance indicators with desired outcomes, they often look for a disparity between expectations and reality. For starters, the one parameter that goes into consideration in most cases is first impressions.

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Stop Blogging and Start Building Tools For Great Content Marketing ROI

We’re currently experiencing content gold rush. It seems like everyone today is blogging — no matter how mediocre, no matter how un-original the content. Blogging is a great way to prove your authority on a given topic, and everyone is getting on board.

Erica Berger of The Economist says we have reached “Peak Content”, a time of hyper-competition and extreme saturation when it comes to content marketing.

So, what can marketers do to get heard in all this noise? Well, the answer is simple — Differentiate!

Tools Provide Better ROI Than Blog - Concept Explanation
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MVP Paradox And Here’s How To Fix Your MVP Before Its Too Late!

We are huge fans of the lean startup movement. We champion it religiously to all our clients because it helps them iteratively build a product using the build-measure-learn philosophy. But lately there’s been a lot of confusion surrounding the concept of an MVP from many founders.

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is one of the core philosophies of the Lean movement.

Build Your MVP - Eric Ries - Quote
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Practical UX Design Tips For Startups and Teams On a Budget

Most companies today don’t compete over technical innovation but on how they can innovate over user experiences and differentiate the experiences they provide to customers.

For the tech industry, the trend started with Apple revolutionising products with focus on user experiences. Now it’s used by companies like Google, Airbnb, Pinterest, Warby Parker, Slack, Wework, etc.

By investing heavily is how they design their experiences.

UX Design Tips For Startups - Eric Ries - Quote

Despite this key differentiating factor, we see that many startups do not value user experience research and design as much as they should. Most of them understand the value of good design, but that isn’t what experience design is all about.

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