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User Experience Review - MyDeco.com - May 2009

1st June 2009

So, what do you do after you’ve built a successful business in the form of Lastminute.com? Well Brent Hoberman has created mydeco . Bringing together furniture and home design products from 750 retailers and 150 independent design boutiques, its mission is to be the “first stop to design and shop for your home.”

How To Design for the Mobile Web

1st June 2009

As an industry, we are becoming increasingly aware that designing for the mobile web is not like designing for the desktop web. No longer is it acceptable to utilise a full function website across multiple platforms. Dedicated mobile websites are on the increase, but are still not sufficiently prevalent to make the mobile user experience a straightforward one for all.

Review of Twitter Client Managers for PCs

29th May 2009

The second in our series of Twitter reviews focuses on the client managers used to administer Twitter account(s). Managing multiple accounts and tracking incoming tweets in real time are important features which Twitter currently does not support. As a result, many external client managers have been created to cope with these demands. In this article a selection of popular client managers has been examined to determine which is the most useful and easy to use.

Recession Proof Usability

18th May 2009

It’s a recession, and people’s confidence in purchasing has plummeted. The lack of pounds in their pockets is effectively an extra barrier to purchasing. Yet online sales have continued to rise. This is because online, customers can seek out greater value. But you can act to exploit this trend. If the recession is one barrier you can’t fix, there will be usability barriers on your site that you can, and make it easier for visitors to become customers.

Usability of Twitter Search Services

7th May 2009

Twitter has grown in popularity over the last 6 months. This increase in users has attracted developers seeking to create new Twitter applications to improve your Twitter experience.

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Good mobile shopping experiences reinforce brand loyalty, with 32% more likely to buy online and 31% more likely to buy offline, or recommend.

ForeSee Results Survey, 2011.