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12 February 2015

Laboratory or Remote: Which type of usability testing should you use?

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase 'Usability Testing'? Like many frequently used terms in Conversion Rate Optimisation this phrase is used to refer both to specific activities and broad categories of analysis. In this blog, we’ll look at the three different types of usability testing and answer the question “which type of usability testing should you use?”

These three types of usability testing offer different levels of insight into the issues and sources of confusion users may face when using your website. Understand the difference between these types of usability testing, and the benefits of each one, to learn which type is best for your specific requirements.

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28 January 2015

7 top tips for running usability tests

Usability testing is hugely important for discovering how people interact with your website. The insights gained from usability testing can help you revise poor design, raise user satisfaction and increase your website’s conversion rate.

While usability testing can have a huge positive effect on your Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO) by identifying issues and helping you take decisive action to solve problems and make improvements, usability tests need to be done right in order to be helpful.

From asking follow-up questions to recruiting the right number of participants for accurate data, read on to learn seven top tips that you can use to get more from your next usability test.

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17 December 2014

The 5 biggest usability testing mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Do it right and usability testing reveals all the obstacles that prevent your users from becoming customers. It lets you discover your website’s most effective page elements and gives you deep insight into how people behave on your website.

In other words it gives you the kind of knowledge and perspective that makes Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO) such a successful process.

Do it wrong, however, and usability testing gives you “insights” into how users interact with your website that are inaccurate and counterproductive, putting you further behind in the CRO process than when you began.

In this blog, we’ll share the five biggest usability testing errors made by rookies and experienced researchers alike to help make sure you don’t repeat them in your own CRO programmes.

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30 June 2013

4 easy steps to recruit your best usability testers

If you’ve ever done user testing, you will know that finding the right panel of testers is one of the hardest parts of the process. Ethnio aims to solve this by recruiting users directly from your website. While it is useful to be able to tap into the extensive networks of popular online user testing platforms, recruiting panellists using Ethnio offers some clear advantages.

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1 June 2012

5 tips on mobile website usability testing

As the number of smartphones increases and the more retail businesses invest in offering a mobile version of full-screen website, usability testing becomes crucial.


Excerpt of House of Fraser usability test

In this post, I talk about our experience of carrying out a usability study for Go Outdoors on their mobile website and offer 5 tips for those who are thinking about doing this themselves.

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