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Every time you design a pop-up, ask yourself the question “Do my users really need this interruption?” Most often they will not. ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎Usability‬ ‪#‎Popups‬ http://usabilitygeek.com/pop-ups-vs-usability-conversions-bounce-rates/
The impact of pop-ups in terms of user experience (UX), conversion rates and bounce rates. Offers best practices and considerations that one should make.
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Ask yourself: am I designing for emotion? The difference between good design, and stunning, breathtaking design, is often a matter of emotional response. ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬ 
Mood boards can be used by UX designers to target an emotional response thus enabling them to maintain full control over the user's experience.
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Users and developers should weigh the costs and benefits of using this type of authentication for some e-commerce transactions ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎Security‬ ‪#‎Mobile‬ 
Apple's Touch ID System is an authentication technology that has already been implemented in eCommerce. However some say that it poses a security risk.
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Sidebars are an afterthought. They are the remnants of old, ineffective design theory and they need to go. If you are not using your sidebar as a primary means of navigation, then it is (probably) pretty close to being useless. ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬ ‪#‎UXDesign‬

Sidebars are a UX design afterthought. They typically distract users from the real content by cluttering the interface. This does not help UX or conversion.
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Organizations are now more inclined towards selling experience and not just a product or a service ... step up your UX game now! ‪#‎UXdesign‬ ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬

A listing and explanation of 6 UX Design Trends that are dominating 2016 and are poised to continue doing so for the rest of the year.
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Heuristic evaluations are a great way of identifying usability problems in your product while spending less time and money than you would by conducting usability testing. ‪#‎usability‬ ‪#‎UX‬
A Heuristic Evaluation is a usability inspection technique where usability experts evaluate the user interface of a product against a set of Heuristics
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Theory meets practice and the result is one happy client who doubled their projected conversion rate - ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬
A case study describing how user-centered design was applied to help a traditional business achieve a 20% conversion as opposed to its goal of 10%
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When looking for a university program, take time and do your research. You are making a huge commitment and a huge investment of time and money, so make sure the university program provides you with what you are looking for. ‪#‎webdesign‬ ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UI‬ http://usabilitygeek.com/university-web-design-programs/
With several university web design programs out there, it is difficult to choose the right one. This article highlights the considerations one should make.
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'Good' user survey design (a highly subjective term in itself) comes down to understanding your business goals and how the survey itself can facilitate you accomplishing them. #UX #UserExperience
Guidelines to overcome common user survey writing mistakes - tackling issues with objectives, scaling questions, language, audience and survey length.
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Material design only becomes constricting when designers fail to push the boundaries and stay true to their own brands. Use the concepts to enhance your own unique design style to get the most benefit from this widely-used, modern and effective digital design philosophy. #UX #MaterialDesign
Material design guidelines to design within the framework while adding elements that reflect your brand's uniqueness and still fostering a great UX
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Product images are among the final pieces of the conversion puzzle ‪#‎eCommerce‬ ‪#‎Usability‬ ‪#‎UX‬ 
Product images, done right improve both the conversion rate and the usability of an eCommerce website. Here are practical guidelines for achieving this.
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Some websites need robust content to convey value to their site’s visitors – but that does not mean they have to sacrifice style. ‪#‎UX‬ ‪#‎UserExperience‬ ‪#‎Webdesign‬ ‪#‎Content‬
Content-heavy websites present their own set of challenges. These simple-to-implement guidelines will help you overcome them.
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Founder of UsabilityGeek.com
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  • Accreda Ltd.
    Director, 2012 - present
  • UsabilityGeek (Usability & User Experience Blog)
    Owner & Contributor, 2011 - present
  • Holistic IT Group
    Head of Marketing, 2007 - 2012
  • DotNetMushroom
    Head of Marketing, 2007 - 2012
  • Media Centre
    Senior Sales & Marketing Executive, 2005 - 2007
  • Pater Holdings Company Ltd. (Maltese agents for Fiat, Hyundai and Alfa Romeo)
    Business Development Manager, 2004 - 2005
  • Media Centre
    Senior Sales & Marketing Executive, 2000 - 2004
  • SMS Travel & Tourism
    Marketing Executive, 1998 - 2000
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User Experience Consultant operating from Malta, Europe
Introduction
I am a web usability / user experience (UX) consultant operating from Malta, Europe. I offer specialized consultancy services that include user research, user/task analysis, user interface design, iterative prototyping, heuristic reviews, interface guidelines development, and iterative usability testing.

Being also a Marketing graduate and holding various web marketing roles within a varied portfolio of industries has helped me acquire extensive marketing and client management experience. In addition to this, I have held user interface / UX design roles and am very proficient in hand coding of standards-compliant HTML and CSS. I have also designed and developed a number of web sites as a freelancer and in conjunction with leading web development companies. 

I also run my own Web Site Usability blog - Usability Geek, where I evangelize about the importance of web site usability and provide practical recommendations for the development of usable web sites.

Specialisation: User Experience (UX), Usability, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), User Interface Design (UI), Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Online Marketing, HTML, CSS and Web Design
Education
  • University of Hertfordshire
    MSc HCI (Masters Degree in Human Computer Interaction), 2012 - present
  • University of London
    BSc CIS (Hons) (Bachelor of Science in Computing & Information Systems), 2008 - 2010
  • University of London
    Dip CIS (Diploma in Computing & Information Systems), 2006 - 2008
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
    DipM (Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing), 2001 - 2004
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