(119 articles)
James Riddle

How Product Managers Can Work Better with UX Designers

The Internet is the most competitive space, and the right design can distinguish the product from the rest.
Product Management User Experience
6 min read
Stefan Rössler

138 FREE ebooks on User Experience, Usability, User Interface Design and more

Human behavior is amazing. That’s probably why it's so easy to fall in love with user-centered design. It’s a broad subject that is based on human-computer interaction, psychological...
User Experience
33 min read
Andrea

What the «User Observation Lunch« is and why you need it

With us, the viewing together of test videos usually takes place at irregular intervals. In one week, for example, we spend a whole morning just looking at test videos, but in the...
User Testing
2 min read
Andrea

Why you should watch your user test videos together with your team

Usability expert Jared Spool published a remarkable article in 2011 entitled “Fast Path to a Great UX - Increased Exposure Hours”.
User Testing
2 min read
Andrea

5 Tips for User Test Scenarios

You don’t have to be a usability expert to improve your product through user testing. How many usability problems you’ll find in your tests depends primarily on your test scenario...
User Testing
5 min read
Andrea

User Testing: How many people should you test with

Imagine that you have a porcelain store. One day a piercing scream rings through the shop, followed closely by that feared sound of things breaking on the floor. When you get to the...
User Testing
6 min read
Andrea

The myth of the perfect user test participant

The only really big mistake you can make in user testing is not to start testing. However, this is something that often happens, when people wish to start their first tests and frantically...
User Testing
3 min read
Arne

10 Usability and User Experience Statistics Every Product Manager Needs to Know

User experience is an essential aspect of design that is often overlooked. When this happens, something almost always goes wrong. That is why its value should be understood so it gets...
User Experience
6 min read
Ryan Grist

The Hidden Secrets of UX

It’s often said that the best design is invisible. After all, a user trying to accomplish a task on a website or app is likely thinking about their goal and not the site (in the...
User Experience
6 min read
Markus Pirker

Userbrain Now Supports Demographics

We're excited to announce the launch of your most requested feature: Demographic targeting. You’ll now be able to select the gender, region, and age of your participants and still...
Product Updates
2 min read
Stefan Rössler

The Irrational Fear of “Professional Testers”

Many product teams are concerned about testing with so-called “professional testers”. Professional testers are people who have already participated in several user tests before...
User Testing
10 min read
Josh Lauer

How to Apply UX Principles to Your Next Automated Email Marketing Campaign

Marketing automation is a fantastic tool, but many marketers seem to forget that first of all, it’s just a tool.
User Experience
5 min read
Markus Pirker

The ROI of User Testing: Why Improving Your Website’s Usability Is Always Worthwhile

The impact of investments in user experience projects is measurable in dollars and cents and can be directly linked to revenues.
Product Management User Testing
6 min read
Arne

The 5 Best Tips to do User Testing on a Small Budget

By definition, user testing (also referred to as usability testing) is the process through which the interface and functions of a website, app, product or service are tested by real...
User Testing
6 min read
Stefan Rössler

3 Reasons Why Usability Testing Isn’t Part of Your Workflow

We believe the Web is about people. And that usability testing is the perfect way to understand these people and to improve your website based on their goals and needs, their feedback...
User Testing
7 min read
Stefan Rössler

Userbrain Backstage: Making Usability Testing a Habit

Want to learn more about how we started Userbrain, how we work, and our future plans and projects we have in store? If so then this Founder Talk interview we recently did with the...
Product Updates
7 min read
Markus Pirker

Userbrain vs. Usertesting.com

Looking for an alternative to UserTesting? Think UserTesting's service is expensive and complex? We do too.
Product Updates
3 min read
Markus Pirker

New Userbrain Feature: Annotations

We're excited to release a much-anticipated feature that makes the analysis of your usability videos – and therefore, your workflows – even better: Annotations.
Product Updates
2 min read
Stefan Rössler

Everything You Need to Know About Proactive Usability Testing

Proactive Usability Testing - what it is, how it works, and why it would be smart to make it a habit.
User Testing
4 min read
Stefan Rössler

How to Excite Stakeholders to Start Usability Testing

We asked our readers to tell us about their biggest challenges when it comes to usability testing and it seems like getting buy-in from internal and external stakeholders is one of...
Product Management User Testing
5 min read
Stefan Rössler

How to Have Successful Conversations With Your Visitors

Visiting a website is not the same thing as riding a roller coaster. Most people don't come to your site to experience the joy of using it. They come for the content, or in other words...
User Experience
7 min read
Stefan Rössler

Why Designers Should Do Usability Tests

We did a lot of usability tests in the past – for our own designs as well as for web sites and software designed by other people.
User Testing
4 min read
Stefan Rössler

Design The User Not The Experience

Help people become better versions of themselves. That's in a nutshell what I believe to be the secret of any great design. It's not about the user interface or the user experience...
User Experience
3 min read
Stefan Rössler

How To Find Out What Users Really Experience

Did you ever notice that user experience is a lot like health? User experience designers are doctors.
User Experience
5 min read
Stefan Rössler

5 Simple Steps to DIY Usability Testing for Creators

Illustration by Juhan Sonin Usability testing can help you dramatically improve your website or app by watching people use it.
User Testing
5 min read