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Reduce Your Server Response Time for Happy Users, Higher Rankings

Matt Diggity September 11, 2020 Server response time is often overlooked when it comes to improving page speed. It can, however, improve your site’s ranking. Users like fast sites, so Google likes fast sites. In this article, I show you how to reduce your server response time. I also provide a few other ways to … Continue reading Reduce Your Server Response Time for Happy Users, Higher Rankings

Did you know that users’ gazes follow a pinball pattern?

Eye tracking studies uncovered a “pinball pattern” in users’ gazes. Lauren Donovan on March 27, 2020 Adopt a dog. How to care for a dog. Buy dog food. Unique searches that generate different layouts and types of displays. The inconsistencies in search results pages are forcing users to review the page before jumping in and … Continue reading Did you know that users’ gazes follow a pinball pattern?

Pinterest debuts AR feature that lets users try on lipstick before buying

Brands that are part of the initial rollout include Estée Lauder, Sephora, bareMinerals, Neutrogena, L’Oreal, NYX Professional Makeup, YSL Beauté, Lancôme, and Urban Decay. Taylor Peterson on January 28, 2020 at 9:00 am Pinterest has launched ‘Try On” – a new augmented reality (AR) feature that enables users to virtually try on various lipstick shades … Continue reading Pinterest debuts AR feature that lets users try on lipstick before buying

New Instagram Stories tool lets you quickly feature Story mentions from other users

The tool shows the total number of mentions, making it especially useful for brands managing a high volume of UGC. Taylor Peterson on January 23, 2020  Instagram Stories has a new tool in ‘Create’ mode, enabling users to view, stylize, and quickly feature @mentions from other accounts. Here’s how it looks: Initially spotted by social … Continue reading New Instagram Stories tool lets you quickly feature Story mentions from other users

LinkedIn Pages adds tools to help businesses connect with users in more personal and interactive ways

New features include the option to Invite connections to follow a managed Page, the ability to stream LinkedIn Live from Pages, and new posting options. Taylor Peterson on January 15, 2020 LinkedIn rolled out three new Page tools designed to make it easier for businesses to engage with their customers, prospects, and employees on Wednesday. … Continue reading LinkedIn Pages adds tools to help businesses connect with users in more personal and interactive ways

Pandora is asking users to say ‘yes’ to interactive audio ads

Listeners must verbally engage to hear the rest of the ad. George Nguyen on December 12, 2019 Pandora is now testing interactive audio ads, the company announced Thursday. The ads require users to verbally engage before the rest of the ad’s content is played. The interactive voice ads are also accompanied by an on-screen ad. … Continue reading Pandora is asking users to say ‘yes’ to interactive audio ads

Psychology in Web Design: Exploring Hidden Influences on Users’ Decision-Making

Dana Kachan — May 15, 2019 Follow @DanaKachan — May 15, 2019 Good design is something obvious. Great design is something almost transparent. Great web design can help build trust with users and motivate them to take your preferred course of actions and create profitable conversions. It’s not something about the influence on somebody’s will, … Continue reading Psychology in Web Design: Exploring Hidden Influences on Users’ Decision-Making