Blog Posts About Digital Strategy

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Why SEO Matters to UX Design

SEO is about so much more than keywords and backlinks. Sure, those things are still important, but Google balances hundreds of ranking factors to bring results to its users. The key to crafting a foolproof SEO strategy is understanding what search engines are looking for: high-quality websites that meet users’ expectations. Unsurprisingly, user experience (UX) […]
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How to Achieve Internal Alignment on UX Vision

Offering a great user experience (UX) is one of the most effective ways to drive engagement, increase spending, and improve customer loyalty. A cohesive, meaningful UX encourages users to form a relationship with the brand. There isn’t anything new or even uncontroversial about this. It’s a fundamental truth that some of the greatest business leaders […]
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3 Reasons Gamification Can Offer Big Returns For Businesses

The simple premise behind the importance of UX-driven design is to make it easier and more enjoyable for your users to achieve desired goals. Gamification, one of the fastest growing UX trends, integrates elements of game playing into your business and is showing signs of big returns for those businesses who get it right. The […]
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Why CEOs Cannot Be Skeptical About Budgeting for UX in 2018 – Part 1

With the role of technology becoming increasingly fundamental for business operations—both internally and consumer-facing—there has never been a greater need for quality user experience. Couple this with the fact that those very same technologies have empowered the modern user with higher expectations as well, and it should be clear that making the investment in UX […]
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5 Key Trends Driving Business Success in the Digital Marketplace

  In mid-June, online retail giant Amazon made waves in the business world when it was announced that the company would be acquiring grocery chain Whole Foods for a staggering $13.4 billion. This deal is representative of a larger shift in global business, away from traditional brick-and-mortar locations towards a more robust digital marketplace. As […]
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6 Solutions for Bridging the Gap Between Marketing and IT on Your Next UX Project

As a business leader, you know how difficult it can be to reach a true consensus when pursuing new initiatives. While various departments within your organization are working towards one goal, there are bound to be disagreements from time to time. Not everyone will want to take the same path, or share your beliefs in […]

3 Strategies for Design that Look Great, Work Great and Actually Sell

It’s not uncommon for different stakeholders to have different opinions about the right design decisions for your company. Engineering is focused on the efficiency and sustainability of the website or software product. Marketing is focused on conversion rates and acquisition. Design is focused on a delightful, clear and seamless user experience. It’s important to remember […]
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3 Ways Marketing and UX Can Work Together to Drive Profitability

Initially it may seem that pairing marketers with a user experience (UX) research and development team might make for an odd couple. The end goal of marketers is to convince individuals to purchase your goods or services. UX teams, on the other hand, put themselves in the shoes of potential clients and provide the greatest […]

4 Ways to Get Ahead of the Curve in Enterprise UX

Any business that utilizes an internal portal, intranet, or application strives to achieve a seamless and intuitive user experience to ensure personnel can improve communications, mitigate downtime and accomplish tasks more efficiently. Because the impact of UX for internal business needs derives its value from workforce optimization, the stakes to achieve a superb experience increase […]

Proving the Value of UX Design

Using a website or application that has been optimally designed based on user experience (UX) is like a breath of fresh air for users typically encumbered by poorly designed platforms during their online hunts for information. Yet, until they experience the ease of use brought about by UX design, Web surfers may be oblivious to […]
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