Blog Posts About Self-Service Experiences

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What an Effortless Experience Means for UX Design

Using your company’s products should be easy. Most executives and business leaders are quick to agree. Nobody would choose to make the process of  purchasing and using a product harder than it needs to be, right? But customers don’t think of a product or service as an end of its own. It is inevitably linked […]
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Design That Allows Users to Help Themselves

Self-service applications have become a major consumer trend in the past few years. In fact, 50 percent of consumers now prefer self-service over interacting with someone else to solve an issue. So how does this affect UX designers, and the way products are built? Read on to learn all about self-service applications and how to […]
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UX Can Put Customer Support in the User’s Hands

Consumers like instant gratification, and it’s no different when it comes to customer service. Whether it’s pre-sale or post-sale support, your customers want answers to their questions right away – whenever and wherever is convenient for them. Hiring a large customer service team is very costly and not feasible for most businesses, however. What can […]

Design Social Media Chatbots to Improve Sales Team Success

Innovation and automation have become guiding principles for agile businesses looking to inject disruptive technologies into their workflows. One such disruption that has proven to be a game changer in recent years is the Artificial Conversational Entity, otherwise known as the chatbot. While AI-driven technology is not a new concept, businesses have found much more […]

Upgrading User Experience with Conversational UX

The concept of using virtual assistants and chatbots on business websites and social media platforms is becoming less of an option and more of an expectation. Companies now actively use these tools when interacting with their customers and engaging them in conversations. Natural-language interactions have become an essential part of the development of smart applications […]
Get C-Suite Buy In on Chatbots

3 Strategies For Getting C-Suite Buy-In On Chatbots

The chatbot has made significant strides since the earliest iterations just a decade ago. It is defined as a service, powered by rules and sometimes artificial intelligence, that interacts via a chat interface. Years ago, chatbots like Microsoft Word’s pixilated paperclip, Clippy, assisted users by answering basic questions and performing rudimentary tasks. Many users would argue this […]

Five Emerging Trends to Watch for in 2017

Over the past year, the world of design has undergone an incredible transformation with the emergence of new trends in web design and development. The growth of augmented reality and virtual reality has given users an entirely new way to see and interact with their devices. Mobility was again a high priority, with wearable devices […]