Bad UX. We’ve all dealt with it in one form or another at some point in our customer/consumer experience. But what makes a user experience bad? How can you pinpoint the pain points in your UX? And what can be done to fix or mitigate those issues? These are all questions we are going to answer through a real-life example of bad UX.
10 UX mistakes that are making you lose leads
An efficient UX can offer you a return of 9900%, which means that every $1 spent can give you a vouching payback of $100. In this article, we will discuss ten such UX mistakes that you need to stop right now to see redeem your lost leads.
Banking on Bad UX vol. 2: The 1s and 0s of a $900,000,000 UI mistake
Sometimes, “usable” doesn’t actually mean “usable” in the UX sense. Citibank is out $500 million on a “usable” UI that isn’t even close to being usable. Learn the difference and save yourself a billion or so.
11 guidelines for nightmarish UX design
Last month, in what has become a TryMyUI Halloween tradition, we revisited our UX House of Horrors, piling on fresh design atrocities to make users shiver in fear. Here are some of the highlights.
Your worst UX nightmare… notions of ethics in an unethical(?) industry
Is UX ethical? Is there such a thing as UX ethics? In this Kafka and Kant inspired post, we consider the ethics, morality, truth, and necessity of the UX industry.
Giving thanks for great UX: 6 websites TryMyUI is thankful for this year
The holiday shopping season has begun, and as we all scramble to buy gifts for our loved ones, we decided it would be worthwhile to round up some of the e-commerce sites with the best UX.
Halloween roundup: The UX House of Horrors
What’s scarier than bad UX? That’s what me and CEO Rit were thinking when we had the idea for a UX “haunted house”: a webpage so horrifyingly misdesigned that it would send users shrieking.
How U.S. companies are remedying the UX problems of voting
While the UX problems of voting in the U.S. ultimately demand legislative fixes, we have been delighted to see how some U.S. companies and nonprofits have stepped up to remedy these issues just in time for this year’s midterms.
The decline of American democracy is rooted in poor UX
UX principles applied in the digital world can be just as effective in the real world, and the U.S. voting system—from registration to the polls—is in desperate need of a UX makeover.
How bad design caused Hawaii’s false missile scare
How did bad design cause Hawaii’s missile scare of the past weekend? A picture of the state’s emergency alerts interface gives a clue as to how such a grave mistake could occur.