Secret Santa exchanges, homemade baked goods and photo holiday cards are all great ways to celebrate this season of giving. These are all things that you’ll find at the VisionPoint office during the month of December. However, this year’s festivities came with an unexpected gift from two thoughtful and creative VisionPointers.
If you’ve read our blog in the past, you’ll know that we love to talk strategy and best practices. When creating a successful landing page, it's essential to consider both. Read on to find out how to start with strategy and use best practices to get the most bang for you buck on every landing page.
Call us old-fashioned, but even in a day when real-time, click-by-click user data flows like honey, the best way to evaluate your website’s performance is still to ask your users. User testing – sitting down with real users and watching how they navigate your site – can challenge your site’s functionality and, just as important, test your assumptions about what users really want and need. Best of all, you don’t need vast budgets, huge teams or a Ph.D. in usability to do it.
I have to admit, at first I did not understand the parallax scroll web design craze. I was vocal in my distaste for what I thought was poor usability and unneeded gimmicks. Now I look back and see I was just stuck in the past and having a "get off my lawn" moment. When done correctly, scroll effects can add an extra wow factor to the story you are trying to tell.
Between the scarves, sweaters, extra coffee and space heaters around the office, it’s easy to tell that the holidays are here. This is the perfect time of year to look back and think of all the wonderful things we have to be thankful for. As our team has grown, so has our list of challenges, accomplishments and blessings.