Good content is sometimes not enough, the users must reach it so they can see it's good!

Quick mockups

Posted: May 13th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Tips and tricks, Tools | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

I’m happy to show you a project that won the DevWorld Award the other day. The project is an Interactive Wireframes and Software Prototypes app. The soft is pretty neat, it’s a very good tool for wireframing and UI mockup. Here’s what i’ve done in 2 minutes:

flairbuilder

You can find it at http://www.flairbuilder.com/, give it a spin. You’ll like it.


Eyetracking & ux simple test

Posted: May 11th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Tips and tricks | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Here’s a trick to review your site’s focus areas, call to action buttons, spotlights and so on:

- Make a screenshot of your website/homepage/page, shrink it to the size of a thumbnail and see what it’s still visible.

Does your yellow button catches enough attention? Can you see the login form? Can you spot the logo in an instance?

If you know the layout by hart you probably will find all those things, so here’s the second step:

- Give the thumbnail to someone else, ask the person to tell you what he/she sees.