Archive for the 'User Engagement' topic

SpoolCast: 5 Simple Principles for Improving Your Information Architecture – Q&A with Dan Brown

Information architecture exists in all levels of design, from the most abstract to the most concrete. Everything from thinking about the content of the site right down to embedding a navigation strategy determines the structure of a website. Through his experience, Dan Brown has developed a set of principles for information architecture.

SpoolCast: Designing for Mice and Men: UI Across Platforms – Q&A with Bill Scott

The number of places that you can access the web grows every day. But are you designing for it? How do your users see your content? And more importantly, how are they interacting with it? Bill Scott joins Jared Spool and discusses the challenges and a few of the surprises that come with designing for multiple platforms.

SpoolCast: Sharing Stories as Data: Building PatientsLikeMe’s Community – Q&A with Kate Brigham

Kate Brigham is the Patient Experience Manager at PatientsLikeMe. Rather than focusing solely on forums and discussion, she has helped create an environment that encourages sharing amongst the patients. In this podcast, Kate talks to Jared Spool about how PatientsLikeMe uses data visualizations to help create the level of understanding within the community.

Learn from the Master of Designing Seductive Interactions

What is Seductive Interaction Design? More and more, we’re seeing web sites use rewards systems, competitions, and fun progress indicators to get people engaged. Interactions such as these trigger different elements of human behavior and encourage your visitors to engage with your web site more. They differentiate the casual glance from a longer involvement with […]

UIEtips: Interviews with 2 UX Experts

You’re in the middle of your workout. Working up a good sweat, listening to music, zoning out, when it suddenly hits you (sort of like the V-8 commercials), you could have been listening to a Spoolcast interview with an accomplished UX expert. Why not workout your brain too? Regularly, we produce podcast interviews from UX […]

Web App Masters: A Simple Ladder of Engagement

Clearly, Twitter has taken off like a wild fire. Current figures say there are 190 million users. An impressive number, but could it be higher? At the Web App Masters Tour in Philadelphia, Mark Trammell of Twitter shows us how Twitter helps one-time users become loyal repeaters. Mark shared the project’s successes and failures, and […]