Web design

Free Ebook: User Testing & Design – Improving Yelp’s Website

UXPin, UserTesting, and Optimal Workshop team up to demonstrate how to run 3 simple usability tests as part of your design process. As an example, they’ve taken on the exercise of redesigning Yelp based on insights from usability testing.

The free e-book User Testing & Design shows you how to decide and plan usability testing, analyze qualitative and quantitative data, and design and iterate accordingly.

Free Ebook: User Testing & Design - Improving Yelp's Website

The 91-page e-book includes:

  • Advice from usability experts like Jakob Nielsen, Donna Spencer, Jeff Sauro, and others.
  • Actionable tips for breaking down business objectives into design objectives.
  • Usability testing examples showing how to recruit users, write tasks, and turn data into better design.
  • Low and high fidelity screenshots of the new Yelp, with step-by-step explanations of the design decisions.

Download the User Testing & Design ebook

Check it out and feel free to share if it’s helpful. We’d love your feedback on the new Yelp design!

For advice and analysis on 20 different usability testing methods, check outThe Guide to Usability Testing. All 3 companies are also running a bundle deal on their services (save 32).

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We Have 5 Copies of the Ebook ‘Running a Web Design Business’ to Giveaway

Are you starting to gear up for the holidays? We have another one of those fantastic gifts/giveaways from our friends at DealFuel.

DealFuel has great offers and discounts for all web professionals. Their premium DealClub membership gives you exclusives at unbelievable rates. One such is the DC exclusive eBook on “Running A Web Design Business“. This is a step-by-step support guide to help you in your journey towards your own successful business venture.

This eBook will guide a web professional in:

  • Starting a web design business
  • Getting work
  • Getting clients
  • Handling projects
  • and much more…

Whether you are looking to get an insight into the essential tasks necessary to start your web business or a good handle on the basic principles, this ebook will prove to be handy. You will get answers to some basic questions like “Should you sign up on bidding sites or should you do cold calls”. It also guides you on how you can deal with your client – what to disclose and what not to. Basically, it is a neat little ebook to get direct advice from over 35 successful independent designers.


This giveaway will give 5 copies of this Deal to 5 lucky winners. All you have to do is to enter this givewaway by subscribing to their newsletter. So if you are looking to building a solid base for whatever you want to achieve with your online business in the future, this eBook is a sure win.

How to Enter

So what do you have to do to enter this giveaway?

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Good luck everyone!

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