As UX designers, we all strive make technology products accessible, usable, and enjoyable for human beings to use. From making changes to an existing product to designing a completely new product, we must always consider what is best for the overall user experience. After all, the user experience is a critical factor in building a bridge between your brand and your customers.
UX designers may face situations in which multiple solutions might seem correct. The dilemma they face in such a situation is how to choose the optimal solution from among several. To identify the best solution among them, test all of the solutions. When you’re testing just two solutions, this method is called A/B testing, or split testing; when you’re testing several, multivariate testing. Read More
It’s important for Web site visitors to be able to easily and comfortably find what they’re looking for. A better user experience translates into better conversion rates, as well as happier visitors and customers.
You can use A/B testing tools to support these goals. A/B testing is about putting multiple versions of a page up on a Web site and comparing their performance. How you measure performance is up to you. You can prioritize conversions, downloads, or some measure of user experience such as engagement, time on site, or user satisfaction.
In other words, A/B testing doesn’t have to be just about sales and conversions. As long as you have something to measure, A/B testing is a tactic you can use to support your goals for improving a Web site’s user experience. Read More