The one thing that can always make or break your product is trust. And, to be exact, what’s going to break it is a lack of trust. Just as you wouldn’t give your phone number to a total stranger on the street or your card details to the person sitting next to you on a plane, your visitors will not convert to customers if they don’t trust you.
As the ways in which communication channels constantly change and improve and with the increasing cost of employing someone locally, working with remote staff becomes more and more attractive. Add to the mix the diverse nature of the tasks required within a start-up and working with independent contractors becomes a no-brainer. So, here are the major benefits of working with remote staff as we see it.
We’ve all been there, a great idea that surely no one has ever had before. Something that will change the landscape of the industry. The next Uber, or Snapchat, or Dropbox. Once you’ve had that idea it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of it. But. Oh, and I really don’t want to rain on anyone’s parade here but let’s take a step back.
You need to avoid losing new users due to difficult signup process. If we’re honest about it, the best signup process would be no signup process at all. Unfortunately, that’s not always an option and you need that connection to your users. So here we are going to describe 10 ways you can reduce unnecessary friction in the signup process and increase the number of new users who open an account.
With clear business goals and the need to orchestrate your team’s effort to achieve them on time you can’t afford to work with a design team which is disconnected from the bigger picture. This is why we believe a product-centric approach is the most efficient.
Hiring the right people is crucial because your team's talent will have a direct and measurable influence on the success of your product. So, it is a no-brainer, you need the best designer to work on your vision. But how do you pick the one?
Localization, and therefore the ability of your product to succeed in a desired market, is far more complex than just translating words. You also need to take into consideration thedesign, development and QA processes. And because of this you need to be prepared for localization before you even start supporting languages in your product.
To help you ensure your product is as great as it can be here is our list of some of the design fails that we’ve seen over the years and how to avoid them.