Usability Testing Tools To Have a Bigger and Better Web Presence
Tried of those usability issues that keep plaguing your eCommerce Software or website and you are just unable to fix them no matter how hard you may try? Do not go crazy. This is common issue of every designer around and as you are creaking under the pressure of workload, it is virtually impossible for you to give the usability factor as much attention as it deserves. So, the outcome may look and feel awesome but deep down your heart you know that there are some roughs when it comes to judging it from usability point of view. So, if you do not wish to face this kind of uncomfortable situation anymore, you need to have a list of usability tools that can help you clean up the mess a little bit and come up with a design that score high from the usability point of view:
It is an interception tool and the bad news it does not have hidden devices like that of a James Bond movies. This nice tool will allow you to interact with your visitors and even you will have the option to call if you wish so. It is a cool way to get some feedback about the design on the shelve.
This is probably the best paid and effective usability tool for those who are living with a shoestring budget. Though IntuitionHQ is not that much featured rich and does not have a semblance of sophistication, it can help you have an idea of how your targeted readers are supposed to react when the page will get loaded. With it, you will be able to create a heatmap of your website and send to anyone you wish and then get their feedback.
Would you like a video recording of how a possible user is likely to interact with your website? WhatUsersDo will arrange a real life tester for your website and will record their activities while they are browsing your website so that you can figure out which sections need some serious intervention from your side. Per user costing of this tool is £30.
This is nice, simple and one of the most effective tool to get the best idea of the possible future of your design. As the name suggest, this tool will let you show visitors your website for 5 seconds and then the visitors will be asked some questions based on the 5 second interaction and your fate hang lose on their answer. Both paid and free versions are available.
Looking for a quick fire of feedbacks from veterans? In that case, Feedback Army is your ‘girl’. With this tool, you will be able to submit questions regarding your website usability and then you will have quick response from its reviewers.
This tool looks professional in its approach, as with it you will be able to upload a particular sequence of screenshots and set a particular task. This will reduce the changes of getting irrelevant response from the users and you will have a complete peace of mind that you are less likely to have conflicting suggestions.
This tool will arrange participants and at the same time, it will record videos of the users and their activities while they are on your website.
This tool is as simple as 1-2-3. All you need to do is to create tasks and send them out to Usabilla and you will get automatic feedbacks from all sorts of visitors no matter what. You will have comments and feedbacks on each of the screen shots of your website that you send out.
Would you love to track everything from mouse movements of your users to keystroke to have a better idea of the effectiveness of the user-friendliness of your website? Well, Clicktale is the ideal tool that you can have. With it, you will be able to monitor the result as well and that too with pin point accuracy.