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  • Value Proposition Design Summary

    This is the basic of Value Proposition Design for someone who would like to validate the worthiness of their ideas. To identify value, put yourself in your customers’ shoes and recognise the pains and gains of their jobs. If you want to sell something, be it cupcakes, computers or cars, you have to ask yourself […]

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  • 42 Essential User Onboarding Tools to Drive Your App’s Growth

    This article is originally written by Ty Magnin  First impressions are everything, and it’s especially true when it comes to user onboarding. That’s why it’s so crucial to obsessively perfect your onboarding flow. Without a rock-solid foundation of user onboarding, your new sign-ups are lost in the wilderness. User onboarding is your window of opportunity to […]

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  • 5 Notable Changes Slack Made to its User Onboarding Experience

    This article is originally posted by Jackson Noel  It’s been a while since Slack emerged as the darling of the SaaS world. During this meteoric rise, the messaging app’s user onboarding experience earned praise and admiration of product people everywhere. If you didn’t see Slack’s onboarding experience in 2014, you can check out Samuel Hulick’s spot-on […]

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  • User Onboarding is a Team Sport: Who Should Work on What

    This article is originally posted by Ty Magnin  Onboarding is the most important stage of a user’s experience with your service. It’s when they learn to love your product or they drop out. That means learning from users and iterating throughout the onboarding experience is a crucial growth strategy. We’ve seen user onboarding improvements drive Week […]

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  • User Onboarding Best Practices

    This article was originally posted by Ty Magnin Most apps have some semblance of onboarding since they don’t want to throw new users into the deep end of their product. But too often, the answers to users’ questions are buried in an IKEA-esque manual somewhere deep in the product rather than where (and when) users […]

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  • Hooking Users In 3 Steps: An Intro to Habit Testing

    The truly great consumer technology companies of the past 25 years have all had one thing in common: they created habits. This is what separates world-changing businesses from the rest. Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter are used daily by a high proportion of their users and their products are so compelling that many […]

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  • How to Design Behavior (The Behavior Change Matrix)

    Note: This post originally appeared in nirandfar.com Here’s the gist: The rising interest in the science of designing behavior has also sprouted dozens of competing — and at times conflicting — methodologies. Though the authors often flaunt their way as the only way, there are distinct use cases for when each method is appropriate. Behavior modification […]

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  • Variable Rewards: Want To Hook Users? Drive Them Crazy

    Note: This post originally appeared in TechCrunch Here’s the gist: Rather than using conventional feedback loops, companies today are employing a new, stronger habit-forming mechanism to hook users—the Hook Model. At the heart of the Hook Model is a variable schedule of rewards: a powerful hack that focuses attention, provides pleasure, and infatuates the mind. Our search […]

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  • Hooks: An Intro on How to Manufacture Desire

    This post originally appeared  on  www.nirandfar.com Type the name of almost any successful consumer web company into your search bar and add the word “addict” after it. Go ahead, I’ll wait. Try “Facebook addict” or “Twitter addict” or even “Pinterest addict” and you’ll soon get a slew of results from hooked users and observers deriding the […]

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  • Problem Market Fit Validation

    So the problem I want to validate is if anyone has trouble starting or holding a conversation with someone they want to talk to and if they want to solve that problem. I have done some research and find out some people are actually interested in my idea. I have built a summary of their […]

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