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Hey, I want a say too… Let me comment Let me provide feedback Let me rate you Let me tell my friends “I want to feel that I have a say and that my opinion counts”
I feel engaged when I can comment It makes me think you want to listen to your customers I might know something valuable Sometimes I want to vent Let me comment
I have great ideas too Can I ask a question? I’d like to let you know about a problem with your website I think you’re doing a great job It’s interesting to see what others say Let me provide feedback
Some pages really annoy me and I want to let you know I like to tell you when you’re doing something good I’m influenced by how others rate your pages Let me rate you
I have friends who might like this too I want to promote this page on my Twitter channel I’d like to tell the Digg community about your website Let me tell my friends
Don’t make me wait I don’t have time for this… Break it down for me Use images for impact “A fast, responsive website means you value my time”
It took over 10 seconds for the Mercury website to load Adding 100ms to the response time meant a 1% drop in sales on Amazon Adding 500ms, only half a second, resulted in 20% fewer searches Google I don’t have time for this
I want to find out about your product, but… …I don’t want it all at once Let me choose the information that interests me most Make it easy and fun! Break it down for me
I like images, but you don’t need heaps of them to make an impact I don’t like waiting for lots of images to load Don’t just rely on images to tell the story Use images for impact
Make it easy to find stuff… I’m familiar with Google I like simple navigation Focus on what’s of value to me Focus on what I can do “Help me to find the stuff that interests me most”
If you’re going to have a search, make sure it works like Google I have high expectations of Google, so don’t disappoint me Track Google Custom Searches with Google Analytics I’m familiar with Google
Your navigation should tell me what’s in your site If the labels don’t make sense, I won’t click on them Fancy navigation doesn’t impress me I like simple navigation
Put yourself in my shoes Give me benefits, not just features Tell me the truth, warts and all If you can’t convince me, I won’t buy what you’re selling Focus on what’s of value to me
Show me what I can do on your website Make it easy for me to complete those tasks I do most often Provide helpful advice and support so I can get the job done Focus on what I can do
I hate complex forms… Make it simple Make it friendly Correct me if I’m wrong Make long forms easy Help me along the way “I don’t mind filling in forms, if they’re quick and easy”
Don’t complicate things Big boxes are easy to use I like buttons that stand out Help me when I’m in the wrong place or I forget things Make it simple
Simple doesn’t mean boring I like it when you know my name It’s OK to have some fun You don’t have to be serious all the time Make it friendly
I like to know when I’ve made a mistake Tell me exactly what I need to do to fix things Help me as I go (don’t wait till the end) I don’t like nasty alert messages Correct me if I’m wrong
I don’t mind filling in long forms, but you’ve got to break it down for me Let me know how I’m progressing Make sure I can go back and change things later on Make long forms easy
I like it when you follow along with me I like helpful messages as I fill in the form Labels above the fields are easy to read Why can’t all forms be this easy! Help me along the way
Less is more… Say the bare minimum Make text easy to read Hide the less important stuff Don’t overwhelm me “I’m busy, so don’t make me read huge amounts of text”
Sometimes you only need one page to say it all I should get the ‘gist’ of your site almost immediately If I’m still scratching my head after 10 seconds, you’ve lost me Say the bare minimum
I read so much online, it’s a pleasure to not have to strain to read itty,bitty, text Big headings jump out at me Big text forces you to says just what you need to and no more Make text easy to read
Put the most important information at the top I’ll scroll down the bottom for other information It’s good to know it’s there if I need it Hide the less important stuff
What has Google learnt that Alta Vista and Yahoo didn’t?KeepItSimple Stupid Don’t overwhelm me
I want to learn… Publish informative presentation Publish informative videos Provide online tutorials Offer interesting articles “I will value your site if you take the time to educate me”
I like informative presentations Make it easy for me to embed your presentation in my blog It’s nice you made this for free I want to tell my friends Publish informative presentations
I like informative or entertaining videos Make it easy for me to embed your video on my website I want to tell my friends Publish informative videos
I love video demos or tutorials I’ll give anybody one minute of my time to watch a good video I feel more inclined to use your products, because I’m confident I can use them Provide online tutorials
I like it when you take the time to explain things in detail Your insights are of real value to me I tell lots of people about your excellent articles I like to read other people’s comments about your articles Offer interesting articles
When things go wrong… I like lots of support I don’t mind learning form others Be helpful! “If your site offers good support it tells me that you value me”
I need to know you’re there when things go wrong Offer me lots of different forms of help I’m quite capable of helping myself Personal support is nice too I like lots of support
I learn so much from forums Other people have often already encountered and solved my problems I’m grateful to you for setting up this helpful community I don’t mind learning from others
It’s nice when you help me when I get off track I know you care about your customers, even when things go wrong I don’t feel so stupid now Be helpful!
Don’t make me think… Clear calls to action What is your site about again? Every page needs a clear purpose Use patterns I’m familiar with “Sites are easy to use when I don’t have to think too hard”
I like it when the next options are crystal clear It’s almost like you’re reading my mind I like big buttons that stand out Clear calls to action
I hate sites that don’t know what they’re about I should know what your site is about almost immediately Pictures or previews can be very helpful What was your site about again?
I like it when you are clear about what you offer I like it when your messages are nicely bundled Highlighting the important bits helps me when I’m in a hurry Every page needs a clear purpose
I’ve seen that type of navigation before, so I know how to use it I like it when each section of your site works the same way Consistent highlighting helps me keep track of where I am Use patterns I’m familiar with
Why should I buy from you? Make it easy to compare prices Are you better than your competitors? What features do you offer? Who else uses you? I like to hear customers like you “I will buy from you if you offer value and make it easy”
Help me choose the right plan Let me know what most other customers choose Free trials take the risk out of buying I like simple plans Make it easy to compare prices
I know you have competitors I want to know why you’re so special Convince me to go with you If you’re so good, the reasons will be obvious Be honest Are you better than your competitors?
I am influenced by what other people say about you I like to know that others use your services and are happy they did If they like you, maybe I will too I like to hear customers like you
If lots of other companies use you, you must be doing something right I like to know I’m going with a top company I want to know you’ll still be around in a few years Who else uses you?
A feature list helps me decide if your product is right for me I like to know what benefits your features offer Pictures and previews help me learn faster What features do you offer?
Keep me informed… Let me know immediately Email me on a regular basis Let me subscribe in my own way I use my mobile too “If you ignore me, I’ll think you don’t care about me”
I like to hear about breaking news I like to hear about special offers I feel special when I’m in on the goss’ I get a sense of your personality through your Twitter channel Let me know immediately
Just because I’m a customer now, doesn’t mean you can ignore me You convinced me to go with you, so reassure me I made the right choice I like to hear about new products and services Email me on a regular basis
I like to subscribe using RSS or…ReallySimpleSyndication RSS gives me the freedom to read your updates my own way Let me subscribe in my own way
I’m using my mobile to browse websites more often these days It’s nice to know you support mobile users too I like it when you tailor the website for people on the move I use my mobile too
I want to get in touch… What was your number again? Can I talk to you online? “Make it easy for me to contact you about anything”
I want to talk to a real person, so what’s your number? I’ll still try the online version before calling (if you make it easy enough) I like Toll Free numbers What was your number again?
I have a burning question, but would rather not call (and wait in a queue) I like Live Chat support where I can ask a quick question immediately Can I talk to you online?
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