When turning to us, most customers want to improve the external appearance of their IT product. Many of them do not understand that only presenting beautiful graphics is not enough to generate leads and new customers. It’s better to solve the problem in a more complex way – to present the business in a new “package”. I will illustrate this idea through our client’s case. We helped him to increase sales by 25% and created a universal structure for a landing page, which became a reference for later landing pages. In this article, you’ll read about our deep immersion in the activities of the customer and solving his problem with the help of “business packaging”.
This is another case on how to increase application downloads using a new icon design and A/B testing on Google Play. During the experiment, we conducted 16 A/B tests, changed 6 design concepts, encountered an anomaly, and almost missed an important detail – but once again proved that a new icon design alone can increase an application’s organic downloads.
Beautiful women always attract attention. Beautiful cars make passers-by turn and look. Beautifully packaged sells goods faster. Appearance is always the first thing to impress us.
And what kind of first impression does your landing page design leave? Did you know you have only a few seconds to capture a user’s attention before they move on to another site? On the Internet, pictures matter. If you don’t capture the user’s attention by the pictures on your site – he or she will close the tab.
However, there are 5 categories of images that will help you lose your customers faster than others. Check out these top-5 no-nos for choosing landing-page images – and try not to make the same mistakes. (more…)
Your landing-page design is your project’s highlight. It can give the user more information than any other words on the page. It’s like a girl’s make-up: if it’s neat and elegant, it looks up-market and beautiful; if you overuse the color or turn it into messy war paint, it seems cheap and frivolous.
But how can you create a wow-effect landing design, without overdoing it? Here are 10 common landing page mistakes, and 10 tips on how to fix them. (more…)
Your Facebook cover can be an excellent tool for attracting potential customers to your social network page. But what should the cover look like? What is the best Facebook cover size? What do you need to know about Facebook’s recent business-page redesign? We conducted a study, checked out hundreds of cover designs of world-famous brands and managed to answer all these questions. In this article, you’ll also find over 50 interesting Facebook covers to inspire you, 18 tips from global brands for your business-page design, and a couple of life hacks from our studio.
It’s been over 10 years since the first iPhone appeared on the market. Users immediately appreciated its square icons with rounded corners. They were easy to click and gave a nice, neat orderliness to the screen. Only iOS icon designers were unhappy with the standard square icons – those square shapes limited the freedom for creative design. However, some experts decided to think out of the box. No squares would stop their creativity! In fact, the shape seemed to explode their creative thinking, and some true masterpieces began to appear in the AppStore.
These are the icons we have gathered here for you in our collection. (more…)
How can you understand which icon design will attract the most downloads? Even a professional designer with years of experience can’t answer this question with certainty. However, there’s a way to solve the problem: by ordering an icon design that’s undergone A/B testing.
Roman Rudnik, the head of IconDesignLAB.com studio, wrote a column for SitePoint in which he describes his experiences in conducting A/B testing of a customer’s Google Play icon.
But they published a cut version, so we decided to publish the unchanged original in our blog, with some stunning and interesting details. Read it and you’ll find out how A/B testing works and how it helped us increase an application’s downloads by 34%. (more…)
When a customer asks a designer to draw an icon, the customer is concerned about two issues: the cost of the work, and the duration of the work. To answer these questions, the designer should have a clear understanding of the customer’s needs. It’s good when you, the customer, knows what a perfect icon looks like – but what if you don’t know what you want?
There’s a simple answer: look at other work, and listen to yourself. To help you do that, we’ve listed nine websites that provide useful tips. (more…)
How do designers deceive their clients? How can you avoid paying through the nose and be left holding the bag?
Sometimes, designers prove to be uncooperative, and the job goes sideways. This article contains information about our friend’s galling experience and some stunning examples from the Internet that describe the most common ways that designers can deceive their clients. Read this – and learn from the experiences of others to avoid the mistakes other clients made!
At the end of the article is a short checklist you can use to find out whether designer you’re unfamiliar with is trustworthy or not. (more…)