Incredible Tools That Assess Your Web Design

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This is an article that focuses on the importance of user reviews in developing a site. It talks about how the entire business, no matter what industry, essentially depends on the way a user perceives it. This is why this article helps to identify tools that can help in pulling in user feedback for a smart and effective website.

Everyone knows that a business without a website is like a bank without a door. You need to get in for operations; similarly, you need to throw yourself at the people for them to be able to pick your products and services.

Having said this, it is obvious that there are hundreds upon hundreds of websites existing in the web world today. Naturally, when you create a website, your endeavor is to ensure that the maximum number of people can reach your website to avail the services.

This is why you must incorporate some interesting features in your site. You must ensure that you actually understand the visitor. I mean, you may be playing a Bach background score on your site, but is that something that your visitor really wants? Well, there’s only one way to know it and that is to hear it right from the horse’s mouth.

This is why, you must ensure to have a few feedback tools placed well on your site. Not only does this make you slightly more enlightened towards the approach you must take developing your site, but it also helps you in creating an honest interest amongst your viewers. What I mean is, everyone likes to give a bit of advice. So, why not use it in your best interests.

Feedback Tools

Critique the Site
This convenient web tool permits you to pucker feedback regarding a website’s design. This tool uses a very simple method to work. It provides a clean slate kind of a left column where a website visitor can come and leave comments. The one catch here is that a reviewer will essentially have to log in using any popular web networking platform like Twitter or Facebook. This is just done to ensure the safety of the site in order to ascertain human interface.

This tool makes it very simple to share a site for evaluating and pulling together feedback, trusting the social web’s uncontrolled fondness for talking about things. This tool is, however, restricted to the number of people you have access to as it doesn’t have a group of reviewers at hand to review your site.

Please Critique Me

Please Critique Me is essentially a web resource. It is run by a web design agency that offers design critiques for free, by some design critique in their organization or a separate panel of specialists in this field. The company is known as OnWired. This resource has a panel that includes big names like:

  1. Chris Spooner
  2. Grace Smith
  3. Sarah Parmenter

and more.
The website is not only very helpful for getting your designs evaluated by professionals, but is also a way to absorb many effective design philosophies by reading archived critiques.

 

Reviews and Critiques – SitePoint

SitePoint is a leading online media company that issues articles and e-books meant for web designers and developers. It has a forum particularly for receiving design responses and updates from their huge reservoir of registered users that go up to 350,000+ recorded users. There is a whole section on the Website Reviews forum, where designers can appeal for feedback on their web design.

Bounce

Bounce is a simple web application. It is designed to give web designers a platform for petitioning, and appealing for ideas and feedback about their website. It is natural to use and offers a very good user interface. All you need to do is simply plug in your web design’s URL and it produces a screenshot of the site which people can make comments on.

If you have a social network of designers, this can be an enjoyable and stress-free way of gathering feedback using web services such as Twitter and Facebook.

Guru

+Ayodhyanath Guru holds a B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering and has worked with various prestigious clients in the IT industry and presently working as a Software Engineer. He is a part time blogger and presently authors the Jafaloo.Com blog. Being a tech enthusiast Guru likes to surf the web and blogs about interesting technical topics like How-To guides, freewares, Tutorials, Software, Gadgets, web applications etc. Apart from blogging he likes coding in Java/J2EE and PHP.

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