Inside Marketing: Weighing in on web design

first_imgThe ultimate test of a website is how well it meets users’ expectations, but it’s not easy to find out what members like and don’t like about your online portal. Two credit unions gathered member input via a simple pop-up feedback system to help guide their website redesign.$135 million Duke University Federal Credit Union used HappyOrNot Web Smileys panel to encourage members to rate selected web pages and content by clicking on a smiling, neutral or sad face and supplying additional comments if they’d like.“With our current website, our goal was to provide as much information as possible,” says CUES member Daniel Berry, CCE, CEO of the Durham, N.C., credit union. “What we’re learning is if it takes more than two or three clicks, members prefer to gather information in a phone call. As a result of feedback from members, our new website design will be simpler and more intuitive, with less information.” continue reading » 29SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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There are still plenty of properties for less than $500,000 within 20km of the CBD

first_img9/35 Lavender Place, Fitzgibbon. Picture: realestate.com.auThe two-bedroom home is being marketed through Boonie Worth, of Ray White Bridgeman Downs.The villa has a tiled, open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining area and sliding doors opening out to the covered terrace.The master bedroom has carpet, airconditioning and a fan, plus built-in wardrobes. There is also an ensuite. A laundry is hidden behind sliding doors.At Virginia, about 14km from the CBD, a home at 105 St Vincents Rd is listed for offers of $459,000 plus. 74 Boundary St, Tingalpa. Picture: realestate.com.auTHERE  are still plenty of properties for less than $500,000 within 20km of the CBD – you just have to know where to look.New research data from PRDnationwide has revealed 16.1 per cent of suburbs within 20km of the Brisbane CBD have a median price of less than $500,000. 74 Boundary St, Tingalpa. Picture: realestate.com.auWhile the high end of the market seems to have gathered some momentum, the majority of sales within the greater Brisbane area are for between $500,000 and $750,000.Only 3.8 per cent were for more than $1.25 million. At Tingalpa, about 15km from the CBD, an offer of more than $460,000 could secure you a three-bedroom home at 74 Boundary St. The home, listed through Maryanne Birch of Maryanne Birch Real Estate – Hawthorne is close to parklands.It has an airconditioned lounge, which opens onto the front veranda. The kitchen has room for a table and chairs.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours agoIt is on a 500sq m fenced block, and is close to shopping, schools and public transport.At Fitzgibbon, about 16km from the CBD, 9/35 Lavender Place is listed for offers of more than $349,000.center_img 105 St Vincents Rd, Virginia. Picture: realestate.com.auThe home is being marketed through Richard Parker, of Watt Realty – Aspley.It has a large rear deck, and the modern kitchen has new appliances and a gas cooktop.The home, which is about five minutes from the train station, features timber floors. Outside is a fully fenced yard, rainwater tank and a double lock-up garage plus another shaded car space.last_img read more

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