The Progressive Onboarding Blog

Mar 23

App Leader’s Tips and Popups

How is it that some apps nail user engagement? What looks so easy is the result of a lot of product measurement and fine tuning. The reason why mobile tips, tooltips and guides work is because designers often hide features away to avoid clutter. What you can show on a sidebar (or top menu) in


Mar 19

When Mobile Carousels make sense

With Pointzi you can create carousels without coding. But readers will know that I’m not a huge fan. I AM a huge fan of JTBD (Jobs-to-be-done) and to me carousels seemed to stand between the user and their job. So thats not a good thing. Elsewhere in a banking app, I was positive on using


Feb 15

FOMO and product adoption

Its been a huge month in tech with #wallstreetbets on reddit** and crypto going mainstream – but the breakout success in Apps has to be Clubhouse. Clubhouse launched in April of 2020, perfect for a COVID world, now they have over 5M users on IOS only! They’ve mastered the art of FOMO to drive that


Dec 14

A product led indie developer journey

This second part of interview with fintech product Navexa’s founder gives insight into what it takes to be an indie developer. Bootstrapping a product and startup in one of the most courageous things to do in tech and something employees never really understand. Navarre gives me insight into his journey developing Navexa as an independent


Dec 9

The best gamified onboarding in a fintech product

The onboarding for fintech product Navexa is gamified and sublime. In this interview I discuss with the founder the decisions that led to making a first-time experience that has helped radically increase activation and reduce trialler abandonment.   Navarre Trousselot is the founder of portfolio tracking product Navexa and he takes us through the main