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Oct 31

How one Bank App uses Feature Announcements

Pointzi was designed for Apps to make onboarding, education and Feature Discovery simple and code-less. Most commonly the use of Tips and Tours to nudge a user into action is a great user engagement approach. But what happens when you are rolling out a major feature? Perhaps tips of a popup are a good introduction


Mar 24

Carousels for Feature Discovery 💪

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is* the 71st most powerful company and 43rd largest bank in the world. Their mobile app has won many design prizes and they have huge resources to pour into it. This post looks at some excellent Feature Discovery, Feature Onboarding they use in parts of the App. If you’ve read


Oct 16

Compare: User onboarding in 2 Meditation apps

I was listening to a podcast recently with the founder of Headspace a popular meditation App. I’d not used the App but many people I know have – what amazed me on the podcast was that it was mentioned their revenues exceed $100M – it appears that the sector is big business! I downloaded a


May 4

Slack’s Carousel is short-sharp and on-message

Slack is one of the fastest growing companies in history taking only 2 years to get to $1B valuation. Their 2017 round was based on a $200M ARR and resulted in a $5B valuation – so based on real-enterprise value, not just hype. Here is a chart of their stellar growth. Te really great thing


Feb 19

Reminding users of a screen’s purpose

You know that whilst carousels are cute, that most users just swipe through them ignoring the message. So its interesting to see how Twitch provide an inApp popup to remind the user in a more contextual way. If you are NOT a gamer and if you don’t know Twitch, then you are really missing out