Tips Archives - Pointzi - Guides, Onboarding & Growth for Web & Mobile Apps

Jul 21

Slack’s contextual tips for Huddles

Slack has either boosted productivity or destroyed it in the workplace 😉 – it’s hard to tell!  It does however get everyone talking about a topic and we covered previously about how Feature Announcements are done at Slack. So it’s no surprise that Slack used contextual tips to announce “Huddles” (Discord-style voice conversations). Contextual Tip


Jul 12

Announcing the New Pointzi Web Creator

In the upcoming weeks we are releasing an update to our Chrome Extension for web apps. This is a great addition and actually shoots past the current mobile guide creation interface which will adopt some of the elements here. Specifically: New design for a user friendly experience & navigation New targeting tool for tip placement


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


Apr 17

Tutorial: Recreating Pastebin’s simple tip

We sometimes get questions for more content about using the product and some quick start tutorials. This simple example shows how you can combine an images and text content into a simple tip. Its based on a simple, no nonsense example from one of the web’s busiest sites: Pastebin and its got a clear Call-to-Action


Jul 13

Google continuous onboarding in 2019

In earlier posts we’ve looked at what Google has done to introduce new features and deepen engagement – we call this continuous onboarding. This post is an update that shows the following key characteristics: Google consistently use tips, popups and feature tours. Tips are ALWAYS simple. Tips are ALWAYS contextual Popups and Tips seem to