Your next product feature, backed by product feedback.

Did you ever release a “game-changing” feature in your eyes, but no one used it? In addition, was it even inconvenient for your customers? We’ve heard the horror stories, and created a few of our own along the way. The one thing missing for your product feature: product feedback! There is no doubt: releasing the right product features is a cornerstone for every SaaS company’s business success. It brings about product-led growth and helps your SaaS scale.

In this post I’m going to show you how we handle product feedback questions and implement new product features. Everything backed by product feedback.

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Is Customer Support Email the best channel to customer success?

A lot has been written on how companies can grow their business through customer success. The terms “customer success” or “customer experience” seem to be the new buzzwords in the growth-driven tech world. These discussions are great, and we at Usersnap believe that customer support email and customer success are important factors when it comes to business success.

However, I do believe that some basic and core questions remain unanswered. And one of these questions is this:

Is email still the best customer support channel?
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Guide for Usersnap as your main customer support software

A couple of days ago, there was a customer who came in to ask us if we knew about some great customer support tools. Obviously, we told them about Usersnap and what it does for bug tracking. They didn’t realize that it does just that this customer wanted it for customer support.

Here’s the good news.

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Get started in web development today. Here are 9 basic tips everyone should know.

I have recently published a piece on “what no one tells you about working in web development” in which I shared some insights on how working on web development projects, well, works. Starting out in web development can be quite difficult, but it is a worthwhile adventure if well prepared. Here’s my web development tutorial with 9 useful tips that can help you make your start in web development a smooth one!

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7 Tips On How to Become a Full Stack Developer!

When you’re starting out, going to university or starting to work in your first full-time job, you feel like you can handle anything. You want to be a good developer, so you want to go full stack.

What’s that exactly? Well, bring together all the books relevant to information technology and bundle them together. That tower of information is what you’d call a full stack 😉

So, once you realize that, ambitious as you are, you know deep down that it’s probably a pipe dream. Or is it?
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How to design trust, and bake it into your software

If you’re looking to develop a new application or a website, you may not have given much thought to making it look and feel trustworthy to your potential users. Their design trust is crucial to improving adoption, usage, and retention rates.

But trust me (pun intended) it’s important.

A well-trusted, well-reviewed website or app will draw new, repeat users and boost your online presence, business, and reputation.

So how can developers and designers create and design trust?

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In praise of QA: What is Quality Assurance?

Let’s talk about Quality Assurance: I’m super happy to work with a company that puts a lot of energy into the quality assurance part of every single software development project.

Quality assurance is a discipline that’s overlooked and under-appreciated. We produce software, share it with the team, test it, collect feedback, ask beta testers and then do it over again. Share, test, collect, ask, repeat. Yup, that’s pretty much it.

Yet people treat quality assurance as something superficial – a few tests here, a few user feedback there, and with one big eye staring at the release button.
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Top 7 Translation Management Tools for Software Builders

As a business, we’re regularly trying new products and tools to help us with our software development.

Especially when building customer-centric products, the software text matters. Providing software in our customer’s native language impacts the user experience a lot. 

Therefore, we evaluated different platforms for software localization and wanted to share some of our findings.

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GitLab vs GitHub: Key differences & similarities

Version Control repository management services are a key component in the software development workflow. In the last few years, there’s been much debate about GitLab vs GitHub, as they positioned themselves as handy assistants for developers, particularly when working in large teams.

With the latest release of GitLab 10.0, GitLab took a major leap forward from code management, to deployment and monitoring. GitLab calls it Complete DevOps. They aim for the entire software development, deployment, and DevOps market.

That means when talking about the differences and similarities of GitLab vs GitHub, we need to look beyond code repositories and take a look at the entire process.


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Jira vs Trello – an Overview on the Best Project Management Tool

Sometimes I feel a bit overwhelmed by the sheer amount of content in the field of project management. Especially when looking at the tool-side of project management. I see new tools popping up every other day.

With Jira and Trello – we looked at two major project management tools, their benefits and drawbacks and most importantly their main differences. Since Atlassian, the vendor of Jira acquired Trello, both project management tools are coming from the same company. But they are still competing over the same target group.

So if you’re thinking about making the switch to Jira or Trello, this article is the right place for you.
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