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Buying Insurance with a Twist: Lemonade and Maya Chatbot

Finding the right kind of insurance is painful. So it was refreshing to see Lemonade’s chat based insurance flow.

What works well:

- The flow feels ‘non-intrusive’

- I didn’t realize the number of inputs I gave, it felt like a breeze

- The fact that I was interacting and not just inputting, put me at ...

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ETMoney nails the main dashboard view

When you have many use cases to cover on mobile app, often the default view for the users starts getting chaotic. This is where I find ETMoney's default view of their mobile app very clean and to the point despite having many use cases to handle.

What I liked specifically -

1. Almost all the ...

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Whatsapp for Business Done Right: Bloomberquint

Media outlets find it challenging competing for time share.

At a time when users are turning off app notifications and inshorts is in vogue, Bloomberquint’s Whatsapp news feature is the work of genius.

What works here are 2 things:

- The seamless way in which you sign up/subscribe. It’s totally intuitive.

- But more ...

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How interesting UI layout of Zest takes its user experience and engagement much higher

Zest (www.zest.is) is a one cool content website that I use on a daily basis. Apart from some cool articles shared by other marketers, what makes it more engaging is cool UI layout of its chrome extension.

Kudos to the team behind it that has taken the content consumption more engaging. Be it ...

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Apart from the concept, the UX is what makes FarFarAway more interesting!

I came across farfaraway (http://www.farfaraway.co) sometime back. There are many astrology sites but what makes this one interesting is the way it presents the information to its users.

The website design is very refreshing. Use of minimalist theme with good combination of font and dual color tones definitely adds to the UX ...

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How Upwork makes aware a user of its product feature at the right moment

One of the constant struggle any product manager has is that how a product feature can be made aware to a user and get them to use it. Hence, found this interesting. Upwork is a freelancing platform and one of the feature it provides is seamless communication between project owner and freelancer.

However, with so ...

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Bored of answering security questions before every login? Capital One's Swift ID shows how to avoid it

SwiftID, which aims to do away with the typical security questions like “name of your first pet?” or “mother’s maiden name?” is the first offering of its kind by Capital One.
This mobile app-based tool takes advantage of different security mechanisms to protect users’ accounts against fraud, rather than forcing you to prove your ...

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Want to communicate your latest feature? Weave a story just like Paypal

There are a couple things which is just great in this email example from PayPal. Not only is the opening copy clever and concise, but the entire concept also reflects a relatable benefit of using the service. Think about it: How many times have you been in a situation where you went out to dinner ...

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Want to exchange payments with your social circle? Venmo is just the app you are looking for

Venmo is a Peer to Peer banking software that allows to exchange payments among your friends. The app links your Facebook friends and email contacts to your bank account. Venmo will allow users to create a group account to make group transactions easier, faster and hassle free. Venmo clearly identified the current problems with group ...

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Searching for ways to monetize your banking app? USAA has the right answers

Despite the growth in online banking, most apps have failed to monetize effectively on its wide customer reach. Financial institutions now actively look to migrate costly transactions from branch or call center to self-service mode. It is believed that part of the reason for lack sales integration is related to the challenge of selling within ...