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Stupid Usability #23

Good Price or bad price? I can't tell

Written By: High Monkey
Posted: 2/3/2014

From the mind of Jill Arrigoni, Project Manager at High Monkey:

The other day I was searching online for a new hosting provider for a client. I ventured to the PC MAG website and did a quick search. When reviewing hosting services you are allowed to enter in your price range helping you to narrow down your search. When I went to enter the budget amount there was no indicator if the pricing scale was per year or per month.

Since, most hosting providers give you a monthly quote I would assume that is what they would do too, but it looked like it was yearly.

One simple thing they could do to fix this is clearly label their filters and scales, allowing for those using them to feel less confused!

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More About Virgil

Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect.

Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.

Posted: 2/3/2014 12:00:00 AM by Brian Haukos | with 0 comments