Why the Law of Similarity Matters in Credit Union Website Design

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Objects that seem similar appear to form a group The Law of Similarity is one of several principles of visual grouping that come from Gestalt psychology. It states that when objects within an assortment are similar in color, shape, size, or some other quality, they appear to be related or form a group. These similarities are used by the human…

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How to Use the Law of Proximity in Credit Union Website Design

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Objects that are near each other appear to form a group The Law of Proximity is one of several principles of visual grouping that come from Gestalt psychology. It states that when objects are near each other they appear to be related or form a group, even if shapes and sizes are significantly different. Designers can utilize the Law of…

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5 Laws of Credit Union Website Design

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Your credit union’s website is your biggest and most important branch because more people interact with your website than any of your brick and mortar locations. Given the importance of your website, how it’s designed has a massive impact on the overall brand experience you create for members and nonmembers alike. By following proven laws of user experience, you can…

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ADA Compliance Update: ADA Strategy & BloomCU’s New Partnership with User1st

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ADA compliance is on the minds of many credit unions right now, and for good reason. Lawsuits are on the rise, so it’s important that credit unions mitigate risk associated with their websites and put themselves in a safe position. Over the last few months, we have had many clients ask us about ADA compliance, what can be done to…

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How to Make PDFs ADA Compliant

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A couple weeks ago, we discussed how to make the blog posts ADA compliant. In this post, we’ll discuss how to do the same for the PDFs on your credit union website. Addressing compliance issues on PDFs can be complicated. We’ll address a few possible strategies for meeting compliance standards when it comes to PDFs. Keep in mind that the…

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How Blogging Can Help Your Credit Union Grow

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Imagine you’re sitting in a marketing meeting. Besides the uncomfortable chairs and the limited selection of bagels, things are going great! Ideas are flying for new mission statements and punchy, engaging taglines. But then your new colleague Shelly perks up and suggests adding a blog to your credit union website. Actually, she insists on it. “It’s what everyone’s doing” she…

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Surefire Ways to Improve the Homepage of Your Credit Union Website Design

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First impressions matter. If people got past first impressions quickly, then Pride and Prejudice would be a short story, not a 300+ page novel. Job interviews wouldn’t feel so stressful, and we’d all probably forget that horrible date we went on one time. But first impressions tend to linger. On your credit union website, you only have one chance to…

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