Foregoing the opportunity to show new users how to navigate your platform effectively during onboarding not only lowers your chances of retaining them, but it also weakens customer loyalty in the long run. To avoid churn, low retention rates, and general confusion about what you offer as a business, here are some user onboarding best practices.
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Can you imagine watching sports without the constant on-screen graphic giving you the score? Would you believe this wasn't the norm until 1994? This is what signaling in learning design is all about. Numerous studies have shown that humans learn more deeply when visual and/or verbal cues are added to highlight the organization of the essential information.
Captions are great. They have played a huge part in the worldwide phenomenon known as memes. This is the principle of contiguity at work, where corresponding printed words and graphics are placed near rather than far from each other.
Chapters originated in the era of classical antiquity and their benefits have persisted ever since. Breaking content into bite-size chunks helps people by (1) organizing information, and (2) allowing them time to reflect on what they have just consumed.