How a Clickable Prototype Can Help Visualize and Test User Flows

How a Clickable Prototype Can Help Visualize and Test User Flows

Strategic planning
February 21, 2023
Diego Machado
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Are you a business owner looking to improve your customer's experience? Do you want to test and refine your digital product before launching it to the world? Then you need to learn about clickable prototypes and how they can help you visualize and test user flows.

So, what is a clickable prototype? It's a "simulation" of your product that allows users to interact with it as if it were the real thing. With it, you can test your product's design, user flow, and functionality before investing in development.

Understanding User Flows

Before we dive into how clickable prototypes can help, let's talk about user flows. User flows are the paths that users take to accomplish a specific task or goal on your website, app, or product. It's important to map out user flows to ensure your product is intuitive and easy to use.

For example, if you're an e-commerce website, you want to make sure that your users can easily find the product they're looking for, add it to their cart, and complete the checkout process. By mapping out this flow, you can identify pain points and areas for improvement.

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Benefits of Clickable Prototypes

Now, let's talk about how clickable prototypes can help you visualize and test user flows.

First, clickable prototypes facilitate communication and collaboration among your team. Since it is a simulation of the real thing, everyone can get a sense of how the product will work and offer feedback.

Testing with real users, you can get feedback on what's working and what's not. This feedback can help refine the product to ensure a better user experience.

And one of the most important benefits is that they help save time and money because they will help you see problems way before investing in development, where fixing those problems would be very expensive.

How to Create a Clickable Prototype

Creating a clickable prototype is easier than you might think. There are many tools available that make the process straightforward, such as Figma, Sketch, and Adobe XD. You can gather assets and resources, design and build the prototype, and then conduct user testing to get feedback.

Clickable prototypes are an invaluable tool for business owners looking to improve their digital products. You can save time and money by testing and refining user flows before investing in development. We also know that creating a good prototype takes time and requires a lot of experience to get it right.

That is why we offer our Discovery Service as a done-for-you solution, and, as a bonus, if you later decide to do the development with us, we will credit the cost of the discovery package towards the total cost of your project, so there it is, it is a risk-free package that will guarantee your software project starts with the right foot.

Diego Machado