Benefits of Personas

What’s Wrong with Personas? A Rebuttal to a Fair Question!

Anna Holopainen asked this question on LinkedIn: What’s wrong with most buyer personas? Aka my favorite pet peeve 👇 She also provided an answer straight away, listing the following points. In the following, Anna’s points are shown in bold text, followed by my response in unbolded text. I found these points very fruitful for a …

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The Definitive Guide to Personas

This goal of this comprehensive guide is to go through “all you need to know” about personas. This includes addressing the following questions: (1) What is a persona? (2) Why should I use personas? (3) Who should use personas? (4) How should I use personas? We consider different job roles when giving examples, including those …

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Benefits of Data-Driven Personas

Data-driven personas have the advantages of both personas and analytics! See this open access article for the full story – Data-Driven Personas for Enhanced User Understanding: Combining Empathy with Rationality for Better Insights to Analytics Remarkably, with the combining of personas and analytics, the strengths of each approach help offset the deficiencies of the other. …

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Combining Empathy with Rationality for Better Insights to Analytics

Persona is a common human-computer interaction technique for increasing stakeholders’ understanding of audiences, customers, or users. Applied in many domains, such as e-commerce, health, marketing, software development, and system design, personas have remained relatively unchanged for several decades. However, with the increasing popularity of digital user data and data science algorithms, there are new opportunities …

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Common Questions About Personas (We’ve Got the Answers!)

Hi! In this blog post, we’ve gathered some commonly asked questions about personas. Got more questions about personas? Just send us a message and we’ll address your question! Frequently Asked Persona Questions: What is a persona? What is a “persona profile”? What is a data-driven persona? How to create a persona? How to use a …

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