Improving Your Site Search: The Search Bar

In this first installment of our series on improving your site search experience, we’ll begin with a fundamental but often overlooked part of search: the search bar.  First, we’ll discuss why the search bar is so important, and then we’ll discuss some key factors that make a great search bar. Why Your Search Bar is Important Google and …

Why You Should Care About Autocomplete

Many of us in the tech world live in a bubble. We assume things about our users that are not always true, and occasionally this comes out in embarrassing yet eye-opening ways. When my cofounder, Dan and I were working on Search at Shutterstock a few years ago, we realized we were very much doing …