The approach you take will depend mostly on how you feel about people—do you want to talk to users face-to-face, or use one of the many new UX tools and let computers gather the information automatically? Conduct and record a screen-sharing session with someone you know.
This straightforward method is just as good, contrary to obsolete popular belief, as a face-to-face testing session for most purposes.
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Although more web people have basic design training nowadays, many are still unfamiliar with how to conduct user research, which is an important part of the design process.
As Dana Chisnell points out, usability testing only takes a few steps, and it’s easy to do remote testing with minimal cost and preparation time.