Kim Krause Berg is a Rare Gem
Affordable website and software application usability testing services
Kim Krause Berg has been building, marketing and testing websites since 1995. This award winning, cross trained ,usability expert has provided affordable usability services for every size and type of website, for leading search engine marketing companies as a partner, and is equally dedicated to her local community providing friendly, affordable services to small businesses.
Home Business to Enterprise Level Care
If you want a website, Kim will do whatever possible to make that happen. She has worked on many of the most famous websites in the world in some capacity, from usability audits to information architecture mapping and re-design. Locally, Kim has assisted consultants, authors, alternative health healers, and businesses who want a web presence.
What Does Kim Krause Berg Do?
Well, sleep is not on the list.
But, she is called a rare gem because of what she can do. Most people pick a set of skills and stay there. Kim took advantage of every opportunity that came her way, every mentor who took notice of her abilities, and every chance to learn something new that might enhance her expertise. Today, she partners with advertising agencies, software developers, search engine marketers, and digital design and marketing companies that want to provide website usability services to their clients.
Kim can do:
Web site usability audits
They are highly intensive in their scope and include sections other companies do not have the skills to include in their audits such as online software user interface, usability and functional testing. She will tell you she loves nothing more than to purposely try to blow up an application, "Because if I can, hackers will."
Site audits are performed to discover the causes for abandonment, poor conversions, usability standards, accessibility standards, customer experience design and much more.
Information architecture mapping, site structure, design and strategy.
Mental models, keyword research, taxonomies, link labels and more
Kim started out in the pioneering days of website promotion and continues to implement organic SEO elements into all of her usability work projects. Her audits are intended to support organic SEO and search engine marketing strategies. Kim coined the phrase "Holistic Usability and SEO" in 2002 and is famous for being the best choice when bridging the two industries need to work together.
Accessibility testing and implementation
If your website is a .gov, .edu or wants to be used by everybody, no matter what their age, physical handicap or special need, Kim tests for compliance and codes to meet Section 508, PAS 78 guidelines and WCAG2.0 compliance standards. She was sub-contracted to perform accessibility testing in 2010 by the state of Pennsylvania.
The fastest way to put a website. Kim knows CSS3 and HTML5, Photoshop and Starbucks cafe mocha.
Is your website ready for all devices? With the decision by Google to de-value and rank websites that do not pass their standards for mobile device usage, the demand for responsive design is hot. Kim does manual and emulation testing on all types of mobile devices and knows how to code responsive pages.
Testing websites and applications is not complete unless testing is performed by qualified participants. Kim offers user testing services that includes test and task creation, setup, raw data, analysis, participant selection and more.
This is the bulk of it. But wait, there's more! Kim founded Cre8asiteforums, which was acquired by a marketing agency in 2012. She has been a columnist and blogger since 2002. She keeps threatening to write a book. She has spoken at conferences for years and her slides are available on Slideshare. She has written two ebooks on website conversions. She volunteers at a horse stable for racehorses that no longer run. Well, that must count for something, right?
How Do I Hire Kim Krause Berg?
First, I meet you at a local organic farm and pick green beans together....Wait.
She has an official website to impress stakeholders and yourself called
that contains pricing, a contact form and a proposal request form.
If you dream of stealing her away from consulting to hire her outright, you can
(PDF) and read it while watching Dr. Who re-runs.
Why Should I Hire Kim Krause Berg?
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