Web design is an incredibly competitive market, so IT professionals are always looking for new ideas that will help to improve the appearance and functionality of their web design, as well as improve their web development skills. One way to be able to do this is through user feedback. Even negative feedback is good, because it tells IT professionals what they need to improve upon. There are several tools you can use to get the feedback you need. Here are some of the best web design feedback tools. #1. User Testing This tool lets you choose users who match your target demographics. Watch what they are doing, listen to their voices, and more to learn what they really want from your website. Uber Testing is fast, and it is inexpensive to use. Basically, you are going to be able to “watch” what users are doing while visiting your site. This is going to give you a good insight as to what they really want to see on the site, and you can make changes when necessary. #2. Usabilla Usabilla will help you to increase your conversion via visual feedback on your site. This can be either with live feedback, or through surveys that you can use during any stage of the web design process. It allows you to make improvements instantly based on the feedback you receive, which you can get at any stage of designing your site. This is going to ensure that you have the best possible site, and one that customers are going to enjoy using. This online tool is for automated remote use, and you will be able to receive the quality feedback you need. #3. Criticue With this tool, you can get help from entrepreneurs and web designers. You review their sites, and they review yours. The amount of feedback you receive will depend on how much feedback you are posting yourself. Criticue is a great way to get helpful advice from other professionals, both in your own field as well as in other fields. All you have to do is submit your website to get started. #4. TryMyUI TryMyUI is an interesting feedback tool that lets you enjoy videos of your site’s users. You can see their screens, and watch what they do on various pages on your site. Users can provide feedback to you directly, which is something that they like. They will appreciate it if you are offering this service to them in a world where reaching someone in customer service can be a lot like pulling teeth. #5. Outsprung It doesn’t matter how good the online tools are that you are using. Sometimes, what you really need is just for someone else to take a good hard look at your website. This is what you get from Outsprung, where you can have online usability consultations, receive feedback on content design, and more. You can start with an inexpensive website review, which will be recorded by one of the Outsprung in-house designers. Everything on your website will be reviewed, from layout to design to usability to conversions and more. #6.Silverback App Silverback app runs on Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks, and it is easy to use. You can capture screen activity, add chapters any time, record voice commands, etc. This is an app that makes it easy and inexpensive to do guerilla testing. This is a user friendly interface and very easy to use, which in turn will help you make your own website easier for your customers to use and increase your conversion rate. #7. Feedback Roulette With Feedback Roulette you can exchange feedback with other website owners. The more sites you review, the more points you earn, and the more feedback you will receive. Users like the fact that you are actually able to receive feedback when you give it, unlike with other sites that just expect you to leave feedback and get nothing out of it. To get started, all you have to do is enter your website URL and your email address, and you can immediately start exchanging feedback. #8. Concept Feedback This tool lets users rate your web development concepts on a variety of platforms, which can include engagement, design, originality, etc. With Concept Feedback, you will be able to get the feedback you need to change things in order to increase your conversion rates. When you don’t have those conversion rates, you don’t have sales, and the feedback you receive will help you decide what is going to interest customers the most. This service is free to use, although there are other versions that charge a small fee (Elite and Titan) and offer additional features. #9. VerifyApp Verify app lets you make improvements to your site quickly and easily. It uses real-time data from your users, collecting and analyzing it to see what your site needs and what it doesn’t need. This tool is easy to set up, and it takes almost no time at all to use. You can even take design screenshots, and implement the feedback you get from users. The quicker you can do these things, the sooner your site is going to be exactly what your customers are looking for, and the better your conversion rate is going to be. #10. Userlytics This tool is mainly for testing mobile apps. If you want a flexible plan that is affordable to use, this is one that you need to install now. You can use it to test prototypes, display your ads, post videos, watch social behavior, and a whole lot more. Userlytics is supported by cloud technology, so sharing is a lot smarter, and easier than ever. Setting up projects is simple when you use task templates, which are a total utility feature with this tool. So, not only are you going to increase your conversion rates, you are going to be able to do it in record time. 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