Scientifically proven to boost activation and retention

Show new users how to get started with user onboarding Checklists. Set them up in minutes, and start increasing your user engagement today.

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What are Checklists and how do they work?

With user onboarding Checklists you can:

Personalize Checklists to look native to your product
Motivate users by rewarding progress
Launch tooltip tours for Checklists items
Target the right user segment at the right time
Measure progress through lightweight analytics

3 cognitive biases that make Checklists so effective

Bias towards completion

Checklists let users see their path to completion.

Bias towards reward

Completing each item gives users a hit of dopamine to the brain.

Bias towards consistency

Checklists consistently inspire users to take another step towards their goals.

“I am very often asked by people what onboarding design patterns I recommend, and there are very very few where I’m just like, “Total silver bullet, across the board, you can’t go wrong with—tooltip tours or whatever.” But this sort of design pattern is one that I do usually recommend in a vacuum. I’m a big believer in it.”

Samuel Hulick, Founder of UserOnboard

“The Appcues checklist was easy to set up and has been instrumental in helping us educate and guide our customers during the account setup process.”

Rubi Sanchez, Product Manager

“Checklist is going to help us address our number one issue for new users, they don't know where to start. Now they have a step-by-step guide that makes it simple to know what to do, where to go, and how to get it done. The checklist in combination with flows and hotspots is going to make it easy and enjoyable to get started with our software.”

Jessica Wishart, Training & Innovation Expert

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