Patent Number: 7,827,487

Title: Soliciting user feedback regarding one or more web pages of a website without obscuring visual content

Abstract: One embodiment includes a system for receiving page-specific user feedback concerning a particular web page of a website. The system includes a first icon viewable with the particular web page independent of input from a user subsequent to the user accessing the particular web page. The first icon includes a bar located proximate an edge of the particular web page and having a length that is at least approximately equal to a length of the edge of the particular web page. Substantially all visual content of the particular web page is unobscured by the first icon. A user pointer being placed on the first icon for at least a predefined amount of time causes a second icon to become viewable with the particular web page. The second icon requests the user to select the first icon to provide page-specific user feedback concerning the particular web page. A selection of the first icon causing a feedback window to become viewable to the user. The feedback window solicits feedback from the user.

Inventors: Nickerson; Rand B. (Highland Park, IL), Treschl; Mark A. (Highland Park, IL)

Assignee: OpinionLab, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 3/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00