I offer heuristics services as a trained web and graphic designer. Creator Jakob Nielsen describes heuristic evaluation as “one of the main discount usability engineering methods.” Simply put, website heuristic evaluation entails asking an a web expert to examine your site and give criticism and recommendations.
The process of heuristic evaluation is a simple, effective and low cost method for evaluating the usability of a website. The goal of a heuristic evaluation is to identify what usability issues may be present and the severity of the issues. It is also helpful in categorizing the issues into different priority levels so the larger issues can get fixed first.
An example from a heuristic evaluation report: