One of the main questions I get about my User Types, is how do you actually make use of them?
What I have provided is a simple framework to look at basic motivations of users who are using your system. However, if it was just an analytical tool, it would not be all that much use really! The main reason I developed the user types was to help you in the planning and design phase – not just with analytics and improvements!
There are two main ways to go about using the user types in the early phases of your design.