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Blog Usability – How to Reach Your Bl...

Blog Usability – How to Reach Your Blogging Happy Place
Congratulations! You’re a blog owner. It has a catchy name. After submitting a blog post, you’re amazed at the inbound traffic. The ads in your sidebar are paying your mortgage. People recognize you on the street as that “Cool Blogger”. Next year, you’ll retire to some tropical island because your blog success is like winning the lottery. Or [...]

Usability Tea

Usability Tea
As I return to a less intense work load than in weeks past, I thought I’d relax with you and share some recent usability blog posts that caught my eye, but I haven’t had time to write or comment on them. Four Bad Designs. Jakob Nielsen picks four examples of designs that missed their mark. Each example is right-on, but my favorit [...]

Web Site Feedback as Your Secret Onli...

Web Site Feedback as Your Secret Online Marketing Tool
There’s a small trick I do with my online order form that helps to identify one of the first problems a web site may have. I purposely don’t ask for a business address or phone number right away. I don’t want to know what these are. As a web site usability consultant, when I visit a client’s web site for the first time [...]

That’s a Nice Form You’re...

That’s a Nice Form You’re Wearing
In my dating days, I was a guy’s worst nightmare. When I went out with my friends, I may or may not have been looking for a cute hunk. Most likely, I was there to dance and flirt with a drummer. The worst thing a Coyote (man on the hunt) could do was to throw me a pick up line. I would move away from the bar. I would roll my eyes. I [...]

Usability Bliss and Utopian User Inte...

Usability Bliss and Utopian User Interface Dreams
I laughed when I read SEO and Usability: Don’t Beat a Dead Horse, which is a response to my SEO and Usability: Be That Stallion and Round Up The Herd. He has a point and I though it was likely a sign that I’m a usability idealist. Carlos del Rio wrote: You need to reach with both (SEO and Usability) hands to efficiently take advantage [...]

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