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Linkbait is a subject of much controversy online with many deriding its use. However, does it actually work?
Personalisation can cause a lot of confusion. It comes in many forms and not all of them are appropriate for every site. Do not insist on personalisation unless you have a clear idea of what you mean and what benefits you expect.
Email mailing lists are a valuable marketing tool. However, getting users to signup, let alone open and click on emails can be incredibly challenging.
Most clients or bosses think of web designers as implementors, and yet many have so much more to offer. How then do we change this perception?
As web professionals we know that to get the best from the web, clients need to think strategically about their sites long term management. But how do we convince them?
With a book to finish and Christmas descending, the Boagworld blog and podcast is shutting its doors for a few weeks.
Everybody fears negative feedback and most of us tend to avoid it. But feedback is a crucial component of the web design process. We must learn to manage our fears.
As web professionals we love to complain that senior management don’t ‘get’ the web, but complaining achieves nothing. What can we practically do to tackle the senior management crisis?
Ensuring a website is consistent and easy to maintain are two of the biggest headaches faced by larger organisations. Fortunately pattern libraries can help.
In the next season of the podcast we explore the impact of the web on business, but is it really as significant as web professionals would claim?
When working as part of an internal web team you face politics, bureaucracy and company culture incompatible with the web. How then can you ever get anything constructive done?
Clients like to have the ultimate say about design sign-off, but are they best qualified to make that decision? If not, then what is the alternative?
Good user interface design is about attention to detail. Get those details wrong and you risk frustrating the user. Take the simple example of showing an email address on your website.