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We all know that calls to action are a crucial component of any website. But knowing when to make those calls and when to remain silent is just as important.
If you have a reasonably big website there could be literally hundreds of tasks a user might be trying to complete. In such scenarios it is unwise to try and accommodate them all.
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.
Integrating social media with our website should be more than just slapping some social media icons on the homepage.
One of my biggest frustrations with the ecommerce sites we work on, is when clients want users to register before they can purchase. Users do not come to your site to register. They come to purchase.…
As web designers and website owners we need to think long and hard about how we are using social media, especially how we introduce social elements into our websites
Do users get your app? Are you confusing them with too many features?
A website should satisfy our desire for risk and reward. How your site does that depends on its it’s role. Which role does your site serve?
What are you doing to make existing users feel special? For that matter what are you doing just to make their lives a little bit easier?
With “Client Centric Web Design” soon to be released the subject matter is at the fore of my mind. As a result I am seeing the themes covered in the book popping up everywhere. The latest…
Its easy when working on a website to get bogged down by the “what ifs.” Take for example the “estimated reading time” message at the start of this post. What if somebody does…
When it comes to wireframing it's time to branch out. Too many of us wireframe two or three versions of a page template before giving up. A better approach is to sketch out as many different versions …
Responsive design creates some enormous challenges, not just in build but also in layout and wireframing.