So many books so little time! One of the books at the top of my ‘must read’ list is Aaron Walter’s ‘Designing for Emotion’. I finally got around to reading the sample chapter on A List Apart and it has only increased my desire to find the time to read the book. The whole thing […]
I was chatting with @bobscape this morning about a talk outline he has written (see below) and it struck me just how complex modern UX design is becoming now that the context users are interacting in is so varied. We have some serious challenges ahead. With the rise of mobile we, as web designers, now […]
If like me you have spent a lot of thought considering the calls to actionon your website, be careful you don’t forget the RSS feed. I believe that an RSS feed should contain the full content from your news story or blog post. That way you can reach the largest audience possible. However, the downside […]
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Quick! Mr. Boag has left his desk so I’ve got just enough time to do something a bit naughty.
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I am amazed at some of the advice I read about building successful ecommerce sites. I seriously wonder who writes this stuff! In this post I debunk 5 common myths.