I rarely post in my blog just because someone else posted something in theirs, or because of a great new newsletter entry, but this has to be an exception – it hit home so well. Jakob Nielsen’s latest Alertbox, titled “The Myth of the Genius Designer” nailed it
I received probably the worst designed informational postcard ever in the mail today. Here it is, with a small suggested revision.
I’m ashamed to be in the same state as this. At least this snafu provides a sliver of comic relief.
This list of 43 web design mistakes to avoid is very good.. a strong recommended read. Of the rules, I disagree somewhat with these – so let me ruffle it a bit. 27. Do not use FrontPage… >> Okay.. I don’t use it for site development anymore, but for some customers it’s a perfect way…
It’s important that you design your advertising “funnel” to retain the confidence of the searcher from first click through ordering. I thought I’d show you a few tricks that have proven themselves over the years, starting with the most basic – the Google Keyword Insertion method, then talking about Dynamic Landing pages, and ultimately specialized product linkages from ads.
I was thrilled to be listed with some of the writers and bloggers I most admire. and impressed with David Meerman Scott’s method for getting everyone in a linking frenzy. I’m quite looking forward to the book. I’ve alreardy learned a good trick from this guy.