People using content management systems need to educate all users of what will go out not only on the browser, but on the RSS feed, as shown in this example where the tragedy of flight 5191 was sent out as a NEW news story from WTVQ’s RSS feed a year later.
Jakob Nielson’s latest Alertbox is the longest-read enewsletter in my list. In the latest Alertbox, he points out “designers can get so caught up in their own theories about how users ought to behave that they forget to test for cases in which people behave differently” Could it be that the mechanics of setting up multivariate testing neutralizes this “worry”? Should variable definition be more of a part of the web design process?
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.
Ebay shows us that usability improvements can make a big difference in profits – even when traffic levels remain flat. It’s a textbook case of reduced abandonment bringing staggering profits. Perhaps having your brother-in-law design your site isn’t such a great idea after all.
A much cleaner interface for Adwords Campaign Summary showed up tonight.Â Cross channel on the bottom, and Adwords campaigns on top.Â Tidy!