Usability week ending October 18th

Friday, 16th October, 12:23 PM
Make a web design look good - balance, grid, color, graphics, typography, white space, connection. #ux #ui #webdesign

Thursday, 15th October, 11:52 AM
The Huffington Post uses real-time A/B testing to write better headlines: (#ux, user behavior, landing page optimization)

Wednesday, 14th October, 3:50 PM
Secrets of Google's design team--"Focus on the user and all else will follow": #ux #ui #webdesign #usability #google

Tuesday, 13th October, 10:57 AM
#UI Fundamentals for Programmers” video--modeling, breaking apps into screens, visual techniques, flows, and coding tips:

Monday, 12th October, 4:02 PM
Get Satisfaction's fatal flaw--make you to register to give feedback or get support. Try data capture, then relationship:


Usability week ending October 11th

Thursday, 8th October, 9:05 PM
How to avoid or fix 15 of the most common mistakes that #e-commerce sites make: #ux #ui #ecommerce #advice #tips

Wednesday, 7th October, 1:00 PM
#Usability testing is the hottest thing in experience #design research--here's how to do it: #ux #ui

Tuesday, 6th October, 2:37 PM
How to choose the most effective wireframing or #prototyping method for the #UX questions you need answered: #design

Monday, 5th October, 3:41 PM
"I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had time to make it shorter." - Blaise Pascal: #ux


Usability week ending October 4th

Friday, 2nd October, 11:57 AM
Here's a great visual tool for planning "font stacks": #design #ui #css / Discussion:

Thursday, 1st October, 9:24 PM
Search results can make or break conversion rates--crucial to bridge gap between a user and the products sought: #ux #ui

Tuesday, 29th September, 1:58 PM
37 Signals learns how we communicate has a lot to do with trust, and trust is a kind of usability too: #ux #marketing

Monday, 28th September, 8:04 PM
Is a web app's look and feel critical to its overall success? A panel of experts discuss startup aesthetics: #ui #ux


Usability week ending September 20th

Friday, 18th September, 6:00 PM
"Dear Yahoo! Mail, I have a request... Specifically, I'd like to be able to check my email." #yahoo #email #ux #usability

Thursday, 17th September, 8:52 PM
A vast amount of money and time and brains has been employed in overcoming sales resistance--the end of this is bedlam:

Wednesday, 16th September, 9:53 PM
URLs will still be part of the Web user interface for many more years, so a usable site requires a usable URL: #ux #ui #ia

Tuesday, 15th September, 4:44 PM
Characteristics of great companies--innovating, sustainable, sharing, creative, inspiring, strategic, put customers first:

Monday, 14th September, 12:34 PM
Just wrong--instead of metrics like “they make more money than they spend” we see “visits” or “growth” qualify success:


Usability week ending August 23rd

Wednesday, 19th August, 10:48 PM
Enjoyed this! Information architecture of social experience design in 5 principles, 5 anti-patterns, and 3 buckets: #ia

Tuesday, 18th August, 3:46 PM
Managing UI complexity—progressive disclosure, contextual actions, alignment, visual hierarchy, & mental models: #ux #ui

Monday, 17th August, 8:21 AM
Use the 4 elements of elegance—symmetry, seduction, subtraction, and sustainability (vid+summary): #ux #design