Do you hate this as much as I do? There is nothing worse than clicking on a Google listing (even worse, an AdSense listing) and getting a piece of dancing baloney flying in my face while I’m still trying to get my bearings and see where I am. I'm talking about those little information screens (very often found on sites that are trying to sell you … [Read more...]
Tending your Web presence garden
Flickr Creative Commons image by Sukanto_Debnath "The greatest fertilizer is the shadow of the gardener." I've been a passionate gardener for many years. I heard that quote a long time ago, and it's the mantra I live by for my garden. The more attention I put into it, the better results I get. It's not a question of hovering--the seeds germinate … [Read more...]
Do you make these common Web design mistakes?
I found this fabulous set of Web design mistakes over at Dosh Dosh. In addition to being a rant that gets the exact right level of sputter, it summarizes just about everything that doesn't work on 95% of Web sites. Each of these mistakes comes down to forgetting that your Web site isn't about you, it's about the people whose behavior you want to … [Read more...]