Articles published in June 2009


Focus: the basis of every good web page (28-Jun-2009)

Reading a book about photography, I was struck by the many similarities between a good photograph and a good web page. Focus, simplicity and the right point of view: the basis of every good web page. Does every page of your website have the right focus?

Hang on to your ego (19-Jun-2009)

Attention please: you can only look at this website if your JavaScript is on and if you have installed the latest version of Flash. Please kneel while we grant you the privilege of looking at our magnificent website.

Searching for Belgium’s most user-friendly site (18-Jun-2009)

AGConsult organises the first Belgian Usability Awards. Submit your website before 15 September 2009, 12 AM, for the chance to take home one of the 3 usability awards. Let the games begin!

Copywriting tips for a better website (17-Jun-2009)

Content is king. This presentation, with 8 tips to increase the impact of your website, drives that message home once more.

11 tips to turn your visitors into customers (15-Jun-2009)

Presentation with 11 tips to turn your website visitors into customers. Lots of eye-opening examples. Warning: you may not always like what you see. But it is the cold hard truth.

We don’t want your old crap (13-Jun-2009)

A lot of websites tell Internet Explorer 6 users their browser is dated. That’s not the greatest idea. Their browser is their choice, not yours.

14 quotes and explanations (07-Jun-2009)

Sometimes a client says something that makes it clear to us usability professionals that they are simply not ready for a good website. 13 quotes and a little explanation.

13 quotes that show the customer isn’t ready for a good website (04-Jun-2009)

Sometimes a client says something that makes it clear to us usability professionals that they are simply not ready for a good website. 13 quotes that make our blood boil.