Writing alerts

Good copy is an essential part of good UX, and the copy in alert messages is the hardest to get right. Errors? Forget about it, just say what went wrong. Successes? Piece of cake. Alerts? They need to inform, enlighten,...

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Making scrolling less confusing

Scrolling through a long text on a featureless background is confusing. When you’re done reading the text on the screen you have to keep track of where you left off. This means keeping your eyes fixed on a certain point...

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Don't let analytics affect usability

Most sites that let users post content are interested in tracking outgoing links. However, the two most common ways of doing this break the standard behavior of the status bar. The questionable ways Twitter runs all user’s links through their...

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50 startup ideas

I’ve been racking my brain coming up with all these ideas, and I don’t care if anyone steals them. Go ahead, have at it. Social media analytics for pet stores Social media analytics for pharmacies Social media analytics for consumer...

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