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What If Amazon.com Actually … Is a Horrible Website?

Via Katie Notopoulos This author asks, "How does a powerful, innovative behemoth megacorporation repeatedly fail at its most basic task: running a website?" She admits she cherry-picked her examples, but still makes some good points. Read full... Read more

Design Trends From Cyber Monday 2018

Via Sean McGowan The busiest online shopping event of the year provides an opportunity to analyze design strategies some online retailers put in place. Read full article Read more

The Pitfalls of Running A/B Tests

Via Ariel Verber A/B tests, a way to offer slightly different versions of your product to users of the same initial group, are probably one of the best ways to bring actionable data. But they aren't without pitfalls. Read full article Read more

7 Ways To Design for a Global Audience

Via Suzanne Scacca  | @sescacca The matter of geography in web design is an important one to consider and could have a significant impact on your conversion rate if not handled properly. Read full article Read more

How to Build an Online Form That Converts

Via noupe.com Like math, or topiary, or knitting, form-building isn’t everything it seems. Behind a good form’s apparent simplicity lies tweaking, thoughtful decision making, careful planning and yes — creativity. Read full article Read more

Dark Patterns And Other Design No-Nos For Mobile

Via Suzanne Scacca  | @sescacca While your company may get some superficial and short-term gains in the process via so-called "dark patterns", nothing good will come from it in the long-run. Read full article Read more

How to Make Sure Your Site is Up-to-Date: The 10 Most Important Factors

Via Web Resources Depot Creating and launching a website is a great deal. However, if you think that once you launch a website, you’re done, you’re likely to miss quite a lot. A website requires constant care and regular updates. Read full article Read more

Effective Use of Negative Space in Web Design

Via Anastasia Diachenko This article clarifies the importance of negative space and includes tips on how to use it right in web design. Read full article Read more

3 Essential Design Trends, September 2018

Via Carrie Cousins  | @carriecousins While this tends to be the time of year when things start to slow a bit in the design world, there are still trends that are worth paying attention to. Read full article Read more

Best Practices for Mobile Form Design

Via Nick Babich | @101babich Users can be hesitant to fill out forms. That is why we should make the process of filling out a form as easy as possible. Read full article Read more

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