Tuesday Tips

Tuesday Tips #11: Change is Not Always Good

If you haven't visited Craigslist.org, you might want to take a look at this immensely successful community bulletin board service, which is organized around geographical locations and subject areas. The site is clean and easy to understand; it has black text with blue links on a white background, and it hasn't changed since its inception. The enduring quality of Craigslist.org is part of its appeal: you always know what to expect when you visit. The content may change, but the format does not.

Change, when it comes, may be disconcerting to your regular visitors.

Tuesday Tips #09: Lay Down the Ground Rules Early

If your e-mail box is free of junk mail, congratulations. 🎉 ⁣

You’re one of the few people whose e-mail addresses didn’t “escape” into the wild world of Internet bulk mailers. 😠 ⁣

If you do receive unwanted e-mail, you know how important it is to offer privacy and confidentiality to your own clients 😃 who entrust you with their e-mail 📩and contact information.⁣

Tuesday Tips #07: Get Feedback and Provide New Features

As you start to receive feedback or requests through your digital platforms, you’ll begin to hear the same comments or similar questions from multiple visitors. ⁣

In response to these #feedbackloops, consider implementing new features that match your users’ needs.⁣

Examples of inexpensive new features include a FAQs section, a daily photo or quote, and automatic sign-up systems. ⁣More examples:

Tuesday Tips #06: Think About your End User - Show Respect!

Best practices for multimedia 🌐🆗⁣

Sometimes you may find that elements you *personally* understand may not be comprehensible to others. ⁣


For example: buttons, links, images, arrows, emoji’s, embedded movies, and music may enhance some page visitors —- but might confuse others. 🤷‍♀️ ⁣


Get a sense of who your end users are and design for their needs. ⁣


✅ Keep it simple.⁣


✅ Reduce complexity.⁣


✅ Streamline your e-checkout process as much as possible.⁣

Tuesday Tips #04: "About You" - Encourage Trust

Humans naturally want to know with whom they’re dealing. Are you a robot spammer or are you a live person? Prove it in your “About Us” page, which displays information and pictures about the company’s directors, partners, and staff. ⠀

In today’s information overload society people have so much anonymous interaction that they appreciate any effort to personalize business interactions.⠀