Results Oriented Design: Images that drive conversion

Came across this post and just felt like shouting “no duh!” Derek Halpern is blogging about the impact images have on conversion rates. After years of having tug of war conversation with traditional marketers that want to slap the DM creative into an email or webpage, this post is going to be a great tool…

Why Voicemail Sucks!

checking my voice mail is as annoying as calling my cable company’s 800 support number.

Amazon.com “remodel” ux of the navigation bar

Read a cool review on Amazon.com’s new remodel of their navigation bar via the [Iai-Members] email. Jay Fienberg points out a nice improvement on the amazon.com logo home page link — a simple idea that anyone can implement on their own website. Amazon has a new top of the page navigation that has, imo, some…

Second Life IA Summit Redux: Session Two

It’s going to be my first time attending a Second Life event. I already checked into Second Life, and “teleported” to IAI’s Info Architecture island to check things out. Next in the IA Summit Redux series is Peter Morville’s “Information Architecture 3.0.” Peter will deliver a 60 minute version of his preconference workshop tomorrow —…

Tarquini : Blasting the Myth of the Fold

This was an interesting article for me as I come from a Journalism background. This article is a must read if you are involved in web layout design. It deals with the classic battle to place all the “good stuff” above the fold, which usually results in a crammed and cluttered layout. Stop worrying about…

In The Mail: Communicating Design

http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=josuesierra-20&o=1&p=8&l=as1&asins=0321392353&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifr I just ordered my own copy of Communicating Design, by Dan Brown. I’m trying to strengthen my skills in Usability and Information Architecture, and this book sounds like its just the thing for me. Christian Crumlish published a review in Extra! Extra!, his company’s blog: I probably learned the most from his discussion of…