Writing for the Web

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Bookshelf: Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited

Posted in Bookshelf, Glossary, Small Advice, Web, Writing for the Web

Steve Krug’s Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web and Mobile Usability is a new edition (2014) of a classic book in the field of web usability (also called User Experience or UX). Krug has a conversational style that minimizes the tech talk and he uses cartoons and realistic website examples throughout the book to make his points clear.

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Tools I Use: My best action trigger for writing

Posted in Small Advice, Tools I Use, Writing for the Web

Toolbox courtesy of www.freepik.comSometimes I get busy with my work for clients and I fall behind on creating content for my website. But keeping this blog up-to-date is important to me — I can share info I care about (like how to use WordPress),

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I want you blogging more

Posted in Small Advice, Strategic Communications, Time-based advice, Writing for the Web

If you’re not writing, it’s not because you’re too busy. Your opponents who manage to blog are busy. You follow bloggers who are also busy.

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Please don’t “Click here”

Posted in Google, Relevance, Small Advice, Web, Writing for the Web

If you’ve done your design work well, your hyperlinks should be highly visible as a user or robot scans the page (or an email) because of color and text emphasis.

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