Your website copy assumes I have an inkling of what your website does. Bad assumption.
A guest post from Casey Dewalt of SimpleFocus.com about the redesign process of the new LessAccounting logo.
We removed a few fields from our billing form to reduce the friction of getting into our app, here's what we did.
Your app must either make your customers "feel emotional value" or "make them feel empowered".
Who should be in charge copywriting? Should this responsibility of copywriting fall on one person to conceptualize and execute?
After five years of having the same logo we decided to change it. Here's the thought process behind why we changed it and what we hoped it would look like.
There are many third-party customer support chat apps our there. None of them are what I'd want out of a chat app. Here are some free Photoshop files of what I'd like from a chat app if I could dream it up.
Allan quickly explains how this stuff works and how to increase profits measuring against certain goals.
Allan tells us a little bit about how his responsibilities with the app have changed and what goes into good customer support.
Allan and Steve drink the coolaide of the infamous infograph.
Content is important. Good content converts visitors into users. Here's how to have good content.
A little bit on what goes into making your app appealing on the outside, so your users get to know the inside.
Steve talks about a talented friend of his who was unwilling to work for free.
Great design isn't going to help you gain jobs if there's no one coming to your site in the first place.
A couple examples of why visual weight matters a lot more than logos when viewing a page.
Some examples of great design saved up on Allan's Flickr design collection.
A note about certain ways to tweak designs and make them infinitely better for it.
This is a short look at what true design truly consists of.
A further bit of foreknowledge about your design and why it's never going to suit you.
Beware the last 10% of that closely-guarded project. It will stall you if you don't eat the frog and launch it.
A short but incredibly valuable nugget of advice about design.
Allan explains his philosophy on being wrong now in order to be have it right later.
How do you "know" when you've created or found a good design?
Allan's take on the importance of designers building on each other.
A link to a great article on subversion by Chris Nagele of beanstalkapp.com.
Allan share a little bit of design magic he worked for John Resiq.
Allan invites you to his design blog at Flickr.
A few thoughts about what it takes (or may take) to be a competent design or code strategist.
Allan reviews the difficult user experience of a semi-popular stock photo source.
A design review of two presidential splash pages from the 2008 campaign.
Olmo Maldonado gets fired from MooTools for being a MooTool.
If your design isn't getting the job done, here's a couple common mistakes.
Allan takes you through his step by step ritual for designing for client projects.
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