Web Design

Example of a dark pattern

Here’s a great example of a ‘dark pattern’ I encountered today. Dark patterns are UX (user experience) interactions designed to trick or mislead users. Note the ‘Temporary offer, only 1 left’ in the screenshot here? This is a very typical example of this type of manipulation – trying to make you think you’re going to […]

The top website and marketing links of the week. Making sure your customers know you appreciate them is an ongoing and critical task for business owners. Here are some ideas for thanking your customers from Constant Contact. What to do with the old content on your website is another constant question. Here are some good […]

The top website and marketing links of the week. Did you know that 30% of the Web now runs on WordPress? Back in 2009 when I was trying to decide which CMS (content management system) platform I should work on mastering, WordPress was one of three or four options. It was a hard choice at […]