KISSmetrics Infographic: What Makes Someone Leave A Website?

According to a blog post over at KISSmetrics, below is a list of some examples of what not to do when designing your website:

  1. Bad navigation
  2. Too many ads
  3. Bad content structure
  4. Obtrusive use of audio and video
  5. The registration requirement
  6. Boring content, boring design
  7. Poor legibility
  8. Lack of frequency

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Nostalgia

When it comes to blogging, website development, what we now call online social networks, and life on the Internet in general – this post by Patricia Müller are the precise words for everything that I feel:

“…Blogging today seems to be all about making money. Aren’t you growing sick and tired of this blabber? The word is out and has been for a while: blogging can allow you to quit the job you hate and make a living from writing in your PJs from the comfort of your home at 2 o’clock in the morning. Who wants a ticket? Apparently, lots of people.”

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WordPress 3.4 “Green”

WordPress 3.4 Green

WordPress 3.4 “Green” is out. The release has been nicknamed in honor of jazz guitarist Grant Green after his, “soulful simplicity”. It includes significant improvements to theme customization, custom headers, Twitter embeds, and image captions. Here’s a short video clip featuring the highlights:

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New to Blogging? WordPress will Help You.

There are many, many blogging platforms out there on the Internet for the newbie blogger to use when they’re looking for a CMS (Content Management System) that allows for easy customization, editing, and generally managing your blog. But WordPress stands head-and-shoulders above the rest when it comes to accessibility and versatility.

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