As I return to a less intense work load than in weeks past, I thought I’d relax with you and share some recent usability blog posts that caught my eye, but I haven’t had time to write or comment on them.

Four Bad Designs. Jakob Nielsen picks four examples of designs that missed their mark. Each example is right-on, but my favorite is the first one. Without incentive, there’s no reason to care about the call to action.

Google Now Fills Out Forms & Crawls Results. There are limits. More information and comments by SEO’s can be found at Sphinn.

Gord gets into brain with Human Hardware: Men And Women.

Website Redesign: Improving Website Usability and SEO. Having come away from giving a class on usability to SEO’s, I was reminded of just how important and timely this topic is.

Shari Thurow wrote a great article called What SEO/SEM Professionals Should Know About Website Usability. It’s a 2-part article. Both include quotes from usability professionals.

Colleen Jones never fails to deliver inspiration. Read her Winning Content Persuades, Not Manipulates

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Kim Krause Berg’s long background in web design, SEO and usability includes software application functional and user interface testing, accessibility, information architecture and persuasive design. She shared her passion for Usability and SEO through her site and private consulting at Cre8pc for 17 years. Kim founded Cre8asiteforums in 1998. In the fall of 2012 she sold her forums to Internet Marketing Ninjas and retired from private consulting to join their Executive Management team where she continues her work in usability testing, customer experience and conversions design.

My Online Course: Web Site Usability 101

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American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)

Information Architecture Institute

Usability Professionals Association (UPA)

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