Category: Kim Krause Berg

It’s official. I’m no longer offering any usability or search engine marketing consulting services, after a decade of performing customized services. I came on the Internet web design scene in 1995 as a newly single, divorced mom of two young children. My story feels old now and retold many times. The short version is that I had no job, had to move out of my house since I couldn’t afford to stay there, refused child support and alimony and otherwiseRead more…

Where are your usability services pages?  Where’d you hide the Free Quote form? Why does your site look like you ran over it with a Ford Truck? Patience. There will be news soon. Something amazing has happened. It’s the end of an era for me.  Yes. And a rebirth. A time to be born, a time to die A time to plant, a time to reap A time to kill, a time to heal A time to laugh, a time toRead more…

I like watching people use web sites. Their likes, dislikes, environment, habits, expectations, and abilities to perform online tasks are all unique. Sometimes I think I’ll spend my retirement sitting in a shopping mall doing user testing, for fun. I was interviewed by the famous Ralph Wilson who has long been dedicated to small businesses. In this video, he wanted to know how a small business can do affordable user testing, how to do it and why it helps.

I’m about to try something new and I’m very excited! Having attended several webinars and webcasts presented by my industry peers, I was invited to do one myself for the American Marketing Association. You Are Invited! How User Centered Web Design Techniques Enhance Online Marketing How User Centered Web Design Techniques Enhance Online Marketing is completely free. I’ll do a 40 minute training with slides that contain how-to, tools and book recommendations, followed by Q&A. Wed, Jun 15, 1 -2Read more…

I haven’t written about holistic seo and usability in awhile, so for my latest column for SearchEngineLand I chose it as a topic. Should you wish to read it, here you go…How To Avoid Clunky Web Design With Holistic SEO & Usability I’d also like to introduce Bokimian, where I write about anything.

Tribal drum roll please…the article I wrote for Website Magazine last year won the SEMMY in Design and Usability, And I’m not anywhere near as gorgeous at Beyonce. The Runners Up should not go ignored. Competition is fierce. I honor Dr. Pete and Daniel Ritzenthaler: Runners-Up The top two runners-up in public voting were: 1. 25-point Website Usability Checklist Dr. Peter J. Meyers, User Effect | 2/10/09 2. Taking the Guesswork Out of Design Daniel Ritzenthaler, A List Apart |Read more…

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