Category: Usability

Have you ever run into a small form that looks something this (minus the smiley faces that hide my innocent victim?) It just makes you want to race to sign up, doesn’t it? Why do forms ask us to enter our email twice? The thinking is that it helps to catch data entry errors, but most folks simply select/copy/paste the first entry into the second field, so what’s the point? And, the double email form leaves a subtle message thatRead more…

Have you ever worked for a website or software development company with departments and management who remind you of The Three Stooges? Do some e-commerce web sites make you feel energized while browsing? Computer users feel. I wrote How Does Your Web Site Make Visitors Feel? for SearchEngineLand’s Just Behave column and it’s out today. The one question rarely asked in site clinics and by usability companies is, “How does this web site make you feel?” Sphinn it here

I love how Dr. Pete Myers, of UserEffect.com, created this educational 4 minute video called What Is Usability?. It’s part of his experimenting with a new “Ask Dr. Pete” section on his web site. Dr. Peter J. Meyers (AKA “Dr. Pete”) is the President of User Effect, a former start-up executive, cognitive psychologist, and lifelong programmer. For the past 11 years, Dr. Pete has worked directly with business owners and executives to understand their goals, get to know their customersRead more…

As someone who is technically blind without my eyeglasses or contacts for correction, sometimes I feel like the forgotten user. The spectrum of usage for sight usability seems to be there is the perfect experience designed for those with 20/20 vision and on the other end, tools and code to make web pages accessible to those who can not see. I’m in the in-between stage. With correction, I can fumble my way through. I have bi-focal contact lenses in bothRead more…

I have some free time between now and March 19 to squeeze in up to 5 Small Business Edge Web Site Usability Reviews, at $300 each. First come, first serve! Other add-ons available, such as SEO and Accessibility, at discounted prices. These will take a little longer but you can order and pay now and get locked into the Time Line. Learn more about the Small Business Edge here. Perfect for an emergency fix! Also available for enterprise businesses, RequirementsRead more…

For years Cre8pc has supplied web site usability reports or site audits to companies and individuals, from small business to Fortune companies.  Some of the most well known marketing and SEO companies have sub-contracted these reports, many on a regular basis. New for 2009! Partnerships with several top name SEO’s has enabled Cre8pc to offer support in the way of SEO, Social Media Networking, PPC Linking, and Web Design. These people co-quote on projects and together we offer a teamRead more…

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