7 deadly sins websites still commit

You don’t invite me in – I have heard the analogy from time to time that the homepage of your site is like a front door. That means you need to invite me in. You need to provide links from your homepage into your content. Want to tell me how great I will look if…

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Don’t do that: Text on text

A podcast I like very much (Startup Podcast) promoted Athletics NYC, their web firm, recently. Being the nosy nelly I am, I had to check out the agency website. I hate picking on people in my industry (ok, I am lying, I totally don’t mind picking on people on my industry when they make it…

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Don’t do that: Important text hidden in an image

Close your eyes and think about an image. What are you thinking about? A picture with two laughing children blowing on dandelions? A picture of a happy couple in a gondola in Venice? A peaceful scene showing a farm house in a valley with a field of sunflowers?  All those images sound lovely, I bet…

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Don’t do that – Retailer alphabetical by name

Starting a new periodic series today called “Don’t do that”.  The purpose of these posts will be just what it sound likes… a quick hit review of small and easily solvable problems I see on websites in my every day Internet wanderings.  Unlike a post from a blog such as Websites that Suck, these sites…

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