Make Mundane Tasks Fun Online for Conversions

Quite a while ago 37signals/Basecamp did a survey on their products. Now I normally fill out surveys of products I use because I’d like them to improve in ways I think are good but this survey from 37signals was actually fun to fill out. The Questions While many of the question were totally normal and […]

Captcha Sucks But I’m Lazy So it’s Your Problem

Hidden under the guise of making your life less troublesome by limiting spam on your site lurks a hurdle. It’s a hurdle that brings no end of frustration to users. A stabbing pain in the eye of users and what does it gain us but a few precious seconds of our days. The Issue We’ve […]

Bad Forms Provide Bad Feedback

Lately I’ve been looking at my site and coming up with a few pain points that I’d like to address with some small redesigns of the site. My footer contact form (and it’s ‘contact page’ counter part) are two items I would like to address. While they aren’t bad they could definitely use some refinement. […]

Forms are on the Schedule: News Round UP

It seems that many sites were posting information on how to build forms that are easy for users. Jeff over at Blankenthoughts has a great post on 6 Tips for Making Website Registration User-Friendly. Many of the suggestions are great (especially regarding weird password requirements), but I have to say that I really don’t agree […]