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Let’s say hypothetically you own a company that makes landing pages. Actually, that’s not hypothetical for me. Anyway, when making these landing pages, what should a user have to input right at first when creating a new one? I thought this answer was obvious: Page Name Page URL or slug And then choose a template. […]3 Critical Web App Design Mistakes
I’m working on the second edition of my book Designing Web Applications. Back in 2012 when I released the book it was incredibly well-received. But after a couple years it’s time for an update. The second edition will launch on Wednesday, February 11th. That’s a week from today. So if you’re ready to start designing […]2014 in review — 3 years after quitting my job
It’s that time of year again. Time to buy Christmas presents, wrap up major projects, and ask two simple questions: What went well this year? What did not go well this year? Yep, it’s time for the annual review! This will be my fourth year doing an annual review. Here are the previous years: 2013: http://nathanbarry.com/2013-review/ […]Stop sending email broadcasts
I got some flak last year when I proclaimed that beautifully designed email templates are bad for business. Today, I’m here to tell you about another common email marketing tactic that should be stopped: Broadcast emails (or ‘campaigns’ as they are called in some tools) shouldn’t be used. Yep, that’s right. The main tool used […]