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Usability Testing of Fruit

If you build something they may come, but if it does not work well for them they will leave. Make sure anything you are designing focuses on the human need. This video of usability testing on fruit, borrowed from Blink UX,  takes a fun look a the process. Enjoy!

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What the heck are technical requirements and how do I get some?

So, you want to build a website or an application, and some tech/geek is at your door asking for technical requirements. What do you do? Don’t panic. A project manager with strong technical skills could help you navigate the task, but just in case you find yourself in a new found project manager role, here…

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What the heck is a Wiki?

Part of the problem here is that people are jumping into online marketing and having to deal with new terminology. Here is a quick rundown of what’s what and how to use it. Blogs: Formally Web Logs are online journals. Items are posted and displayed in the sequence written. Popular free platforms include Google Blog…

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Who is the web site manager and what do they do?

Prior to developing a new website it’s important for leadership to devote adequate, professional resources to the project. “The Internet is by far the most important medium in the lives of consumers, but companies continue to under invest in their online marketing efforts (Digital influence Study, 2008).” In Production: During the development of a site a skilled manager…

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