Stop the insanity! Today’s episode gets started with a bang is Jessica goes on a rant. Dan let’s her go and jumps in long enough to let her catch her breath. The Internet is broken with all of the pop up ads and broken user interface and user experience. Jessica … There’s more…
We hear the term “User Experience” and think it’s isolated just to websites. In today’s podcast, Jessica and Dan discuss UX and how it relates not only to websites and the way we design them, but really how it relates to everything we design. We have a responsibility as designers to think about the end user in everything we design.
An extension of our “Bullying in the Workplace” podcast, Jessica and Dan discuss the ways in which women in the tech industry get treated, specifically at conferences. This is a discussion about the treatment of colleagues in general as well having respect for yourself and your co-workers.
Dan and Jessica finally record a podcast in the same place at once. The boxing gloves come off over whether going to a design school is the best way to start a career versus slugging it out in entry-level jobs without a degree.
…doesn’t mean you should! Dan and Jessica hit out on the subject of email popups and doing things without taking into consideration the feelings of your target market or clients.
You’ve been on a site for less than 5 seconds and it hits: “We want your feedback” or “Sign up for our newsletter!” Dan and Jessica talk about their annoyances with pop-ups and discuss potentially better ways designers can build websites to engage with users.
We see them all over: sharing icons begging us to share a story or webpage on our personal Facebook or Twitter profiles. But we got to thinking: are they really effective? We found some research that may lead us to believe we’re worrying about these buttons a bit too much. … There’s more…
On today’s show, we have a guest! Shannon K. Steffen stops in to talk about her experience working with designers to help with her client’s SEO rankings. We also get into some great business advice that you won’t want to miss!
We talk about using templates for client websites. Is there a place for them? Or have templates become too burdened with options and code to consider anymore?
Dan and Jessica get into an argument over webfonts. Is paying for them based on the number of page views the way to go? Or are the freebies the only ones you should be considering?
On today’s episode, we tackle our first interview! Anthony Hortin was kind enough to stop by and chat about his Easy WP Guide, WordPress, and training clients.