Tag: Steve Krug

  • 5 Favorite Tips From Famous UX Experts

    5 Favorite Tips From Famous UX Experts

    I attended and spoke at the Virtual conference from Rosenfeld Media today “31 Awesomely Practical UX Tips”.  Each speaker presented their favorite user experience tips. I took one tip from each of the speakers as my favorite. Here they are: Steve Krug — Test your competition/comparables. Before you choose a design path or design idea,…

  • The Only Two Things You Really Need To Know About Web Design

    The Only Two Things You Really Need To Know About Web Design

    In his (great) book,┬áDon’t Make Me Think, Steve Krug has a chapter called “Billboard Design 101: Designing pages for scanning not reading.” The idea is that people ┬ádon’t read all the text at a website, they scan it. So you should think “billboard” when you are deciding what to put on the page, instead of…

  • 100 Things You Should Know About People: #36 — People are Inherently Lazy

    100 Things You Should Know About People: #36 — People are Inherently Lazy

    Ok, I’ll admit it, I am exaggerating a little bit when I say people are inherently lazy. What I really mean is that people will do the least amount of work possible to get a task done. Is lazy another word for efficient? — Over eons of evolution humans have learned that they will survive…

  • An Interview With Steve Krug: Everyone should do usability testing

    An Interview With Steve Krug: Everyone should do usability testing

    In a previous post I reviewed Steve Krug’s latest book, but recently I had the opportunity to interview Steve about the book. It’s a fun interview, and I think you’ll enjoy hearing Steve talk about: and much much more. The interview is 20 minutes — you can download it from the Neuro Web Design podcast…

  • Book Review of Steve Krug's Rocket Surgery Made Easy

    Book Review of Steve Krug's Rocket Surgery Made Easy

    I’ve been a fan of Steve Krug’s since his original book, Don’t Make Me Think, came out about a decade ago. (And Steve was kind enough to write an endorsement for my book, Neuro Web Design: What makes them click? when it came out last year). Steve’s new book is all about user testing of…