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It’s only easy if you know how to do it

From Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox: In our current round of usability research, only 76% of users who expressed a desire to run a Google search were successful. In other words, 1/4 of users who wanted to use Google couldn’t do so. (Instead, they either completely failed to get to any search engine or ended up running . . .

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Website redesign: NCPA

The first website for Northern California Publishers & Authors (then called Sacramento Publishers Association) was hosted by one of those companies that offered free sites if their banner ads were displayed at the top of each page. I remember because I built it. That site was built with (gasp!) tables for positioning. Tables, and bright . . .

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The new! improved! Williams Writing website

If you’ve visited this site in the last couple of years, you might not notice any changes except a different graphic here and there. But the entire site has been completely remodeled: new walls, new roof, new floor. Only the wallpaper remains the same.