Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Jakob Nielsen on Blog Usability

From web usability expert Jakob Nielsen, some good tips specifically for blogs. Seeing how this blog you're reading with your grubby little eyes has been around for almost whole year, maybe it's time to spruce the place up with some of his pointers.

The Top Ten Design Mistakes for Weblogs
  1. No Author Biographies
  2. No Author Photo
  3. Nondescript Posting Titles
  4. Links Don't Say Where They Go
  5. Classic Hits are Buried
  6. The Calendar is the Only Navigation
  7. Irregular Publishing Frequency
  8. Mixing Topics
  9. Forgetting That You Write for Your Future Boss
  10. Having a Domain Name Owned by a Weblog Service


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