Posts By: Pam Conrad

Join Us at ProductCamp Portland

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Join us at ProductCamp Portland on March 7. ProductCamp is a user-driven “unconference” that brings together passionate product managers and marketers who are interested in collaborating to share insights, learning best practices, and networking with other top professionals in the…
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3 Reasons to Make Your Site or App Accessible

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“The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.” – Tim Berners-Lee, father of the World-Wide Web When we mention WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 in meetings, our clients generally have…
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User Feedback at Trade Shows

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User feedback is so important to the design process, but sometimes it can be difficult to incorporate for a variety of reasons. The people you need may be too busy or otherwise unavailable for some reason. Or maybe there are…
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Myelin Repair Foundation Launches New Website

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We’re pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Myelin Repair Foundation! We’ve been working closely with MRF on this project for several months and we’re delighted with the outcome.  MRF is an amazing Silicon Valley-based organization…
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Is Responsive Design Best For All Audiences?

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A recent post on iMedia Connection discussing building apps for Baby Boomers raises some doubts about the application of responsive design to all sites. Responsive design may cause trouble for older users, especially in the buying process. The thinking is…
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Flat Website Design

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Before reading further, take a look at Microsoft’s Windows 8 website. Now, think about what you saw. Bright, solid color boxes. Simple typography. Streamlined navigation. A very simple, typographically intensive site. And no skeuomorphs. Skeuomorphs are digital representations of actual…
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Tablet or Smartphone?

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It’s sometimes easy to be lulled into the idea that there is really no distinction between apps developed for tablet and those built for smartphones. After all, aren’t they both “mobile?” Should apps be developed differently for each device? A…
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Responsive Design

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If you’ve looked at our website on different devices, you’ve seen that you get a different version of the site depending on the device you’re using. Sounds like a lot of work. One site for large monitors, one for tablets,…
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Smartphone Shoppers

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As smartphones proliferate, more and more people are using them to shop both in-store and online. A recent report by Leo J. Shapiro and Associates reported in emarketer shows that 38% of smartphone users in their survey used their smartphones to…
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Faceted Search

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We’ve spent a lot of time over the past couple of years discussing search. What’s the big deal? Facets. When the web began there were really two ways to search. The first was by navigation using some type of hierarchy…
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