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Improving Profitability of Your Web Business by Adding AdWords Services

In this post Dean Levitt guides us through the basics of using Adwords and gives useful tools to make the most of the process. Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! You can increase the profits of your web business by adding paid marketing services. Sure, offering Search Engin...

Is It Time to Stop Complying With Compliance? If So How?

I cannot help but feel the online user experience is being systematically undermined by legislation, overzealous compliance and corporate ass-covering. It falls to us to defend the user. But how? Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! Listen to this post and subscribe using ...

A Beginners Guide to to A/B and Multivariate Testing

If you want to improve site conversion, A/B and Multivariate Testing are invaluable tools. What is more, getting started is not as hard as you think. Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or RSS I ha...

Why and How to Gain the Trust of Users

Trust is a crucial component of any online interaction. If users do not trust you and your site they will not trust you with their data or money. Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or RSS Do you trust m...

How to Work Smarter in a World of Digital Acceleration

Digital teams are expected to deliver ever more complex, business-critical services to increasingly demanding users while constantly under-resourced. It is time to step back and start working smarter. Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! I have been keeping a secret from you....

A Digital First Approach Is the Way Forward for Brand Design

Digital and brand designers need to start working more closely together. Why? Because if they don’t, they will continue to deliver a second-rate digital brand experience to their customers. Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes...

Are You Under-Appreciating the Role of Appreciation?

If you want to encourage people to follow through on your calls to action, or existing customers to promote your brand, you need to show you appreciate them.Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or RSSTha...

Dark Patterns and Aggressive Persuasion – 3 Reasons to Avoid!

Many have argued that the use of dark patterns and aggressive persuasion in web design is unethical. But what about from a purely business perspective?Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or RSSWhether we ...

How to Overcome Analysis Paralysis in Web Design

Analysis paralysis can undermine calls to action, damage the user experience and impact conversion. But what do we do about it?Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or RSSWhether you know it as analysis p...

How to Create Compellingly Simple Websites

We need to create compellingly simple websites if we are to have any hope of engaging people. Users are almost always distracted when using our site.Preorder my self-learning video course for $100 off! Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or RSSWe are horrendo...

How to Fix the Devastating Impact of Cognitive Load on Your Site

Is your website making users think too hard? Could it be increasing their cognitive load and causing them to abandon your site? If so, this is a problem you can, and should, fix. Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or RSSHumour me for a moment. Watch th...
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National Gallery Photo 2018-06-08 13:15

In Turner's beautifully epic portrayal of Homer's Odyssey, we see Ulysses standing aloft on his ship deriding the Cyclops, whom he and his companions have just left blinded, and invoking the vengeance of Neptune. One of the flags is painted with the scene of the Trojan Horse. The horses of the Sun are rising above the horizon ('Odyssey', Book 9). Opening on Monday, visit 'Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire' and see Turner's influence on this American artist: http://bit.ly/2JsMlxa

Tate Photo 2018-06-07 18:20

This Volunteers' Week we are celebrating the extraordinary contribution of over 500 volunteers at Tate who give their time, passion & expertise to visitors from all over the globe, across our four galleries. 'I didn’t know anything about contemporary art until I started volunteering at Tate in 2016. I’ve learnt a lot! I love passing on this knowledge to visitors. It keeps my brain active! My favourite room in Tate Britain is the 1840s room and my favourite painting is The Lady of Shalott. I like all the Pre-Raphaelites in Tate Britain. This is my favourite room and my favourite place to be.’ - Steve Daszko, volunteer visitor host with John William Waterhouse’s The Lady of Shalott 1888 https://goo.gl/RvZ97V

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Photo 2018-06-07 15:58

On view tomorrow, June 8—"Giacometti” fills the ramps of our rotunda, featuring nearly 200 sculptures, paintings, and drawings by the preeminent artist Alberto Giacometti, whose intensive focus on the human condition continues to provoke and inspire new generations. A collaboration with the Fondation Giacometti in Paris (Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti), this comprehensive exhibition examines anew the artist’s practice and his unmistakable vocabulary. Learn more: https://gu.gg/2xPE44R … Photo: David Heald

Gun of the Day - NRA Museums 2018-06-07 13:01

GUN OF THE DAY - A Ranger 1911A1? The Robert E. Petersen Gallery holds many unusual handguns and this Colt 1911A1 is right in there swinging. While some might be captivated by the fine set of stag grips on this GOTD, the oddly truncated trigger guard sets this pistol apart. There are a number of similar handguns in existence that were modified by Texas Ranger Captain Manuel T. Gonzaullas, who spent considerable time in later life in Hollywood, not far from where Robert E. Petersen lived. Is this one of that Ranger's handguns? We just don't know. Caliber: .45 ACP Production Date: 1943 #NRAmuseums #GunOfTheDay #guns #history

National Gallery Photo 2018-06-07 12:43

Gauguin was born #OnThisDay in 1848. 'Bowl of Fruit and Tankard before a Window' by Gauguin is a tribute to a Cézanne painting Gauguin had acquired around 10 years earlier, 'Still Life with Compotier, Glass and Apples'. It repeats many of the elements of this painting, such as the fruit, pottery, rumpled tablecloth and the knife at the lower right. On a wider level it is also indicative of Gauguin moving away from Impressionism to a more structurally rigorous art exemplified by Cézanne's work. View this homage to still life in Room 43: http://bit.ly/2GQArzJ