10 awesome “About” pages that are probably better than yours

Your website's "About" page is probably more important than you think. Check out these examples and see what some companies have done that's a cut above most. ... [continue]

User experience trends in online forms

A few things I’ve noticed lately. These details are small, but whether it’s a usability improvement, or gives the user more confidence, it’s that much better of an experience. ... [continue]

Selective Gmail SMS notifications the easy way using IFTTT

Waiting for an important email but don’t like push notifications? You can set up “selective” push notifications from Gmail. If This Then That (IFTTT) has the recipe for success. Just ... [continue]

How I learned to code

It was a dark and stormy night in rural Nova Scotia. Teenage me was reading a Wired magazine by the warm glow of my CRT monitor. It was the ... [continue]

#trending v1.2

This month: glitch out your microgreens in anchor print, yo. Here’s what’s trending in tech, food, and fashion. Glitching You know when your electronics malfunction or a wire comes ... [continue]

Understanding your customers’ path to purchase

When people can get all the info they need online, salespeople often don’t get to talk to prospective customers until they’re closer to buying. This might not be so ... [continue]

OMG Netflix isn’t working: social media observations in a time of crisis

Netflix went down last night (I know, I was there) so I checked Twitter to see if it was’t just me. Twitter was ablaze with confused tenth graders, judging ... [continue]

#trending v1.1

What's trending in tech, food, and fashion? How about remarketing, tacos, and neps? I bet you haven't heard of at least one of these things ... [continue]

Optimizing and shipping

Nothing is perfect, but it can be optimal. I’ve found myself really into economics lately , specifically microeconomics, which looks at how people behave and make decisions in a ... [continue]

Crafty brewing: Is big brand craft-style beer actually a gateway beer?

Craft beer sales are growing steadily, and the big brewers are responding in a number of ways, including getting in the game with new product lines (think Keith’s Hop ... [continue]