The Top Ten Design Mistakes of Blogs

Our favorite usability expert, Jacob Nielsen, has published his top ten design mistakes for blogs. And while Jacob seems off his rocker a lot of the time, he is incredibly lucid when it comes to simple design issues like this. Below is a quick list of the ten – click the above link for the full article.

    – No Author Biographies
    – No Author Photo
    – Nondescript Posting Titles
    – Links Don’t Say Where They Go
    – Classic Hits are Buried
    – The Calendar is the Only Navigation
    – Irregular Publishing Frequency
    – Mixing Topics
    – Forgetting That You Write for Your Future Boss
    – Having a Domain Name Owned by a Weblog Service
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By Chad Norman

Chad is a marketing and branding strategist, proven leader, speaker, founder, and author. As COO of Catch Talent, he leads day-to-day operations including finance, human resources, marketing, and communications, as well as directs all employer brand client deliverables. Prior to Catch, Chad was VP of Marketing & Communication at SPARC, he served on the senior leadership team and lead marketing and communication strategy across all products and services. At Blackbaud, the leading provider of nonprofit technology solutions, Chad managed digital marketing and online training teams. In 2016, Chad founded DisruptHR Charleston, a bi-annual gathering of HR professionals for a night of networking and Ignite talks. His book, 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide, was published by Wiley in February 2012. Chad has presented at dozens of industry events including SXSW, SHRM, DisruptHR, IHRIM, NTC, DMA, AFP, and BBCON and has lectured at Wake Forest University, Indiana University, University of Michigan, College of Charleston, and The Citadel.

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