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Tip of the Day: Use color to communicate, not decorate!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 24th, 2011

This week’s theme: Best of Screen Space Podcasts Color is powerful and aids in getting your message across. But don’t just throw it in because it looks good. Use color to communicate and not to just decorate. Add color to  makes your site more usable, efficient, and effective. To find out more check out Screen […]

Tip of the Day: Keep the text concise!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 23rd, 2011

This week’s theme: Best of Screen Space Podcasts Keep your writing on websites, in blogs, and in other digital media concise. A lot of research shows that people do not like to spend much time reading online and many people prefer to skim. Do make reading easy for them. Cute the amount of text down […]

Tip of the Day: Make the purpose of your site clear in a glance on the homepage

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 22nd, 2011

This week’s theme: Best of Screen Space Podcasts The most important thing to do on your homepage is to make the purpose of the site clear. Users who come to your homepage should be able to tell at a glance what the site is about. Make sure your homepage answers these questions: Who are you? […]

Screen Space now Tweets!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 20th, 2011

That’s right, as my metacast discusses, Screen Space is now on Twitter as @Screen_Space. Sadly, ScreenSpace was taken. Please follow @Screen_Space for thoughts, news, info and advice on web, blog, and digital media design along with digital writing and communication. I’ll post links to new blog posts and podcasts, and provide tweets on info I […]

Tip of the Day: Make each page of your site clear as to site and purpose

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 20th, 2011

This week’s theme: Best of Screen Space Podcasts With increasing search engine use and the passing of links through email and social media, you cannot guarantee the homepage of your site will be the first page your users see. Or, if they will ever even see it. So, make sure each page of the site […]

Screen Space 11.5: A Metacast on Exciting Changes to Screen Space

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 20th, 2011

[Transcript] Welcome to Screen Space, your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and digital media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is your host, Dr. Jennifer L. Bowie. Today I’m going to talk about some exciting changes to Screen Space—both the blog and podcast—along with what is coming up […]

 
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What is up with Screen Space?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on May 15th, 2011

If you have been checking this blog regularly you may have noticed some differences–the blog may not have been up a day or two, the header image was not showing up, and so on.  We recently moved the blog to a new hosting service and, of course, some level of chaos ensued. I was also […]

Where did Screen Space go?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on September 20th, 2010

Hello Loyal Readers, Yes, I have been slack of late here. My tenure dossier was due the beginning of this month and it took a good part of this summer, along with a lot of the past year, as I focused on getting articles out. Now that I’ve handed it in and have a bit […]

Screen Space 11: Usability & Usability Testing 101

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on November 12th, 2009

[Podcast Transcript] In Episode 11 of Screen Space: Usability & Usability Testing 101 Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and new media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is Episode 11 of Screen Space: Usability & Usability Testing 101. This episode is a short […]

 
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Screen Space: Announcement & Invitation for Scholarly Writing (or other) Month

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 30th, 2009

This is a special edition announcement episode of Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and new media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer.

I invite those of you in academia to join me for something I am trying in November: Scholarly Writing Month (or ScoWriMo). For those of you who are not academics, sick around and consider joining this adventure in your own way.

 
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