The Boagworld UX Show
Summary: This podcast covers all things relating to web design. Whether you are a website owner, designer or developer hopefully this show has something for everybody. Each episode includes news, review and hints and tips.
This week a somewhat jet lagged Paul discusses virtual communities with Marcus. In particular they focus on the tools available to community builders and the business benefits of social participation.
This week Paul and Marcus are joined by Ben Henick author of an excellent article about standards found on the List Apart website. Together they have a frank and open discussion about the downsides of designing with standards.
Despite the obscure title, this week's show is very relevant to everybody involved in web design. We look at how to decide what techniques and technologies to implement on your site and what should motivate your decision making process.
Payment gateways, secure transitions, order fulfilment. Ecommerce can be a confusing subject. In this week's show we are joined by Eric and Ben from the eBiz Vodcast and together we endeavour to explain all you need to know in order to get started in ecommerce.
This week's boagworld special focuses on the business benefits of web standards. Available both as audio, video and a PowerPoint, our hope is that you can use this episode to promote the benefits of standards to your colleagues, managers and the online community.
Product information can make or break an ecommerce site. In this week's show we look at the usability of ecommerce sites and in particular how you display your products.
We all want better listings for our sites on Google, but search engine optimisation often appears to be a dark art and a morally murky area. In this show, we explore the issue and provide some practical advice.
This week Paul reports from the d.construct 06 web conference, which covered mysterious topics such as APIs, Microformats and web services. By interviewing the likes of Jeffrey Veen, Andy Budd, Ian Forrester and Jeremy Keith, Paul endeavours to wade through the jargon to discover the real benefits to your business.
In the 48th episode of Boagworld.com we look at ten ways to produce a lousy design! We also look at some of the highs and lows of the mobile web as well as review an extremely good open source forum system.
There are three times as many mobile phones than personal computers. By 2009, it is predicted that there will be 3 billion mobile phones worldwide. This week on boagworld, we discuss an evolution of the web almost as profound at the arrival of the internet itself... the mobile web.
This week on Boagworld.com, we discuss how to sell your web design services, the pros and cons of HTML emails and we review the .net web design magazine.
This week on boagworld, we get all pretentious and arty as we talk about the need for "art direction". We share a few tips on how to ensure your site can expand easily over time and we look at what is in the news, including Google's plans to favour accessible sites.
This week on boagworld.com: How to write good website copy and why designers should care. Is using Dreamweaver cheating? And how to "super charge" your web feeds.