• Usability,  Web Design,  Website Planning

    The Value of Web Site Reviews

    If you’re shopping for a website audit, it may surprise you to learn there are several types, methodologies and goals to consider. From a quick five-second user test to an in-depth full site audit, each one provides valuable information. The kind of information a company is looking for helps to determine the scope of a site audit. A quick “what do you think of my website?” approach helps the ego but isn’t helpful if the goal is to understand if the user interface is rendering properly on an iPhone on a park mountain while hiking a trail at dusk. That would be a great task scenario for an app, or web page readability test for someone wearing prescription glasses that…

  • Web Design

    Website Redesign Projects by Kim Krause Berg Launched

    Creative Vision Web Consulting launched two new websites for local clients last week, one from Milford Township and one from Philadelphia. The first website belongs to a famous and well respected non-profit organization called Work To Ride. This community-based prevention program aids disadvantaged urban youth though constructive activities centered on horsemanship, equine sports and education. The program is housed at Chamounix Stables, located in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. Their existing website was designed with Drupal many years ago and essentially abandoned. They were paying too much for services they weren’t using and facing issues that arise when a website isn’t maintained. I rebuilt it on WordPress and moved it to hosting company I use for my clients’ sites, where as a reseller,…

  • Conversions and Persuasive Design,  Usability,  Web Design

    This Is The Website That Never Ends

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    There is a children’s song called This Is The Song That Never Ends, and it doesn’t. You can sing it for as long as you wish to, long past the point where you even know why are still singing it. Once you start, it’s hard to stop. Amazon is like that song. In fact, it’s the Crown of the web kingdom.  Once we started using it, we couldn’t stop. Web designers, intrigued by this phenomena, tried to copy the user interface, hoping that they too could create a website to mesmerize their users. “This is the song that never ends Yes it goes on and on my friend Some people started singing it Not knowing what it was But people…