“The best way to begin an optimization project is to make sure that all your code is readable. Search engine spiders work much the same way that the human eye does, and if there’s too much “junk text” in your HTML, it’s going to be hard for spiders to know what is what and to be able to decide that a page is relevant to a particular category. Improving your structural organization will not only make it easier to read for you, but ensure that search engine spiders know what you’re trying to show them.”—Brandon Olejniczak - A list a part
“Twitter spam. Really? Are you even paying attention? I’ll say it again, you choose who you follow. If you’re following a newsbot, you’re going to get news spam. If you follow a good friend who can’t stop RTing, you’re going to to get retweet spam, but complaining about it is like standing the middle of a freeway asking, “Why do these cars keep hitting me?”—Cooper Journal: One free interaction
1 – User interface design – It is the system 2 – A step in the process – It is the process 3 – Just about technology – It is about behavior 4 – Just about usability – It is about value 5 – Just about the user – It is about context 6 – Expensive – It is flexible 7 – Easy – It is a balancing act 8 – The role of one person or dept – It is a culture 9 – A single discipline – It is a collaboration 10 – A choice – It is a means of survival
1. Pick good cofounders. 2. Launch fast. 3. Let your idea evolve. 4. Understand your users. 5. Better to make a few users love you than a lot ambivalent. 6. Offer surprisingly good customer service. 7. You make what you measure. 8. Spend little. 9. Get ramen profitable. 10. Avoid distractions. 11. Don’t get demoralized. 12. Don’t give up. 13. Deals fall through.