Chris
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What evidence is there that dark patterns are bad for business?
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Wow, nice and interesting question! Personally I would consider that this rather depends on a person's philosophy and is more or less a morality issue. If dark patterns could do harm (financially, ...

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How do I encourage users to fill their Profile
5 votes

well, I do not know about your strategy, but it is very easy to award them if they fill out all their profile information. Stackoverflow does it simply with the concept of badges, like you get the ...

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Can poor image quality have a negative effect on user experience even though it improves the website's performance?
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It is a very good question, actually. And yet, how you formed your question the answer is very clear: can poor image quality have a negative effect on user experience? -> absolutely, it can! Sure, so ...

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Use of Modal Dialog Box for User Sign In
2 votes

First, I find modal dialog boxes very useful and not at all disturbing. Advantages are like you have said that pages don't have to reload and you won't get directed, so basically it is faster and ...

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'Sponsored Links' impact on conversion rate
1 votes

Boy, this is a general question. It really depends! 1 - what is your site about? It is most probably a commercial site and you are selling sth, you said? 2 - what are the links you refer to and how ...

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Why do large websites redirect away from their 'pretty' urls?
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I can't answer for outlook, but I suppose Google believes that mail.google.com could e.g. show the user he is on a google page and using a google product. Of course you know that Gmail means google ...

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Menu builder suggestions
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Two ideas, first: make a drop-down arrow and on click show submenu-items directly under the main menu item but in the same menu, e.g. o item 1 o item 2 o item 3 click on "o item 1" -> o item 1 ...

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Why use or not use sidebar inside the content area?
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INSIDE perfect the website layout for a certain width (e.g. 980px, as is recommended for the iPad) stronger layout structure (layout is less likely to break) newspaper-like columns: it is easier for ...

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Responsive Websites on tablets: portraits or landscape first?
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Good question! First: ask yourself, if users will view your website rather in landscape mode or in portrait mode? Secondly: as DA01 mentioned in the comment, users will use both, landscape and ...

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