Most of us know the silhouette of the main French tourist attraction – The Eiffel Tower. It is famous for a massive foundation and a light top.
It looks like during the last two years web designers were inspired by the upside down French beauty. Take Flipboard, for example. While entering the site, you see the top and hardly can notice the bottom menu. Frankly speaking, at my first visit to www.flipboard.com, I spent 3 minutes searching for a navigation menu. I failed to find more info about this app and I quitted the site. Probably I’m not the only one who faced such problem and returned back to Google search. I’m sure that my bounce is not a big deal for Flipboard.
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A Successful Subscription Page Rules
I have several favorite blogs. I often go back to them to read recent posts, but I subscribed to few of them. There are 2 reasons that stop me from email subscription:
- Lack of clear email subscription rules at subscription page. I’m not talking about a must-have unsubscribe policy;
- Complicated web subscription forms.
It looks like many websites underestimate the power of loyal subscribers.
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When we make a website, we pay huge attention to content, design or a top-notch domain name. Often a little, but crucial, thing that slips away is a website navigation. I don’t want to say that many fresh websites have no navigation. Each site has at least one type of navigation: upper, bottom, or left site menu. I’d like to dwell upon the importance of additional or backup navigation.
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