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Corey Vilhauer Featured in “25 Hottest Web Design Techniques”

A better web means a better experience for everyone. Users should be able to reach what they need without worrying about how they're accessing the internet. Our user experience strategist Corey Vilhauer put his spin on this list of 25 techniques.

8/10/2015

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Blend user experience strategist Corey Vilhauer was featured in an article for net Magazine called “25 Hottest Web Design Techniques.” His submission:

18. Embrace the title field

“Nailing the title field can be an easy way to classify on the backend and clarify on the frontend,” advises Corey Vilhauer, UX strategist at Blend Interactive. “Make things easier for editors by being clear what each title field means. One should be for navigation (‘Classes’). One should represent the page’s title, which will populate the <title> (‘Our Classes’). And one should be used in the CMS to help keep things in order (‘Class Listing’). Mix and match as your organisation requires.”

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Episode 8: Gather Insight From Your Metrics (w/ Jon Crowley) Off-site link

Corey and Deane talk about the first time they tracked analytics on their blogs in the early 2000s. Then, Jon Crowley, Senior Vice President of Strategy at Diamond Marketing Group, talks to us about the balance between data and insights — how to focus on questions rather than raw numbers, how to look for answers rather than “trying to be correct,” and a when we can take data at face value. (He also gives us a tour of his shoe collection.)

June 15, 2022 | The Web Project Guide Podcast

Flexibility First: Designing for Mobile and Beyond

Sam Otis | Corey Vilhauer

There’s a lot more to building a mobile-friendly and responsive site than just saying the words “mobile-first” and willing it into being. What does it mean? How is it done? In this article, we take a look at the process behind designing for mobile.

May 26, 2022

Episode 7: Know Your Content (w/ Paula Ladenburg Land) Off-site link

Corey and Deane talk about Blend CEO Karla Santi’s recent selection as Small Business Person of the Year for South Dakota. Then, Paula Ladenburg Land, author of The Content Inventory and Audit Handbook and principal at Strategic Content LLC, joins the podcast to talk about content inventories and content audits, including what separates the two, when and how to worry about auditing, and her first ever content inventory, which arrived as a spreadsheet on one-and-a-half inches of printed paper.

May 17, 2022 | The Web Project Guide Podcast

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