Note required fields Progress indicator Progress navigation Remove navigation Link to privacy information Final info verification check Confirmation/thank you page Stack fields vertically Proper use of radio buttons Keep "submit" close to fields Field boxes adequately wide No "reset" or "cancel" buttons Autocomplete=off as necessary Buttons denote action … [Read more...] about The Best Damn Web Marketing Checklist, Period!
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Displays company name clearly: Your company name should not be lost in the logo. Eliminate unnecessary eye-candy so company name is proudly displayed. Isn't hidden among clutter: Don't clutter up your top navigation to the point that the logo is lost in the mess. Make sure it stands out from the rest of the header info. Links to home page: Logo should always link to the home page. Even if you have a "home" navigational link many users attempt to click the logo first. Unique and original: Make sure your logo isn't copied or near-duplicated from others. Create one that is original and unique to you alone. Use tag line consistently across site: If you don't have a tag line, make one and use it wherever your logo is displayed. … [Read more...] about The Best Damn Web Marketing Checklist for Your Site Logo
Yes: /images/boys-denali-jacket.jpg No horizontal scrolling: Make sure the design is not so wide that horizontal scrolling is required. Non-busy background: Keep site background unobtrusive to the main content areas of the site. Recognizable look and feel: Your site design should be distinctive to you alone. Avoid templates that are mass reproduced. Proper image / text padding: Give enough room between images and text so they don't bump up against each other. Uses trust symbols: Better Business Bureau, site security and other trust symbols should be in obvious (and applicable) locations. Works on variety of resolutions: Test site to be sure it works on a variety of different screen resolutions. Works on variety of screen widths: Test site to be sure it functions correctly on different width screens and browser windows. … [Read more...] about The Best Damn Web Marketing Checklist for Website Design Considerations