I just posted some thoughts on how the design is the solution over at Online Biz Outfitters.
I firmly believe this and tied it to what I have called the 10 Immutable Design Principles.
These are design principles everyone should keep in mind whenever they do any kind of design work.
I blended some thoughts from different sources because I felt that in all cases, the original focus was too narrow and left out something crucial.
We’ll see how this stands the test of time and subsequent ruminations.
Here’s a quote from the opening stanzas.Follow the link to get the rest of the story.
Every online business has a purpose; every web site has a purpose. The online business is essentially the web site and everything around it.
This means that your web site is the solution; the solution to how you the owner operator want to do business and to how you provide value to your customers.
But how did you get there? You started with nothing and evolved.
The evolution may or may not have followed a really firm plan or path, but you got there.
Along the way you made decisions: decisions about how things should look and feel, for instance
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