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Bookworm: One who spends much time reading or studying.
Blogworm: One who spends much time reading or studying blogs!
Welcome to Blogworm! This documents my discoveries in the user experience of blogging as I write my dissertation on Blogging usability. Here you will find my own original research plus findings from across the Blogosphere. If you have time, take a gander through my Pages and Categories, and you may find some useful resources in my links below.
Please feel free to comment, I'd love to hear your ideas about your experience of blogging, user experience, the usability of blogs and blogging tools, on my research outputs, any of the stuff I've found, how I can improve the experience of this blog - or if you've got any ideas on how I can kill more time before having to write my thesis paper!
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Six months of work completed, the final submitted thesis paper is attached. Click on the link below to download. Kathy Cook MSC Computing Interaction Design Dissertation AUGUST 23 2010 This project has focused on the usability of Blogware and Weblogs, … Continue reading
WordPress.com was the online free hosted Blogware services out of those evaluated (The Top 5 most used) which had the best usability. TypePad Micro was almost as good as WordPress.com but does not offer users the same degree of creative flexibility … Continue reading
Click on this link to download the full Usability Study Five Personal Blogs Full Report PDF which provides the full details of the usability findings for each of the blogs plus methodology and user profiles. This usability study has been done as … Continue reading
The new Blogger Template Designer will address some of the usability issues I found in my hueristic usability review of Blogger by giving users more control and flexibility over how they can express themselves through the look and feel of their … Continue reading
Attached is my My Heuristic Usability Evaluation of Blogger. Scoring is measured as: 0 usability catastrophe 1 serious usability flaws 2 significant issues 3 minor concerns 4 generally usable 5 exemplar for usability The main conclusions from this evaluation: Blogger … Continue reading
11 ways to add to blog conversation and stand out from the crowd This post grabbed my attention because I am a newbie blogger on this blog only 1 week into starting a new blog about the user experience of blogging and … Continue reading
ProBlogger.net identified the following ranking for free web-based hosed Blogware, based on a survey they asked of their members/ readers. Blogger WordPress.com Typepad LiveJournal Other The other Blogware tools being mentioned here are not free, browser-based, web-hosted services. However ProBlogger … Continue reading
Is Blogsmith opening its gates to the world? If you go to Blogsmith at the moment all you will see is a logo. It’s what the Blog Herald describe as a “Gated Community”. This AOL-owned blogging platform is one of the Big … Continue reading
Giving users additional freedom and control to personalise each blog post design within their blog to improve the user experience of the blog they are publishing to sounds great. Most blogging tools today don’t allow the look and feel of individual posts … Continue reading