Tag Archives: blogware

Personal Weblogs And Free Hosted Online Blogware Success: The Role Of Usability

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

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Usability of free online hosted blogging services compared

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

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Blogger.com heuristic usability evaluation

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

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11 ways to add to blog conversation and stand out from the crowd

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

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Blogging usability dissertation research methodology and plan

Dissertation Methodology and Plan Attached is my plan for my dissertation research which outlines the methodology I will be using to evaluate the usability of blogs and blogging tools. I would welcome any comments or feedback. Share

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Which blogging tool do you use?

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

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Dissertation Proposal

   Dissertation Proposal My dissertation is researching “Personal Lifestyle Weblogs and Free Hosted Browser-Based Blogware success: the role of usability.” My proposal is attached. The main question is whether or not the usability of free hosted browser-based Blogware impacts, or … Continue reading

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Blogsmith opening its gates?

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

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Unique designs for Blog posts?

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

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Blog usability article

Blog usability article – there are some interesting comments here, but Jakob Nielsen’s is more comprehensive – see my Blogroll.

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