Archives for November 2010

Subscription Popups: Your Thoughts?

My design team and I have been experimenting with an in-window subscription pop-up for This is where an in-window display (like the image above) asks if you’d like to join a free newsletter. They have been increasingly popular on the blogosphere, arguably because they work well–they turn casual visitors into subscribers. I was reluctant […]

Routine is the Enemy of Good

Success in life is largely a matter of being good at things. Being good at things is largely a matter of pushing yourself to the edge of your incompetence. Your strength improves most by lifting the weight you can barely lift, and that principle applies well beyond fitness. What amazes me isn’t that this system […]