Archive for March, 2011


How Sir Richard Branson defended startupbritain.org against angry tweets

Posted on: March 28th, 2011 by Fransgaard Branson's single tweet got retweeted so many times it became the every other tweet in the conversation

Mind the user experience gap

Posted on: March 28th, 2011 by Fransgaard According to Race Online 2012 there are “9 million adults in the UK who have never used the Internet“ that’s a fifth of the adult population.

The Interactive Stasi – A disturbing trend in social media

Posted on: March 24th, 2011 by Fransgaard Originally I named this article “Disturbing trend in social media: The interactive big brother is watching you”. But the term “Big Brother” is somewhat washed out and has lost its true dark meaning.

How to do social media: Microsoft vs Madame Moi

Posted on: March 16th, 2011 by Fransgaard Microsoft is a big company; Madame Moi is small. One deals in fashion the other sells microsoft products (guess who)... and one gets social media right.

Secret web design tip no. 11: Listening to the client

Posted on: March 14th, 2011 by Fransgaard Design is not a mathematical trade and there isn’t an answer sheet you can refer to. As such personal views matter. Here is my personal view on clients. It works for me, it may work for you.

The business case for good typography online

Posted on: March 8th, 2011 by Fransgaard The Internet is still in its infancy. Typography, however, is not. So it is strange that typography is largely ignored in digital design and left to be determined by default browser settings.