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Electronic Commerce

Usability and Navigation

Start with 10 Usability Tips Based on Research Studies.

You can also browse the many articles in Usability News, a newsletter from the Software Usability Research Laboratory at Wichita State University.

Then look at the Articles About Web Design, Usability, & Programming from SoftMedia Artisans.

For more tips on usability and Web design, go to Jakob Nielsen's useit.com Website.

Finally, there's these Six Key Ingredients for an Effective Website from Marsha Collier.

Localization

At some point in your corporate growth, you may extend your offerings to the world at large. How do you account for foreign exchange, international shipping arrangements, and the translation of your Website content into other languages? You might wish to consider the services of firms which specialize in "localization," or adapting your Website to local usage, language and culture around the world. Here are two of these service providers:

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