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Design

Writing effective hyperlinks: critique and recommendation

It’s hard for me to grasp that in 2013 we still need to talk about “click here” as a hyperlink. (Just say No!) Look at this promotional email from Top Food & Drug:

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Design Mobile

Verizon Mobile : Broken Navigation (#fail)

[updated] This is bigger than your garden-variety broken navigation. First, I conducted a Google search for “verizon cellphone plans.” The number one hit on Google took me straight to the plans page (an SEO win):

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Design

Another Reason To Avoid “Click Here” Links: Link Rot

There are many (many!) reasons not to use “click here” as your hyperlink text inside the body of a piece of content. One that you probably haven’t considered is what happens when the link rots.