The 11 deadly sins of web design

“Don’t annoy users,” the Internet Marketing Blog reminds us, and goes on to list 11 frustrating website behaviors.

My vote goes to #2, “Sound or music when the page loads.” For every instance in which I’ve enjoyed unsolicited music on a web page, there are 99 others when I’ve simply clicked away from the offending site.

Nothing on the list would surprise most web users, but apparently it would be news to many expensive web designers — since they keep designing sites that actively drive user traffic away from their customers’ businesses.

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