The Boagworld Ux Show



Boagworld is a podcast about digital strategy, service design and user experience. It offers practical advice, news, tools, review and interviews with leading figures in the web design community. Covering everything from usability and design to marketing and strategy, this show has something for everything. This award-winning podcast is the longest running web design podcast with over 380 episodes.


  • 22. How your website sells

    22. How your website sells

    06/02/2006 Duration: 59min

    Whatever your website is about, it has to sell something. From selling an idea to a product or service, every site has its place in the sales process. This podcast looks at what that process is and how your website plays its part.

  • 21. Working with stats

    21. Working with stats

    30/01/2006 Duration: 41min

    Are you getting the most from your web stats? Are they helping you identify areas on your site that require improvement? Marcus and Paul look at how web stats can keep you informed about how users interact with your site.

  • 20. Success Criteria

    20. Success Criteria

    23/01/2006 Duration: 42min

    How will you judge if your new site is more successful than your old one? What do you want your site to achieve and how are you going to evaluate its success? This week Paul and Marcus discuss " success criteria " . What are they and how do you decide upon them?

  • 19. Know your users

    19. Know your users

    16/01/2006 Duration: 31min

    In the second of their ongoing series on building and running a website, Paul and Marcus discuss the need to have a clear understanding of who your users are and how to go about finding out.

  • 18. When to redesign

    18. When to redesign

    09/01/2006 Duration: 42min

    Well, Christmas is over and our new year ' s resolutions are long since broken. However, it is not all doom and gloom. The Boagworld podcast is back and this week Paul and Marcus are discussing the thorny subject of when to redesign your site.

  • 17. Christmas special

    17. Christmas special

    12/12/2005 Duration: 50min

    This special edition of is probably the most pointless podcast ever released but at least you get to find out what the worst Christmas site ever is!

  • 16. Design 101

    16. Design 101

    05/12/2005 Duration: 47min

    However you are involved with web design, whether it is as a site owner, a developer or a content provider, sooner or later you will have to make some form of design decision. This podcast explains the basics of good design and provides some simple techniques to improve the design of your site while ensure you do not undermine the work done by your web designer.

  • 15. Project Management

    15. Project Management

    29/11/2005 Duration: 39min

    Project management lies at the heart of a successful web project. This week Paul and Marcus discuss project management and look at was to ensure your web projects run smoother.

  • 14. What is Web 2.0?

    14. What is Web 2.0?

    21/11/2005 Duration: 45min

    Over the past few weeks, I have written a lot about Web 2.0 on However, most of what I have written consists of questions rather than answers. In this episode of the Boagworld podcast, Marcus Lillington and I try to take the characteristics of web 2.0 and apply them to real world websites.

  • 13. Choosing a web design agency

    13. Choosing a web design agency

    14/11/2005 Duration: 37min

    This week we look at the selection process for choosing a web design agency. As a client, how do you pick the right company for you? Conversely, as a web design agency, how do you make yourself attractive to clients?

  • 12. Writing an effective brief

    12. Writing an effective brief

    07/11/2005 Duration: 36min

    Marcus once again joins me for this weeks show. The main subject is advising clients on how to write an effective brief and then advice to web designers on how to respond to an invitation to tender.

  • 11. Commercial blogging

    11. Commercial blogging

    31/10/2005 Duration: 41min

    This week we look at blogging. Is it just a cheap form of therapy for those who feel a need to unburden their emotional problems, or is it a powerful marketing tool for increasing your businesses exposure.

  • 10. Accessibility

    10. Accessibility

    24/10/2005 Duration: 36min

    On this life-changing episode of (Okay, so I have delusions of grandeur), we look at the subject of web accessibility. What is it? Why it is important? And how to decide just how accessible your site needs to be.

  • 9. Unobtrusive JavaScript

    9. Unobtrusive JavaScript

    18/10/2005 Duration: 31min

    Jeremy Keith, author of DOM Scripting, joins Paul and introduces a new level to our web development... unobtrusive JavaScript.

  • 8. Top Ten Design Mistakes of 2005

    8. Top Ten Design Mistakes of 2005

    10/10/2005 Duration: 43min

    Jakob Nielsen, usability guru, has released his top ten web design mistakes for 2005. Marcus and Paul review these results and share their pearls of wisdom on the subject!

  • 7. Working with content

    7. Working with content

    04/10/2005 Duration: 34min

    " Content is king " they say. Why then do we give it so little attention? This week we look at content; why it is important, how to make it accessible, how to write it effectively and how to manage it online.

  • 6. Future of the web

    6. Future of the web

    27/09/2005 Duration: 44min

    So what does the future of the internet have in store? How will this affect your website? This week Paul and Marcus look at emerging technologies and how you can use them on your own site. All without techno babble!

  • 5. Usability Testing

    5. Usability Testing

    20/09/2005 Duration: 39min

    This week on Paul and Marcus cover the basics of usability testing. They cover the financial benefits of testing, how to test and the different types of testing available. Paul also reviews Dreamweaver 8.

  • 4. Search Engine Optimization

    4. Search Engine Optimization

    13/09/2005 Duration: 24min

    This week on Paul looks at the subject of search engine optimization and how to improve your sites listing. He also reviews SEO Elite, a program dedicated to improving your sites position.

  • 3. Classic Web Design Mistakes

    3. Classic Web Design Mistakes

    03/09/2005 Duration: 41min

    This week on Paul is joined by Marcus Lillington to discuss classic web development mistakes made by clients and designers alike. We also look at the latest news in web design including the improved W3C website and the Macromedia Podcasts.

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