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© 2010 Ugur Akinci
I believe in the power of Negative Teaching. Not all the time but occasionally. If used sparingly it can become a potent training tool.
Instead of showing someone how to do something, sometimes it’s more effective to show how NOT to do the same thing.
Instead of stressing the positive, if you show someone the ultimate in the NEGATIVE, sometimes the message sinks in much faster.
Here is an example to how you should NOT design a web site:
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I’m not even sure if any words are needed here but frankly I have not seen a web site this user-unfriendly in a long while. I hope they’re selling a lot of books from this web site but I doubt it.
How would you improve this web site? Any ideas? Please feel free to share.