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Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
4.24
it was amazing
Great, clearly stated guidelines for designing better sites. My biggest takeaway: Know the goal of your site and make it your tagline. Know the goal o ...more
Dec 05, 2008
Dec 05, 2008
 
Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology
4.18
really liked it
Great summary of the role of Product Management and fascinating look at the types of interview questions and answers being used today.
Aug 17, 2016
Sep 17, 2016
 
Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
3.71
it was amazing
A fun, inspiring read, to jostle your imagination of information structure. The theme of way finding follows through the book. Great take aways includ ...more
Dec 31, 2008
Dec 05, 2008
 
The Design of Everyday Things
4.19
did not like it
This was not a joy, fun or very important to read. It was a long, dry, slog through outdated concepts. I can see how this book could be important as p ...more
Feb 15, 2009
Dec 05, 2008
 
Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems
4.11
it was amazing
I wish Steve would write how-to books for all sort of stuff. The instructions were so clear and concise, the chapters were short, there were just the ...more
Jan 23, 2013
Feb 02, 2011
 
Web Analytics Action Hero: Using Analysis to Gain Insight and Optimize Your Business
3.95
really liked it
A fun book to read and a great book for anyone starting out in the field of web analytics. I especially liked the section that outline the key charact ...more
Jan 09, 2013
Jan 03, 2012
 
Intertwingled: Information Changes Everything
3.77
liked it
Having been a long time fan of Peter Morville, I found this book to be disappointing. It felt disjointed and rambling, with a lot of opinions about pe ...more
Dec 27, 2016
Nov 20, 2014
 
Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy and the New Science of Desire
3.75
liked it
While entertaining to read, I didn't trust the author. I would have liked to know exactly who sponsored his studies right up front, instead of never d ...more
Feb 19, 2013
Dec 31, 2008
 
Web Analytics Demystified: A Marketer's Guide to Understanding How Your Web Site Affects Your Business
3.85
liked it
Written ten years ago, I was surprised by how well much of the advice held-up. Sure there were some funny paragraphs about out-moded technology, but o ...more
Jan 16, 2014
Feb 17, 2009
 
Html5: Up and Running: Dive Into the Future of Web Development
3.97
it was amazing
I really enjoyed how this book provided little histories on how HTML came to be what it was. The narrative made the content much more enjoyable. As fo ...more
Mar 06, 2012
Oct 11, 2011
 
Radical Focus: Achieving Your Most Important Goals with Objectives and Key Results
3.93
it was amazing
When I started reading this book I was doubting the use of a fictional story to share a series of points, but it really worked. The use of story has h ...more
Jun 07, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
 
Cult of Analytics: Driving Online Strategies Using Web Analytics
3.76
liked it
While many things in analytics have changes since 2009, I thought this book still had some great nuggets about defining KPIs and really diving into th ...more
Sep 17, 2016
Nov 16, 2009
 
Actionable Web Analytics: Using Data to Make Smart Business Decisions
3.44
liked it
While this book is starting to feel dated, there are still good nuggets of information, especially for someone who is just getting started in the worl ...more
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 17, 2009
 
Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
3.75
liked it
I can see why Godin has this cult following, but his style of writing is not my favorite.
May 29, 2013
Feb 17, 2009
 
Search Patterns: Design for Discovery
3.88
it was amazing
A dense, fascinating look at search. It changed the way that I think about the search experience.
Mar 07, 2013
Feb 02, 2011
 
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
4.08
liked it
Solid concept but could have been covered in a much shorter book or article.
Nov 09, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
 
Excel 2007 Visual Quick Tips
4.50
it was amazing
Fast reference for advanced data formatting in excel.
Oct 13, 2010
Dec 05, 2008
 
R in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference
3.75
really liked it
Great reference book for learning and using R.
Dec 18, 2014
Jan 07, 2013
 
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
4.24
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Apr 17, 2017
 
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
4.31
None
not set
Oct 29, 2016
 
The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business
3.99
None
not set
Oct 24, 2016
 
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
3.95
None
not set
Oct 24, 2016
 
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering
4.05
None
not set
Apr 18, 2017
 
Landing Page Optimization: The Definitive Guide to Testing and Tuning for Conversions
3.82
liked it
None
Sep 17, 2016
Nov 16, 2009
 
The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures
3.94
None
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Jan 16, 2013
 
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More
3.81
really liked it
None
Oct 08, 2014
Feb 17, 2009
 
JavaScript: The Good Parts
4.23
really liked it
None
Sep 17, 2016
Sep 17, 2016
 
Influencer: The Power to Change Anything
4.00
None
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Oct 24, 2016
 
Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love
4.22
it was amazing
None
Apr 23, 2017
Oct 24, 2016
 
Getting to 50/50: How Working Couples Can Have It All by Sharing It All
3.60
None
not set
Nov 13, 2017
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