[wp-hackers] Wordpress 1.5 downloads

Elliotte Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Sun Jan 1 23:27:53 GMT 2006

Andy Skelton wrote:

> What you say sounds good and worthwhile, though costly compared to the
> free and abundant feedback from WordPress.com users. Any referrals?
> Pro bono? :-)

You can spend hundreds of thousands of dollars doing this, as you can 
hiring programmers to write code; but can also do it on the cheap. 
You'll get a lot of benefit just by roping in a few non-techie 
friends/family members. watching even one user struggle with your 
software can radically change how you think about it, and approach its 

The next time your mother/brother/significant other/next door 
neighbor/dentist/etc. asks you to come over to fix their network/degunk 
their system/disinfect Windows etc. say sure, but they have to agree to 
be your guinea pig on some user testing for the same amount of time.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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