It’s full throttle here: life-changing research, campus-changing construction, more stellar faculty joining our ranks—before we’ve even announced our first comprehensive Campaign for Boston University. In this issue, see what we’ve done, and what we’ll do next.
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If you haven’t seen the signup form on Jeremy Keith’s Huffduffer, go there now. I’ll wait.
Pretty, isn’t it?
Not only does it look good, but evidence suggests that it is more effective than traditional box-filled forms.
Maybe it’s time to start thinking about other ways to present form fields. Not just text fields, but dropdowns, checkboxes, and radio buttons as well.
Robin over at Snarkmarket has put together a nice post advocating the use of designed content and runs through the mental exercise of imagining if an online magazine like Gawker implemented this approach.