NYT reports online display advertising having a tougher time than paid search in weak economy. “The new advertisers are more cautious about requiring some sort of proof or evidence that something is working,” reports GM of WeatherChannel.

Yep, the site that made tabs a ubiquitous e-commerce navigation convention is at least considering making them go away.
But of course, Amazon always used tabs incorrectly, anyway. Right?

Five interesting resources on setting up top-notch 404 “Page Not Found” pages.

Jakob Nielsen reminds us breadcrumb navigation is becoming increasingly popular and useful. Our web usability data agree.

Shuman Ghosemajumder discusses Google’s click fraud detection programs over at the Inside AdWords blog.

Inbound links are precious. Not only do they matter to search engines, but they reflect the interconnected relationships of pages and people and ideas on the web. When reorganizing your site, don’t break the old links. Redirect visitors to the new URL.

HistoryCrumbs are a line of links atop a webpage showing the last 8 pages visited.

Jottings and interesting bits from Debbie Weil’s Corporate Blogging Book