The Big Web Show

The Big Web Show

The award winning Big Web Show features special guests and topics like web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It's everything web that matters.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.

#21: Just the Two of Us

September 30, 2010 at 6:00PM • 52 minutes • Computer Video

We're mixing it up for today’s episode of The Big Web Show. Instead of interviewing one or more amazing web innovators per our standard practice, Dan Benjamin and Jeffrey Zeldman interview each other.

#20: Creating Readability

September 24, 2010 at 3:10PM • 43 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin talk with Rich Ziade about how Arc90 manages the balance between product development and client services, and how to build a reputation when your client services agreements prevent you from having a public portfolio.

Special guest Richard Ziade.

#19: Beyond Usability with Aarron Walter

September 9, 2010 at 4:02PM • 41 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin talk with Aarron Walter, lead user experience designer for MailChimp, about white-hat SEO strategies, user intent and content, usability, and more.

Special guest Aarron Walter.

#18: Roger Black on Web Type and Templates

September 2, 2010 at 4:30PM • 44 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey and Dan talk with the legendary Rogert Black about web type, design templates, screen resolution, web publishing, responsive design, and more.

Special guest Roger Black.

#17: Web Meritocracy

August 26, 2010 at 4:14PM • 43 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benamin talk with Tracy Osborn about the ins and outs of networking when you're not well known; where ideas and inspiration come from; how to recognize and develop your best ideas and persuade others to believe in them; and more.

Special guest Tracy Osborn.

#16: Serious Doodles

August 12, 2010 at 2:20PM • 35 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey and Dan talk with Sunni Brown, noted information designer, about visual communication and debunk the myth that doodling is a distraction.

Special guest Sunni Brown.

#15: Social Media, Social Capital

August 5, 2010 at 5:00PM • 47 minutes • Computer Video

Tara Hunt, social media entrepreneur, author of The Whuffie Factor, cofounder of Citizen Agency, and one of Fast Company’s “women in tech — nine thought leaders who are changing our ideas about technology” talks with Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin about social media and much more.

Special guest Tara Hunt.

#14: Design Apps for Fun and Profit

July 29, 2010 at 4:00PM • 52 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey and Dan talk with Gowalla CEO Josh Williams about social media, being an entrepreneur, developer applications for the web and mobile, marketing a new business, and more.

Special guest Josh Williams.

#13: Voices that Matter

July 24, 2010 at 8:00AM • 48 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin talk with Michael Nolan, a senior editor for Pearson’s New Riders and Peachpit imprints, focusing on web design and development. In this special hour of insights, we discuss how publishing really works, where it’s going, and how it will survive, plus plenty of stories about your favorite authors and designers, and tips on how to identify talent for those who are hiring, and how present yourself as a talented and desirable catch for those who are trying to boost their visibility and career prospects.

Special guest Michael Nolan.

#12: Web Conferences

July 15, 2010 at 4:40PM • 48 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin and Jeffrey Zeldman talk with "Andy McMillan":, founder of "Build":, an annual “hand-crafted web design conference” located in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and CSS godfather "Eric Meyer":, co-founder of "An Event Apart":, the design conference for people who make websites.

Special guests Eric Meyer & Andy McMillan.