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Stupid Usability #80

An Explanation of the Error Message!

Written By: High Monkey
Posted: 12/1/2014

From the mind of Brian Haukos, Marketing Support at High Monkey:

The other week I spent some time in constant contact building an email to send out to let people know about a live event we were hosting! After spending some time building the email, making sure all the links worked, spell checking the content of the email and designing the look and feel I was ready to send the email off!

After confirming the email was good to be sent I was brought to a screen where I was tasked with selecting the individuals that I wanted to receive the email!  After making my selections I clicked the next button which brings you to a section where you are able to select the date and time of day when the email will be sent!  One problem, I received the following error message:


Let me first say I am glad that this system has something in place that prevents me from sending out something that may have an error, however without a description I don't know what to fix. This could easily be fixed by simply putting an explanation of what this specific error means!

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More About Virgil

Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect.

Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.

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