User Experience

Evolving E-commerce Checkout

July 19, 2012

Evolving E-commerce Checkout By Julia Salem July 19, 2012 Luke Wroblewski has written a very thoughtful post about how E-commerce checkout has changed and what.

Homepage Must-Haves for Superior UX

July 17, 2012

Homepage Must-Haves for Superior UX By Julia Salem July 17, 2012 1. A Killer Headline—It’s the most important part of your homepage and should outline.

Why UX Can or Cannot Be Designed

July 15, 2012

Why UX Can or Cannot Be Designed By Julia Salem July 15, 2012 Can user experience be designed? Paul Olyslager attempts to find out in.

Lean Product Management

July 13, 2012

Lean Product Management By Julia Salem July 13, 2012 Giff Constable’s blog recently posted a great step-by-step guide to changing how your organization sends out.

Using Salience to Guide User Decision-Making

July 11, 2012

Using Salience to Guide User Decision-Making By Julia Salem July 11, 2012 Colleen Roller’s article, from UX Magazine, analyzes the reasons people will take action.

Designing for Multiple Screens

July 6, 2012

Designing for Multiple Screens By Julia Salem July 6, 2012 UX Magazine recently published an article that discusses how we can provide excellently designed apps.

Best Design and Development Sites A-Z

July 3, 2012

Best Design and Development Sites A-Z By Julia Salem July 3, 2012 Inspect Element has created the ultimate A-Z guide of best design and development.

Secrets to Getting Great Feedback from Your Users

July 1, 2012

Secrets to Getting Great Feedback from Your Users By Julia Salem July 1, 2012 KISSmetrics’ Jason Evanish, recently posted about the best tools for getting.

Startup Guide for Designers

June 29, 2012

Startup Guide for Designers By Julia Salem June 29, 2012 Wells Riley recently released a design information and resource guide for startups. This visually appealing.

How to Choose a UX Prototyping Tool

June 27, 2012

How to Choose a UX Prototyping Tool By Julia Salem June 27, 2012 Design For Use has written an awesome blog post about how to.

Upcoming UX Events—July and Aug 2012

June 25, 2012

Upcoming UX Events–July and Aug 2012 By Julia Salem June 25, 2012   An Event Apart Austin When: July 9-11 Where: Austin, TX Details: Two.

Creating UX with Storyboarding

June 22, 2012

Creating UX with Storyboarding By Julia Salem June 22, 2012 Billy Hollis recently presented at the Norwegian Developers Conference. The topic discussed was Creating UX.

Responsive Design: From Content to Development

June 20, 2012

Responsive Design: From Content to Development By Julia Salem June 20, 2012 UX Magazine has released an excellent primer on responsive design (the practice of.

User Experience Awards 2012

June 12, 2012

User Experience Awards 2012 By Julia Salem Original publishing date: March 15, 2012 Updated June 12, 2012 The second annual User Experience Awards, hosted by.

Top 10 Websites for Designers—May 2012

May 26, 2012

Top 10 Websites for Designers–May 2012 By Julia Salem May 26, 2012 Check out this excellent list of top design websites. The list, from How.

5 Ways to Create Better iPad Apps

May 21, 2012

5 Ways to Create Better iPad Apps By Julia Salem May 21, 2012 1. Retiring the Tab Bar—People use iPad apps for longer periods of.

10 Tips to Become a Better Web Designer

May 8, 2012

10 Tips to Become a Better Web Designer By Julia Salem May 8, 2012 1. Read, Read, and Read Some More—Learn design theory by purchasing.

End the Pain of Illegible Captchas

May 5, 2012

End the Pain of Illegible Captchas By Julia Salem May 5, 2012 Everyone knows Captcha codes are often anti-user-friendly, even though they are necessary to.

Intersection of the Physical and Digital Worlds of UX

May 1, 2012

Intersection of the Physical and Digital Worlds of UX By Julia Salem May 1, 2012 Austin Brown and Lindsay Moore decided to combine the best.

You’re Not a User Experience Designer If…

April 25, 2012

You’re Not a User Experience Designer If… By Julia Salem April 25, 2012 Numerous people say they are user experience professionals, but how do they.

How to Snag a Paid Subscriber on the First Visit

April 21, 2012

How to Snag a Paid Subscriber on the First Visit By Julia Salem April 21, 2012 1. Initiate a Friendship—makes your site content relatable to.

Why Your Qualified Leads Refuse to Sign Up

April 16, 2012

Why Your Qualified Leads Refuse to Sign Up By Julia Salem April 15, 2012 The landing page and “Plans and Pricing” page are the “showroom”.

Measuring Usability

April 15, 2012

Measuring Usability By Julia Salem April 15, 2012 FastCompany’s article provides an excellent idea for measuring usability. After much analysis, Roderick McMullen, the author, proposes.

#LeanUX: Lean UX Roundtable Event

April 14, 2012

#LeanUX: Lean UX Roundtable Event By Julia Salem April 14, 2012 Updated: April 27, 2012 NYC-CHI and OgilvyOne Worldwide hosted a packed event on April.

10 Principles of Navigation Design

April 2, 2012

10 Principles of Navigation Design By Julia Salem April 2, 2012 “If content is the heart of every website publication, then navigation is its brain.

Successful Designer's Secret Weapon

March 31, 2012

Successful Designer’s Secret Weapon By Julia Salem March 31, 2012 Predictability is the secret weapon that all successful designers use. The site you are working.

Opinion: Google Changing UX for the Worse

March 29, 2012

Opinion: Google Changing UX for the Worse By Julia Salem March 29, 2012 Kevin Fox, a former Google senior user experience design lead, has written.

User's Experience vs. Developer's Experience

March 19, 2012

User’s Experience vs. Developer’s Experience By Julia Salem March 19, 2012 Has the user experience of most apps become worse lately? That’s what Michael Winston.