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Top 10 Skills That Separate Real UX Designers from Wannabes

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With the flood of ill-trained people claiming to be user experience (UX) designers, how do you know if you are hiring a UX snake oil salesman or a true UX expert? The best UX experts in the world all share these characteristics and abilities. Many ill-trained people claim to be user experience (UX) designers. But here's how to figure out if you're hiring a snake oil salesman or a true expert. 0 Comments

A Simple Test to Guide Every UX Design Decision

Does the Darn Thing Work

During the design process, the tendency is to add more features, controls, or content than users actually need to successfully complete their task. But every new element doubles the potential for error. Here's how to eliminate unnecessary elements. During the design process, the tendency is to add more features, controls, or content than users actually need to successfully complete their task. But every new element doubles the potential for error. Here's how to eliminate unnecessary elements. 0 Comments

Is Your Website Bass Ackwards?

Ass Backwards

Good UX design means you must understand the user's desired outcome, find the most emotionally charged aspect of the process, and then leverage that emotional investment early in the process to compel the user to complete the rest of the tasks. Good UX design means you must understand the user's desired outcome, find the most emotionally charged aspect of the process, and then leverage that emotional investment early in the process to compel the user to complete the rest of the tasks. 0 Comments

7 Critical Web Redesign Considerations You Can't Overlook

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Planning a website redesign can be an extremely exciting process. While having a great looking website is awesome, technical SEO, content, and functionality can't be an afterthought. Here are some key considerations to avoid a redesign disaster. Planning a website redesign can be an extremely exciting process. While having a great looking website is awesome, technical SEO, content, and functionality can't be an afterthought. Here are some key considerations to avoid a redesign disaster. 0 Comments

Mobile Sites: Choosing an Implementation Process & Strategies

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No matter your approach, the mobile landscape is a tricky, expansive space of uncertainty filled with twists and turns that would give even the most solid minded developer or site owner points to pause. Here’s a guide to help you go mobile. No matter your approach, the mobile landscape is a tricky, expansive space of uncertainty filled with twists and turns that would give even the most solid minded developer or site owner points to pause. Here’s a guide to help you go mobile. 0 Comments