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  • Popular design news of the week: January 23, 2017 – January 29, 2017

    Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-29By Cameron Chapman
  • Comics of the week #376

    Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-28By Jerry King
  • 9 rules effective “coming soon” pages follow

    A lot of people have the misconception that they have to have a complete website in order to start building leads and actively promoting their business. The truth is, you can generate a lot of buzz about your client’s business and their website, with an effective coming soon page. …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-27By James George
  • 75+ type driven sites

    When we talk about the visual elements of a website, we are usually referring to images: photos, illustrations, icons, possibly the UI. What we tend to forget is that text is visual too. It is, after all, the visual representation of the spoken word. And text, just like images, …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-26By Paddi MacDonnell
  • New Online Seminar: Design Thinking in Agile (Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT)
    What happens when Design Thinking meets Agile? The smart people at Google Labs came up with Design Sprints and the smart people at IBM Design came up with Design Loop. Two different ways of applying Design Thinking to Agile, both with the goal of solving and testing design problems while …
    Source: NN GroupPublished on 2017-01-25
  • Discover powerful analytics for free, with FullStory

    As UX designers, the most valuable tool we have is knowledge of how users are interacting with our products. It’s impossible to design a valuable, and successful site without a deep understanding of how users experience it in the real world. One tool for developing a comprehensive understanding of …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-25By WebdesignerDepot Staff
  • The simple formula for great UX design

    We’re in the midst of a digital renaissance. With the rise of startups and transformative tech companies like Apple and Google, the user’s experience has never been more important. That means that the humble designer is suddenly essential to the experiences of billions of people. And we designers have …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-24By Benjamin Evans
  • Gaming the System…and Winning

    Good intentions usually drive the “gamification” of websites—adding points, badges, and leaderboards to make them more engaging. It sounds like a great idea, but borrowing game design elements out of context is a risky way to design experiences, especially experiences intended to bring users back to a site. Not …
    Source: A List ApartPublished on 2017-01-24
  • What is UX Writing?

    There’s a new job in town. Well, maybe not “new,” but certainly popping up with increasing frequency. Google’s looking. Amazon’s looking. Dropbox, Paypal…many of the big players in tech are now looking for User Experience Writers. It may seem like a bit of a fad, and a quiet one at …
    Source: FeedpressPublished on 2017-01-24By Kristina Bjoran
  • How Intuitive Website Design Is The Key To Better Conversions
    “Users often leave Web pages in 10-20 seconds, but pages with a clear value proposition can hold people’s attention for much longer”. This is the summary of an article by Jakob Nielsen that throws light on how users behave on web pages. The research further reveals that the first ten …
    Source: Usability GeekPublished on 2017-01-23By Tracy Vides

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