Jade Warrington

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Landing Pages for Dummies: A How-To Guide

<b>Headline:</b> What’s the biggest, specific benefit a reader will receive if they take action? Pose a question if applicable, then answer that question in the content below.<p><b>Content:</b> Explain the value clearly, simply, and honestly. Keep it focused on the reader.<p><b>Proof:</b> Offer the words of others that have …

Users Want More Than "Pretty" - Using Personas & Scenarios to Aid Visual Design

So you just put the finishing touches on your new and beautifully designed website. The drop shadows are spot on and the textures look great. It’s …

UX Design

5 Advanced Mobile Web Design Techniques You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Until recently, creating mobile web designs that look and feel like native apps has pretty much been an impossible dream. There are plenty of …

Visual Design

4 Myths About User Experience — And How to Bust Them

While the concept of user experience and the term UX have become seemingly ubiquitous in the workplace, most non-UX people still have the wrong idea …

User Experience. Where has it come from, and why is it here?

on December 13, 2016 /<p>There has never been a better time to be a UXer. A quick browse over any job site or forum reveals a plethora of Web-related …

When Flat Design Falls Flat

Flat design as a design approach strips away all the aesthetic frills, leaving behind only the essentials.<p>In a way, I see flat design as just another …

10 Ways to Pretend You Know UX (When You Don't)

<b>The most amazing thing,</b> to me, is when people try to pretend that they have expertise when they actually know very little. This is an epidemic in UX. …

UX Design

MeasuringU: 5 Tips for Applying Lean UX to User Research

Focus on decisions and not deliverables.<p>It’s one of the main concepts around Lean thinking in general, and Lean UX in particular.<p>Focus on the end …

Is Your To-Do List Really About What You Intend To Do?

Your to-do list shouldn’t feel like a foreign document describing an alternate universe. Instead, incorporate everyday (low-stress) tasks to make it feel like part of your day.<p>I’m a big believer in the to-do list. Every night I create a list of what I intend to do the next day, and it turns out I’m …

Time Management

How To Read Way More Books (And, Thus, Know Way More Stuff)

Humanity has learned a lot of stuff. Most of it is in books. So we should read more of them. Here’s how.<p>While many problems are new to 2013–what, exactly, is twerking?–most are quite old, like having a meaningful career or being able to do your best work. So if we want to be able to address our …

Books

6 Ways to Put the Good (Bad and Ugly) in Goodbye—Part II

The original post last week seemed to hit a chord. So many of you gave passionate comments that I thought I should highlight a few of the stories—the …

Who’s The Best Person To Fast-Track Your Career?

You need someone up top to pull you up. And they’re not going to be a mentor.<p>You may already know that you can find a mentor if you put your tentacle to it. But even more crucial for your career are <b>sponsors</b>–high-status people who can pull you up to their strata.<p>How much so?<p>As Quartz reports, having …

Mark Zuckerberg

Work vs. Life: How to Achieve a Better Balance

Work. Life. It’s the war of the worlds. At least, it seems like it. You work all day, and it never seems like you get a break – even when you kick …