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How to Improve Your Product and Design Taste

<i>This post was written by Herbert Lui and edited by Robleh Jama, and originally appeared on the Busy Building Things blog. Companies like Facebook and Shopify renew their inspiration by using our art products.</i><p>In a data-driven world, taste is one of the few qualities that manages to elude …

The Best Length for Online Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit.Visit Hard Fork.CLICK IT<p>I tend to get carried away. And for the times that I do, it sure would be nice …

UX Axioms by Erik Dahl (@eadahl)

User Experience (UX) theory and practice can be confusing for the uninitiated. This talk outlines a set of UX Axioms designers and developers alike …

UX Design

Google otevírá Street View. Každý si může zmapovat svá místečka

Podle internetové jedničky tento krok umožní další rozvoj jejich mapové služby. „Už se těšíme na různé způsoby, kterými budou lidé využívat Street …

High-priced stocks are being traded in the dark | Financial Times

A number of well-known US companies boast very expensive equity prices, but trading in these companies is increasingly taking place in the dark – a …

Conversion: The Most Important Internet Metric of All (Revisited)

Over 13 years ago, in March of 2000, I wrote a blog post titled “The Most Powerful Internet Metric of All.” The key thesis was this: if an Internet …

The secret to scaling social networks and local marketplaces | Platform Strategy – by Sangeet Paul Choudary

Carousel Usability: Designing an Effective UI for Websites with Content Overload

<b>Summary:</b> Carousels allow multiple pieces of content to occupy a single, coveted space. This may placate corporate infighting, but on large or small …

To Create A Successful Product, Don't Start With A Blank Piece Of Paper -- Start With A Customer Need

It’s tempting when you are just beginning to look for ideas to start with a blank piece of paper.<p>Don’t.<p>Begin by searching for places where you can solve a problem or improve an existing idea. You always want to start by completely solving a market need, which is just a fancier way of saying you …

Make better use of your site's favicon with Favicon.js

Just a quick heads up to Favico.js, a fantastic JS library that lets you do all sorts of awesome stuff with your site’s favicon.<p>You may have noticed a number of popular web services like Gmail and Facebook have this already to notify you of new messages and such. Now you can add it your site too …

How to Use Page Headings to Increase Findability

Have you ever been to a website and couldn’t find what you were looking for on the page? Most websites today overwhelm users with content irrelevant …

Visual Design

Be a Great Product Leader

People who know me professionally know that I’m passionate about Product Management. I truly believe that, done properly, a strong product leader …

A Beginner's Guide To AB Testing: An Introduction

A/B testing is a fantastic method for figuring out the best online promotional and marketing strategies for your business. It can be used to test …

A Product Manager’s Job

Product management is one of the hardest jobs to define in any organization, partially because it’s different in every company. I’ve had several …

Visionary CEOs Seduce Media, But Investors (Usually) Prefer Vulcans

<b>The Popular Ideal of the Visionary CEO</b><p>Especially here in Silicon Valley, we are attracted to the notion of the visionary CEO, a motivated, impassioned leader who is driven to change the world, and who has created and led a business to pursue this monumental ideal. Think of Sergey Brin and Larry …

30 essential UX tools

When developers build websites, they often focus on the layout and technical features but neglect one very important aspect — how the user …

Predictive Search Is Neither Cool Nor All That Creepy — Yet

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The next big thing in technology is all-knowing apps that do what you want before you ask, also …

The Art of Guerrilla Usability Testing

<i>This article was originally published on July 2, 2013. It was revised on July 25, 2017 to include updated recommendations.</i><p>Guerrilla usability testing …

Ultimate Product Strategy Hack: Say No [12 examples]

If you’re building a product, you have to be great at saying no. Not “maybe” or “later”. The only word is no.<p>Building a great product isn’t about …

Product Management