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Help Your Content Go Anywhere With A Mobile Content Strategy

You’ve put a lot of thought, time and effort into creating great content, and <b>you want users to have a great experience with your content</b>. While you …

Writing Digital Copy for Domain Experts

<b>Summary:</b> These tips for writing web content for specialized audiences will help you sound authoritative and bolster your credibility. Professionals …

Writing

Reading Content on Mobile Devices

<b>Summary:</b> Readers can understand short, simple text content on mobile devices just as well as on computers, but they slow down when reading difficult …

The Impact of Tone of Voice on Users' Brand Perception (Nielsen Norman Group UX research)

<b>Summary:</b> A two-part experiment found that different tones of voice on a website have measurable impacts on users’ perceptions of a brand’s …

Bad Copywriting Is The Most Overlooked Problem In Product Design

Explained in 2 pictures and a few paragraphs.<p>Even though I’ve been using Spotify for many years, I still get confused as to what “continue” refers to.<p>…

UX Design

Cringeworthy Words to Cut from Your Online Copy

<b>Summary:</b> The right words can make or break trust; they affect your tone of voice and how people perceive your site.<p>Carefully chosen words can boost …

How Chunking Helps Content Processing

<b>Summary:</b> Chunking is a concept that originates from the field of cognitive psychology. UX professionals can break their text and multimedia content …

Legibility, Readability, and Comprehension: Making Users Read Your Words

<b>Summary:</b> Users won’t read web content unless the text is clear, the words and sentences are simple, and the information is easy to understand. You …

Why Content Reigns Supreme In UX Design

Lorem ipsum dolor son of a…<p>It’s been nearly 20 years since Bill Gates declared that “content is king.”<p>His original 1996 article reads like a manifesto, calling for sites to deliver quality and entertaining content to their customers, explaining why content-providers must be compensated, and making …

UX Design

Creating Good User Experiences by Focusing on Content

By<aside class="pull_aside"> <blockquote class="pullquote TOPICPLACEHOLDER">The more you can embed content strategy into every step of your design …

UX Design

How to Win Friends and Influence People with User-Centered Copywriting

Whether you’re writing marketing copy or UX copy, your goal is to get the user to take action. But in order to get users to act, you need to overcome …

UX Design

By: Chad

Fantastic piece. Once again it brings the idea of to the forefront. I believe that advances in responsive design will, to your point Charles, …

Gen Z

How To Deal With Redundant, Out-Of-Date And Trivial Content ROT

Publishing content to the web is expensive. I know what you’re thinking: no, it’s not; it costs nothing, especially when compared to print. And you …

26 Digital Typography Rules for Beginners

The beautiful art of typography is clearly one of the most basic skills every designer should master. After all, it’s one thing that can make or …

Progressive Content for Progressive Reduction

Every new interface we come up with is also an exercise in instruction design. Designers typically leverage their user’s prior knowledge to create …

The Step Before Writing

Twice in my career I have worked as a web editor. Both times I felt constant pressure from within the organization to simply publish content …

Digital Marketing

Why Designers Should Never Use Fake Text In Web Design

<i>Jerry Cao is a UX content strategist at UXPin —</i> <i>the wireframing and prototyping app</i><i>. To learn more about content-first design, download the free e-book</i> <i>Web UI Design for the Human Eye: Content Patterns & Typography</i><i>.</i><p>We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: content is king.<p>That means content should …

Web Design

Content Modelling: Creating Responsive Content Experiences

Virtual Seminar<p>Set up a framework for success<br>• Establish content types<br>• Prioritize content chunks<br>• Sketch the content model<p>Topics:<p>Responsive Web …

Combining Content Writing And Design For Ultimate Usability

Let’s be real: Very few people outside the realm of design visit a site to admire the creativity found there. Even fewer people are interested in the …

Web Design