1. September 2015

The Real Unicorns Are Female Angel Investors (Kristi Zuhlke)

Despite the attention over the past year, the lack of diversity in tech — both in race and gender — has not markedly changed. Only 3 percent of tech CEOs are women, and just 15 percent of startups have at least one female founder. (techcrunch.com)

28. August 2015

How Marketing Funnels Work (Zach Bulygo)

What Are Funnels? You undoubtedly want visitors on your website to take certain actions. Maybe you want them to make a purchase, sign up, or fill out a form. When someone does something you want them to do, it’s known as a conversion. The visitor converts from browsing to taking the action you want them to take. (kissmetrics.com)

Measuring Accessibility In The User Experience (UX) And The Searcher Experience (Shari Thurow)

Accessibility is an important facet of the user experience and of one of its subsets, the searcher experience. Too often, Web professionals put users and technology into silos. Usability and UX professionals view accessibility from a human/user perspective. And technical search engine optimization (SEO) professionals view accessibility purely from a technology perspective. (marketingland.com)

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5 elements that every UX Designer needs (Thao)

Ivan Chermayeff, A UX design expert once said that “Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution.” That is a designer’s duty, and a designer always thinks based on customer standpoints. Here are 5 premises, that are critical and should be taken into account by every UX designer... (apiumtech.com)

The Path to Brand Consistency with a Style Guide (Jesse Dean)

The design and development of websites and apps is both a complex and time consuming process. With the number of team members involved, assets required and lines of code needed, it is easy to see how consistency can take a back seat to simple project completion. (jessedean.ca)

Busting 9 UX Myths Like a Boss (Michael Georgiou)

While the concept of user experience and the term UX have become seemingly ubiquitous in the workplace, most non-UX professionals still have the wrong idea about what it is. Here are nine such common UX myths and ways to bust them like a boss! (usabilitytools.com)

24. August 2015

MOBX Europe's Premier Mobile UX Summit 2015

MOBX Mobile UX Summit takes place September 11 (Friday) in Berlin. With awesome speakers, a fantastic location, great topics and everything taking place in Berlin this is an event you don't want to miss.

23. August 2015

Photoshop for beginners (BIG discount, 75% off !)

Learn everything you need to know about Photoshop and how to use it with confidence. That's what Photoshop for beginners is all about.

Course Description

Photoshop for beginners is an absolute must-have for everybody who works with a computer. This course teaches you how to use Photoshop with confidence in all sorts of situations without having any previous knowledge of the program.

The content breaks down Photoshop into easy to understand sections and the difficulty is progressive: we start with the basics and work our way up. Everything you learn is based on real world cases with exercices, quizzes, and attachments included for every lecture.


The Secret to Successful Food Packaging Design (Addison Duvall)

We all see it every day. That box, that wrapper, those bottles, jars, and cans. Food packaging is something that permeates our lives, and yet most people don’t ever stop to consider how it actually affects the decisions we make when we purchase our food. From the moment you make a selection in the store to the moment you get your groceries home and open them, food package designers have carefully engineered each step of your eating experience to make sure you make the choices that are right for you. (speckyboy.com)

7 Deadly Mobile App UI Design Sins You Should Never Commit (Alexis Piperides)

Are rules made to be broken? It really depends on the rule. In the world of mobile app UI design, there is some wiggle room when it comes to things like aesthetics, gestures, and animations. There may be cases when a plain, functional app makes more sense than a showy one, or vice versa. (proto.io)

12 Design Research methods to get inspired by users (Matt Cooper-Wright)

A 1–2 hour interview with a current or future user, ideally at home or in the context of the thing you’re designing. For example, interviewing someone at their gym for a project about wellness. The goal is to build up a deep understanding of an individual’s life, decisions and challenges. There are two reasons to interview people: firstly, to be inspired by the way people are encountering and solving problems; secondly, to build empathy for users. (medium.com)