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Creating a UX Writing and Content Design Brief

Freelancers, agency workers, and temporary UX writers all face the challenge of coming to grips with company values and project goals quickly. A well-formulated brief can make a huge difference—both to the success of the project and to everyone’s general well-being. Here’s what we have learned from creating briefs for our Academy students.

UX Research for Beginners

UX research is a massive subject, so where do you start as a beginner? Right here, with this article! We’ve gathered everything you need to know to get going.

Free content design course

Our free content design course is made especially for beginners who want to get into the field. Learn what a content designer actually does, test your knowledge with quizzes and exercises, and get tons of free resources to help you on your journey.

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The current state of AI copywriting

Are writers doomed to be replaced by artificial intelligence? For sure AI copywriting has made massive progress recently. But instead of seeing AI tools as a threat, let’s take a look at how writers can benefit from the technology.

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Microcopy in a nutshell: Past, present and future

In this blog post, we’ll explain what microcopy is and where the term came from. You’ll also get plenty of great (and a few not so great) examples and tips on how to improve your microcopy writing skills.

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8 Tips to Ace UX Writing Interview Questions

The interview: always desired, often dreaded. Whether you’re new to content and UX or you’re a vet trying to land that dream gig, interviews can be anxiety-inducing and stressful experiences. Sometimes they’re almost enjoyable, but those times are few and far in between. Here’s some advice on how to navigate common UX writing interview questions with your nerves intact.

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Gandalf’s approach to UX writing

Jessica Drew at CarGurus has tons to say about why UX writing includes all the good parts of copywriting, why AI will free up UX writers to focus on the creative stuff, why ADHD can help writers find the dusty corners of a website, and why new UX writers shouldn’t be scared to apply for senior jobs.