Category: Content design

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What Is UX Writing? A Guide For Beginners

Heard about UX writing and wonder if it’s for you? This article explains what UX writing is, what UX writers do, and what to do if you’re interested in this new-ish and exciting field.

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Microcopy in a nutshell: Past, present and future

Without microcopy, users would get lost in any digital interface. Often described as small words with a lot of power, it can have a huge effect on both user experience and conversions. 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.

How much do UX writers actually make? Salary survey report 2021

What can you expect to get paid as a writer in tech? We’ll tell you all about it in this article, based on the results from UX Writing Hub’s salary survey 2021. Find out the average salary for UX writers, content designers, content strategists et al across the globe and what you can do to increase your paycheck. We’ll also peek behind the numbers for insights about top performing UX writers in the industry.

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The Rise (and Role) of Content Design

Content design is popping up everywhere these days. But it’s more than a catchy phrase; it’s a title that finally makes sense for a lot of us working in the field.

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4 reasons localization experts are a perfect fit for UX writing

Nowadays, product teams all over the world are discovering the need for writers to improve the user experience. However, UX writers are not the only language-oriented professionals in tech. Localization experts have been around for a long time to translate copy and make it accessible for other markets. Learn more here about why I’m convinced that they have an ideal skill set and background to transition into UX writing.