UX Writing Weekly #108

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WHAT'S INSIDE

Issue #108 (Dec. 2nd, 2020)
  • Webinar invite 📺
  • The rise and role of content design 👑
  • Improve your copy management 📈
  • Pre-Victorian emojis 🎩


WEBINAR

📺 Itโ€™s not too late to join Torrey Podmajersky, UX writer at Google and author of Strategic Writing for UX, in our online event. Torrey will talk about the direct and heuristic measurement of UX content, and the practical process of designing it with usability and voice in mind. As always, weโ€™ll finish with a Q&A session. Join us!

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TOP ARTICLES & MORE

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👑 Content design is popping up everywhere these days. But it's more than just a catchy phraseโ€”it's a title that finally makes sense for a lot of us working in the field.

This article dives deep into the role thatโ€™s taking over tech.

The Rise (and Role) of Content Design

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📈 Shout out to UX Writing Academy alumna Valeriia Panina for publishing an article in Smashing Magazine. She guides us through both how and why to use Copy Docs to improve copy management.

Copy Docs: Make Your Microcopy Full And Consistent, And Maintain It

🕷๏ธ Fascinating article about Object-Oriented UX, language acquisition in children, nouns vs. verbs, and how it all fits together for creating better user experiences.

โ€œDonโ€™t dead him!โ€ Why verbs are hard and what it means for our UX process

🐝 Hereโ€™s a fun one for the typography and/or emoji fans out there. Learn about our fascination with symbols and what came 🐝 4 emojis.

👁๏ธ 🤔 🐑โ€™ll โค๏ธ it.

Emoji 🐝4 Emoji



MICROCOPY BITE


🥠 Hereโ€™s a nice example of a cookie consent message from the NHS. A bit long but with clear copy and CTAs.
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PORTFOLIO
🎨 Cody Williams is a user experience[er], i.e., a product/UX/content designer & writer.

No need to justify the title to usโ€”weโ€™re all about the well-rounded UXer. Check out some of his projects.

https://crw.design/



KICKS 'N' GIGGLES
🏔๏ธ Alaska Airlines found a creative way to sneak in a little humor.



UX WRITING JOBS
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