UX Writing Weekly #111

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WHAT'S INSIDE

Issue #111 (Dec. 23, 2020 )
  • A library of UI design examples 🎅
  • You donโ€™t need the perfect word 🎄
  • Business design? โ˜ƒ๏ธ
  • Brush up on your French and pack your bagsโ€ฆ 🦌


UX RESOURCE

🎅 Weโ€™re kicking off this issue with a handy UX/UI resource: Collect UI Designs. Browse or search through thousands of UI examples in more than 150 categories. Get inspired!

Collect UI Designs



TOP ARTICLES

🎄 Youโ€™re looking for a wordโ€”that perfect word that will convey your message in a few short syllables, no space bar required. Problem is, sometimes, it doesnโ€™t exist.

No worries; this article has the solution, and itโ€™s not what you think.

Stop Searching for the Perfect Word
โ˜ƒ๏ธ Seems like everybody is designing something these days: UX design, content design, IA design, instructional design, HR design, WTF designโ€ฆ

Well hereโ€™s one you might not have heard of that can help us become more strategic. Explore this in-depth guide to:

What Is Business Design and How Do I Become a Business Designer?



FREE STUFF
🍪🥛 Are you new to UX writing? Do you like free stuff? (Of course you do.) Then check out our free Intro to UX Writing course! Youโ€™ll be glad you did.

Free UX Writing Course

And for those of you who are already UX writing practitioners, weโ€™ve got something for you too.

Check out Very Good Copy, from the mind of conversion copywriter Eddie Shleyner. Articles, interviews, micro-courses, and more, all about (you guessed it), good copy!


MICROCOPY BITE

🎁 Itโ€™s interesting to see these Microsoft and Dropbox notifications side-by-side. Whatโ€™s your preference?


PORTFOLIO
🎨 Meet Laura Cunha, a multipotentialite with 6 years of experience in writing, customer experience, and design. Case studies, articles, and more.

https://www.lauracunha.com



BLAST FROM THE PAST
🤶 Need to brush up on your error writing? Get your users back on track with eleven tips and loads of examples.

How to Write Good Error Messages



UX WRITING JOBS
👔 Parlez-Vous Francais ? Well, you donโ€™t need to โ€˜cause OpenClassrooms is looking for an English speaking UX writing in a little olโ€™ city called Paris. Plus, new positions in the USA, Spain, remote, and more.

And as always, whether youโ€™re looking to hire or be hired:


Sign up to our UX Writers Talent Pool. Get seen first by top tech recruiters.


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Yuval



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