UX Writing Weekly #111

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WHAT'S INSIDE

Issue #111 (Dec. 23, 2020 )
  • A library of UI design examples 🎅
  • You don’t need the perfect word 🎄
  • Business design? β˜ƒοΈ
  • Brush up on your French and pack your bags… 🦌


UX RESOURCE

🎅 We’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

🎄 You’re looking for a wordβ€”that perfect word that will convey your message in a few short syllables, no space bar required. Problem is, sometimes, it doesn’t exist.

No worries; this article has the solution, and it’s not what you think.

Stop Searching for the Perfect Word
β˜ƒοΈ Seems like everybody is designing something these days: UX design, content design, IA design, instructional design, HR design, WTF design…

Well here’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! You’ll be glad you did.

Free UX Writing Course

And for those of you who are already UX writing practitioners, we’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

🎁 It’s interesting to see these Microsoft and Dropbox notifications side-by-side. What’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 don’t need to β€˜cause OpenClassrooms is looking for an English speaking UX writing in a little ol’ city called Paris. Plus, new positions in the USA, Spain, remote, and more.

And as always, whether you’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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