UX Writing Weekly #114

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WHATโ€™S INSIDE

Issue #114 (Jan. 13th, 2021)
  • Localization 101 Webinar 🌐
  • UX writing trends for 2021 โœ๏ธ
  • Stay calm for a great UX 😌
  • Hop on a double-decker bus to London 💷


2021 UX WRITING SALARY SURVEY

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WEBINAR

🌐 Online products tend to be designed with an English speaking mindset, with versions in other languages being an afterthought. But what if we approached our copy with localization in mind? In this upcoming webinar, join Patricia Gรณmez Jurado and learn about:

  • What localization and internationalization are and why theyโ€™re important for your productโ€™s international UX.
  • How UX writers can benefit from collaborating with localization specialists.
  • How UX writers and localization specialists can work together to own global content delivery end-to-end.

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TOP ARTICLES

โœ๏ธ 2020, weโ€™re not going to miss you. But weโ€™ve got a good feeling about 2021! So check out our predictions for the top trends in UX writing this year, from inclusive design, legal writing, and more.

10 UX Writing Trends For 2021




😌 Calm is a successful mobile meditation app with a well-crafted UX. This quick walkthrough of the onboarding shows just how they do it with good copy and design.

Calmโ€™s carefully curated new user experience




🤔 Weโ€™ve all been thereโ€”trying to explain just what exactly UX writing is. UX Writing Academy alumna Bettina Hindes gives us her take in:

Explaining UX writing




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PORTFOLIO

🎨 Meet Serena Giust, UX writer and team leader at Booking.com. Not only does she have an impressive portfolio, but sheโ€™ll help you make one too! Check out her site and sign up to download her free portfolio guide.

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UX TOOL REVIEW

🔧 There are so many productivity tools out there that when one stands out, thereโ€™s got to be a reason. In slowly falling in love with notion, youโ€™ll see why Notion.so is such a powerful and versatile tool.



UX WRITING JOBS

👔 Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and UX writing jobs? Turns out London is the place to be this week with four new UX writing positions. Or, check out other new positions from around the globe.

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