UX Writing Weekly #129

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Online event and resources for UX writers
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WHATโ€™S INSIDE

Issue #129 (April 28th, 2021)
  • Online events to hone your skills 🎓
  • Brand new Academy page โœ๏ธ
  • Roast me: a Gen Z banking app 🔥



EVENTS & EDU

If youโ€™re looking to expand your knowledge and sharpen your skills, weโ€™ve got some great UX writing resources and events for you.
🎨 Check out this online session with UX Writing Academy students on our rebranded YouTube channel, Writers in Tech. Great tips for easily creating a UX portfolio.

How to build a UX Writing and content design portfolio in 2021

🤖 Been thinking about chatbots lately? (Us too!) Join Eran and Miri from CocoHub who will show you how easy it can be to get started creating chatbots. Designed specifically for UX writers who want to break into conversation design.

From UX writing to conversation design




🤔 Spend an afternoon (or morning) getting a taste of what itโ€™s like to be a UX writer. Join me for an interactive online workshop where youโ€™ll rewrite and design a new digital experience for a neo banking app.

Youโ€™ll work in groups with people from around the world and collaborate remotely using Miro. Itโ€™s going to be a lot of fun!

UX Writer for a Day: Online Workshop




🎓 If youโ€™re thinking about making a serious commitment and want to break into UX writing, check out our new course info page.

Our UX Writing Academy is the most comprehensive UX writing training program available. Expert mentors will guide you every step of the way โ€” this isnโ€™t just another self-paced online course.
See for yourself: The UX Writing Academy training program




ARTICLES
🔥 Banking apps donโ€™t have to be boring. See how an accidental roast turned into a new feature for a banking app with a Gen Z twist. Fun stuff!

Thanks to May Habib for sharing this great example of the value of words and how good things happen when UX writers build the brand.

How fintech app Cleo pushes boundaries with a Gen Z brand personality




📈 If you need to put together a UX case study, this article has a five-step process that makes it easy. You can even request a free template to help you get started.ย ย 

How to write a UX case study



MICROCOPY BITE
😊 Nice moment from Pocket Cast on an Apple Watch.



PORTFOLIO
🎨 Adam Silver is an interaction designer who makes useful, usable, and accessible services, which meet usersโ€™ needs. Books, articles, a newsletter, and more.

https://adamsilver.io




UX WRITING JOBS
👔 Our job board has UX writing jobs across six continents! (And plenty of remote jobs for those of you in Antarctica. 🧊🐧)

Whether youโ€™re looking to hire or be hired:




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See you next week!

Yuval



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