Well hello, 2022! What do you say we shake things
up a bit?
WHAT’S INSIDE ✍️ Issue #165 (Jan 5th, 2022)
UX Writing vs. Content Design: setting the record straight
What NOT to put in a UX writing job post
Live event with a Norman Nielsen Group expert
Two separate Klingon references in the resources (Find ‘em both!)
🆚 UX writing and content design: separate terms, but is there any real difference between them in
practice? This comprehensive and controversial article/podcast sets the record straight and drops some bombshell revelations along the way. ⚠️ You’ve been warned:
UX Writing vs. Content Design ⚠️
👔 OK, so you’re ready to hire that UX writer/content designer. Now what? Here are some handy tips on what not to ask of your candidates, by UXWA mentor Bala Meenakshisundaram.
MICROCOPY BITE 💬 This modal pop-up from Signal (Elon Musk’s preferred alternative to Whatsapp)
breaks microcopy rule #1: clarity. What’s a “Sustainer?” What does “powered by people like me” mean? What would I be contributing?
(Next week, we'll feature an example of good microcopy from Signal.)
PILLARS OF COMMUNITY 🏛️ Hot topics and trending posts
from community members. Join the conversations below!
UPSKILL: LIVE EVENTS & MORE 📚
Free event: Imagine a user survey. Now imagine one created by experts from the Norman Nielsen Group.
Join User Experience Specialist Alita Joyce and take your survey game to the next level.