UX Writing Weekly #99

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Hereโ€™s whatโ€™s inside issue #99 (Sep. 30th, 2020)

  • No-code, automations, and copywriting [Podcast] 🎙๏ธ
  • Highlights from a localization conference 🌐
  • โ€œSign Upโ€ is like, so out 👎
  • Jobs in India 🇮🇳

🎙๏ธNo-code tools allow people to develop digital productsโ€”you guessed itโ€”without writing code. In the latest episode of Writers in Tech, I chatted with automations expert David Zisner about copywriting in the world of no-code.

We covered:

  • Why we should use no-code tools
  • The power of no-code automation and copywriting
  • What's in it for the copywriters
  • Best practices to automate your processes

🌐 Our very own Pieterjan Benoit recently returned from a localization and translation conference. Well, โ€œreturnโ€ probably isnโ€™t the right word, since it was online.

So instead of chocolates and booze from the duty-free, he brought us all back some valuable insights into the connections between translation, localization, and UX writing.

4 reasons localization experts are a perfect fit for UX writing

👎 That โ€œSign Upโ€ button could be doing so much more. In this quick, yet highly insightful read, youโ€™ll learn how to spruce up that tired old CTA and increase conversions. Donโ€™t miss this one.

Stop Asking Me to "Sign Up"

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📏 In case you havenโ€™t heard, writing is designing. Shopify recently changed the name of their Content Strategist role to Content Designer. Why? Because, as they put it, โ€œWe โ€ฆ create Shopify experiences using language as our lens and our primary tool.โ€ Good stuff.

Designing a name

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โ˜‘๏ธ Hereโ€™s an empty state done right by Loom, a screen recording app. Graphics, copy, and CTA, all together in harmony.

🎨 UX Writing Academy alumna, and all-around UX writing go-getter Angela "Asher" Sherman, has been building up her portfolio with some cool pieces. Check it out!



🤐 But can you make it
shorter? Apparently, you can! Our community members take truncation to a new level with creative and hilarious comments.


👔ย  Every week, we hunt down the latest UX writing positions so you donโ€™t have to. This week, weโ€™re super excited to see three positions in beautiful India. 🇮🇳

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