As perhaps the only UX researcher on staff at a VC fund, Michael Margolis is parachuting into startups... The post GV’s Michael Margolis on user research for startups appeared first on Inside Intercom.
My name is Mason Ellwood, and I’m currently working on Flatiron School’s Online Full Stack Web Development Program. Each week, I’ll be writing about my experience, what I’m learning, and tips on learning to code. A few days I was atShow More Summary
Security is an interesting issue for the digital age, because it takes so many forms and can be handled in so many different ways. Almost every device, app, and piece of software is going to have vulnerabilities, and most reputable businesses make it a top priority to minimize those vulnerabilities. Show More Summary
One screen divided in two. The split screen technique has long been known in the film industry, with early examples dating back to the silent movies days of the early 20th century, and it is still a popular device in by film and tv today. A split-screen layout is in use when full-screen elements are […]
It’s summertime, and the designing is easy. In these dog days of summer, designers are pulling out all the stops to grab the last licks of warm weather and beach vacations for their clients and viewers. Many fashion websites embraceShow More Summary
How To Learn To Code Without Losing Your Mind Knowing how to program is one of the most valuable skills you can have in today’s world, regardless if you’re doing it for career purposes or for the sole reason of practicing your brain. Coding is just like any other language, so it can be troublesome... Read More at How To Learn To Code Without Losing Your Mind
Any word can be powerful, but names are transformative. A good product name gives that product a certain... The post Naming a new product? Start with the job. appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Life is like a camera. If things don’t work out, you can take another shot. But if you get that perfect picture, you will want to capture the moment and, perhaps, transform it into a work of art. Have you ever seen art so beautiful and resonating that you wish you could transform your favorite […]
People often underestimate the power of their website, but great user design drives conversions. When we think of a user experience, a few things jump to mind: headlines, layout, font, color. Symmetry and visual cueing play a large role in how a user takes in content and even how they make decisions. Show More Summary
It doesn’t matter if you’ve tried every marketing technique in the book, if you’re not onboarding users successfully... The post How to create the perfect onboarding messaging campaign appeared first on Inside Intercom.
“UX design doesn’t work…And it won’t make us money.” Business executives aren’t all that fond of UX design, or even design in general. It’s an incredibly common problem. Too many executives see good design as an inconvenient expense. At a certain point, executives see UX design as an unnecessary cross to bear. A burden they’re […]
The internet has undergone a lot of changes over the last few decades. In the early days, the complexity of web design was more about the technologies available and had nothing to do with fonts, typography variations, robust visual content representation, rich media and all other elements of modern web design. Show More Summary
Design assets are the lifeblood of any creative process. Images inspire, typefaces communicate, icons clarify. Whatever the scope of your project, assets are the building blocks of your design. Any fresh source of stock assets is a boon to the design community, and the latest treasure trove of resources is stockio.com. Stockio is a collection […]
Do you remember those websites back in the 90s, and how they first landed on your screen? Do you remember Comic Sans, Scrolling Marquees, Hit Counters, Animated GIFs, or “Under construction” pages? If so, you are right on track! I was reminiscing these past days about these… Well, a lot has changed by now, especially... Read More at 6 Web Design Trends You Should Forget
Sometimes the summer months can feel like a dead time for new design tools, but not this year. There are plenty of new elements out there to make your life (and projects) that much easier. Plus, almost everything on the list this month is free, except for a couple of tools. They’re sure to be […]
Microcopy is a fundamental part of your site’s UX. Let’s check out some microcopy tips for a better user experience. What is microcopy? Microcopy is made up of the tiny snippets of text scattered around your website. It can include things like button texts, form labels, interaction prompts, tool tips and even error messages. Show More Summary
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]
Startups are knee deep in customer acquisition metrics. Click through rates, cost per click, cost per lead, conversion... The post Harvesting the low hanging fruit of user onboarding appeared first on Inside Intercom.
The UX design process is, in a word, complex. The discipline itself is a jam-packed intersection of contrasting fields, including art, engineering, experimental research, and interpersonal skills—a blend of technical and creative skillsets. Show More Summary