When I talked about UX

Marketing online: Get to the Point

January 10, 2017 2:38 pm
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Marketing on the web is so different from marketing online. Not just in terms of how you work with the formats, but also how you talk to a user. Offline, the leaning is to tend towards the brand TOV and messaging may amble, take a left turn or otherwise just... View Article

Is this good?

October 27, 2016 1:19 pm
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Would I use this? Would other people use this? Would I and most other people use it more than once? Ask yourself those three questions with every project. If you can honestly answer yes to all three you could be onto a real winner. If you can honestly answer yes to... View Article

How i fixed the worst remote in the world

October 26, 2016 1:17 pm
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This posts discusses the process I used on a recent app build project I was working on. My hope is by laying out this journey, it will help someone, somewhere, at some point with their planning and delivery of an app. As this article is quite long, you may want to... View Article

Carousels, what about using them on mobile?

September 28, 2016 10:47 am
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Occasionally I get asked questions over email by colleagues. If I go mental with an in-depth answer I like to post them here. Mostly, in case they are useful for me later on. If you find something useful here as well, that’s great. I did something useful. Today we are... View Article

My Process Building An App

September 17, 2016 6:00 pm
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This post details the full UX process I took for a recent app build project I was working on. My hope is by laying out this journey, it will help someone, somewhere, at some point with their planning and delivery of an app. As this article is quite long, you... View Article

Is autoplaying video Dark UX?

August 26, 2016 12:41 pm
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Betteridges Law of Headlines provides the succinct answer to this article title. The Next Web has once again said something weird. This time on the subject of autoplaying video; see here: The thing is… nobody asked for autoplay video. It’s a dark user pattern and it’s not something people ever desired or wanted – it only... View Article

Do I prefer qualitive or quantative data?

July 4, 2016 5:38 pm
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Talk about questions no one’s ever asked, here’s my thought on my own unasked question and do you know what? As a personal preference I prefer quantative data for my UX work. You can have as many focus groups as you like and I still won’t get the pure answer... View Article

The Acronym UX

June 19, 2016 1:20 am
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UX has become something of a buzzword in the creative industries. A nebulous term that the uninformed sales person may use seemingly interchangably. Now I may just be a lowly Human mouse cursor operator but here are a couple of the things I’ve learnt along the way about what this crazy... View Article

Hamburger menu on desktop

June 16, 2016 9:49 am
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Should I use a hamburger menu on desktop? You’re asking me if you should use a hamburger menu on desktop? What, on like a proper site? A brochure site or an ecommerce site? You can feel free to do what you want, but be aware of the usability implications of... View Article

On the fold

June 13, 2016 3:43 pm
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You want to know the real reason why people don’t scroll down a page? Why they don’t dive deeper than the fold? Because what was above the fold wasn’t interesting/relevant/what these was looking for in the first place. That’s it. That is what we base our decision to keep reading and,... View Article