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Sign Me Up: Best Practices for the Subscription Experience
June 19, 2017 — To build an audience for your mailing list, you'll need to craft an experience that inspires trust. These best practices will help you plan out the best experience for every step along the way.
11 Things Designers Can Learn from Breath of the Wild
May 24, 2017 — Have a ton of fun playing through The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Pay attention while you play, and you’ll learn some invaluable lessons that you can apply to your own products.
A Better 404: What to Do When Visitors Get Lost
February 1, 2017 — Your visitors will sometimes arrive at the wrong place. A great 404 page can help get them back on track.
Conversational Design: How to Craft a System that Listens
November 1, 2015 — How do you distill a complex series of context-dependent questions and make it seem easy? Have a conversation with your users!
Nice Touch: Smart Defaults in Kickstarter Payments
February 19, 2015 — Every second we can save someone trying to get through a form can improve the process for both sides. Kickstarter used smart defaults and data inference to save me a few steps when backing a project.
iOS 8: Better Isn’t Always Obvious
September 20, 2014 — There's more to building great features and products than adding new visual enhancements. Sometimes the best improvements are an investment in the future.
Nice Touch: Multiple Routes to Editing Slack Messages
September 9, 2014 — Everybody makes mistakes sometimes. Slack makes it super easy to edit typos in your messages through a number of different routes, depending on the way you work or think.
Nice Touch: Simple Bank Sends A Notification Of Trial Deposits
February 4, 2014 — Simple Bank sent me an email to let me know when a trial deposit came through from Paypal, saving me from having to check frequently.
An Ongoing List of Quick Tweaks for a Better Mobile Experience
January 11, 2014 — A series of posts with little tweaks that can improve mobile UX in big and small ways