I am working on this site’s first subscriber bonus, which should be finished this week. It’s going to be a complete guide to setting up your own website with WordPress and will include all the steps from getting your own domain name to customizing your WordPress installation.
Many of the ebooks on Amazon with this information sell in the $8-10 range, but this guide will be absolutely FREE! All you have to do is enter your email address into the “Subscribe” widget, and you’ll be the first to get it when it comes out!
Also, if there’s a particular topic you’d like to see covered in this guide or you have suggestions for future material, let me know in the comments! After all, this guide is for you, not me.
A little perfectionism is a good thing. This might be controversial. Continue reading “The Coffee Notepad manifesto”
So it’s been a while since I’ve posted here! The good news: I have been doing some design work – I just haven’t had the time to post about it. Continue reading “Getting back into the swing of things”
We hear all the time about how there are more technical jobs available than there are people to fill them. You may have even heard that part of the problem is a tech workforce that isn’t as diverse as it could be. For the most part, people who aren’t white or Asian men are underrepresented in the tech industry, which also means they are often underserved by the tech industry. Continue reading “5 reasons why Skillcrush is so important to the tech industry”
When you ask people what design means, you’ll probably get a lot of answers about colors, fonts, and layouts. You might even hear about mockups or wireframes if you talk to anyone who’s actually done some design work.
This post isn’t about any of those things. Continue reading “The hidden design step that can make or break your interface”
While good design and UX shouldn’t rely too much on text, that doesn’t mean the text is irrelevant. Copywriting is a useful part of a UXer’s toolkit and can be useful in just about any endeavor. You may not like it, but the reality is that a well-presented bad idea often gets better traction than a poorly-presented great idea. Continue reading “A few words on copywriting”