How to Avoid Client Headache as a Freelance Designer

How to Avoid Client Headache as a Freelance Designer

Managing clients is a big part of freelancing. Many freelance designers have their own way of working with clients. But a lot of them do it in a way that works against them.

How Margins and Line Lengths Affect User Reading

How Margins and Line Lengths Affect User Reading

Have you ever spent a long time reading a web page? It might have seem long to you because of the large amount of text. But research shows that margins and line lengths affect reading speed and comprehension.

HotJar: All-in-One Platform for User Research

HotJar: All-in-One Platform for User Research

Do you know how users are using your website? If not, you’re missing valuable opportunities to convert them into paying customers. With so many elements on a web page, it’s hard to know what’s keeping users away from signing up.

10 Tips to Get You Started with Responsive Design

10 Tips to Get You Started with Responsive Design

According to a recent study, a quarter of all Americans use mobile devices only to access the web. One out of every five people in the world own a smartphone, and over half of those people use it to surf the internet.

T-Shirt: I Heart UX

T-Shirt: I Heart UX

Do you love user experience? Nothing shows how much you love it more than this “I <3 UX” T-shirt. The shirt graphic features a light version of the American Typewriter typeface used in the original design.

3 Tricks to Make Users Think Your App Loads Faster

3 Tricks to Make Users Think Your App Loads Faster

When users are on the go, the best mobile app experience is a fast one. Although a mobile device’s connection speed is out of your control, you can still make it seem like your app loads lightning fast.

How Hamburger Menus Can Increase Your Conversion Rate

How Hamburger Menus Can Increase Your Conversion Rate

Did you know that your website navigation can affect your conversion rate? Several studies have found that minimizing navigation on signup pages increases conversion rates.

FireTuts: Web and Mobile Layout Tiles for Sitemaps

FireTuts: Web and Mobile Layout Tiles for Sitemaps

A box with a page title and arrows pointing to other boxes isn’t a sitemap that communicates much information. It doesn’t allow others to visualize the page-to-page user experience you intend to design.

Choosing the Right Tool for Remote User Testing

Choosing the Right Tool for Remote User Testing

There are many challenges to traditional user testing. You have to recruit users in your local area, bring them to a testing lab and moderate them throughout the test.