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What should I put in my UX content portfolio?

Whether you’re applying to be a UX writer, content strategist, product content strategist, or product designer, your portfolio should tell a story about YOU.Continue readingWhat should I put in my UX content portfolio?

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How do I get started in UX?

First, it’s important to know that UX is a big umbrella term that has eaten many other disciplines. Getting “into UX” could mean becoming a researcher, or writer, or designer, or animator, or even a software developer. Companies often have some sort of UX team or department, but not every job where you’d use UX…Continue readingHow do I get started in UX?

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How do I get started in content strategy?

There are as paths into content strategy as there are content strategists. This is my take on getting started in the field.Continue readingHow do I get started in content strategy?

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How did you get started in content strategy?

I’ve worked on the content side of digital experiences since 2009. Here’s how I got started. Continue readingHow did you get started in content strategy?

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How do I get started in UX writing?

There’s no magic bullet for getting your first official UX writing job. No single experience, program, or certification will put your resume on the top of the stack or get you that callback. Before you spend money on a camp or certificate, consider what you need to get out the program. That’s what should guide you. Will…Continue readingHow do I get started in UX writing?

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What is UX Writing?

UX writing is less “writing, but apps” and more “design, but words”. What I mean by that is that UX writing is primarily a UX design specialization. UX writers typically focus on interface copy and language while working collaboratively as part of a design team on a specific product or feature, rather than working solo…Continue readingWhat is UX Writing?

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Assorted Personal Questions About my Facial Hair

These are not precisely questions about UX or content strategy, but I still get asked them a lot at conferences.Continue readingAssorted Personal Questions About my Facial Hair