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Who should own the text in our design process?

If you don’t articulate and assign the writing role, then either everyone is the writer, or no one is the writer. Neither situation is fun.Continue readingWho should own the text in our design process?

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How do you estimate the time needed for doing the writing?

The project managers turns to you and asks: “How long is it going to take to write this?” Hoo boy. It’s time to proceed very, very carefully.Continue readingHow do you estimate the time needed for doing the writing?

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Should UX Writers use Lorem Ipsum?

Using placeholer text like Lorem Ipsum can help you visualize and consider what impression the form your content will have on your reader. It’s a pencil sketch before laying down ink, a hummed melody before writing the score.Continue readingShould UX Writers use Lorem Ipsum?

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What to Do When You Need More Writers

Your organization is full of people who can be great content writers. The trick? Providing the right resources and training to help them succeed.Continue readingWhat to Do When You Need More Writers

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Six Ways to Make Someone Hate Writing for You

Being a good writer makes for better writing, but it doesn’t make it more fun. Thoughtless interactions can make it even less fun.Continue readingSix Ways to Make Someone Hate Writing for You