The Ultimate Guide To Writing a Winning Request for Proposal

Embarking on a significant project demands careful planning, a clear vision, and the right partnerships. One of the critical steps in this journey is creating and distributing an effective request for proposal (RFP). It’s a document that outlines your project’s needs and invites vendors or contractors to bid for the job. Crafting a compelling RFP… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide To Writing a Winning Request for Proposal

Customer Experience Development: Building Stronger Connections with Your Customers

The Power of CX Development: Building Strong Connections with Customers The significance of a customer experience process is increasing rapidly in the e-commerce realm. Without the physical touchpoints applied in brick-and-mortar retail, it encompasses the entire customer journey. The foundation of effective digital selling, therefore, is the seamless fusion of technology, comfort, and human connection… Continue reading Customer Experience Development: Building Stronger Connections with Your Customers

How to Use the Equalizer in Audacity for Better Audio

In the world of digital audio editing, Audacity shines as a straightforward yet powerful tool, ideal for various audio projects. A key feature that sets Audacity apart is its ability to equalize audio effectively, a process essential for improving audio quality. Whether you’re adjusting the tones in a musical piece or striving for the best… Continue reading How to Use the Equalizer in Audacity for Better Audio

Building a Core Accessibility Team: The Keys to the Kingdom

Have you noticed that in today’s digital age accessibility is not just a nice-to-have feature but a fundamental requirement for any product or service? Creating an inclusive user experience is not only ethically responsible but also just makes good business sense. Sustainability in this conquest can be successful or a disaster, depending on how you… Continue reading Building a Core Accessibility Team: The Keys to the Kingdom

The Dangers of Deceptive Design Patterns (And How to Avoid Them)

UX By Louise North Today As web designers, our role in crafting user-friendly digital landscapes is critical. We are tasked with creating user experiences that make visitors feel comfortable and respected. This, in turn, creates benefits for our clients by improving repeat visits and achieves the site’s ultimate aims, whether that is sales revenue or… Continue reading The Dangers of Deceptive Design Patterns (And How to Avoid Them)

Digital Accessibility As A Self-Evident Right: How US Federal Government Agencies Can Improve Digital Services

The Federal government of the United States was founded on a set of key principles. While there have been amendments and additions to these principles throughout history, it can still be said that three foundational principles are unwavering: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Monumental, persistent efforts are needed to ensure that these core… Continue reading Digital Accessibility As A Self-Evident Right: How US Federal Government Agencies Can Improve Digital Services

Character creation UX

A guide to CCIs in game design. Walking dressed cyberpunk in a cyberpunk city by Paola Ascanio via MidJourney Character creation is an essential aspect of most video games, allowing players to customize their avatars and immerse themselves in the game world. As a user experience (UX) designer, your role in game design is to create… Continue reading Character creation UX

Turning users into AI, UX personality test, modeling components in Figma

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. Modern products often have a large amount of user research data from different sources: user research interviews, intercom conversations, customer e-mails, surveys, customer reviews on various platforms, and whatnot. Making sense of all that data is a challenging task. A traditional way to do that is to maintain a… Continue reading Turning users into AI, UX personality test, modeling components in Figma

Understanding accessibility makes you a better [insert your name here]

Accessibility isn’t something that you can “add in at the end”. It’s not the icing on a cake, it’s the eggs that make the cake. Understanding what accessibility is, how you can create accessible digital experiences, and the fact that it impacts each of us in different ways, is an essential part of being a… Continue reading Understanding accessibility makes you a better [insert your name here]

Wordle is a masterclass in product design simplicity

Some of the most fun I’ve had this year is playing Wordle with my friends and family. But I’m a product designer and a programmer, so as I played, I couldn’t help but notice some strange things about how it was constructed. I was right in the middle of making my own product School Morning Routine,… Continue reading Wordle is a masterclass in product design simplicity

How to Append to a File With PHP

Data is usually stored in a database when people are creating their website. However, sometimes we need to store data in files to make it easier for people to read or modify at a later time. PHP comes with a lot of functions to read and write data to a file. We can also use… Continue reading How to Append to a File With PHP

Understanding Cybersecurity for Your Website

A massive national oil pipeline was recently shut down amidst a secondary pandemic of ransomware attacks. This comes just as industries pivot to accommodate the virtual shifts brought about by COVID-19. For your website, this means a new and focused approach towards cybersecurity is more important than ever. Understanding the importance of cybersecurity is the… Continue reading Understanding Cybersecurity for Your Website

Information architecture challenges when designing voice interfaces

[unable to retrieve full-text content] When you ask Alexa to turn on your light or Google Home to check the thermostat, you are asking a device to think and act like a human. But how is it possible for these products to complete your requests and remember your preferences? The answer lies in information architecture… Continue reading Information architecture challenges when designing voice interfaces

Understanding the Image Component in React Native

Images are an essential aspect of any mobile app. This tutorial will introduce you to the image component and show you how to use images in your React Native app. You will also learn how to create your own photo gallery! Prerequisites to Create a React Native App We will use the Expo CLI for… Continue reading Understanding the Image Component in React Native

7 Ways Designers Can Streamline Client Communication

90% of web designers need to engage their clients with ongoing communication and collaboration. Effective communication is key to delivering for your design clients and maintaining your relationship with them. Without the right communication process and tools, it can eat into the time you need to get their project done as well as lead to… Continue reading 7 Ways Designers Can Streamline Client Communication

WCAG 2.2 Overview and Feedback

A working draft of version 2.2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) has been published for feedback. WebAIM is thrilled to see the work on these formative guidelines continuing and we appreciate the efforts of the W3C’s Accessibility Guidelines working group. Below are WebAIM’s plain language summaries of each of the new proposed success… Continue reading WCAG 2.2 Overview and Feedback

Testing and Staging Environments in eCommerce Implementation

ECommerce implementation is not easy. It requires careful planning and execution from the developer’s part. One way to look into it is to ensure proper testing. In this article, we will look at the testing and staging environments in eCommerce implementation. Is SDLC enough? Is Testing Required? Before we go and do so, let’s quickly… Continue reading Testing and Staging Environments in eCommerce Implementation

Benefits Of Using Digital Systems To Manage Your Business

For years, businesses have benefited from the use of different digital systems, enabling them to deliver cheaper, faster, and better services and products. This digital transformation has played crucial roles in transforming many businesses over time. It has changed the way they operate and provide value not just to their customers, but also to their… Continue reading Benefits Of Using Digital Systems To Manage Your Business

4 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Marketing Strategy

It’s incredible how, even after all these years with digital marketing arousing all kinds of desires inside us, companies of all sizes are still making mistakes. It’s as if they are blindly putting out campaigns in a hit-or-miss strategy. In a certain sense, it feels like making mistakes in marketing is part of the trade.… Continue reading 4 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Marketing Strategy

What Kind of MVP Do I Need?

Are you looking to make your product successful right from its early days? Consider developing an MVP then. The design and launch of an MVP often do not require serious investments. However, even at this stage, you may face a few challenges. What type of an MVP do you need? How much time and money… Continue reading What Kind of MVP Do I Need?