Category: Business

5 Reasons to Fire Your Client

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I like money. Clients give me money (when everything goes right). Ergo, therefore, and hopefully…clients = money, more clients = more money—I’m actually pretty terrible at math. When you first start out as a freelance designer or even agency, it can be pretty tempting to say “yes” to every single client that comes your way. […]

Popular Design News of the Week: September 11, 2017 – September 17, 2017

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Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

Popular Design News of the Week: September 4, 2017 – September 10, 2017

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Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

Popular Design News of the Week: August 28, 2017 – September 3, 2017

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Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

Dwelling On The Past: The Importance Of Project Retrospectives (Part 1)

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    We should always look for opportunities to grow and improve. Retrospectives and reflections allow you to codify what you’ve learned from experience, to document mistakes and avoid future ones, and to increase your potential to grow in the future. Agile methodologies typically include time for retrospectives throughout a project. Regardless of your methodology, […]

UX Lessons from Amazon: 4 Hacks Guaranteed to Boost Conversions

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I’ll admit, Amazon’s visual design is awful and kind of outdated. I’m sure many designers and UX experts will agree with me on that, so naturally, an article stating UX lessons from Amazon might raise some eyebrows at first. Bare with me though. While Amazon still has much work to do in terms of visual […]

Is Success Down To The Quality Of Your Work?

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    One of the biggest fallacies of our industry is that good work speaks for itself. It is a self-delusional lie that those with a good reputation tell themselves to explain their success. I will let you in on a secret; I am not that amazing at my job. Don’t get me wrong; I […]

Popular Design News of the Week: August 14, 2017 – August 20, 2017

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Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

Why CEOs Don’t Care About UX and How to Change Their Minds

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“UX design doesn’t work…And it won’t make us money.” Business executives aren’t all that fond of UX design, or even design in general. It’s an incredibly common problem. Too many executives see good design as an inconvenient expense. At a certain point, executives see UX design as an unnecessary cross to bear. A burden they’re […]