Tag Archives: ux

Social Networks for your Business: The Strategy Needed Behind Them

Nowadays, everybody wants to integrate social networks to their business strategy. And it is only logical, since almost every internet user is involved in social networks. You can read a little more on the specific statistical data in other articles such as this one and this other one. But I won’t get too much into […]

The Importance of Marketing and Advertising

I’ve always been mesmerized by the final product of a complete marketing campaign, basically because of the way a good ad can appeal to your feelings. Which is, after all, the main goal of the creators: appeal to your feelings and make you want what they sell, to the degree that you start feeling a […]

Avoiding Disaster: Project Planning

It’s been wild here because of the 200th Anniversary of our Independence! That’s why there was no happy post yesterday. For all you mexican fellows out there, congratulations! We’ve been cool for 200 years! Or so it seems. Anyways, back to today’s post. I’ve been wanting to talk about project planning for a while, and […]

Somewhere Out Of The Web: Writing Skills

You may be wondering about my title selection. I placed Writing outside the web because we don’t just have to learn to write for the web. It’s very important that, no matter what our field is, we learn how to write properly. Writing has always been a great passion for me. I used to be […]

UX Quotes and Tips

Today, while I was working on a couple of mind-numbing flash graphs, I was thinking about the subject of user experience and the general “What the hell is that?” issue here in Mexico. I thought it was a good idea to tackle the situation with some good UX quotes, so I took the time of […]

It’s All About Simplicity

In the end, the user will always work better with something that is as simple as possible. So that’s what we, as UI designers, need to achieve: Simplicity. But what happens when the need for flexibility gets in the way of that? We can look for ways to make all of our elements group in […]

Fluid Web Typography by Jason Cranford

I have to admit I wasn’t the one to go if you wanted to take a decision that involved web typography, since I would just have told you to use Verdana. But I read a great book that I just have to talk about The book is Fluid Web Typography: A Guide by Jason Cranford […]

User Experience on the Go: Apple

Today I was browsing through my Google reader entries and came over a very interesting fact: The new iPod Touch!!! Yeah, I believe it’ll soon be time to sell mine and get the new one. I’m amazed at how Apple manages to keep improving their products. I don’t think they’re the best out there in […]

Usability Guidelines: Useful Listings for You

I was reading a book I took from my boss’s shelf over at the office (he lends them to us) and I thought it was a good idea to share a bit about it. Since it is on usability guidelines, there’s a lot more to share than just that. Of course we all should know […]

On the Subject of User Engagement

I’d like to begin this post with a personal anecdote. It happened during the second day of the Web App Masters Tour at Philadelphia. During lunchtime, you could sign up to a table where a conversation topic was assigned. The subject of user engagement caught my attention mainly because I wasn’t sure what it involved […]