Things I found on the web this week (31st May)

Image from 10 UX Copywriting Tips for Designers

This week: I’ve been a bit obsessed with user onboarding and microcopy, also learning about UX from museums and how JustGiving went from idea to £100m in five years.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// ONBOARDING THINGS

Copywriting Principles that will Make New Users Love You

“It doesn’t matter if you’ve created a valuable product experience and a beautiful visual flow to help users get started. If you fill that flow with poor copywriting, your new users will…never come back.”

UX of User Onboarding

“It’s not what happens on the screen that counts; it’s what happens in the person.” A great blog about all things onboarding.

The Best Damn Onboarding Flow I’ve Ever Seen

Here’s one example of how to do onboarding really well.

How to Improve User Onboarding With Powerful Copy

“About 79% of users abandon an app after the first use. One of the biggest reasons of all: a poor onboarding experience.”

10 UX Copywriting Tips for Designers

“All too often, tech companies lack the writing staff to get copy written for every single interface… Here’s a few tips to help you make the most of your user interface copy.”

// UX DESIGN THINGS

What can Museum Exhibit Design Teach us about UX Design?

“Beverly Serrell … sheds some light on the challenges of designing a user experience in three dimensions.”

// STARTUP THINGS

How JustGiving Crowdfunding Went From an Idea to £100m in Five Years

“JustGiving’s goal is to grow the world of giving, enabling more money to be raised for good causes through the use of technology.”

Compiled with ❤️ in Qatar


Every week I read stuff on the web that I think would help Qatar-based tech startups design and build brilliant products. I save up all the interesting things and publish them here, and send them out via tinyletter.com/jennyellenbrown