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Six UX Strategies to Make Your Site More User-Friendly

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Julie Blitzer
User Experience Consultant

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About This Class

The design of your website has implications for what your users can do. In the end, it can influence whether a user buys your product. Learn six basic UX design strategies that can help amplify your website’s message. After this class, you’ll be able to think about a range of design issues - from readability and contrast to the layout of your forms.

Chapters

  • Introduction 3:21
  • What is UX? 5:40
  • Beyond the Homepage 3:37
  • Obvious Navigation 1:52
  • The F-Pattern 6:38
  • Readability and Contrast 6:25
  • Form Layout 9:26
  • Forgotten Pages 4:58
  • Conclusion 11:06

Takeaways

  • Explore readability, contrast, navigation, and layout
  • Make basic UX design decisions about your website

About the Instructor(s)

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Julie Blitzer
User Experience Consultant

Julie Blitzer is an independent User Experience Consultant for digital agencies, startups and technology companies. She helps companies better understand and serve their audiences through design research and a unique interdisciplinary background in politics, business and mathematics.

Julie worked as a UX Designer for JOOR, AppNexus and UX Lead for Advomatic. She has donated instruction and mentoring to Girls Who Code and StartupWeekend NYC. Past speaking appearances include SXSW Interactive 2010 & 2011, Netroots Nation, IPDI's Politics Online and Organizing 2.0.

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