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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 68: Conversational UX with Jonathan Stark

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The show is back from the summer break! Today we’re exploring the trending topic of conversational UX with Jonathan Stark, a famous mobile consultant and author. You’ll learn the basic principles behind voice interfaces and chatbots, what makes them so powerful and personal, and what tools you can leverage in this new environment.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 67: Building Creative Communities with David Sherry

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What does it take to build a great community? Let’s learn from the best leaders. Today our special guest is David Sherry, the founder of Death to the Stock Photo. You’ll learn the story of their project, what the difference is between a community and an audience, why you need to get personal with your members, and why technical details don’t matter.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 66: Designing for Travel Tech with Jenny Shen

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Niching down is a great strategy for UX professionals, and travel tech is no exception. Today our guest is Jenny Shen — an independent UI/UX designer, travel tech specialist, and digital nomad. You’ll learn about different types of travel tools, common UX challenges, how travel companies create quality content, and how to get started in this prosperous industry.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 65: Measuring User Happiness with Richard Felix

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Today our goal is to get into the minds of our users, and predict when they’re likely to churn. Our guest expert is Richard Felix — the founder of Stunning, Retained, and multiple other products — who knows everything (and then some) about customer retention. You’ll learn about different types of churn, how to measure user happiness, and what you should do if your customer decided to cancel.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 64: Making Freemium Work with Bridget Harris

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Freemium is a wildly popular pricing model these days. But how do you make the free plan work for your business, not disrupt it? Today our guest is Bridget Harris, CEO and co-founder of YouCanBook.me. You’ll learn why freemium is a great marketing tool, why free and paid users almost never overlap, and how to find the right balance between free and paid features. I already applied many of Bridget’s tips in Tiny Reminder and am very grateful for her advice!

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 63: Enterprise UX for Distributed Teams with Brent Heckerman

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UX collaboration can be a challenge for people in the same room, not to mention distributed teams! Today our guest is Brent Heckerman, the founder or D-Fusion UX Design & Strategy, who now works with RealtimeBoard to help them build a great collaboration platform. In this super-actionable episode we walk through the key principles, tools, scenarios, and tactics for remote UX workshops.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 62: Teaching Design Theory with Jarrod Drysdale

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What’s the best way to teach design skills? How do you connect theory with practice? Today our guest is Jarrod Drysdale — designer, writer, and author of multiple educational products. You’ll learn what makes a good course, how to show-and-tell, and why it’s difficult to capture the real-life design process on screen.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 61: Building Successful UX Teams with Alberto Orsini

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What defines a successful UX team? How do you create one? Our guest today is Alberto Orsini, UX designer and co-founder at Takt Digital, previously the UX manager at HBO. We talk about the four pillars of user experience success, the ideal team structure, the hiring process, interacting with the rest of the company, and much more.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 60: Training Video Production with Ed Vinicombe

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Video is rapidly gaining popularity as a training format. But no shortcuts here — it’s hard to produce! Today we’re getting together with Ed Vinicombe, the founder of UXClub.com. He shares the story of his UX training platform, and gives us an overview of his production process. You’ll learn how to start shooting videos, how to prepare content, and how to behave in front of the camera.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 59: International UX with Joe Leech

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How do you introduce your software into a foreign market? How do you even make an informed decision about it? Our guest today is Joe Leech, UX and product consultant, and the author of Psychology for Designers. He has run research and design projects in 38 countries, and happy to share his experience — peppered with stories and amazing facts. You’ll learn why international UX goes way beyond translation, how to approach new countries, why some markets are particularly challenging, and how to do research when your customers speak a different language.

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