UI Breakfast Podcast

Join us for exciting conversations about UI/UX design, products, marketing, and so much more. My awesome guests are industry experts who share actionable knowledge — so that you can apply it in your business today. Subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music. Want to become a sponsor? Detailed information is available here.

UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 85: Validating Your SaaS Product with Brian Casel

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How do you know if your new product is going to find customers? Different validation techniques are there to help. Today our guest is Brian Casel — a founder, author, and fellow podcaster. We talk about his extensive multi-step validation of Ops Calendar, and break down the process (and possible mistakes) for each single step.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 84: Storytelling in UX with Dan Nessler

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Novelists and playwrights have been using the same storytelling principles for centuries with great success. Why not use them in UX to make your product more engaging? Today our guest is Dan Nessler, an experience director, speaker, and UX blogger. We discuss how the main storytelling principles — reason, hero, conflict, structure, awareness, and virality — can be applied in product design.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 83: Building a Unique Identity with Melissa Eggleston

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How do you stand out among thousands of other businesses? How do you become unique without being crazy? Our guest today is Melissa Eggleston — an author, UX designer, and content strategist. You’ll learn how to identify and promote your brand values, how to find your voice, and how to make your user experience truly special.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 82: Healthy Ending Experiences with Joe Macleod

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We get so excited about new things that often overlook the ending experiences — which can have dramatic impact. Our guest today is Joe McLeod, a famous designer, author, speaker, and thought leader. Joe shares the philosophy and practical ideas for healthy endings in content, products, companies, software, and much more.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 81: Writing & Publishing Professional Books with Rachel Andrew

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A published book can magically boost your authority in the field. But how do you get started with your first one? Today our special guest is Rachel Andrew, a famous writer, speaker, co-founder of Perch CMS, and CSS Working Group Invited Expert. Rachel talks about her writing process, reviews publishing options, and shares practical tips with the new authors.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 80: Design Systems Engineering with James Stone

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Designing good experiences is hard, but what about bringing your designs to life? This topic has always been my biggest professional frustration. Today our guest is James Stone, an independent design systems engineering consultant. You’ll learn how design systems can help alleviate the pain, and how to speed up the development process using frameworks, templates, starter projects, and living (coded) style guides.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 79: Typography in UI Design with Rafal Tomal

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Typography might be hard to discuss in a podcast, but we’re giving it a try! Today our guest is Rafal Tomal, VP of Design at Rainmaker Digital. You’ll learn about the current state of web typography, why fonts play such a huge role in usability and branding, and how to make sensible font choices for your software product.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 78: Customer-Driven Organic Growth with Ashley Greene

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We hear a lot about growth hacking, but often forget about the true fuel for any business: organic growth. Today our guest is Ashley Greene, the founder of Instratify. You’ll learn how to discover precious customer insights, run interviews and surveys, manage analytics, and achieve sustainable organic growth for your product.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 77: UX Roadmapping with David Pasztor

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The biggest thing about UX roadmapping is that… there’s no such thing. “Your UX roadmap is a product roadmap,” says David Pasztor, the founder of UX Studio and the author of Product Design. In this episode, you’ll learn what makes a good roadmap, how to plan for something that will inevitably change, what tools to use, and how to run a roadmapping workshop with your clients.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 76: Self-Care for the Creatives with Femke van Schoonhoven

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Oh, it’s so easy to wear yourself out in the ongoing creative battle! Today our guest is Femke van Schoonhoven — a designer, writer, and fellow podcaster. You’ll learn how to embrace your perfectionism, find the work-life balance, deal with the different parts of the feast-or-famine cycle, and find inspiration (not frustration) following other designers.

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