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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 133: SaaS Pricing with Patrick Campbell

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Pricing means so much for any product. But why are most SaaS companies shooting in the dark there? Our guest today is the famous Patrick Campbell, co-founder and CEO of ProfitWell (previously Price Intelligently). You’ll learn why value-based pricing is so important, how to choose the right value metric, and how to create your subscription model based on research.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 132: Feature Audit with Brian Rhea

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How do you know what features in your product bring the most value? How can you “make your strengths stronger” and gracefully remove unpopular features? Today our guest is Brian Rhea, product strategist and the founder of Feature Audit. You’ll learn the story behind his analytics tool, how to conduct your own feature audit, and how to apply the results in your product strategy and consulting work.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 129: UX Research Tools with Andrew Mayfield

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What tools and methods should you use in your next UX project? Our guest today is Andrew Mayfield, CEO of Optimal Workshop. We talk about their amazing collection of UX research tools, and dive into some of the methods — card sorting, tree testing, and others.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 127: Content Strategy with Chris Huylebroeck

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How do you structure website content based on user needs? How do you make the most important things easy to find? Our guest today is Chris Huylebroeck, a famous information architect and content strategist. We dive into the four steps of creating a content strategy: figuring out what information is needed (and why), auditing existing materials, structuring content, and presenting it to your audience.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 125: Defining & Building New Features with Emily Tate

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What feature should you build next? Will your product be ever “done”? How to avoid “building yourself into the corner”? Our guest today is the awesome Emily Tate, US General Manager at Mind the Product. You’ll learn how to prioritize new features, create roadmaps based on user research, and ignore “squeaky wheals” while focusing on truly important product work.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 121: Managing Customer Feedback with Sofia Quintero

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Listening to customer feedback is one of the best ways to improve your product (and your marketing). But it can get so overwhelming! Our guest today is Sofia Quintero, the founder of NomNom. You’ll learn how to deal with massive amounts of customer feedback, get quantitative and qualitative results, document your insights, and apply them in your product development process.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 118: Customer Top Tasks with Gerry McGovern

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Before designing anything, how do you figure out what your users need in the first place? Today we’re diving into Top Tasks Management framework developed by Gerry McGovern, a famous UI/UX expert and author of six books on customer experience. You’ll learn why addressing the top tasks is a key to customer success, and how to define and manage them for your project.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 112: Optimizing SaaS Trials with Alli Blum

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Optimizing the trial-to-paid conversion rate is one the most effective ways to improve any SaaS business. Our guest today is Alli Blum, a SaaS onboarding optimization consultant. You’ll learn how to define the user’s path to success (and their common roadblocks), write onboarding emails based on research data, segment your users, and A/B test every step in your onboarding funnel.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 111: Effective Website Navigation with Els Aerts

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We’ve been building websites for decades, yet each project imposes new challenges when it comes to navigation. Our guest today is Els Aerts — a famous usability expert, speaker, and co-founder of AGConsult. We talk about the core principles behind effective navigation, how to figure out what information deserves the spotlight, and how to avoid common pitfalls. You’ll also learn how to deal with navigation challenges in different industries: government websites, ecommerce, and SaaS.

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 110: What Makes an Awesome Product Strategy with Zack Naylor

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What is a product strategy? More importantly, what makes a good one? Our guest today is Zack Naylor, co-founder and CEO at Aurelius. We talk about product strategy vs tactics, the objectives and key results framework, the elusive product-market fit, and customer research as the foundation for all of the above.

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