You’re never too old to learn something new. Let us school you in all things UX Writing. 😉
In honor of back to school, we’re dedicating this issue to UX Writers who are looking to “hit the books” this fall and learn something new.
Find out what’s trending in the world of UX Writing, including what you should be learning about AI to stay current and competitive in the marketplace. This issue will have something for everyone, so let’s get started sharpening our minds.
Oh, by the way, this is your last chance to join our live Figma for UX Writers course starting next week. Don't miss out: UX Writing Figma Course.
WHAT’S INSIDE ✍️
Read about how to break into UX writing 🔨
Find out what’s trending in UX 📈
Discover how to stay ahead of the AI curve 🤖
Sign up for our FREE UX Writing Academy Open Hosue event 🎙️
See who’s hiring in the world of Ed Tech 🧑💻
Hot Topics in UX 🔥
This week: Getting ahead of the AI curve, breaking into the field, and staying current! 💪
WRITERS IN TECH PODCAST 🎧
Whether you’re a classroom teacher or less traditionally, an aerial silk 🤸♀️ teacher like Alexandra, there are so many transferable skills that individuals who teach can bring into UX Writing. Check out this episode of Writers in Tech to hear Alexandra’s inspiring story.
UX Writing Academy Open House🎙️ - September 14th, 2023
Are you wondering if the UX Writing Academy is right for you? Join us for this live open house event to get all the info you need to make an informed decision. Start your UX writing education journey as soon as this month!
MICROCOPY BITE 💬
Great empty state from Kahoot (every teacher’s favorite classroom game)! It’s informative, keeps a conversational tone, and gives the user a nudge to get started using the tool👍.
Pillars of the Community 💪
The Content Design Manifesto team
Usually, we use this space to share something from our Facebook group, Microcopy & UX Writing (you should totally join), but this week we’re applauding the awesome team of UXers who are behind a document that is making its way around the content design community. The Content Design Manifesto. If you haven’t seen it yet, you should have a look 👀.
So shoutout to this week’s pillars with a special thanks to Torrey Podmajersky for facilitating this task.
Moment of Mirth 😂
All jokes aside this has been a wild year with so many new developments in our field. Looking to learn more about AI and UX Writing? We would love to help!
Check out our new UX AI Academy ⬇️
🤖 AI & UX
Find out what the top AI tools of 2023 are AND get content design expert, Yael Ben-David’s take on generative AI tools and how much we (as UX writers) need to know.
UX WRITING JOBS 👩💻
Whether you’re looking for an entry-level position or a senior role we’ve got them all. We’re constantly updating the job board, so keep on checking!
Roles in Ed tech:
Yuval’s Lit UX Lit Pick 📖
If you haven’t checked out this book by UX superstar Yael Ben-David, I highly recommend it!
This book came out this past December and has quickly become a go-to resource for UX writers and content designers alike who are looking to build products that meet the needs of users while meeting the goals of the businesses they work for.
Yuval Keshtcher and UXWH team ✍️