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The State Of E-Commerce Checkout Design 2012

uxdesign.smashingmagazine.com

Design. UX Design. Design. Web Design. Design Patterns. UX Design. UI Design. September 4th, 2012.

World's Coolest Offices | 2012

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These 20 offices are some of the world's best-designed and most awe-inspiring. Read more about Quid's design. Lavish libraries? Check.

Principles of User Interface Design

bokardo.com

The act of designing interfaces is not art and they are not monuments unto themselves. Great design is invisible. Clarity is job #1.

Design Staff ? Story-centered design: hacking your brain to think.

Design Staff

Design Staff. Story-centered design: hacking your brain to think like a user. Braden Kowitz / Design Partner, Google Ventures.

10 Ways for Startups to Expand Their Reach in 2012

Startup Professionals Musings

By utilizing economies of scale, location, and common design, you may be able to provide a better solution faster for a lower cost.

Design a Sam Adams beer

How to Change the World

Join the party by getting the app and designing your beer: The final brew will be released in Austin in the first week of March. sponsored

Design Staff ? The product design sprint: a five-day recipe for startups

Design Staff

Design Staff. The product design sprint: a five-day recipe for startups. Jake Knapp / Design Partner, Google Ventures. But where?

Why tech-based small businesses and startups should make design a priority

The Next Web

If you are in one of the two categories above, is design one of your priorities? “Wait, design? But I’m not a designer!”

Twitter Link Roundup #135 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Design Staff ? Design Staff guide to research

Design Staff

Design Staff. Design Staff guide to research. John Zeratsky / Design Partner, Google Ventures. The big picture. Talking to users.

How to design a “touching” thank you card…

Life Beyond Code

Question : First of all, what is the need to design a “touching” thank you card? Page 4 (Back of the card).

10 Office Design Tips to Foster Creativity

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But plenty of small-business owners forget simple things when it comes to office design. The answer is obvious. Think again. Not many," he says.

Twitter Link Roundup #134 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

The product design sprint: a five-day recipe for startups

Google Ventures

At Google Ventures, we do product design work with startups all the time. One day I noticed something about my own design projects.

Twitter Link Roundup #123 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

First Impressions Matter: The Importance of Great Visual Design

ConversionXL

Thus, visual appeal can be assessed within 50 ms, suggesting that web designers have about 50 ms to make a good first impression. It takes 2.6

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8 Universal Web Design Principles You Should Know

ConversionXL

The design of your website is more important for conversions than you think. Design is not just something designers do. Exercise.

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Twitter Link Roundup #127 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Boston Tech Community – August 2012

Rob Go

This guide is designed to help you hit the ground running and is a starting point for your entrepreneurial journey in Boston. The Grand-daddy.

Twitter Link Roundup #124 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Twitter Link Roundup #132 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Twitter Link Roundup #118 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Twitter Link Roundup #131 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

How To Design a Successful Interview Process for Hiring Top Talent

Instigator Blog

Here’s how we designed the practical “test”: (i) The Setup. It was amazing to see how some people dove into the scenario and started designing UIs on paper with us, while others didn’t ask very much at all and said, “OK, I’ll go build a photo sharing app.” iii) The Design. hours talking.

Twitter Link Roundup #126 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Highlights On The Business of Software (2012)

OnStartups

With what I had seen over the past two years, I had full confidence that the 2012 lineup would be top notch. Day 1. Kathy Sierra. abhamster.

Business Cards Designed to Make You Think

Life Beyond Code

When the designs for ThinkDecks were completed, I really liked them and started wondering where else I could use these mini sagas.

Design Staff ? How to choose the right UX metrics for your product

Design Staff

Design Staff. When designing for the web, you can analyze usage data for your product and compare different interfaces in A/B tests.

4 Principles Apple's Chief Designer Lives By

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Jonathan Ive opens up about what makes Apple's design process work. It's not often that Apple head designer Jonathan Ive gives an interview.

Twitter Link Roundup #129 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Design Staff ? Story-centered design: how to make a screencast

Design Staff

Design Staff. Story-centered design: how to make a screencast. Jake Knapp / Design Partner, Google Ventures. Photo by Kelly Hofer.

Design Staff ? Does your startup need a designer co?founder?

Design Staff

Design Staff. Does your startup need a designer co‑founder? Enrique Allen / Founding member, Designer Fund & 500 Startups.

The product design sprint: understand (day 1)

Google Ventures

At the Google Ventures Design Studio, we have a five-day process for taking a product or feature from design through prototyping and testing.

Twitter Link Roundup #130 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Twitter Link Roundup #136 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Hiring a designer: how to review portfolios

Google Ventures

Designers know that looks sell, and many people sell themselves that way. Of course, the ability to make something that looks good matters, especially for visual designers. Hiring a designer is a challenge. As a founder without firsthand design experience, it’s hard to know what skills to value and how to judge a candidate.

Twitter Link Roundup #159 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Invest in Israel Newsletter – February 2012

VC Cafe

designs, manufactures, and markets a range of products for the cable television (TV) industry. For the Invest in Israel archive,  click here.

Design Your Company, Not Your Product

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There's a new wave of entrepreneurs who believe the real key to long-term success comes from focusing on designing the company--not the product.

Design Staff ? Shortening the build-measure-learn cycle with.

Design Staff

Design Staff. Braden Kowitz / Design Partner, Google Ventures. I’ve been working with a startup for the past three weeks. Tweet.