11 Resources Every Product Designer Needs To Know

I’ve found myself returning to a few key resources on product design over the years. No matter where you are in your product design journey, the books and articles below can spark fresh thinking about how to improve your product.

1. Finding Product Market Fit

The Product Market Fit Scorecard: Stop Wondering, Start Measuring

2. Defining an MVP

Building Minimum Viable Products at Spotify

3. Software Development Process

What is Agile Methodology

4. Onboarding Users

The Elements of User Onboarding

5. Engaging Users

Designing For The Social Web

6. Optimizing Conversions

Making Websites Win

7. Optimizing Retention

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

8. Usability & UX

Don’t Make Me Think

9. Visual Design Patterns

2019 UI and UX Trends

10. A/B Testing

Split Testing 101

11. Email Marketing

Mastering Drip

UX Designers + Product Managers: You're Invited To My Usability Workshop in NYC

Every few weeks I facilitate UX/usability workshops with companies building products in New York City. Over the last few years, over 100 companies have debugged their designs at our free workshops.

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If you’re a product manager or designer looking for insight into how to improve your product, head over to UsabilityTest.org to sign up for our next event. We cover everything from UX principles to usability testing to rapid prototyping, and leave you with actionable steps to make your product better.

How And Why I Designed BrandYourself's Flagship Software

When I was in college, employers Googled me as part of the screening process. But instead of finding my experience, they found something very different — a drug dealer with the same name.

This inspired me to create software that would help anyone understand, improve and monitor how they look online. I break down why I started BrandYourself, and how it helps people control their online presence.

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