Become a UX Daily author
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Does the following describe you?
The perfect UX Daily author is someone who:
What we offer you
Grow as a design writer
You can use this as a way to grow as a writer and to improve your written communication skills. Writing for the UX Daily involves entering into an editorial process that will help you develop your skills as a (design) writer and communicator.
What to write about
Anything that you would like to find in a “Design Body of Knowledge”
- We understand design in the greater sense of the term. That includes not only user experience, usability, interaction design, information design and visual design, but also service design, industrial design, product design, content creation, among others. We also want this body of knowledge to cover other aspects, such as how to become and grow as a design professional, how to communicate about and advocate for design, how to teach and learn design, etc.
- Within this large field of design, choose your topic. Each article should focus on a concept, term, method, principle, case study, framework, or any other element that can serve as a building block of the go-to place for design practitioners and students when they want to learn about both foundational and advanced design concepts.
- Write to teach (while you learn!). Using a conversational style, find the right balance between evidence-based argumentation and opinion. Use hard facts and research to teach our members, and add concrete examples, pictures and practicalities to make your point. Each article should be a coherent and outstanding piece of educational material. It's the perfect opportunity to showcase your findings with zest and flair, using a journalistic slant that hooks and satisfies readers of all expertise levels with both an everyman appeal and carefully selected, erudite content.
How to write about it
UX Daily articles are "learning snippets".
To allow our readers to focus on the content and not the form, the articles have a common voice built through the following guidelines:
Maybe these guidelines strike you as a little overwhelming right now, but do not worry—they are there to help you. Just give it a try! And iterate. You will find the craft becomes easier as you persevere.
How to become a UX Daily contributor
Submit your article.
Send a submission email with the subject "UXDaily-Submission-<your article title>" to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wait for our feedback and edit your article.
We are perfectionists, and the quality of writing comes through iterations. We'll let you know whether your submission is accepted—if it is, you will work with our editor to get it ready for going public.
Your article is published.
Once your article is published, you will notice how people will connect with you, share their opinions, and even offer you jobs. You can keep track of your article reads, likes and shares as well as see how your article (along with your key points) propagate throughout the whole world.
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