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UI Breakfast: UI/UX Design and Product Strategy

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Rank #119 in Design category

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Join us for exciting conversations about UI/UX design, SaaS products, marketing, and so much more. My awesome guests are industry experts who share actionable knowledge — so that you can apply it in your business today.

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Join us for exciting conversations about UI/UX design, SaaS products, marketing, and so much more. My awesome guests are industry experts who share actionable knowledge — so that you can apply it in your business today.

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Great guests and fresh perspectives

By J. Barshop - Sep 19 2019
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Jane and her world-class guests provide some incredibly compelling content for those looking to get ahead of the curve and re-think what great UX should look like - and more importantly, how it should make the end-user feel. Cant recommend listening (and subscribing) to UI Breakfast enough! 🙌

Practical Advice

By CodiDog - Jul 28 2019
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The thing I love about this particular podcast is the practicality of the content. This isn't just theory or content around what the profession should (or could) be. Jane brings on guests who have real-world experience and who share that experience in a way it can often be applied. Of course, a large part of this is Jane's skill in interviewing guests. There are a handful of good UX podcasts out there and you would be doing yourself a disservice by not listening to this one.

iTunes Ratings

53 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
6
3
3
4

Great guests and fresh perspectives

By J. Barshop - Sep 19 2019
Read more
Jane and her world-class guests provide some incredibly compelling content for those looking to get ahead of the curve and re-think what great UX should look like - and more importantly, how it should make the end-user feel. Cant recommend listening (and subscribing) to UI Breakfast enough! 🙌

Practical Advice

By CodiDog - Jul 28 2019
Read more
The thing I love about this particular podcast is the practicality of the content. This isn't just theory or content around what the profession should (or could) be. Jane brings on guests who have real-world experience and who share that experience in a way it can often be applied. Of course, a large part of this is Jane's skill in interviewing guests. There are a handful of good UX podcasts out there and you would be doing yourself a disservice by not listening to this one.
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UI Breakfast: UI/UX Design and Product Strategy

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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 42: Hiring for UX Positions with Sarah Doody

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Hiring a good designer has never been easy! Today I'm talking to Sarah Doody — a guru UX designer, teacher, and writer from New York City. You'll learn how to approach the hiring process in your particular case, whether education matters, how to navigate in the variety of design professions, and what skills to look for. Designers, on the other side, will get an insight how to better present themselves.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Nov 24 2016

53mins

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Rank #2: Episode 137: Lean, Agile & Design Thinking with Jeff Gothelf

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There are so many design methodologies available these days — lean, agile & design thinking being the most popular. Could you use them side-by-side? Our guest today is Jeff Gothelf, author of Lean UX and Sense & Respond, and co-founder of Sense & Respond Press. You'll learn how to make the most out of these frameworks, help teams talk to each other, and measure customer outcomes (instead of your effort) using the right behavior metrics.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by Abstract — design workflow management for product design teams using Sketch. No more searching for the right version of the file, exporting and importing between tools, or trying to consolidate feedback. Now everything is in one place! Sign your team up for a free 30-day trial today by heading over to abstract.com.

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May 03 2019

34mins

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Rank #3: Episode 69: Switching to UI/UX with Nick Babich

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How do you switch to UI/UX from another design field? What do you need to learn, and how? Today our guest is Nick Babich, the editor-in-chief of UX Planet, and we walk through all the steps in such transition. You'll learn about the skills, tools, methods, and resources to fuel your UI/UX career.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Jul 27 2017

39mins

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Rank #4: Episode 86: The Future of UX with Khoi Vinh

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What does the present of design look like? What does the future hold for us? Our special guest today is Khoi Vinh, the Principal Designer at Adobe. We talk about the evolution of UX industry over the last few years, as well as modern UX tools, trends, issues, and resources.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Tiny Reminder. Tired of nagging people? Build a simple form, set a reminder schedule, and add recipients. We'll keep sending reminders until they submit a response, providing you peace of mind. Sign up free at tinyreminder.com

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Dec 15 2017

33mins

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Rank #5: Episode 52: Data-Driven Design with Brent Palmer

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How do you make sure your design efforts are effective? There's no bigger mistake than just guess! Brent Palmer, a design lead at Zendesk, walks us through the tools and methods for data-driven design. You'll learn how to approach customer research the right way, why testing is important, and how to deal with the research results.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Tiny Reminder — a simple productivity tool for freelancers and consultants. Need content or files on time? Tiny Reminder will play "bad cop" for you with friendly notifications! It works great for collecting content, feedback, files, bios, or anything else. What's best, this tool is forever free — sign up today!

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Mar 09 2017

47mins

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Rank #6: Episode 28: Psychological Principles of Persuasive Design with Victor Yocco

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How can we use psychology to inform our design decisions? Our guest today is Victor Yocco — UX researcher, speaker & author of the upcoming book Design for the Mind. He walks us through the key principles of persuasive design, and explains how to apply them in real-life UX projects.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app.

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Jul 25 2016

49mins

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Rank #7: Episode 119: Emotional Targeting with Talia Wolf

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We want to be smart and rational, but emotions are the biggest drivers for every decision we make — both in B2B and B2C. Today our guest is the amazing Talia Wolf, a conversion optimization specialist, trainer, and speaker. You'll learn why people buy things, how to figure out the pains and emotions of your website visitors, and boost conversions using her famous "emotional targeting" method.

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Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Userlist.io. This new tool helps SaaS founders get a better understanding of each individual user journey, and send users relevant behavior-based email. To learn more, join the waiting list at userlist.io.

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Aug 17 2018

37mins

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Rank #8: Episode 21: Becoming a UX Leader with Danny Setiawan

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Today's special guest, Danny Setiawan, is a product/UX coach for startups, and also the UX Lead for Mobile at The Economist. In this episode you'll learn how to instill the love for UI/UX into any conservative corporate environment, how to become a true UX leader, and how to address startup design needs at different growth stages.

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Jun 03 2016

44mins

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Rank #9: Episode 3: Introducing Kai Davis

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In this episode we meet Kai Davis, who'll be co-hosting a whole new podcast season here at UI Breakfast. We learn about the early years of his career, what he did in college, and how he ultimately nailed his positioning as the outreach consultant. Kai also shares his product aspirations and gives us an overview of his current projects.

Oct 20 2015

48mins

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Rank #10: Episode 47: Using Pattern Libraries in Web Design with Laura Elizabeth

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Pattern libraries can help you streamline the design process and build a flexible system (instead of static pages). Today we're exploring this concept with Laura Elizabeth — a fantastic designer, writer & speaker. You'll learn how to plan and build a pattern library, how to document it, and how to make your clients fall in love with the result.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Jan 27 2017

35mins

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Rank #11: Episode 55: Designing for Engagement with Susan Weinschenk

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How do you design products that people are actually going to use? Many answers hide in behavioral psychology. Our guest today is Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D. — a famous speaker, author, and behavioral scientist. How do you grab and hold user's attention? Why are micro-interactions so important? What are the seven drivers of motivation? We discuss these questions (and much more) in this value-packed interview.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by InVision. If you’ve followed me for a while, you know I’m their fan. Their collaboration and design platform makes building digital products faster and easier. See for yourself with 3 months free for UI Breakfast listeners. Visit invisionapp.com/uibreakfast to sign up!

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Mar 31 2017

59mins

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Rank #12: Episode 103: UX Personalization with Samuel Hulick

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Surprisingly, most web applications offer the same "out of the box" experience to all users — skipping on the opportunity to delight them with custom details. Today we talk about UX personalization with our special guest Samuel Hulick, the ultimate guru of user onboarding and the creator of UserOnboard.com. You'll learn how to make web app experience more suitable for each individual user, and how to approach personas, use cases, situations, sample data, and much more.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by Feedier. Sick and tired of non valuable customer feedback? Meet Feedier, the next generation feedback application. Understanding your rewarded and empowered customers starts now. No more time-wasting surveys. They win, you win! Sign up for your free plan at feedier.com/uibreakfast, and get your first 3 months free on the Standard plan if you decide to upgrade.

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Apr 20 2018

34mins

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Rank #13: 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.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq. This super easy-to-use wireframing tool can help you and your team get user interface ideas down before you start coding or sweating the details on fancier tools. Try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud.

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Jun 15 2018

44mins

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Rank #14: Episode 131: Design Sprint with Jonathan Courtney

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Design Sprint is an extremely productive five-day framework for solving design problems. Not only it returns immediate results, but it also gets everyone on the same page and brings the best ideas to the surface. Our guest today is Jonathan Courtney, CEO and founder of AJ&Smart. You'll learn what makes sprints so effective, what exactly happens during these five days, and how to get started with your next client.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by Abstract — design workflow management for product design teams using Sketch. Sign your team up for a free, 30-day trial today by heading over to goabstract.com. And if you tweet at @goabstract and @uibreakfast mentioning the show, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $500 credit to their Business plan.

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Feb 10 2019

39mins

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Rank #15: Episode 84: Storytelling in UX with Dan Nessler

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Novelists and playwrights have been using the same storytelling principles for centuries with great success. Why not use them in UX to make your product more engaging? Today our guest is Dan Nessler, an experience director, speaker, and UX blogger. We discuss how the main storytelling principles — reason, hero, conflict, structure, awareness, and virality — can be applied in product design.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Tiny Reminder. Tired of nagging people? Build a simple form, set a reminder schedule, and add recipients. We'll keep sending reminders until they submit a response, providing you peace of mind. Sign up free at tinyreminder.com

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I'm always on the hunt for great guests! If you would like to see someone you know — or would like to be a guest yourself — please email me with your ideas. Let me know what they do and what topic they could talk about.

Nov 30 2017

37mins

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Rank #16: Episode 72: Creative Habits and Routines with Tomas Laurinavicius

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What lifestyle allows you to create your best work? What kind of habits can you adopt? Today our special guest is Tomas Laurinavicius, a famous lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger. We discuss his lifestyle choices and routines, common challenges, and what anyone can do right now to become more productive.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by FreshBooks. The all new FreshBooks makes ridiculously easy accounting software that’s completely transformed how freelancers and small business owners deal with their day-to-day paperwork. The most important thing is that getting started on FreshBooks is extremely simple, even if you’re not a numbers person — actually especially if you’re not a numbers person.

FreshBooks is offering a 30-day unrestricted free trial to our listeners. To claim it, just go to freshbooks.com/uibreakfast and enter UI BREAKFAST in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.

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Aug 18 2017

55mins

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Rank #17: Episode 4: Choosing the Right Audience

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Today we have another episode with Kai Davis as a co-host. We discuss the importance of the right audience for your products, our long-term product strategy, and the benefits of the "audience-first" approach. We dive into the history of my products one by one, breaking down all the mistakes.

Oct 20 2015

45mins

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Rank #18: Episode 38: Building Creative Habits with Shawn Blanc

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Your creative skills aren't worth much until you practice them regularly. But how do you find time for that? Our special guest today is Shawn Blanc — author of The Focus Course, a creative entrepreneur, and my role model from years ago. You'll learn how to set goals, avoid distractions, build personal integrity, adopt the right habits, and live a truly focused life.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Oct 27 2016

52mins

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Rank #19: Episode 109: Mastering Google Analytics with Jeff Sauer

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According to research, 70–80% of all websites in the world have Google Analytics installed! However, only a fraction of them use it well. Our guest today is Jeff Sauer, founder and lead instructor of Jeffalytics. You'll learn why Google Analytics can be so frustrating, how to approach your data, what tools can help, and how to get yourself up to speed in the topic.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by The UI Audit. Want to design web applications that are actually useful to people? This book will help you adopt a smarter approach to UI/UX — from product strategy to each individual screen. To get you copy, head over to uibreakfast.com/audit and use your special promocode SUMMERTIME20 to get 20% off any book package.

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Jun 01 2018

40mins

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Rank #20: Episode 5: Choosing the Right Words

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In this episode we talk with Kai Davis about strategic copywriting. Choosing the right words to describe your product is so incredibly important, maybe even more important than the product itself! You'll learn how to go out in the wild and pick the right language, and how to write a perfect sales page.

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Nov 18 2015

49mins

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