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UI Breakfast: UI/UX Design and Product Strategy

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Rank #24 in Design category

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Design
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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

51 Ratings
Average Ratings
35
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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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.

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.

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Nov 24 2016

53mins

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Rank #2: Episode 98: Value-Based Design with Nick Disabato

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How do you measure value in such abstract industry as design? Today we continue on the topic of value-based pricing with our guest Nick Disabato, a famous designer and writer. You'll learn how to identify and demonstrate the value of your UI/UX services, what exactly stands behind a high price tag, what KPIs to measure, and how to bring maximum business value to the table.

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This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq — rapid wireframing software that combines the comfort and simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool. So your work is easier to share, revise, and get honest feedback on! Try their new web app Balsamiq Cloud free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud.

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Mar 09 2018

49mins

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Rank #3: Episode 20: Mastering Creative Direction with Liam Sarsfield

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Finally we get to talk about "real" design subjects! Today's guest is Liam Sarsfield, a seasoned creative director. We define the term "creative direction" and break down the process into edible steps. You'll learn how to put together a creative brief, conduct visual research, present visual work, follow up with clients, and source inspiration from famous creative directors.

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May 25 2016

48mins

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Rank #4: 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 #5: 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.

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Jul 25 2016

49mins

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Rank #6: 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.

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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 #7: 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.

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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 #8: 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.

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Jan 27 2017

35mins

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Rank #9: 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.

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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 #10: 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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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 #11: Episode 77: UX Roadmapping with David Pasztor

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The biggest thing about UX roadmapping is that... there's no such thing. "Your UX roadmap is a product roadmap," says David Pasztor, the founder of UX Studio and the author of Product Design. In this episode, you'll learn what makes a good roadmap, how to plan for something that will inevitably change, what tools to use, and how to run a roadmapping workshop with your clients.

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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.

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Sep 22 2017

43mins

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Rank #12: Episode 115: The Psychology of Addictive Products with Jeff Davidson

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We should make products useful, no doubt. But what if we could also make them addictive — so that the customers keep coming back? Our guest today is Jeff Davidson, a solo product designer and writer. You'll learn key psychological principles behind popular apps, why making a product addictive should never be a goal by itself, and how to design product features that satisfy the user's seeking system.

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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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Jul 13 2018

30mins

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Rank #13: Episode 70: Articulating Design Decisions with Tom Greever

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"Selling" your work to team members and stakeholders is a huge part of designer's success. Today we're digging deeper into this topic with Tom Greever, UX director at Bitovi and the author of Articulating Design Decisions. You'll learn how to communicate your decisions to all parties involved, present your work effectively, and deal with challenges like unfriendly managers or committees.

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This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq Mockups. Balsamiq Mockups is rapid wireframing software that combines the comfort and simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool, so your work is easier to share, revise, and get honest feedback on. Try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.com.

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Aug 04 2017

50mins

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Rank #14: Episode 102: SaaS Email Onboarding with Val Geisler

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We all receive plenty of "let's get started" emails when we sign up for new software. Some of them stand out, the rest don't even get read. What makes the difference? Our guest today is the amazing Val Geisler, an email onboarding copywriter and strategist. You'll learn what exactly you should be sending to your new users, how much is enough, what subject lines and CTAs work best, and much more.

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This episode is brought to you by Userlist.io — a new tool for sending event-based email to your SaaS users. Overwhelmed with existing automation tools? Try this simple solution for converting free trials, user onboarding, and promoting specific features in your web application. To learn more, join the waiting list at userlist.io.

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Apr 13 2018

53mins

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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.

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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 93: Copying vs Stealing with Ferdinand Vogler

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Everything has been done before. But where is that fine line between getting inspiration, copying, and downright stealing? Our guest today is Ferdinand Vogler, a product designer who specializes in digital experiences. We discuss the ethical side of repurposing design ideas, how copying can help designers master their craft, and why you shouldn't be afraid of repeating yourself in your own work.

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This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq. They just came up with a new web app called Balsamiq Cloud. It's the best tool for fast, approachable, collaborative wireframing. You can capture ideas, collaborate on designs, and get everyone on board. Check it out for yourself — try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud

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Feb 02 2018

41mins

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Rank #17: Episode 129: UX Research Tools with Andrew Mayfield

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What tools and methods should you use in your next UX project? Our guest today is Andrew Mayfield, CEO of Optimal Workshop. We talk about their amazing collection of UX research tools, and dive into some of the methods — card sorting, tree testing, and others.

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This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq, the super-simple wireframing tool that can help you focus your design on what really matters to your customers. Try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud.

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Jan 18 2019

29mins

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Rank #18: Episode 118: Customer Top Tasks with Gerry McGovern

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Before designing anything, how do you figure out what your users need in the first place? Today we're diving into Top Tasks Management framework developed by Gerry McGovern, a famous UI/UX expert and author of six books on customer experience. You'll learn why addressing the top tasks is a key to customer success, and how to define and manage them for your project.

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This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq, the super-simple wireframing tool that can help you focus your design on what really matters to your customers. Try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud.

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Aug 03 2018

35mins

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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.

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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 56: Product Development Secrets with Claire Suellentrop

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This is an extraordinary plus-size interview with an outstanding guest — Claire Suellentrop of Love Your Customer, previously Director of Marketing and employee #2 at Calendly. You'll hear her best advice on a range of topics: customer interviews, landing pages, user onboarding, gaining traction, content marketing, and much more. You'll also learn an intriguing story how she got started with Calendly.

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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. This tool is forever free! Sign up today at tinyreminder.com.

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Apr 10 2017

1hr 7mins

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