Upgrading our skills! The heavy-weights of website design & usability from around the world will assemble as one at the “31 Awesomely Practical UX Tips Conference“. And we’ll have a front row seat.

We’ll be listening six of the smartest people in the UX industry sharing state-of-the art techniques. These insights will dramatically improve and strengthen our user interface designs. So everything we make, from eCommerce sites to mobile pages, will follow best practices.

5 Tips from Steve Krug

steve-krugSteve is a usability expert with decades of experience and author of the #1 selling UX book Don’t Make Me Think. In this presentation Steve will highlight and explain five tips that have had the most impact with his clients, such as, “Spend an hour each week doing usability testing of your competitors’ stuff with your whole team observing.”

6 tips from Whitney Queenbery

whitney-quesenberyWhitney is a user researcher, user experience practitioner, usability expert and author of Storytelling for User Experience. Her presentation will focus on content and how to make it better for everyone, reminding us of time-tested principles such as “recognition, not recall.”

3 Tips from Jeffrey Eisenberg

jeffrey-eisenbergJeffrey has been an online marketing optimization expert for over 15 years, improving online conversion rates and persona-based accountable marketing for organizations in 26 countries. One tip he’ll explain is how “micro-copy is critical to conversion.”

7 Tips from Susan Weinschenk

susan-weinschenkSusan is the author of Neuro Web Design and a specialist in applying psychology to technology and the workplace. Her expertise results in uncommon wisdom, advising us that “most mental processing occurs unconsciously. If you design for the conscious mind only you are missing the boat.”

5 Tips from Aarron Walter

aarron-walterAarron leads the User Experience Design team behind MailChimp, TinyLetter, and Mandrill, He is the author of a number of books, including Designing for Emotion. Aarron will explain how his team consistently delivers state-of-the-art work though a novel testing philosophy: “Use it while you design it.”

5 Tips from Luke Wroblewski

luke-wroblewski“LukeW” is an interaction design expert and author of Mobile FirstWeb Form Design, and Site-Seeing: A Visual Approach to Web Usability. Luke wields a special talent for combining his technology and design knowledge with inventive solutions, such as, “Employ just-in-time actions to reveal features only when needed.”