There are very few certainties in life: death, taxes, and that, at some point, you’ll need to use a computer to write something. Whether you work in an office, run your own business, or volunteer in the Congo, there’s pretty much no escaping it.
Beyond creating the design, writing is another medium for reaching users and helping them accomplish their goals. Here are three points explainingwhy more designers should take up writing as a way to boost their UX skill set.
When I need to learn a new skill, my first move is usually to hit Google and start searching “How to (insert skill I need to know)”. Judging by Google’s search predictions, I’m not the only one. These searches lead to how-to videos on YouTube or instructional sites like Tuts+.