Collating examples of new patterns and solutions to age-old problems, including insights from non-traditional sources such as print design, cartography, retail and videogames. Analyses of new solutions and open discussion on the innovations upcoming interface technologies might bring.
The obvious question seems to be Is UX better marketing than marketing?
This is definitely a popular question and there's a lot of in-depth analysis that could be had here. It however does already have a pretty good answer by Michael Zuschlag
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1 Get someone to write the first post.
2 Get someone to write the second post.
3 Get someone to write the third post.
27 Worry about standards and professionalism.
I would like to contribute and help edit.
I'm happy to post every month or so, and review/edit on an ongoing basis.
All of the proposed content areas sound great, and I could envision writing about any of them. Specifically, I would be good at handling certain Questions of the Week, Case Studies from my own work, Commentary (would LOVE ...
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I vote for How to prove to client that blind users can also use his e-commerce website?
Because it has a tangible case (or a type of case), that can be used as a guideline for an accessible e-commerce websites article. I would be more than pleased to do some more research on the subject and write something.
My suggestion is: If a microsite uses the same logo as the main site, which "home" should it link to?
It's a question just begging for loads of examples and critiquing of existing sites, and for us to provide alternative suggestions and improvements to such sites (reddit.com being one such site, as mentioned by Ben in a comment on that question).
Real World Examples
Real world examples of what happens when users don’t understand what to do. This could be from usability test experience, workshops and things you find at work.
Another angle would be how you present UX as an aspect of any artifact and how you sell it. How do we convince customers, colleagues, suppliers and management that what we do is ...
There are a lot of questions that may be interesting, and related to UX, but they were rejected because they were shopping questions, too broad, or too opinionated. I think mining those questions for topics to cover would be a good idea; they're often interesting questions, even if they don't fit the Q&A format. By taking them to the blog, ...
Counting items ready for review we've got 4 articles more or less ready to go, and 9 in various states of Work in Progress. I am hoping we'll pick up the pace once we're in the groove, but I'm thinking we should start slower.
Currently I'm thinking a schedule of one or two posts a month (perhaps straying to one post to start) would be best so we have ...
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I can contribute to editing duties, given a reasonably predictable cycle.
For the time being, I am willing to contribute to editing duties. I can tentatively commit to writing something every two months, usually on original research in accessibility and gamification.
I have a fair amount of experience in accessible web design and meta-...
I could write one post a month (flexible).
I would specially enjoy writing about accessibility. Also, I wouldn't mind helping with editing (concept-wise, as English is not my first language).
Tools and Techniques
A blog would be a perfectly suited platform for discussing tools and techniques that emerge as industry standards. Over time these can change and blog posts writing critically about the evolution of tools and techniques would be topically of interest to our target audience. Posts on these subjects would compliment the main UX.SE site ...