Design is an integral part of any successful and engaging website or application, but content is another step to reaching the interests of users. You run a blog to help your readers fulfill their goals, answer their questions, solve their problems and make them trust you are the one to make their life even better :).
Here at WP Daddy we’ve decided to explain and prove that writing and blogging is a part of UX. Blogging is a good way to boost UX skills of designers and enhance the user experience for target visitors.
If you are a designer and you successfully run a blog, your blogging skills are sure to assist you in crafting really good UX and UI and in being recognizable in your community. So we’ve distinguished 3 main reasons that make us consider blogging to be a part of UX, and they are as follows:
Your writing manner creates the voice and image of your brand; it makes the author and their style recognizable. Even if you write a guest post for someone else and you don’t specify your name, your manner of narration will be very familiar for your devoted readers. You become memorable and your personality becomes trustworthy.
If you create interactive UI for apps, then thinking like a blogger is an essential skill for you. You know for sure what the conversation with a reader looks like and you know how to make a user interact with you.
All of that is helpful for a designer both to create perfect UI and great UX.
When you blog and speak with your readers, you learn their needs, their peculiarities and tastes. You learn users’ behaviors to know how to design for users and make your design accessible for most of them. As a result you:
All of that is possible if you speak with your users in your blog, you learn their needs and you design for your users.
Starting a blog is a good chance to communicate with people and learn their needs when it comes to using a website or application. If you design cool things and you write about them, you’ll surely polish your skills to perfection.