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10 Years of UX Blogging Celebration

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of maryshaw.net! I can’t believe I’ve been blogging about UX for 10 years. A lot has happened during this time. Over the last decade the industry has matured as more and more people enter the UX field. To celebrate, here’s a list of my 10 most popular blog posts […]

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Heck Yeah! …or no

On May 31st I decided to stop doing large corporate UX projects for good. While I’m grateful for everything I’ve learned and the income I’ve earned from them, it’s time to move on. I want to focus on other projects and do lots more UX career coaching.  I’ll continue to blog about UX/UI design as well, […]

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How UX Thinking Helped Sell A $60k Agency Project

So often we think of UX design as a thing you do after a web or app design proposal gets approved. It’s just part of the process, right? That’s true, but UX thinking can also be used to help sell a design project. In fact, I recently helped a small design agency close a $60k […]

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Consistency In 2019

Happy New Year! I hope you and yours are enjoying a lovely holiday season. This year I took last week off completely for the first time in a long time. I hope you did the same. Rest and Recharge If you can swing it, I highly recommend a solid break from all things work at […]

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The Art Of Estimating UX Projects

One of my UX coaching clients recently asked me about estimating UX projects. In this post I’ll share what’s worked best for me along with a free template file you can use for your own projects. Consulting work is usually billed on a time and materials basis. You come up with an hourly rate and […]

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How To Find Freelance UX Jobs

If you’re just starting out as a freelance UX designer, you may wonder what kinds of freelance UX jobs are out there. Here’s a list of strategies and tactics that have worked for me and some of my colleagues over the last 10 years. I hope it helps you find your next freelance UX gig. […]

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