Top 5 UX Resources of the Week

By now, those of you who have been a guest of UX Motel for some time, know that these ‘Top 5’s’ are a regular thing. For those of you who are new guests, welcome to your first UX roundup. The following information, I believe, will be very valuable for you with new trends popping up in technology. I added links to the titles of each post, so go ahead and just click and start reading! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me. Until then, enjoy this top 5 of the week!

American Road Trips Get Organized with Slick, Searchable UX

American Road Trips Get Organized with Slick, Searchable UX
Searchable UX – it is a new trend that is hot in the tech world. This resource delves into what searchable UX is – navigating step-by-step for end-users. Because I think this trend is pretty cool – and that we will see amazing things coming from different companies and entrepreneurs, I wanted to share this with you. I’m also a big fan of new apps, so check out RoadTrippers and let me know what you think!

Salary Guide for UX Jobs

Salary Guide for UX Jobs
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve searched for a salary guide that is actually engaging AND informative. If you are looking for a new UX job and into negotating your salary – this will do the trick!

Improving UX with Customer Journey Maps

Improving UX with Customer Journey Maps
This article sparks great interest on my part largely because of my latest interview with Ken Rutsky, which discussed customer journey mapping in detail. Well, this article goes into further detail to discuss how we can improve user experience with customer journey mapping. Check out how you can adopt customer journey mapping to boost your UX!

How GitHub Uses “Deprivation Testing” to Hone Product Design

How GitHub Uses “Deprivation Testing” to Hone Product Design
Testing and Product Design. Two subjects I’m really fond of. I chose this article because I was curious to know what deprivation testing was…seems kinda of scary! If you haven’t heard of this testing method, I think you will find it intruiguing and rather useful. Check out this GitHub interview by Chris Dannen.

2 Ways to Implement UX Methodology into Your SEO Tactics

2 Ways to Implement UX Methodology into Your SEO Tactics
Yes, I’m guilty, I’m introducing a marketing aspect into UX. But, I think it’s rather necessary since Erin Everhart states that “UX is the cheese to SEO’s macaroni.” Check out the UX tactics you can implement in order see how you can boost your SEO.