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An interesting article that discusses 7 of the most common mistakes that we make with ads on our sites or when promoting them ... and how to redeem ourselves from each #usability #marketing #ads #ux #webdesign
7 of the most common mistakes that marketers, copy writers and designers do when placing ads on sites ... set against a backdrop of the 7 deadly sins.
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UX Diary Part 3 - Never Skip A Test has just been published. Check it out! UX Diary is a new 5-part series of articles that document the key challenges faced by Nadim Farah - a UX enthusiast and a front-end engineer who wants to introduce a UX mentality within the company that has recently recruited him . A definite must-read, filled in with real-life practical guidelines. #usability #ux #webdesign 
Part 3 of UX Diary -a 5-part article documenting issues faced by a font-end engineer who wants to introduce a UX-mentality in the company that recruited him
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A good introductory read about the art of Storytelling and how to apply it to boost your brand. #usability #UX #userexperience #webdesign #storytelling
Storytelling is a powerful technique that makes your brand bigger and more influential. It is the art of getting audiences to listen to your message.
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A useful collection of 30 User Experience tools that can be used for researching, design and collaboration. Of course this is not an exhaustive list - just some of the best contenders out there. If you use any other tools which deserve a mention, please comment in the article or hereunder. These would be considered for inclusion in part 2! #usability #ux #webdesign
User Experience (UX) tools that can be used for research, design and collaboration to improve the overall user experience of your website or application
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Practical advice on how to incorporate user-centered design into an agile development methodology. A must-read for those who are already applying the agile methodology and those who are still considering in making the shift #ux   #usability   #agile   #agiledevelopment  
Agile development focuses on rapid iterative & incremental development. This article provides guidelines on how to incorporate it into user-centered design
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Some really valuable guidelines by Stacey Herbert from Brazen Profit Lab about the importance of improving the user experience of opt-in emails. ‪#‎emails‬ ‪#‎usability‬ ‪#‎ux‬ 
Opt-in email is email that users subscribe to receive. This article contains guidelines on how to improve the email opt-in experience for your customers
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UX Diary Part 2 - A Seat At The Table is now live. Be sure to check it out! - UX Diary is a new 5-part series of articles that document the key challenges faced by Nadim Farah - a UX enthusiast and a front-end engineer who wants to introduce a UX mentality within the company that has recently recruited him . A definite must-read, filled in with real-life practical guidelines. #usability #ux #webdesign
Part 2 of UX Diary -a 5-part article documenting issues faced by a font-end engineer who wants to introduce a UX-mentality in the company that recruited him
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UX Diary - A new 5-part series of articles that has kicked off today on UsabilityGeek. These articles document the key challenges faced by Nadim Farah - a UX enthusiast and a front-end engineer who wants to introduce a UX mentality within the company that has recently recruited him . A definite must-read, filled in with real-life practical guidelines. #usability #ux #webdesign 
UX Diary is a 5-part article that documents issues faced by a font-end engineer who wants to introduce a UX-mentality in the company which has recruited him
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An interesting article highlighting advances in technology that makes use of open data to such an extent that there is little distinction between the real and virtual world. Weiser's vision of ubiquitous computing is definitely here. #wearabletech #technology #opendata
Open data is the data from companies that is available to competitors and consumers. It is now being used to benefit people and their businesses
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The 2nd email related article in a week - great read by Simon Horton about using UX to improve your email marketing campaigns and stand out from your competition #usability #ux #webdesign #email #marketing
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Great article by keynote speaker Andrew Zusman about how designers should refer to Architecture for inspiration. As he sums it up ... "The crux of architecture lies in its creativity in solving specific design problems. As a result, architecture has a wealth of design principles that can lead to originality in digital design including consideration of context, organizational flow, and the structure of elements in space" #usability #ux #design #architecture #inspiration 
Architecture can serve as an ideal source of inspiration for designers who are keen on creating great user experiences. Here is why...
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  • UsabilityGeek (Usability & User Experience Blog)
    Owner & Contributor, 2011 - present
  • Holistic IT Group
    Head of Marketing, 2007 - 2012
  • DotNetMushroom
    Head of Marketing, 2007 - 2012
  • Media Centre
    Senior Sales & Marketing Executive, 2005 - 2007
  • Pater Holdings Company Ltd. (Maltese agents for Fiat, Hyundai and Alfa Romeo)
    Business Development Manager, 2004 - 2005
  • Media Centre
    Senior Sales & Marketing Executive, 2000 - 2004
  • SMS Travel & Tourism
    Marketing Executive, 1998 - 2000
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User Experience Consultant operating from Malta, Europe
Introduction
I am a web usability / user experience (UX) consultant operating from Malta, Europe. I offer specialized consultancy services that include user research, user/task analysis, user interface design, iterative prototyping, heuristic reviews, interface guidelines development, and iterative usability testing.

Being also a Marketing graduate and holding various web marketing roles within a varied portfolio of industries has helped me acquire extensive marketing and client management experience. In addition to this, I have held user interface / UX design roles and am very proficient in hand coding of standards-compliant HTML and CSS. I have also designed and developed a number of web sites as a freelancer and in conjunction with leading web development companies. 

I also run my own Web Site Usability blog - Usability Geek, where I evangelize about the importance of web site usability and provide practical recommendations for the development of usable web sites.

Specialisation: User Experience (UX), Usability, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), User Interface Design (UI), Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Online Marketing, HTML, CSS and Web Design
Education
  • University of Hertfordshire
    MSc HCI (Masters Degree in Human Computer Interaction), 2012 - present
  • University of London
    BSc CIS (Hons) (Bachelor of Science in Computing & Information Systems), 2008 - 2010
  • University of London
    Dip CIS (Diploma in Computing & Information Systems), 2006 - 2008
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
    DipM (Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing), 2001 - 2004
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