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I write regularly on both design and marketing. In order to get introduced to my content, it's best that you pick one and go from there. Do you want to design better software or websites? Or build audiences and sell products?

Recent Articles

Designing a SaaS app create account screen

In the two years I’ve been designing and developing ConvertKit I’ve always focused on simple usability. With limited time and money I couldn’t make everything perfect, so I wanted to make sure the usability was excellent before adding that last level of polish. Basically I focused on user experience before user interface. I think that […]

Making $12,500 in 3 months with a book on ember.js

Today I’ve got another great book publishing case study for you. I can tell you all day long which tactics to follow, tools to use, and how to execute, but that’s not nearly as powerful as hearing it directly from the people who have put the advice into practice. Balint wrote to me a couple […]

How a music teacher used Authority to make $34,500

“$25,000 in a launch.” “I landed my dream job.” “I broke $100,000 in revenue after 10 months.” My favorite thing about Authority is the stories I get from readers. Over the next couple days I want to share a couple of those with you. A lot of the most successful Authority case studies come from […]

Why I Wrote Authority

I wrote Authority out of frustration. Frustration about… well, I explain it in this video. In Authority you’ll learn the exact step-by-step process to build an audience and self-publish a profitable book. Learn more and buy your copy. If you buy Authority today—before midnight Eastern—you’ll get two free bonuses: Access to a workshop I’m teaching […]

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My Books

I wrote two books on design that have received rave reviews. The first, The App Design Handbook, focuses on creating iPhone and iPad apps that are a joy to use.

In the second book, Designing Web Applications, I take the same design principles and apply them to design elegant software-as-a-service web applications.

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