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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

NB 005 — Self-publishing with Justin Jackson, Sacha Greif, and Paul Jarvis (Part 2)

This is part two of the live event Sacha Greif and I put together in August of last year. As a reminder, you can watch a video of the event here, and you can listen to part one here if you missed it. Enjoy part two of The Self-Publishing Hangout! Sacha, Justin, and Paul are […]

The complete guide to making a full-time salary from one book

After a big book launch, sales fall off a cliff and are hard to regain. If you are lucky, your monthly sales will level off at something that is still meaningful to you (maybe $1,000-$3,000 per month), but certainly not enough to make a living. Once you learn this – as I did – you’ll quickly […]

How too many products can hurt your business

Each time I launch a new product I see a nice spike in revenue that trails off over time. After The App Design Handbook launch I saw revenue drop down to about $2,000 to $3,000 a month without much promotion. My immediate thought was, if I add another product not only will I see a giant spike […]

NB 004 — Self-publishing with Justin Jackson, Sacha Greif, and Paul Jarvis

In August last year Sacha Greif and I put together a live event called The Self-Publishing Hangout. We brought on Paul Jarvis and Justin Jackson to round out our panel. You can watch a video of the event here, or checkout my podcast episode below.     Since recording that episode each of the guests […]

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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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