In Episode 545, Rob Walling chats with Tracy Osborn about the importance of learning design fundamentals for startup founders. They also discuss her new book and the pros/cons of self-publishing vs working with a publisher.
The topics we cover
[02:00] Deciding to self publish vs going with a publisher
[11:11] Design fundamentals for a startup founder
[16:23] Training your design eye
[18:57] The #1 thing to do to become a better designer
[20:01] Prototypes: the process of sketching ideas
Links from the show
- Hello Web Design
- No Starch Press
- The 90-Minute Guide to Building Marketing Funnels That Convert (Data Beats Opinion)
- Hello Web App
- Sounds True
- Tracy’s Savy Call breakdown
- UX Pin
- Tracy Osborn (@tracymakes) | Twitter
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