Authors

Lior Levin

Lior Levin is a consultant to a shopping cart abandonment startup from Israel. Lior also works for billguard who developed a Passbook application to follow credit card charges.

Patrick Cox

Patrick is the co-founder of a couple ventures; Aplethora (two man design firm) and Payba.cc. Patrick is a interaction design and UI developer who enjoys spending time with his family, snowboarding and drinking way too much water with sugar free mix-ins.

Kiley Meehan

Kiley Meehan is a UX designer at FreshBooks. When not tearing through books and studying the human psyche, he’s singing country songs to his kids, cursing the Blue Jays, or taking another stab at War & Peace.

Cassandra Naji

Cassandra Naji is Marketing Content Editor at Justinmind, a prototyping tool that allows you to prototype web and mobile apps so you can visualize and test your software solution before writing a single line of code. Before she was a techie, Cassandra was an old-fashioned journalist and communications professional in Cambodia and Taiwan.

Katherine Halek

Katherine Halek is the chief content strategist at Signazon, a leading online printer that provides marketing collateral for thousands of artists and businesses around the United States. Katherine enjoys writing about content marketing, design, and typography. Connect with her on Twitter and Google+.

John Philips

This article was written by John Philips from SSLs.com. SLLs.com resells SSL certificates from the likes of Comodo, GeoTrust, and VeriSign.

Alan Power

I'm an Irish product designer who specialises on visual design, illustration and brand identity. With over 14 years in the industry, I've learned alot and try to use my experience to bring some clarity to any product I'm working on.

Sabina Idler

Sabina is the founder of UXkids and UX Consultant at Usabilla. While her education and interests are broad, Sabina is passionate about improving interactive media for all ages. For more UX insights, check out the Usabilla blog or visit the UXkids blog.

Crystal Street

Crystal Street is a visual communicator, whose work seeps into many areas of web design, multimedia production and social media platform building.

Emma Grant

Emma Grant is a professional freelance content writer from Ireland. Over the past three years she has travelled the world while running her business from her laptop. You find her at www.florencewritinggale.com

Kevin George

Kevin is the Head of Marketing at EmailMonks - one of the fastest growing Email design and coding companies, specializes in crafting beautiful email design, PSD to email html conversion and much more. He loves gadgets, bikes, jazz, and breathes ‘email marketing’. He is a brand magician who loves to engage and share insights with fellow marketers. You can follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Dave Redfern

Dave Redfern is a designer and front end developer at iWeb an e-commerce website design agency based in Staffordshire, UK.

Darren Jamieson

Darren Jamieson is the technical director at Engage Web, an SEO agency based in Cheshire, UK. Darren has more than a decade of experience in the industry, having started as the web and new media designer for GAME in 2000. He's an avid Transformers fan, even having his own comic published by Metrodome, and owns several Transformers websites.

David Attard

David is an inquisitive web designer who frequently shares his tips and tricks at CollectiveRay. When he's not blogging about web design, some thing he's been into for the last 12 years, he's usually dreaming about his next big thing.

Marcin Treder

Marcin Treder, Founder & CEO of UXPin, is a design enthusiast from Gdansk, Poland who literally lives for creating the best user experience possible. After years of working as UX Designer and UX Manager, he focused on his own startup UXPin – The UX Design Platform - toolset used by UX Designers in e.g. Microsoft, NBC, USA Today and thousands of other companies. UXPin was recently funded by Andreessen/Horowitz, Freestyle Capital, IDG Ventures, Gill Penchina and others...Follow Marcin on Twitter @marcintreder and read his blog – marcin.is.

Paul Boag

Paul Boag is the author of Digital Adaptation. He is a leader in digital and user experience strategy with over 20 years experience. Through consultancy, speaking, writing, training and mentoring he passionately promotes digital best practice.

Jack Reid

Jack Reid works for plastic card company Oomph. Visit them online at: www.madebyoomph.co.uk

Ludmila Pasol

Ludmila Pasol is an IT professional from Bucharest, Romania. She has a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and loves coding in Java, Python, PHP and JavaScript.

Carrie Cousins

Carrie Cousins is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience in the communications industry, including writing for print and online publications, and design and editing. You can connect with Carrie on Twitter @carriecousins.

Patrick McNeil

Patrick McNeil is a designer, developer and writer; but above all things he is a passionate educator. He is a Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Missouri St. Louis where he focuses on teaching UX Design methods and front end development techniques. Patrick is also the author of the bestselling book series The Web Designer's Idea Book and the curator of DesignMeltdown.com. For more information about Patrick visit his personal site, pmcneil.com, or follow him on Twitter @designmeltdown.

Cameron Chapman

Cameron Chapman is a freelance writer and designer from New England. You can visit her site or follow her on Twitter.

Danny Molt

Danny Molt has been involved in design for almost 25 years working with some of the top uk design and marketing agencies. Having launched several companies online and offline, he is currently head of digital marketing strategies for Print-Print Limited. You can contact him at on Twitter @DanMolt

Sarita Harbour

Sarita Harbour is a freelance writer from Ontario, Canada. Follow Sarita on Twitter @avamummy or visit harbouronlinewritingservices.com

Sarah Oxley

Sarah Oxley writes on behalf of Blurb, providers of photo books, and self-publishing services. Sarah is an alumni of Leeds University Business School in Marketing and Advertising.

Ben Cook

Ben Cook works at section.io - the simple content delivery solution that is quick to enable, truly integrated and developer centric. Follow them on Twitter @sectionio

Adam Hughes

Adam is a Frontend Developer based in Liverpool, UK. With a focus on user experience he has worked with clients such as Arsenal FC, Liverpool FC and Volkswagen. Follow his hair brained schemes and projects on twitter @lostmybrain

Mira Brody

Mira Brody is a copywriter and editor at Montana web design firm JTech Communications, where she's a member of the custom web development team providing technical writing and creating brand personas for a diverse array of clients.

Will Newton

Will Newton is a co-founder of DJZ in San Francisco. He blogs at his website and tweets at @willdjthrill

Chris Benstead

Chris Benstead is a digital strategist at Degree 53, a Manchester-based digital design and build agency.

Samuel Norton

Sam Norton is a web designer and a front web developer with over 2 years of experience in the industry. Have a passion for designing detailed, creative and modern websites & graphics. He spend most of his time practically every day, experimenting with HTML, CSS and Wordpress.

John Surdakowski

John Surdakowski is the founder and creative director at Avex Designs, a digital agency in New York City. John has been working in the digital space for 15 years and loves sharing his thoughts and experiences about web design, development and marketing. When he is not collaborating with global brands and agencies, he's writing music, spending time with his family or in the mountains snowboarding.

Justin Hubbard

Justin Hubbard has been helping businesses since 2007 by creating timeless, memorable logos as part of a branding package and modern, user-friendly websites.

Sarah Hunt

Sarah Hunt is a Product Manager at Adobe focused on motion and interactivity. Previous industry experience includes graphic design, illustration, front-end web development, video editing, and Flash animation. All around fangirl of anything web and design.

Ryan Gittings

Ryan is a freelance web designer & developer specialising in UI/UX. He loves writing about user experience, and sharing his knowledge to make the web a better place. He thrives on being challenged, and in the 4 years working in the industry, they're not in short supply. Why not check out Ryan's one man mission to raise the bar for freelance web design in London, and follow him on Twitter.

Javier Ghaemi

Javier Ghaemi is a multi-disciplined designer with experience in working across print, web and product design. He has worked on websites for brands such as GQ and Vogue and is excited by responsive design, web fonts and designing for touch devices. Follow him at @onlinedesigner2 or at www.javierghaemi.co.uk.

Alex Gibson

Alex Gibson is a freelance Front End Developer living in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. He builds websites and apps that look and work great on mobiles, tablets and desktop web browsers. You can check out his work at alxgbsn.co.uk and follow him on Twitter.

Richard Howe

Richard Howe is a front-end web designer at Colour Rich in Oxford where he\'s focused on the user experience, CSS and responsive interfaces. See what Richard is currently crafting, enjoying or writing about on Facebook and Twitter.

Christine Mark

Christine Mark is co-founder and lead designer at Gravity Switch, a top agile web development firm in New England. Christine's brain, heart and soul are wired to solve problems of any sort -- whether related to design, branding, messaging, business, marketing, people, and the list goes on. In her spare time, she enjoys working on fun projects with her husband, raising their four kids, singer / songwriting on piano, and training for track and field (400 meter hurdles!).