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Freelance front-end developer Joined over 3 years ago
Awesome - I'll do that
Personally, I love the design. It's the best implementation of a conversational UI that I've seen so far, mainly because of the speed. Most try mimic the speed of a regular text conversation, which is just slow and frustrating, but this is really well done.
How did you do it if you don't mind me asking?
Right now, it's not that different to be honest. I started out with intentions to make it more b2b focussed, but customer development led me this way.
The small difference is there's more of a focus on building a landing page with Letterfuel, and the feed of imported links is unified. I also couldn't personally use Revue or any of the other services because the GIFs on UI Movement are too large.
I imagine in a year or so, there will be more differences in product and positioning.
Hey DN. Letterfuel makes it super easy to start a curated newsletter. I made initially for a newsletter I run at UI Movement (https://uimovement.com/).
Prior to Letterfuel, I used to spend ages copying and pasting new posts into the email template before sending it out. It was a fiddly process and it easy to make mistakes.
If you've been thinking about starting a newsletter around a topic, or maybe to keep clients updated on your work, give it a try.
As a non-designer, I'd also love your feedback on the design.
That's why there's a subscription fee for joining - so I can afford the time to update videos and add new videos! The question is, are people willing to subscribe, even for up to date videos? That's what I'm trying to find out.
The product monitoring service is an extra service - for just popping in, it still costs though, just much less. The reason I charge for this is it takes ages to record and annotate these videos, so it's the only way it's sustainable. Otherwise it will just stagnate and won't get updated like a lot of pattern libraries out there.
For $99 a year, you can access all the current 100+ annotated videos, plus updates and at least 10 new videos added every month. The pricing may change in the future, but there needs to be some form of income if this is to survive.
You get a weekly recording of whatever flows you want to monitor on Evernote with any changes highlighted in the annotations
Hey DN! Userflow pro is a growing library of over 100 annotated Userflow videos. They help you easily see how the most popular products solve design problems.
It means you can avoid the hassle of signing up to loads of products to test their flows. Please check it out and let me know what you think!
Out of curiosity, is anyone actually happy to pay the subscription for Pttrns? It's fairly cheap as a tool that helps you with your work and can probably be paid for by your employer if you're working in-house or at an agency.
Not affiliated, just curious.
I've used this "table" method many times and it seems to work well:
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