Microcopy: How to write small, deadly copy for all occasions

UXLx | 2012 See all

Microcopy: How to write small, deadly copy for all occasions

Speaker: Joshua Porter

The difference between a happy user and a confused one is small…many times our success using software hinges on the smallest of interactions. In this talk Joshua Porter will discuss microcopy, or the tiny bits of copy that helps users in times of need. Examples include reminding people to use the right email address, informing them that their credit card is not needed, or that they don't have to create an account to continue. In many ways an interface is made up of many of these bits of copy…here's how to write it well and make users confident they're on the right track.

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