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I'm Dave. I'm a digital product designer turned CEO of @wordpressdotcom. I love SaaS, startups, and user onboarding.

Articles

This Is Me “Powerful” notes Caution: Work fills the space you give it Tiny House Inspiration Coach Bill Campbell Japan, April 2019 Everything I Wish I knew About Stock Options 15 Years Ago Hold Regular Negativity Audits Handy Tip for Creating Full Length Screenshots Clever Onboarding Video It’s not about me Principles, People, Product, Profit Interesting Alternative to Freemium Pricing Designing a Great “Close My Account” Experience What can Cookbooks Teach Us About Design Systems? Ways for Designers to Learn JavaScript Making it easy for users to proactively give you feedback The key ingredient to successful trigger emails Duolingo’s Dynamic Homepage Content Gating Example Code (HTML, CSS, JS) Content Gating Done Right Test Every Assumption Complete Novice to Full-time Product Designer in 1-2 Years Laravel + MongoDB (via mlab.com) locally Everyone Should do Support The Startup Playbook – Book Notes Test Your Designs Embrace Process, Avoid Ego “Creativity Inc.” notes Avoid Bandwagon Wisdom Gym of the future – Startup idea Don’t “Growth Hack” Tenacity Finding Balance Appearances Be Gut Driven, But Data Informed First Iterations Always Suck Always Work on Side Projects Start Each Design from Scratch Reducing Time to Clarity with Your Designs Don’t Pay for Design School

Side Projects

Howdy User League JavaScript for Designers TableChamp

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