UX writing helps guide users, helps them interact with your product and ultimately complete their desired action.

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  1. Be concise
  2. Avoid long blocks of text
  3. Avoid double negatives
  4. Begin with the objective
  5. Use specific verbs whenever possible
  6. Make the copy consistent
  7. Avoid jargon
  8. Write in the present tense
  9. Write in the active voice
  10. Use numerals
  11. Avoid showing all details upfront
  12. Identify interactive elements appropriately
  13. Be careful when using humour
  14. Use language that is consistent with the user’s platform
  15. Use ‘today,’ ‘yesterday’ or ‘tomorrow’ instead of a date
  16. Use graphics if they will help you communicate

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