Guest List

This blog wouldn’t be the same if it wasn’t for our team of guest authors. A group of dedicated writers, who dig deep into the subject that they care about and love to write about!

Are you such a person and would you like to join this team? Maybe you’re more interested in writing that one master piece? Everything is possible. Read the Write for Us page and get in touch with me.

Here is a complete overview of all the contributers of paulolyslager.com.

 

Addison Cohen

Addison Cohen is a mobile app developer working with Appsted Ltd, the leading iPhone application development service provider which delivers most comprehensive mobile application solutions. He loves sharing the latest information on mobile technologies like iOS and Android.

Alex Jone

Web Developer, Editor and Contributor at AIS Technolabs – a Web Development Company in India. Helping global businesses with unique and engaging tools for their business. I write about IT, Web, Games & Applications technologies and solutions. Follow us on Twitter.

Alona Stern

Alona Stern is a bicycle riding, design loving,
business-strategy-and-marketing-focused lady. As a business factors
specialist, she advises high-tech and startups on how to turn value into profit.

Alona combines human-centered design and lean startup principles to guide clients in creating holistic (and ultimately winning) products and solutions. Her experience spans multiple sectors, from consumer-packaged goods to software, hardware and manufacturing.

Alona completed her MBA at MIT with a focus on marketing and operations, and received her B.A. from the University of Chicago. She currently lives in Jerusalem with her husband and their dog, spending her free time hand lettering typography, reading and occasionally practicing yoga. You can find her on twitter.

Amanda Cline

I am Amanda Cline, working as a mobile app developer with Xicom Technologies Ltd.- Mobile Application Development Company. Apart from this I’ve gathered an excellent amount of expertise as an IT support personnal, blogger, computer programmer, App developer, a mentor and a trainer. You can contact me via @amandacline111.

Amy Silvers

Amy Silvers is a senior IA/user experience designer who loves to help organizations define and solve problems. She believes that great experiences are conversational and that the right words are essential to great design.

Andrew Smyk

Andrew Smyk is dad, educator & UX designer with a focus on Mobile Design, a speaker, a coffee aficionado, avid cyclist, all-round pirate and HTML5 Evangelist. He coordinates a post graduate program in Interactive Multimedia at Sheridan College and writes about how kids adapt and use technology on his blog. Follow him on Twitter @andrewsmyk or Google+.

Andy Brattle

Andy is a Director at a leading website design company in London, specialising in user-centered branding and creative design services. He specialises in UX led, responsive design. Andy’s passionate about the power of digital to influence user behaviour. You can follow him on Twitter.

Angela Obias

Angela Obias has a cross-discipline background in digital business models, content strategy and hybrid (quantitative and qualitative) research. She co-founded Priority Studio, a design research consultancy, and is a product design mentor at Ideaspace Foundation. As a consultant, she works with agencies, start-ups and digital businesses to help them think through their web strategies and create interaction designs. She also teaches User Experience Design under Ateneo De Manila University’s Information Technology Entrepreneurship program.

You can follow her work and writing through Medium, or on LinkedIn.

Angelica Ermita

Angelica Ermita is a Marketing Assistant for iMotions, a high tech software development company revolutionizing human behavior research with the most comprehensive and easy-to-use scalable biometric research platform in the world.

Aya Golan

Aya Golan is a customer experience analyst at Clicktale. She has a BA in Management from Kyrgyzstan, another BA in Digital Communication from Israel, a MSc in Consumer Behavior from the Netherlands and is currently studying towards a PhD in Cognitive Psychology in Israel. She speaks fluently three languages: Russian, English, and Hebrew. You can connect to her through LinkedIn.

Caroline White

Caroline is a Freelance UX Consultant living and working in Auckland, NZ. She loves reading and writing about UX, design and people.

Cassie Phillips

Cassie is a tech blogger who is very interested in online security because she’s had an unfortunate experience with a hacker herself. As she spends most of her time online, she’s well aware of how important UX is to end users.

Catalina Naranjo-Bock

Catalina Naranjo-Bock is a user experience researcher and designer,who has collaborated with creative departments in companies across the US, Europe, Canada and Southamerica in the areas of human-centered product innovation, design research, user experience design and strategy. She has also served as adjunct faculty, guest speaker, invited author, expert reviewer and international juror in different design and research related venues. Her expertise lies on the use of qualitative research methodologies with a focus on participatory design, co-creation, innovation games and research methods based on play, fun and hands-on experiences.

Claudia Elliot

Claudia is in charge of content creation at The Deep End Web Consulting Agency.When not working on client content, she loves keeping up-to-date on all the latest trends in online marketing, usability best practices and visual design.

Claudia Somerfield

Claudia Somerfield is a blogger by profession. She loves writing on luxury and technology. She recently read an article on laptop graphics cards that attracted her attention. These days she is busy in writing an article on bluetooth keyboards.

Cory Tan

Cory Tan is a cofounder and Chief Product Designer for an early stage start-up in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. There, she designs tools and applications to improve product management efficiency. Always looking for way to break down organizational and technical barriers and improve productivity, Cory is driven to absorb all things design and technology.

Danielle Arad

Danielle Arad is Director of Marketing and User Experience Specialist of WalkMe.com, the world’s first interactive website guidance system. She is also chief writer and editor of UX Motel, a blog for user experience experts. Follow her @uxmotel.

Danni Friedland

Danni is CEO and Co-Founder of Jaco Analytics, a company that aims to change the way companies analyze and understand their users. Danni’s a hacker at heart, whether it’s hardware or software – He loves tinkering and making things into a reality. He has a vast experience bootstrapping a project from the grounds up and scaling it to industrial size, both as a programmer and as a team leader.

Dariya Bogretsova

Dariya Bogretsova is a devoted marketer whose goal is to make knowledge and modern trends benefit the business. She currently works at Amasty, a provider of top-class Magento extensions and services.

Dave Lull

Dave has over 25 years as a UX architect and designer. He has worked for Rockwell, John Deere, JPM Chase, First Group, Allstate, and Redbox among others, designing for web, kiosk and mobile. His background includes writing, graphic arts, software engineering, teaching and art; he is active on LinkedIn, and he has written a book on UX design.

David Barker

David Barker, or Sheff, is a user experience designer and author of McShefferty.com, often heard repeating the mantra “When you do things right, people won’t be sure you’ve done anything at all” when deprived of tea. He can be found championing UX on twitter, and when not online, studying psychology or practicing Savate. You can follow him on Twitter.

David Mannheim

An experienced UX consultant, David has focused on UX strategy and conversion optimization since 2011, working in the buzzing digital hubs of Manchester and Liverpool in the UK—and beyond, on occasion. He is one of only very few people in the UK who Human Factors International has qualified as both a Certified Usability Analyst (CUA) and a Certified User Experience Analyst (CXA). His aim is to create and improve Web site user experiences for visitors to ensure that businesses can increase their online profits and get a good return on their investments.

Divya Rawat

Divya Rawat is a creative analyst in SEO company who works with web development, content writing, strategy and marketing for social media marketing as well as blogs as a passionate writer.

Ekaterina Novoseltseva

Ekaterina Novoseltseva is a CMO at Apiumhub – software development hub, which is specialized in web & mobile app design and development.

Elles de Boorder

Elles de Boorder is an Art Director from the Netherlands who has a passion for Mobile stuff. She works for a small company, C2GO near Utrecht. She loves WordPress, SCI-Fi, Old English Sheepdogs, her family. And off course her boyfriend, whose a developer, so that makes WordPress a lot easier.

Emma Watson

Emma Watson is a a professional WordPress developer at Wordsuccor Ltd., where you can find her offering custom WordPress development services and theme customization for small business and corporate clients. You can contact her through Google+ handle.

Fabio Muniz

Fabio Muniz is a Product Designer for TestLodge, an online test case management tool that allows QA teams to manage their software testing efforts with ease.

Fiona Tranquada

Fiona Tranquada is an experienced user researcher who has moderated thousands of research sessions during her 10+ years in the UX field. You can follow Fiona on Twitter.

Grainne McKenna

Grainne is a Digital and UX designer who has been involved in the web industry for several years. She loves working in the ever changing world of web design and user experience, and is constantly reading up on new trends and techniques.

Isabella Morris

Isabella Morris is currently employed with a renowned Magento development company and is also engaged in writing informative articles on best tools and tricks for Magento development.

John Siebert

John Siebert is the President and CEO of Tranquil Blue – Web Design Tampa that focuses on all kind of website design, mobile app development and search engine marketing.

Karen Fojas Lee

Karen Fojas Lee is the owner and creative director at Nomad Chique – a boutique visual design consultancy that specializes in both consumer and B-to-B websites, information portals, transaction-based portals, mobile and web applications. It offers businesses high-end, custom web designs and solutions using the latest technology and usability design practices that user experience design has to offer.

Kevin George

Kevin heads the marketing, branding and alliances for EmailMonks. Kevin comes with more than a decade of marketing experience with various online and digital companies. Feel free to share your thoughts with him on Twitter.

Laura Jonson

Laura Jonson is a freelance writer. She specializes in UX and Usability spheres. Now she is working under educational service AssignmentMasters and makes life better and more pleasant. In future Laura is going to launch her own service dedicated to improving UX.

Leah Ryz

Hello, I’m Leah, and I design experiences.
I design websites and applications so that they are easier for you to use. And not just that. I also design them so you’ll genuinely want to use them.
Why? Well, I’ve always been interested in how people interact with design – and actually, how people behave in general. So, working in User Experience (UX) suits me down to the ground.
Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or Twitter @LeahUxUh.

Lorna Pearson

Lorna Pearson is a freelance professional with a keen interest in web design. When not busy with her day to day tasks, she can be found perusing the internet and tech blogs in search of the latest design trends and the next big thing.

Lucy Adams

Lucy Adams is a blogger, buzz essay writer and generalist able to cope with a huge variety of topics, from business and marketing to IT and design. Lucy is fond of guest blogging; she loves to reach new people, and that’s why she’s always on the crest of a wave. Lucy tries to be in trend, constantly tracking news and updates in such culture, science, politics, etc. As for the background, Lucy is a journalist so that she easily finds common ground with people. Feel free to share your ideas with this diligent author at [email protected] and get your guest post written in a few days!

Marc Schenker

Marc is a copywriter who, fittingly enough, runs Marc Schenker Copywriter. An expert in business and marketing, he helps businesses of all sizes get the most bang for their ad bucks. Connect with him on Twitter and Facebook.

Maria Mincey

Maria Mincey is a software developer at Xicom Technologies, a software development company. They deliver comprehensive web applications for different industry verticals.

Marina Cherednichenko

Marina is a technical copywriter at Cleveroad. It is web and app development company in Ukraine that successfully implements various projects of any complexity. The main goal of the company is to provide clients with quality and exceptional software.

Marissa Hudson

Marissa is a college student who is interested in everything technology related and building things. Currently, she is investigating products like comment systems for websites (Octoplasm.com). When not working on a project she hangs out on Reddit and moderates a Subreddit (/r/learntodraw).

Megan Wilson

Megan Wilson is the Lead Author & Editor of UX Motel – the User Experience Blog. She is also the Quality Assurance and UX Specialist at WalkMe. Follow her on Twitter @UXMotel.

Merav Keren

Merav Keren is a Senior Digital Manager at Clicktale. Merav is enthusiastic about perfecting online products and marketing techniques, to grow business and reach the ultimate in digital experience. She has 10 years of experience in online marketing, holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from the College of Management.

Nick Rojas

Nick Rojas combines 10 years of experience working with and consulting for small to medium business and a passion for journalism to help readers grow. He writes about technology, marketing, and social media for the aspiring entrepreneur. When Nick is not sharing his expertise, he can be found spending time at the beach with his dog Presto.

Paul Olyslager

Paul is the creator, editor and most regular writer of paulolyslager.com. He’s also working as UX Lead for Home24, a leading online shop for furniture and home accessories, based in Berlin, Germany. Read all about Paul or find him on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

Paula Borowska

Paula is a user experience blogger at BeingLimited and an author of an upcoming book about mobile design, the Mobile Design Book.

Piotr Koczorowski

Piotr is a Polish content writer working at UsabilityTools, dedicated to fields of UX, design, CRO, and digital marketing. Geek with a knack for all usability studies.

Rachael Everly

Rachael Everly is an undergraduate student who loves to write on the topics related business, technology and education. Follow @Rachael Everly for further updates.

Rachel Sanders

Rachel Sanders is a freelance writer and designer who creates content for webdesignschoolsguide.com as well as other education, design, and business websites. When Rachel isn’t writing informative articles and designing websites, she likes to read, research education trends, and discuss typography.

Rob Toledo

Rob Toledo is a Seattle stereotype. Lover of coffee, rainy days and the arts, he can often be found staring at the source code of any variety of websites looking for the latest tricks and tips. He can be reached on Twitter.

Rocky Tayaban

Andrew Hunt is the head conversion rate optimization geek at Uplift ROI. He previously worked at Google for 3 years where he learned first-hand the importance of conversion rate optimization for every website. Follow him on Twitter @UpliftROI to get all the latest CRO tips and strategies.

Sezgin Hergul

Sezgin Hergul is the Marketing manager at UsabilityTools. He specializes in content marketing and website growth. Besides his love for marketing, he enjoys good design and music.

Shayne Moore

Shayne Moore is the founder and director of creative design agency in Christchurch, specialises in providing professional web design and graphic design services. He is passionate about design, digital marketing and brand development. Feel free to share your thoughts with him on Twitter and Facebook.

Shruti Sharma

Shruti Sharma is a content developer at Quovantis Technologies. Quovantis is a leading product design and development company. She writes with guidance from the mobile development practice.

Sophia Phillips

Sophia is a trained WordPress developer working with WordPrax Ltd. – A leading HTML to WordPress conversion services company. If you’re planning to convert HTML website to WordPress for a brilliant online presence, she can help you. Some stunning articles related to website markup conversions can be found under her name.

Steve Bromley

Steve Bromley writes a (semi) regular blog on games user research, and in the archive have covered introductions to many different aspects of gaming research, including the secrets of making addictive strategy games, and how game developers can do their own research for cheap. See www.stevebromley.com for more!

Steve Cleff

Steve Cleff is a User Experience Strategist from the United States who believes in data-driven design. He is Director of User Experience for The Archer Group and has led User Experience teams at Comcast, Razorfish, and Digitas Health. Steve has led hundreds of research sessions and owes his successes to the users he’s observed. Follow him at @uxcleff.

Tamara Rendulic

Tamara is a proud member of a Koncept team. In charge of spreading the word about this super practical tool that allows prototyping and usability testing, 2 in 1. Passionate about UX and usability. More of her stories available at Koncept usability blog.

Thomas O’Rourke

Thomas O’Rourke is a web accessibility & usability enthusiast with a passion for website design.

Vanissa Wanick

Vanissa Wanick is a Brazilian UX and UI designer and PhD candidate in Design at Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton), UK. Her research focuses in the design of advergames for cross-cultural consumer behaviour in Brazil and the UK, looking at game interface design elements, cross-cultural studies and aspects of user experience design, combined to principles of Human-Computer Interaction, Gamification and both persuasive and pervasive games (including mobile games and location-aware media).

Vitaly Kuprenko

Vitaly Kuprenko is a Marketing Copywriter at our Cleveroad Mobile and Web development company. We are focused on mobile and web development for competitive and winning software.

Wes McDowell

Wes McDowell is the head of web strategy at Web Design Chicago. He also loves sharing what he learns in the realm of web design, usability and internet marketing through his podcast, as well as through blogging.

How to become a guest author

Would you like to be part of this team? Please visit the Write for Us page and see how you can become a guest author!