User researchThese days, there are many great blogs out there covering topics such as user research, usability testing, and UX design. Because of this diversity, it can be difficult to decide which blogs are worth following. Therefore, we’ve curated a list of the 10 best user research blogs for you.

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Ranking criteria

The user research blogs in this list were ranked based on the following criteria. Keep in mind, though, that the mere fact that these blogs are included means that they are well worth following, no matter where they rank on the list.

  • The diversity of topics covered
  • Amount of research per post
  • Authority of the authors

UX Booth10. UX Booth

UX Booth is a publication by and for the user experience community. Their readership consists mostly of beginning-to-intermediate user experience and interaction designers.

Average posts per month: 5

Readers on Feedly: 48K

Must read: The art of guerrilla usability testing

UXPin9. UXPin

UXPin provides guides, articles, and ebooks that explore all facets of UX Design — from prototyping to trends to best practices. These articles are often illustrated, and help readers get new insights.

Average posts per month: 1

Readers on Feedly: 5K

Must read: A Hands-On Guide to Mobile-First Responsive Design

UX Magazine8. UX Magazine

UX Magazine is a free community resource exploring all facets of experience design. They work closely with practitioners and industry leaders versed in all areas of UX to provide a steady stream of engaging and useful content.

Average posts per month: 1

Readers on Feedly: 59K

Must read: The Psychologist’s View of UX Design

NN Group7. NN Group

NN Group provides evidence-based user experience research, training, and consulting. Through their articles, they shine their light on a broad range of UX related topics.

Average posts per month: 3

Readers on Feedly: 3K

Must read: Usability 101: Introduction to Usability

User testing6. User Testing

UserTesting is the leading provider of user testing recordings. Their articles are well-researched and not only contain information on how to improve your user testing sessions but cover a broad range of related topics.

Average posts per month: 8

Readers on Feedly: 2K

Must read: What is UX Design? 15 User Experience Experts Weigh In

UsabilityGeek5. UsabilityGeek

UsabilityGeek provides a steady stream of posts on usability, user experience, guidelines, testing, business, conversion, terminology, tools, and resources for UX professionals.

Average posts per month: 6

Readers on Feedly: 8K

Must read: Paper Prototyping As A Usability Testing Technique

UXMatters4. UXmatters

UXmatters consistently delivers insights and inspiration for the user experience community through detailed posts from a range of UX experts on the many facets of user experience.

Average posts per month: 3

Readers on Feedly: 29K

Must read: Making Web Sites Work Well for People with Disabilities

UX Movement3. UX Movement

UX Movement provides you with insightful articles on user experience design. These articles are written well (without being overly wordy) and often contain great visuals to provide examples of the topics that are discussed.

Average posts per month: 2

Readers on Feedly: 22K

Must read: Why Your Links Should Never Say “Click Here”

Interaction Design Foundation2. Interaction Design Foundation

IDF has the biggest and most authoritative library of open-source UX Design resources available online. They publish new articles daily, written by leading designers, bestselling authors, and Ivy League professors.

Average posts per month: 30

Readers on Feedly: 5K

Must read: 10 Ideas to Help You Sell UX Work

UX Planet1. UX Planet

UX Planet offers a steady flow of blogs related to user research. Averaging over one article per day, they should provide you with plenty of new and interesting perspectives on how to improve your testing sessions and experiments.

Average posts per month: 29

Readers on Feedly: 3K

Must read: Great Alternatives to Hamburger Menus

User FeedbackBonus: UserFeedback

That’s us! With our user research blogs, we aim to provide UX experts with in-depth information about relevant topics. These articles can range from curated lists to helpful guides on how to improve your user feedback collection.

Average posts per month: 4

Readers on Feedly: <1K

Must read: Best Usability and User Testing Questions – 20+ Examples