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Firecat Sue
San Antonio, Texas
I'm the queen of the universe. Don't feel bad if you didn't know; I don't make a big deal out of it.
Interests: books: jane austen, diana gabaldon, harry potter, nonfiction core interests: writing, truth telling, ideas, community, empowerment professional interests: strategy, marketing, communication and design, UX, facilitation/workshops, consulting
Recent Activity
In our June Firecat First Friday session, Firecat Tom Vaughn shared what he's learned applying a test-and-learn approach at Amazon, Microsoft, USAA and for our customers. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2020 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Are you reaching the prospects, customers or users you want to reach? Are you creating win-win-win opportunities? Here's Firecat CEO Susan Price offering a wealth of marketing and user-centered design thinking tips. Susan appeared as the featured guest on the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2020 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Our Firecat First Friday session for May 1 was a good one. With the coronavirus response, most of us are experiencing and leading many more remote meetings - and there are several tripping points, including what we call "the three... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2020 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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New Wordpress website for San Antonio's Charger Roofing Firecat experts worked with Charger Roofing owner Jason Speights to provide comprehensive web strategy and a responsive, mobile-friendly, keyword-optimized WordPress website for this new San Antonio service company. Jason appreciated our approach... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2020 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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If you missed WordCamp San Antonio 2020 - you missed a great couple days of interaction, but you did not miss all that great content! Firecat CEO Susan Price spoke in the Marketing track on Segmenting for Success. You can... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Thanks for joining us for Firecat First Friday last week - via Zoom. Sign up for eNews updates to receive an email notification about upcoming sessions. Next Firecat First Friday will beMay 1 - and topic is Remote Facilitation Techniques.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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Christopher Avery, founder of The Responsibility Company, has been my client on and off for 30 years. Last year, I signed up as a full-price participant in Responsibility Immersion so that I can, as closely as possible, experience his program... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2020 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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Firecat Judy Cotter and I are seasoned Design Sprint facilitators, and we're planning a 3-hour workshop at World Usability Day San Antonio showing how to bring Design Sprints to your organization. It's sold out - so gratifying to see the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2019 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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Designers: If you don't know how the business model works, you won't be involved in the decisions. UX designers now have a seat at the big table; let's make sure we're worth listening to, and using our skills of understanding and creating experiences to maximize value to our organizations or clients. Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2019 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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Reflections on the benefits of slowing down, pausing for thought, validating and loving others, and crafting intentional responses. Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Over the past 18 months, I've been leveling up some vital skills. With some smart colleagues, I've developed some Strategy Sprints that really rock. My first leveled-up skill is facilitation. As a digital strategist with 25 years in the game,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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FirecatSue here. Matt Price and I had the pleasure of spending this past Saturday at the first Mission UX conference. The series emerged out of a local UI/UX meetup, and was the brainchild of several dedicated volunteers and a few... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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At Firecat Studio, we're all about the power of community to make ourselves and our industry smarter and better. So we're happy to be founding sponsors of Mission UX, a new conference series in San Antonio. Developed by Hector Carrillo... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
I love the synergy. Michael Clayton made this lovely #Sketchnote of my WordCamp San Antonio #WCSATX talk! If you missed it, I believe the videos will be posted soon, but in the meantime, this is a distillation. Sort of humbling... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2015 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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If you're looking to integrate usability in your digital design process, here's an article from 2011 that is well worth reading. I enjoy analyzing user behavior, coming up with marketing strategies, and other creative endeavors. I enjoy it more than... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2015 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Here are the slides from Firecat CEO Susan Price's presentation at WordCamp San Antonio 2015 — I'm showing several usability techniques and tools. If you know of new tools and techniques, please let us know; we love that stuff. Susan... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2015 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Enjoyed Matt Scherer's latest article about writing - and receiving - press releases. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/news-release-matt-scherer?trk=prof-post For more tips on pitching a story to the media in hopes of earned media coverage, Join us Friday, February 6, noon - 1:30 pm for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Firecat is a supporter of Knowbility, a leading provider for web accessibility training, and a great, worthy nonprofit. Knowbility is running a Kickstarter campaign — and Firecat is in. Are you? Join in before October 31 to help Knowbility create... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Susan Price of Firecat Studio presented on "Enhancing your Electronic Image" at the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women in July 2014. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Firecat Studio's highest value to many of our clients comes at the beginning of a big project, when we're thinking through the strategy, getting clear on the goals, and creating clear, measurable requirements and success metrics. It's the part of... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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There are simple things web designers, developers and content specialists can do to make content and web technology accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. Why Is Web Accessibility Important? If you're wondering why web accessibility should be on your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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I had a blast at the BizWomen Mentoring Monday event this week. Thanks to the San Antonio Business Journal for putting it on. The turnout was amazing; more than 180 women were in attendance to network and get face time... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Our Firecat First Friday topic this month was Designing for Emotion. My thanks to Colette Vardeman for suggesting the topic (or something quite similar). I really enjoyed reading Aarron Walters' Designing for Emotion book from A List Apart. It's a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
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San Antonio women, next Monday offers an opportunity to get some high-powered mentoring in your corner. Firecat CEO Susan Price is one of several mentors available to get guidance in a fun, speed-dating type format. The San Antonio Business Journal... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio
Jared Spool makes a compelling case for UX designers to remain generalists, and provides evidence that large enterprises are increasingly recognizing the value of designers. Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Digital Strategy with Firecat Studio