Category: Marketing

Designing consistency: Impact on agencies and their customers

A long time ago in a galaxy where I still currently reside, I was a marketing & product designer for several multimedia agencies focused on building marketing websites for small businesses. The platform of choice […]

My Secret Sites

My portfolio site was on WordPress for years. I was really proud of not just the content of the website, but also the site itself. With it’s custom-designed theme, it was exactly what I wanted. […]

Gutenberg for WordPress Usability Walkthrough by Jeff Golenski

Fresh look into Gutenberg for WordPress. A usability walkthrough

Although I’ve seen Gutenberg in action on the big screen, up until now, I haven’t really tried to use it to create content or layout. This 53 minute long walkthrough is my first real in-depth attempt at utilizing Gutenberg to create a blog post.

Paying my way to success: a follow-up

You might remember last month when I wrote about paying for site views. That post was in response to a prompt from our Head of Design, John Maeda, to write about how a blogger could […]

A Blogging Pro Responds to the January Empathy Challenge

Guest: Kitty Lusby When Automattic’s John Maeda invited me to evaluate the posts from January’s Empathy Challenge, I was thrilled. As a full-time blogger, I spend a lot of time thinking about ways to attract […]

Growing Your Blog’s Audience & Increasing Engagement

Whether you blog for fun or to add value to a business, your blog can be one of your greatest assets and one of your most valuable marketing tools. You can use it to build […]

Is $20 for 1000 views worth the investment?

Someone (;)) asked: How can I get 1000 views with a $20(US) budget Well well. If you want to get 1000 views on that article you wrote, there are multiple ways to do so which […]

Driving More Traffic to Your Site with $20 and Pizza

Yes, the secret is pizza. 🍕 Let me explain. As a customer empathy challenge, the designers at Automattic have dove into coming up with a plan to drive more traffic to a colleague’s post. With […]

Driving more traffic to my blog

I have been running my blog for a little over a year now and after getting over the fear of writing content, the next biggest challenge I ran into was driving traffic to it. It […]