Tag: blogging

Starting with curiosity to make the difference

Before getting into my design career almost 15 years ago, I was an art student for an even longer time. At school, I was trained to be curious and produce creative work. We were taught […]

Build, measure, learn for the win

One of the first projects I worked on at Automattic was a small A/B test for the first screen of the WordPress.com sign-up process. As the first screen in our funnel, it served a critical role, but […]

Growing my Personal Blog

Full disclosure – I have never successfully or intentionally grown a blog. Most of my suggestions are speculation until proven. My personal blog has been more of a personal portfolio and a collection of thoughts […]

The shortcut for getting 1000 views

For this installation of the Automattic Design blog post, we are doing something different. As an empathy challenge, we are tasked to think about a common question our customers face, “How do I get more […]

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 […]

"How can I get more views to my blog?"

At work, we were recently asked to examine a common problem among bloggers of all types: how to get more views. As someone who has been blogging since before it was called “blogging”, web traffic […]