Originally written for DesignTactician.blog First, define your purpose It may seem like a silly question to ask oneself—but its often a question that’s overlooked when folks get a website or blog online (or before). But the answer to “why” can often shift the tactics in which to have a successful website or blog. What’s the … Continue reading Finding your target audience. A simple guide to driving more traffic to your blog.
For the past 15 years I’ve been anchored at a desk creating everything from marketing material to user experiences for various applications and software. Now more than ever, people can work from their desk and not have to interact with others in a physical capacity. This can certainly be great for productivity, but also comes … Continue reading You can’t create successful products if you don’t leave your desk
Imagine you step into your car for your morning commute, then the car starts driving itself. You realize you need to make a stop at the cell phone store, so you tell your car. You walk into the store where you’re greeted by a shiny humanoid who offers you the latest model of its product. … Continue reading Computer, do my design work.
I read a lot about Western vs. Eastern thought. For clarity of the terms Western and Eastern, they can be identified geographically. A Westerner’s paradigm stems from the ancient Greeks and includes much of Europe, Western Russia, Australia, and the Americas. The Eastern paradigm roughly includes Asia through Israel, and parts of Africa. There’s quite … Continue reading Relationships vs. Categories
When you sit down and think about how to contribute to WordPress as a designer, your first thought is most likely: 'How can I work on the core software using the skills I have?'. In the WordPress community we are lucky that there are plenty of opportunities for designers to get involved that don't involve … Continue reading Camp Contributions