The Form and Function of Comment Systems

If you’re a big news media site or an up-and-coming blog, at some point you are going to sit down and really consider what type of comment system is best for your site.
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8 Questions You Should Answer To Have A Successful Blog

Every so often someone at my small business forum brings up the subject of how to start a blog. Since I’ve been blogging a few years now and can hopefully refer to myself as a somewhat successful blogger, I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learned along the way.
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8 Things I Learned Working On A Book

In my post discussing the successes and failures of my 2010 goals I mentioned having written a chapter of a book. I thought I’d share a few thoughts about how I came to write that chapter and what I learned from writing part of a book.
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Thoughts On Grammar And Communication

As I was preparing to publish my last post on the connection between writing and designing, I came across a short post by Justin Tadlock, On English: Twitter vs Facebook. Justin observed his Twitter friends are better able to craft grammatically correct sentences than his friends on Facebook.
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How Blogging Makes You A Better Designer

As a visual designer the central problem you attempt to solve is one of communication. In writing a blog post the central problem you attempt to solve is one of communication. See the connection? Some might see visual design and blogging as having two different skill sets. Fundamentally though, each is the same thing.
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