This page lists every article in the “blog” category.
On mobile-first design as an extension of the real world.
Today marks twelve years since I started writing at this site.
An invitation to become a member of this site.
Today marks eleven years since I started writing at mattgemmell.com
I introduced site membership five months ago. Here's how it's been going, and what I've learned.
The truth about increasing your readership and social following.
Create web sites that respect readers above all else.
Thoughts on what blogs are, and how our words for them are trivialising.
Why you should get rid of the cruft from your site's URLs.
How you can support this site by becoming a member.
Creating magazine-like cover images with Jekyll.
Some enhancements to this site's design and functionality, for the reader's convenience.
On feeling free to write for myself, and let readership take care of itself.
You can now subscribe to the articles on mattgemmell.com via email.
A new blog design to celebrate ten years of mattgemmell.com
Today marks a decade since I started writing at mattgemmell.com
Towards a cleaner, more reading-oriented blog.
Notes on my own writing process, including planning, editing, and dealing with block.
Review of my most popular posts of 2012, and some updated traffic stats for this blog.
Thoughts on designing a blog to suit the reader: what to include, and what to omit.
A brief discussion of the new site design for this blog.
This site's feed has moved away from Feedburner.
A few ways you can help to support this blog.
A response to Disqus' study purporting to show pseudonyms generate higher quality comments.
Feedback from around the web on my 'comments off' policy.
Survey results on your preferred types of articles on this blog.
One month after switching comments off, I'm a happier blogger and writer.
The importance of expressing an opinion in tech journalism and blogging.
Review of my most popular posts of 2011, and some traffic stats showing over a million pageviews.
I'm proud to have been invited to join the Read and Trust network of the best independent writers on the web.
Why I switched off comments on my blog, and why you should consider doing it too.
The importance of proper attribution when quoting someone's work, avoiding plagiarism, and having a genuine identity to increase credibility online.
How to migrate from WordPress to Octopress, for static 'baked' blogging. Tips for configuring Octopress and Apache for the best performance.