Our Blogs Are Thought Playgrounds

As 35hunter has evolved and the archives have grown, I've naturally found myself giving thought to the whole nature of blogging, why I continue, and what I gain from it. A large part is to meet and converse with others who also enjoy photography-based beauty hunting, like you. Another significant aspect of having a blog… Continue reading Our Blogs Are Thought Playgrounds

The Difference Half A Day Makes – Blogging Every 48 Hours

From January to September inclusive this year, I published a new blog post every 36 hours. My original intention with this experiment was to see what impact it would have on the readership and interaction, as well as a way of giving vehicle to my ever expanding draft posts list, and hopefully slim it down… Continue reading The Difference Half A Day Makes – Blogging Every 48 Hours

Blog Stats – Should We Pay Them Any Attention At All?

A disclaimer right from the outset - I'm a bit of a stats geek. Numbers, tables, graphs, trends, I lap them up. More importantly, I love how they can show patterns and changes over time, and give us useful feedback about what's going on, and how we can improve what we're doing. For WordPress bloggers,… Continue reading Blog Stats – Should We Pay Them Any Attention At All?

How To Find Time To Write 20 Blog Posts A Month

This calendar year I've been publishing a new post on 35hunter every 36 hours, which averages about 20 post a month. I've found this schedule is a very good balance for me between being able to keep my ideas flowing and giving them more coherence in the form of blog posts, and not feeling overwhelmed… Continue reading How To Find Time To Write 20 Blog Posts A Month

How Many Photographs Should We Share In One Blog Post?

As a keen reader of photography blogs - and of course a photographer and blogger myself - I'm curious about how many photographs per post is the optimum. Some share just one photo per post. With a very short post that can be purely the photograph with no text, or the photograph plus a few… Continue reading How Many Photographs Should We Share In One Blog Post?