Three Tips To Encourage More Comments And Interaction On Your Blog

A major reason for me having a blog is to interact with others who enjoy photography. Because of this, the comments are a fundamental feature. With no comments, no feedback, no conversation, I'm talking to an empty sky.  So in the three and a half years I've been running 35hunter, I've done all I can… Continue reading Three Tips To Encourage More Comments And Interaction On Your Blog

Why I’ve Abandoned Categories On My Blog

I don't know about you, but I love being organised. Order brings me satisfaction and calm, whether it's finding a way to arrange physical items around me, or the thoughts in my head. Losing things, forgetting things and being late, all frustrate me greatly, so I do all I can to avoid them happening. By… Continue reading Why I’ve Abandoned Categories On My Blog

Why We Should Stop Comparing Blogs to Social Media

Recently I talked about publishing every 36 hours and the pros and cons of doing so. Some of the conversations sparked off other ideas along this topic I thought were worth exploring more. Specifically, how blogs are still compared to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and considered perhaps outdated or past… Continue reading Why We Should Stop Comparing Blogs to Social Media

The Love Of The Long Haul (Or Why We Should Keep Blogging)

With the world moving faster than ever, and online sharing sites like Instagram and Twitter seemingly all about the right here right now, we might be fooled into thinking that any article or content online only has any worth the moment its published. And perhaps for five minutes afterwards... Obviously after that, we're told, it's… Continue reading The Love Of The Long Haul (Or Why We Should Keep Blogging)

The Beauty Of Blog Archives – Gifts that Keep Giving

A number of blogs I've discovered in the last year or so have either published very few new posts since I've found them, or none at all. Some might think this is reason enough to visit them no further, as the author has little or nothing new to say. But the beauty of blogs of course is… Continue reading The Beauty Of Blog Archives – Gifts that Keep Giving