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?
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
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
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
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how blogs are still compared to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and considered perhaps outdated or past… Continue reading Why We Should Stop Comparing Blogs to Social Media