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 follow perhaps only 20 blogs at any one time, but frequently hit the Random button for inspiration on Seth Godin's outstanding blog. The other day it led me to this post about the purpose of a website. Which got me thinking (as his posts usually do) about the point of 35hunter, and why it… Continue reading Why Are You Here?
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how blogs are still compared to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and considered perhaps outdated or past… Continue reading Why We Should Stop Comparing Blogs to Social Media
So for the last three months or so I've been publishing a new blog post here on 35hunter every 36 hours. The schedule works well, and fits the part of my brain that craves logic and routine - publish at 7am on day one, 7pm on day two, have day three off, then begin again. I… Continue reading Publishing Every 36 Hours – The Ups And Downs
Ask me to name three things that cause me most stress and anxiety in day to day life, and I'll reply noise, mess and rushing. Having young children, there are often occasions where all three collide head on and challenge my patience to - and well beyond - its breaking point. So when I retreat… Continue reading How To Blog Quietly