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
Most of us here are in the highly privileged position of being able to publish their words and images online with great freedom. But the easier it's become to publish online, obviously the more people have done so. Whether they have anything worth sharing or not. Rather than get into the argument of how the… Continue reading Just Because You’re A Photographer, It Doesn’t Mean You Should Have A Photography 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
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?