Up to a couple of years ago I followed far more photography blogs - especially when I was predominantly shooting film. But I decided to unsubscribe from probably the two biggest and most prolific, despite them both still publishing interesting new posts. Before I explain why, let me tell you what I value most about… Continue reading Why Two Of My Favourite Photography Blogs Lost Me As A Follower
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
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
Does the way you read other people's blogs influence the way you write your own? My fellow blogger and photographer Jim Grey recently wrote about how he reads blogs and compiles posts of interest for his weekly "Recommended Reading" round up, which I recently, er, recommended, along with a few others. It prompted me to think about… Continue reading How I Read A Blog Is How I Write A Blog
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?