If you've been blogging for a while, I believe it's a good idea to periodically take a step back and look at why you're doing it, and whether you enjoy it. Having done this myself recently, I've been reminded that one of the core purposes of being a blogger is to give value to others.… Continue reading The Best Two Ways We Can Add Value As Bloggers This Year
It's rare that the latest 35hunter post you're reading was written just hours before publishing. Usually, I have three or four posts queued up ahead of time ready to be published. This gives me a buffer that absorbs the inevitable fluctuations in my writing time (I don't write a fixed amount every day, or even… Continue reading How Often To Write And Publish New Blog Posts
Habits and flow are fundamental in my life to get anything done. Whether it's blogging, photography, reading, exercise, walking, it just works best for me when I have a habit I just do without thinking too much about the when, where and how. I recall a quote from one of the most powerful men in… Continue reading How To Find The Flow – Habits And Expectations
For a while I've been considering the 48 hourly publishing schedule of 35hunter. Previously I'd experimented for some months with a new post every 36 hours, and found that dropping back to every 48 made little discernible difference to any of the viewing and interacting stats over a monthly period. In recent months I haven't… Continue reading Accidental Experiments
Do you make photographs just for the sake of having something new to share on your blog? Or do you blog when you're ready, to share the photographs you've already made? Mostly, when I'm out making photographs myself, I'm not thinking about this blog. I just want to find beautiful compositions, and enjoy whichever camera… Continue reading Do You Blog To Photograph Or Photograph To Blog?