I've loved numbers and statistics for as long as I can remember, so any devices or applications that give some kind of virtual dashboard to more, I generally take on with relish. At the start of 2018 I bought a Misfit Ray activity tracker, to see how much activity I engaged in each day. This… Continue reading Untethering From Tireless Tracking
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
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?
A book I'm reading about parenting talks about TV ads, and how we might approach them with children. Essentially the author suggests we gently show our kids how the ad is designed to sell us a product, and we should not take it too seriously. In fact he suggests we turn ad watching into various… Continue reading Finding Photography Happiness – It’s Not About The Numbers