Writing good content is 80% of your blogging career, the rest is just extra. If you find yourself spending 20% of your time on content and the rest of the time checking your stats or otherwise wasting your time, stop!

Everett Bogue on A Simple Guide to Making Money Online. While he’s talking specifically about blogging, I can’t think you can apply the same principle towards photography. Spend more time shooting rather than obsessing about everything else that can distract you from polishing your skills and training your eye.