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How Do You Date your Blogs?

Curiosity about other people blogging habits!
11 years ago, July 4th 2008 No: 1 Msg: #40958  
Hi guys

Just wondering how you all go about dating your blogs. The reason I ask is because with the nature of travelling the World for 7 months which is what I am doing, I have fallen behind with my blog writing. I have most of it penned in notebooks, but I get limited oppurtunity to publish on here. I have been editing the dates however to the actual dates I left a place, to make it resemble the time I wrote it.

However, I get the impression I am denying myself a fair bit of traffic to the blogs, because as they are dated a month or so back, they never get to appear in the ´latest blogs´ sections of the main site, and for each individual place.

Any of you guys had the same problem - with regards to falling behind etc, and how do you date them, do you stay true to the actual dates of events, or just leave it as the published date?

Would welcome any opinions. Tom. Reply to this

11 years ago, July 5th 2008 No: 2 Msg: #40966  
Hi Tom,
I always date my blogs as the date I left the place. This does sometimes mean that I am a few weeks behind, but I know that I am being true to myself and it will make it all a lot easier to remember in years to come when I am reading back over my blogs! Also, it makes me try to keep up to date as much as possible...!
Ruth Reply to this

11 years ago, July 5th 2008 No: 3 Msg: #40991  
Hi Tom,

Same as Ruth, date time at the time you leave the place...at least in the future that's what you remember.

Now there is a good question between your comment and Ruth comment. Do we write a blog to be read by complete strangers, or for our close friends, or for us to remember in years.

For me, it's an open diary left to my son and daughter. For close friends, they will receive your invitation, so no worries there. For others, let say that's an add on bonus without much importance.

When somebody need info on a place, they search the place, and than find you blog...not that important if it was written two days or two months ago.

At the end of the day....who do we write for...and as Ruth put it, she write for herself...that's fair and nice....and let's share it with the world!

Peter Reply to this

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