Why Should Keep Your Blogs Updated

With the fast and ever changing internet environment, anything and everything can be done and achieved online.  Emails can be sent in an instant, pictures can be uploaded to sites, long lost friends can get in touch with each other, and even family members can reunite.

blogsThe technology of internet has paved way for different things to evolve.  Websites were developed, E-mails were invented, and social networking has become a fad.  Name it, it has happened already.  Moreover, blogs have been a part of everyone’s daily life.

What is a blog anyway? A blog is a person’s online journal.  The posts or articles posted in the website are listed in reverse chronological order, from the most recent to the oldest.  Blogs can be composed of texts, images, hyperlinks or hypertext.  It is like a virtual diary, wherein someone, or a small group of people, update every once in a while. Blogs can be about anything – feelings, events, pictures, gatherings, etc.  It is used for so many purposes nowadays.  Some companies even use blogs to communicate and interact with their market.  Some people create blogs and share it with people who have the same interest as theirs.

Several ways on how to keep your blogs updated regularly

  1. You must be able to plan when and how frequent you should update your blog.  Moreover, you need to identify as well how many articles are you planning to upload every time you update.  Having a regular schedule or frequency in updating your blog would allow your readers to know when they will access your site.
  2. Have a schedule when you will write your articles.  Though you may not need to post it yet, you would have to write your articles or posts and make sure that you will not run out of posts to avoid people from getting bored or losing interest in your website.  If you have a busy week, make sure that at least two or 3 days within the week is devoted to writing your articles.  Make sure that you write as much as you can while you are free to ensure that you will have enough articles to post to your blog site.
  3. Determine what topics you want to address for your blog.  Make sure that your ideas keep on coming to avoid losing new material to blog about.  If there are questions that you have in mind, or if someone asked you a question, or needs information on something, make sure that you take note of it and once you have an answer, then write it in your blog.
  4. You need to set a deadline for yourself as well as creating a timeline.  Be strict with yourself when it comes to deadlines and timelines.  Make sure that you have an organized timeline, and that it is strictly followed.  This is just to ensure that you are able to maintain your blog regularly.

So, why blogs should be updated regularly?

Blogs should be updated, primarily, because it would maintain your ranking in the search engines.  New blogs that are posted help generate network traffic.  Your followers and friends would definitely be interested what new things you would have to say.  Once your blog has been uploaded, your followers and friends would definitely access it and read it.  Some may even comment or provide a feedback to your blog.  In this way, the network traffic is increasing all the time, thus allowing your blogs to increase its ranking.

About The Author
Herbert is the author behind Two-sided Perspective, a blog about views and insights about Blogging, SEO and Internet Marketing and Social Media. +Herbert is an online freelancer and father who loves to blog during his past time.

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14 Responses to “Why Should Keep Your Blogs Updated”

  1. Sumon says:

    I also think it’s necessary and a must to update a blog regularly to keep it going with the pace.
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  2. axlppi says:

    much better if you will do blog you have a concept ot theme para madali magpost o maglalagay ng article, di hassle at dapat gust mo..
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  3. always10list says:

    Yes, Definitely true. Google and other search engines loves to see new and fresh contents so in order to get your site on the top – well, updating is important. Though, there are several guidelines in updating your blog such as words below 120 is something to think of in terms of Google being indexing your blog post. Thanks and nice site dude.
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  4. chrisair says:

    If you want to be a serious blogger you should read this article
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  5. Blanca says:

    I don’t update my blog regularly sometimes I only write when I feel like it. I nver knew that it could impact your ranking. Now I know! Thanks for the valuable tips.:)
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  6. Rossel says:

    I must admit I am not very good in managing my 5 blogs. I have 2 that are being neglected. Thanks for sharing your helpful tips.
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  7. I really want to update my blog everyday, but it’s hard for me. So when the time my blog got below 1 million ranking I was very happy already.

    But i think, better that i have timeline like what you said.

    Mabuhay!
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  8. Argee says:

    Well, you’re right :)

    As they say, content is the currency is the web.

    and Seth Godin says, Content Marketing is the only marketing left! :)

  9. Matsumoto says:

    Not easy for one who has 20 blogs :( Can you offer help? lols
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  10. Akos Fintor says:

    I look at blog updates like weeding and planting a garden.
    It’s about maintenance. Good content equals nice flowers. Traffic is rain and sunshine. :)

    cheers
    Thanks for the share btw
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  11. Andrew says:

    thank you for sharing this information with us i really enjoyed reading about it and learning from your post and i will be sure to keep my blog updated, great post.
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  12. shashi kumar says:

    I think this is one of the major thing in blogging because somebody is always waiting there for something new happen and for ranking as you said above and one more thing for competitive in the market. I want to ask here from you “how to write a post” and what are the things we should have to consider when we are going to write. Plz share your experience how you writing. This will help to every blogger even new blogger like me.

    Thanks for sharing such a informative post keep it.
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