I have started to delete some of my old blog posts. It’s not that I’m embarrassed when I’m reading them, but some of my old blog posts are just not something I’m proud of. I am not sure if I should delete them, or if I should keep them as a warning, or as a memory of how everything started.
I have talked to other bloggers, and it seems that almost all of the people I’ve talked to say that they don’t delete any of their old blog posts. If anything, they just end up editing and improving their old posts. I’m not like that, at least not at the moment. Don’t get me wrong. I won’t delete that many, only the blog posts I don’t want to keep anymore. I think of the process as improving my blog.
I’ve been thinking of doing something with the structure, and improving the internal linking. Building links has not been something I’ve been focusing on. But it’s going to be, starting today.
I’ve switched to a new premium theme. I believe that it makes my content stand out more. I like the way I view my words. On the other hand, I have removed close to everything other than my blog posts from the design. I don’t have any ads, any pop-ups or anything unneccessary. I’m not sure if it will be like this forever, but this is how I’m improving my blog, right now. At the moment, you’re not even going to find a subscription form for my newsletter. But, that’s going to change.
The next step will be about editing the about me page. This is one of the most important pages on my blog, and it’s what most people are reading. And, it’s the page I almost never edit. It’s been unchanged for a very long time. I’m thinking that I should be editing it once a month. It receives a lot of traffic, and it should be my best page.
I’d enjoy your feedback on this. How do you improve your blog? Do you just keep writing new and better content, or do you do anything with your old content?