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Thursday, November 24, 2005

Stop Right Where You Are. Now Back Up

Posted: Sat, 12 Nov 2005 15:47:53 -0800

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That's the metaphorical advice from PR guru Morgan McClintic when it comes to blogs.

It's a good idea to back up your blog. If you use Moveable Type or another server-based blogging platform you can easily backup the files yourself. For all those with hosted blogs such as Blogger or Typepad, that's not so easy. Typepad recently deleted several blogs beginning with the letter 'S', so disaster can strike. You don't want that to happen to you, your company or your client.

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LifeHacker recently had a great post which suggests creating a local mirror of your blog on a regular basis. Mac OSX users can use WebGrabber and PC users HTTrack, both of which are free:

Sounds like a lesson you don't want to learn the hard way.

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