My Blog has an app that keeps my Blogroll (Called “Links” here) up to date. For instance, if a new blogger “hits” and/or leaves a comment it has to be approved by me, then the comment and a place on the blogroll and any future comments go straight through onto the blog every time.
If a person doesn’t visit for a while or commented then the app puts them on “hold” and removes their link from my blogroll until they return. The reason I designed it like this is because when I first started my page in the “old days” (?) my blog roll became a bit too long to be manageable! (I was a popular chap then!) The links are still there but invisible to you and I use them to visit the other sites when I want to. If someone from the past does comment then it will come up straight away and their page will be added to the blogroll. I’m still filing the rough edges of the app to get it working right. . .
Now I notice that out of 189 links there is only 7 showing up now! Oh dear. I know that blogging is slowly being replaced by the increased use of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and the like, shame really, because a blog is so much more personal and informative.
With this in mind I have decided to take a leave of absence and think about what to do. I have lots of work and other pages going on within the Internet, so I can spend more time working on them.
Update: 20/11/15. I notice that the Blogroll has increased by 12.5%. Is that a good sign I wonder?