What to Do When Your Blog Is Offline: 11 Activities
by Ryan Biddulph
Fingernails terrorized, worn down to the cuticles.
The old me flipped out when my blog went offline.
Whether a hack-a-fest targeted my blog or the culprit was scheduled maintenance, I feared….loss. I’d lose traffic, profits, comments and my online reputation if my blog went down for more than 5 minutes. Or so I thought.
The modern-day me laughs at that old fool. I have since learned that when your blog is offline it can be a fabulous blessing.
My blog is offline now at least 24 hours due to scheduled maintenance. I am as calm as a Buddhist monk after 15 glasses of warm milk.
If you are as nervous as a gazelle who mistakenly wandered into a lion pride when your blog goes down, engage in these 11 activities to feel good about the planned – or unplanned – downtime.