Purging your Blogroll – Aug 2019

I’ve written before about “purging your blogroll”. As I noted then, one of the things which has always brought me a lot of pleasure is reading other FIRE blogs and seeing the different facets of the subject. It seems each blogger has a topic which motivates them, and they concentrate a great deal of energy on that topic. The result is some excellent reading and the opportunity to learn in-depth of a wide variety of topics.

It’s a sad thing that as people seem to hit FI, they take off and the level of blogging activity seems to drop. I’ve heard it said that many bloggers (and podcasters) don’t make it past six months. They say what they need to say, and then run out of ideas. When this happens, we often lose an interesting voice and set of thoughts. One of the reasons I enjoy the Post-FI blogs (near the top of the blogroll) is to see what life is like once folks hit the magic number/date.

What is nice is that there are always new people joining our community, and I want to make sure that I can include those in my blogroll (at right) so others can link to and see what they are saying. So I typically every 6-12 months do a blogroll “purge” where I clear out those blogs who haven’t updated stuff over the last 3+ months, and this frees up space for newer bloggers. So today, I’ll be doing my blogroll “purge” and trying to identify new and interesting folks for you to see.

Enjoy, and I hope you enjoy my writing and the writing of those I point out. Enjoy the rest of summer!

Mr. 39 Months

4 thoughts on “Purging your Blogroll – Aug 2019”

  1. Yes, I agree.
    I think that the best bloggers are those who have already “made it” (FIRE’D). They are experienced blog post writers and have a taste of the magic pill that we all are striving for 🙂

    BTW, If you find my blog interesting, feel free to add it to your blogroll!

  2. I agree.

    Best bloggers are usually those who have blogged the longest. Most often those have already FIRE’d or at least are close to FIRE 🙂 They know what people want to read and how to write good content.
    BTW, If you want to add my blog to your blogroll, I would appreciate it very much !

    – Financial Nordic

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