Why have I removed my Archives page? It’s wasted space. A simple statistics or analytics tool would tell you that no one is really interested in picking a random month and read the articles.
As most of the traffic is generated by search engines, the Archives are useful just to show off how long have you been blogging, and how many articles per month have you written.
I went through a thorough clean up a while ago, and I never thought about the Archives.
If your theme allows it, place the Archives at the bottom, or in one of the footer columns. Don’t let it waste your space in the sidebar. No one cares. You could add on your tagline “Blogging since 2004”, but if your blog is less than a year old, than wipe out those Archives.
Once a week or so we send an email with our best content. We never bug you, we just send you our latest piece of content.
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