Get real about keywords (get to know how they play into today's web presence and stop spamming them), write highest-quality content (originality, anyone?), design to attract humans (not Google), and offer value-added user experience. Oh yeah, and proof it.
Ten years from now, everything you have on DVD, hard drives, and thumb drives or on cell phones or tablets will be unreadable because technology will have moved on. If you have photos you want your grand kids to see, print them and preserve them!
That said, most consumer grade media, be it paper, film or hard drives, degrade horribly and rapidly. Longevity of data requires either the know how, or putting out the necessary funds to preserve it.
1. Creative is perking at our ages!
2. We have true wisdom.
3. You don't have to work out like a maniac.
4. Depression and cognitive decline are NOT foregone conclusions....
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