Websites and blogs are often equally as important as accounting and customer contact data stored on a desktop or laptop computer. This post covers steps for backing up Wordpress.com blogs. Homepreneurs advocates backing up data on a regular basis. This issue was covered in multiple previous posts on this blog. We use a simple rule of thumb: if you can’t afford to lose it, back it up. Recreating days, weeks, or months of data is time consuming at best; impossible in many cases. Can you afford the down time, lost customers, and income? If the answer is no, back up the data.