I was surprised to hear from one of our participants that her WordPress.com site had been closed down for some unknown infraction of the WordPress.com service terms. We’ve both been in touch with the WP folks to find out what happened. Will let everyone know what we find out, so that we can all avoid whatever happened.
In the meantime, this is a really good point to talk about backing up content!! It’s just as important to backup online content as it is to backup the content on your own computers. Most online tools have some way to export your content and if the content is important to you, you should find a way to back it up.
This quick screencast will show you how to backup your WordPress.com and Blogger sites.