The year 2012 is nearly here and is a very busy time for most Webmasters. Every website should have a copyright notice and it should show the current year at least. Many use the copyright symbol and then 1996 - 2011 etc. Nowadays it is just the current year that is used.
The reason is something people do automatically when visiting a website, Does the site have what I want, and is it upto date? Don't have potential customers leave, because of your copyright year. It is always a good idea to update all your Website Sitemaps at the same time, This helps, Bing, Google to index the site.
Will you change your Copyright Year?
I most certainly will! Thanks for the info and the explaination behind why it is important to use the most current year! And most importantly, thanks for being a member of the community! We value your contributions!
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