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11 Google Reader Alternatives to Consider

Kikolani

July 1st is just about here, so if you haven’t already, now is the time to choose your alternative RSS reader of choice to replace Google Reader. Since I last wrote about Google Reader alternatives, more services have sprung up to fill the voie. If you’re not ready to choose your new RSS reader, that’s OK. Feedly. Digg Reader.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

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Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader. have been using various RSS readers for nearly five years now - Ive tried them all. However, none matches the power of Google Reader. Some of these may work with RSS readers from Newsgator, Bloglines and others but they are written with Google in mind.). Blog RSS Feed. Comment Feed.

Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions

Kikolani

If you follow my writing, you probably know how much I love Google Reader. On July 1st, Google Reader says goodbye. The Learn More takes you to a page that tells you what you can export using their Google Takeout tool, but nothing in the way of alternatives. Little About How I Use(d) Google Reader. follow a lot of blogs and various RSS feeds.

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Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?

The Way of the Web

Google has announced it will make a number of changes to Google Reader ‘in the next week’, and by the looks of it, they’re going to break a great existing product and tool which is used by a lot of professionals to be able to shoehorn some extra interaction into Google+. Normally, I’d advise waiting and seeing what the changes are to a product before complaining, but the post on the official Google blog gives enough information to be really, really worrying. Google hording data inside Google+? Seriously? No following?

Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

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Some of the biggest news in the blogging world over the last week was without a doubt Google’s announcement that on June 1st, they’re closing Google Reader. Reader simply isn’t paying for itself. Here’s the jist of it: Reader’s closure is going to hit a lot of us very, very hard. Google are going a terrible job of it.

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The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You could simply opt out of Facebook messages and notifications about new followers on Quora. also have the Google Calendar gadget on my Gmail sidebar, so I have an easy way to access my upcoming meetings, appointments, and phone calls. Google Reader. I don’t care what people tell you about RSS dying — Google Reader is still pretty darn awesome.

Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

If you’re like me, you write a lot of posts for sites other than your own and want to be able to share those posts with your readers. Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. Creating a Custom RSS Feed. Creating the full feed can be time consuming.

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

Basically, it allows users who are signed into their Google account to customize their homepage with lots of cool stuff. You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. First, you’ll need a Google account. Enter iGoogle….

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google. Facebook. Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. About.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.

Is Google becoming evil?

The Way of the Web

Given the high standards Google set for itself with the aims of indexing the world’s information, and the mantra of ‘Don’t Be Evil’, it’s likely we hold it to higher standards than most companies. After all, if you’re paying $150,000 for Google Analytics Premium, you’d be expecting all information. That’s entirely lost now.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page by Tamar Weinberg on December 1, 2009 Share This is a guest post by Jesse Stay , founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. How to Contact Facebook Support. Report an Issue with Confirming Your Facebook Account. Removing Information from Facebook’s Database. Report an Issue with Webcam Videos on Facebook. Facebook Ads. Timeline.

5 Tips for the New Facebook Timeline for Personal Profiles

Kikolani

Facebook is beginning to roll out the new timeline design for personal profiles for more users. Promoting Your Facebook Page on Your Personal Profile. The Future Design of Facebook Pages. It’s free and quick to implement, so you won’t have much to lose even if Facebook eventually does change the layout for pages. Your Thoughts on the New Facebook Timeline.

Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans.  have had a Reader account for several years now, but hadn’t really ever used it. I did, at one time, make use of an RSS reader called BlogBridge.  I liked that it had the ability  to search through feeds to find specific content.  But little by little Twitter and Facebook have taken over the reader duties for me.  I like that my online communities help surface the content that is most relevant to me and it seems to keep me up to date with news and events.

Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N' Alive

At that time, they removed the prominent RSS icons and made it only possible to access an RSS feed for an individual by logging completely out of Twitter, and visiting that individual's profile page. Now #1 is also removed as far as I can see (and looking at the HTML source I see no evidence of any RSS feed). At the same time, Facebook seems to have done the same.

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Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. If you do so on Facebook, your account will likely be terminated especially if Facebook receives reports of misrepresentation. Facebook is a great tool for marketing your business , but only if you use it correctly.

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

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Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Earlier today I told everybody on Twitter and Facebook, that I’m leaving Twitter and Facebook. Facebook. Go me!

If You Didn’t Think RSS Was Dead Before, Facebook Just Killed it, Completely

Stay N' Alive

That aside, among all their announcements there was one that stood out to me: Facebook is launching their “save button” for saving articles for reading later to allow websites all over the internet to allow saving, right on Facebook. Sure enough, if you read Google trends , a natural interest in RSS fell by at least 50% back in 2013. RSS isn’t social.

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An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > An Open Letter to Facebook An Open Letter to Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on April 28, 2010 Share I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. like you, Facebook, I do. Neither does Facebook, apparently. link].

With the New Design, Twitter Kills RSS, Literally

Stay N' Alive

The debate lies with the fact that more and more people are starting to use Twitter, Twitter lists, Facebook, and other social means to just get the news from the streams they follow on these sites rather than typical RSS Readers like Google Reader. Previously there was a link to the lower-right allowing you to add an RSS feed. Hope that helps!&#.

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How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. I had many friends just like that. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically. Facebook is mostly used for professional use. MySpace?

The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on April 5, 2010 A new baseball season is underway and we are in that wonderfully brief period when fans all over the country still believe this could actually be the year for their team. Enjoy it while you can. Pretty embarrassing. know I do.

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JVC Facebook Page Sweepstakes a Big Success. But Does it Violate.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk JVC Facebook Page Sweepstakes a Big Success. But Does it Violate Facebook Guidelines? by Adam Sherk on August 16, 2010 Over on All Facebook there is an interesting post on how JVC USA is using a “Like it to Win it” sweepstakes to rapidly build up fans and drive frequent engagement on the JVC Facebook Page.

Can Social Media Disrupt Your Life Or Career? 5 Tips For Managing The Timesink

SocMed Sean

Worker Smarter - Rather than spending your time surfing sites or reading tweets, have the content your really care about delivered to you using RSS feeds or through targeted Twitter lists. Featured People Social Media Workplace best practices facebook linkedin social media social networking tips Twitter YouTubeSocial media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information.

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News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages by Adam Sherk on June 9, 2010 Between privacy issues, a sweaty CEO and technical problems with its “Like&# buttons Facebook is having a rough time lately. revisited the 25 pages covered in Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?

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Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? by Adam Sherk on September 17, 2009 Now that the improved Facebook Pages have been around for a while I wanted to check the level of engagement that major news sites are achieving with them. Most news sites have an official Facebook Page now, with the typical approach being to add a daily stream of links to new content while promoting site features, apps, feeds, etc. Related posts: Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?

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Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or LinkedIn Instead Want to Friend Me on Facebook? There really aren’t 350 million members on Facebook. Got any family members who boast more than one Facebook profile? Facebook does it.

The End Of Blogging?

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Yesterday, I posted the following on Facebook's new Notes platform (btw, feel free to follow me on Facebook. To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. I was there when it first started (remember Blogger ), embraced the power of RSS feeds (remember those?), lamented the death of Google Reader , and still - to this day - love to hit the publish button. Suddenly, blog-like content is finding a serious home in places like LinkedIn , Medium and now, Facebook's Notes. facebook.

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Kikolani

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The New Dilemma: Social Media Exposes Us to Too Much, Too Often

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The first major step forward was with Google which organized the Internet so that anyone could run accurate searches on specific topics they found interesting. The introduction of social feeds by Facebook, Twitter and other social networks changed the way that people discovered content. We are consuming more and more content from our social feeds. Featured Social Media

Intent Is Everything

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So, is being a better marketer about reading every single blog and trade publication, listening to every marketing podcast or following and engaging with every luminary on Facebook or Twitter ? have not looked at my Google Reader RSS feeds in a very, very long time. tend to get the information I need from e-newsletters (I know, this is very old school of me) or people I respect and follow in places like Facebook, Google Plus , Twitter and beyond. facebook. google plus. google reader. rss feed. The answer is no. tumblr.

Search and Social Weekly (1.10)

Josh S Peters

Last week we saw some great announcements from Pinterest (of which I’ve already taken advantage ) as well as some great new things from Google+ and some great content marketing resources. 1. Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions  via Kikolani. If you follow my writing, you probably know how much I love Google Reader.

3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)

Kikolani

Feedly also offers social engagement scoring on blog posts, but it is no where near as comprehensive as PostRank. Feedly only measures shares through their reader, Facebook, and Google +1′s. 2. Google Reader. Google Reader only has a few more days before it is retired. Google Reader Alternatives. PostRank. Formulist.

5 Sure Fire Social Media Tactics To Jump Start Your Job Search

Jason Yormark

Get Serious About Twitter – Many people just stick with Facebook and never think Twitter is worth their time. Instead, use a tool like Google Reader and subscribe to job listings where applicable. Create a job folder in your Google Reader, and add RSS subscriptions from Craigslist on searches relative to your job hunt. Also consider resources like Indeed.com which also let you grab an RSS feed based on your custom searches. Be sure to check out these previous posts I’ve written to help you get started. Good luck! Social Media Friendly Blogging.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

good way to investigate this is to review the Crawl Errors report in Google Webmaster Tools, which shows URLs with 404, 500 and other errors that Google encountered while crawling the site. mail newsletters and RSS feeds. So maintain a decent selection of feeds and don’t let the impending shutdown of Google Reader move you away from RSS. Social media.

The Infovore

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Whenever I add another RSS feed to Google Reader or follow someone interesting on Twitter , I stop to realize that it's another bite in my voracious appetite for more and more information. Whether it's via Twitter or Facebook or working through ideas in a Blog post, being an Infovore in 2011 is as much about creating unique content as it is about consuming and sharing it. facebook. google reader. Human beings have an unquenchable thirst for information. not just knowledge. Why are we like this? I'm an Infovore. It's not flat. I'm not. content.