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How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting


And one thing I discovered very quickly about the photo community is if you want comments, you better start giving comments first. I started out on sites by photo bloggers I met at a photowalk in downtown Phoenix and branched out from there with people in their comments and on their blogrolls. In Google Reader, of course. Why I Use Google Reader.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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

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+? A week? Seriously?

Google Reader’s Demise is Irrelevant for Blogs

Convince & Convert

In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about the demise of Google Reader and how it’s overblown. Google Reader is Dead and I Shrug My Shoulders. I came back from Down Under to discover that Google Reader is being discontinued by Google. Social Media Controversies Addressed, Fresh Each Week. Back From Australia.

Are You Reading This in Google Reader?

Stay N' Alive

Google Reader is being discontinued on July 1st. Click through the post and comment below if you read this post in Google Reader. Technology social google reader Google

A Blog Commenting Strategy


Well, readers of the popular blogs are high converters and very targeted to my blog. The next source of blog traffic is blog commenting. Blog commenting is so easy, even leaving a sentence can supply you with an excellent 50 unique visitors. What are the steps for driving traffic through commenting on other blogs? Let’s find the blogs you want to comment on.

5 Excellent Productivity Tips For Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google Tutor. Your how-to guide for Google with Google tutorials, tips for using Google and advice. 5 Excellent Productivity Tips For Google Reader. Written by: Abhijeet Mukherjee on Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 Posted to: Reader 6 comments, add yours! There are no doubts about the fact that Google Reader is the best browser based RSS reader available. Master the Google Reader Keyboard Shortcuts. Google Reader provides some awesome keyboard shortcuts which let you save a lot of time while reading feeds.

Efficient Blog Commenting: Save Your Time and Energy


Commenting on other blogs is an integrated part of blogging, and it’s vital. You need people for successful blogging and blog commenting is one of the coolest ways to build loyal relationships. This post is based on Joe’s guest post here at ProBlogger, where he wisely gave a strategy for commenting on other blogs. Effective blog commenting. Commenting on other blogs can be overwhelming if you try to combine it with your regular blogging activities. It’s part of my strategy, though, so I need to be efficient in my commenting.

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google Tutor. Your how-to guide for Google with Google tutorials, tips for using Google and advice. 4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader. Phil on Thursday, June 26th, 2008 Posted to: RSS/Atom , Reader One comment, add yours! Google Reader is a very popular online tool for reading RSS feeds. As a result, the number of ways to get a new feed in to Google Reader has multiplied. The Google Reader folks have created â??bundlesâ?? and share them with your friends in Google Reader.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment! A comment makes us feel good and/or helps to extend the post itself. Thomas I like comments. link] M.

Reply to Facebook Comments via Email | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Reply to Facebook Comments via Email Written on January 12, 2010 by Justin Levy in facebook , social media 15 Comments - Leave a comment! Today Facebook launched the ability to reply to comments (status updates, photos, videos, and Wall posts) via email.

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

SocMed Sean

Here are a few great articles that can help you with that: Finding Content For Your Blog With Google Reader Creating the Perfect Twitter Lists The Smart Worker’s Guide to Social Media Have you have experienced the “social media timewarp” of lost time? I’d love to see a link in the comments. Put the phone down and stop checking your social channels and email.

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Sharing Content in Another Stream

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Sharing Content in Another Stream Written on January 21, 2010 by Justin Levy in google , social media , twitter 21 Comments - Leave a comment! Sure, I push my Google Reader shared items through FriendFeed and I share a handful of posts daily through my Twitter account.

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. Google Reader is a great free service which consolidates your blog subscriptions into a single, convenient reader. This is a guest post by Jason Butlion. Everyone now has a voice online and can create a following.

Social Media Marketing for Business: Presentation « The Cube

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Social Media Marketing for Business: Presentation 20/08/2010 tags: Jeff Bullas , social media marketing by Gemma Went I found this great overview of the benefits of using social media marketing for business in my daily trawl of Google Reader. Did you enjoy this post? Well were nice like that.If

3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)


PostRank was a social analytics platform that scored blogs based on their engagement (comments and social shares). Feedly only measures shares through their reader, Facebook, and Google +1′s. Google Reader. Google Reader only has a few more days before it is retired. Google Reader Alternatives. Please share in the comments!

Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

So if you are really, really pressed for time, then I honestly don’t know of a better one-stop-management-shop for the primary social networks than HootSuite (and I’m more than happy to be educated, so if you do, please leave a comment below!). See a really great post in my Reader and know that’s something I’ll want to share. What to do? Such is life. Buffer.

5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps

Jason Yormark

WordPress (free) – Invaluable app to manage your WordPress blog to manage posts, comments and pages. Synchs with Google Reader which is a major plus and easy to share articles to your networks. There aren’t too many great social networking apps for the iPad, but I have found a select few that I find myself using on a regular basis. Below is the list that I use regularly that cover using Twitter, Facebook, blogging, news consumption and social/web stats. Pulse (free) – I really love the UI for this newsreader. Fantastic UI, and crazy easy to use. Apple Social Media

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Google+ It's Time To Make Your Move

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Is Google+ going to be the right move for every business? That being said, your business must make a move into Google+ right now. Earlier this week, Google introduced Google+ Pages for business (more on that here: Google+ Pages: connect with all the things you care about ). Google permeates the Web. Think of search, think of Gmail , think of Android , think of Google Reader and just keep on looking. The fact is, that many millions of people are there and they're talking, commenting, sharing and more. google. google plus.

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

Viper Chill

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. Paraphrasing their own words, the usage of Reader is smaller than ever, and Google want to focus on fewer products. Reader simply isn’t paying for itself. ProBlogger: 94,647.

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Blogger Outreach: Three Steps to a Successful Program

Spin Sucks

Google Blogsearch (free). I would comment. They would be added to my Google Reader and I would engage with them as often as possible. If you blog, wouldn’t you much rather be pitched by someone who knows you, has commented on the blog, and knows what types of things you may or may not cover? A couple of months ago Vocus hosted a really interesting event.

Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N' Alive

In the meantime, Jesse's way of finding the RSS is as good as any, and you can still subscribe to user timelines in products like Google Reader by just adding a subscription to the profile URL, eg. I know because I had several Pages added to Google Reader, and I remember fishing through the HTML source and seeing the RSS link in the code. the element in the ). (2)

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6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of


This was sparked by the death of Google Reader, which depressed me so much that I stopped reading blogs altogether for a while. (By “…instead of fixed beats, we structure our newsroom around an ever-evolving collection of phenomena —the patterns, trends and seismic shifts that are shaping the world our readers live in. So my new thing is curated news sites.

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While acknowledging that the “audience you want to reach and your own professional goals will influence where your social media priorities for the coming year should lie,” Tony Restell nevertheless offers some concrete recommendations, like spending time on Google+ communities because of “the overlap between Google+ and Google search results.”

Buffer Review – My Favorite Time Saving Twitter Tool


You can also follow these directions for adding Buffer to your Google Reader. Then you can share posts you are reading in Google Reader to your Buffer. Considering the way I use Google Reader , this is a definite plus. Please share your thoughts, tips, and experiences in the comments, and happy tweeting! Let me demonstrate. The New Buffer Button.

5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published


One of the easiest ways to do that is using Google Reader in the Chrome browser with the PostRank Chrome extension. Simply subscribe to your desired guest post destination in Google Reader, and let PostRank do the rest. Some great ways to get to know blog owners include: Commenting on their blog. Share your thoughts in the comments, and happy guest blogging!

The End Of Blogging?

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lamented the death of Google Reader , and still - to this day - love to hit the publish button. For years, we've been seeing the "conversation" shift from the comments section on blogs to places like Facebook, Twitter , Snapchat , YouTube and beyond. Maybe we do just put them where the readers are, and spend our time being more strategic about where our content is being distributed, instead of figuring out ways to get readers to come back to our blogs? google. google reader. you will see where this is going). for over twelve years. It is.

20 Tools to Grow Your Business, Efficiency and Productivity

Waxing UnLyrical

Basically it helps you schedule meetings right in your Google calendar, by detecting (usually quite accurately) times being discussed via email. Feedly : so … we all went through Google Reader withdrawal and started looking around frantically for an alternative. I’d signed up for Feedly a while back, and have just started using that as my RSS reader of choice.

Primers for small biz owners getting started with social media


We obviously don’t work with small business here at SocialFish, so I had to do some scouring to find the best resources for individual business owners – as there’s basically way too much info out there if you’re just Googling. If you have created a “getting started&# resource kit for your members, please share that in the comments. See what you think.

17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Moving the third paragraph to the top of the post almost always makes for a better lead to get readers working their way down the page. It also allows you to add threaded editorial comments on the admin panel without having to send a separate email. Currently I’m doing this on Google+. I see a bright future for the Google. Please sound off in the comments! [

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A rather busy week…

The Way of the Web

Or just politics… → A rather busy week… May 16th, 2010 · View Comments It’s Sunday evening, and I’m staring down the barrel of 725 unread items in Google Reader, pondering why I haven’t organised any food, and yet feeling like I should make the most of relaxing for an hour or two before the new week begins.

Why I Share What I Share


I feel like I’ve been in a more opinionated mood recently, and I hope that is alright with you, my readers. In the last few weeks, I have been changing up my strategies quite a bit, from taking the time to comment on blogs to turning off my Twitterfeed and other social media automation services. Since I do have a massive number of blogs in my Google Reader , I end up with hundreds of unread items in the morning and the evenings when I take a spin through, so if the title doesn’t catch me, I might pass it by. How Blog Commenting Has Made a Difference.

Influence is Not a Number

Waxing UnLyrical

My initial reaction (and it’s also in the comment that I left over on the Klout blog post, since I didn’t think it fair to simply write about it here and not comment there as well) is … that it’s very pretty. Here I go again: Klout does not equal Clout. And while it may in the future, it certainly does not right now. Klout. It’s ridiculous. You know why?

The Innovative Educator: 5 Things You Can Do to Begin Developing Your Personal Learning Network

Buzz Marketing for Technology

3-Set up an iGoogle account using your professional email and subscribe to the blogs you selected in Google Reader. Caution: Limit your reader to five to start. 4-Become a part of the conversation and start commenting on the blogs you read. tip thrown in for those who are ready for a head start, and because Id really love to get to know my readers through comments here).

Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

Based on some of the comments and emails I received at the time, a few of you were interested in how I collected the stats I did and how you could go about investigating your own niche further. Basically it lets you see which websites use the same hosting company, have the same IP addresses and use the same Google Analytics and Google Adsense tracking codes. Google Trends.

The Spin Sucks Blogging Process

Spin Sucks

It also goes on the Arment Dietrich home page, on Facebook, on Twitter, on Google+, and even on Pinterest. Right now, I have 843 subscriptions in my Google Reader , which I push to either Reeder or Zite on my iPad. Then I post on Google+ and in LinkedIn groups, where I always invite discussion and commentary. One that doesn’t require a lot of research or time.

Tools for Monitoring Online Conversations: Part 2 of Monitor Your Brand Online

Harp Interactive

Online Reputation Monitoring can be as simple as creating alerts on Google or as comprehensive as subscribing to a syndicated monitoring service like Radian6 that gives you a complete platform to listen, measure and engage with your customers across the entire social web. Here are some RSS aggregation services : Google Reader , Bloglines , Fastladder. Google Blog search.

How to Get Testimonials for Your Business or Blog Using Twitter for Social Proof


When collecting tweets as testimonials, watch for tweets from readers, customers, well-known people in your industry, mentors, and role models. I was pleasantly surprised that Google Analytics actually tweeted one of my posts. Please share in the comments! Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. Tweets can be the perfect source of testimonials.

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Why, How and When to Quit FeedBurner


Easiest way to check this – subscribe to your own blog in Google Reader, and see if it’s pulling the latest content.) For many years, FeedBurner (acquired by Google in 2006) has been the principal provider of RSS and basic email subscription services to bloggers. Well, unfortunately, from Google’s perspective, it seems not that much. Thank you so much Phil!

This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

Social Media Marketing

If you have additional links, sources or ideas that might be helpful, I''d encourage you to add some via a comment below or tag me in Google+. Facebook is working on a news reader. This is not something in response to the Google Reader phase-out, but a longer term project that the team has been developing for a year. These are those links. But what is it?