On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

Google recently announced it is killing off several of its services, which it does from time to time. This time though, Google cut services for a tool that isn’t just “popular.” But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past?

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. Feedly.

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. Here’s photographic evidence: me feeding a wallaby. Google Reader is Dead and I Shrug My Shoulders.

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. The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader.

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

In Google Reader, of course. So after a full weekend of removing feeds that hadn’t updated in a year, I began to slowly collect feeds from new bloggers I have connected with since the last time I did a full sweep of my RSS subscriptions. Why I Use Google Reader.

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. Feedly.

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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. Google.

Miss My Google Reader Updates? Here Are 4 Ways You Can Still Get Relevant Tech News

Stay N' Alive

If you're an avid Google Reader user like me, you are well aware of the recent changes Google Reader made to their interface, removing the ability to share news with friends, and as a result, killing the means for over 1,500 of you to receive relevant tech news updates from me.

What’s Your Reaction to the Retirement of Google Reader?

ProBlogger

Yesterday Google announced the retirement of their Google Reader RSS reader product. I’ve tweeted a little about it but thought it might be interesting to see the response of readers to this news. Do you use Google Reader?

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. I 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. Do you use Google Reader?

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!

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google. 6 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. google.

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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.

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The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I 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.

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. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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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. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers. ” Twitter Tools.

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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. Reader simply isn’t paying for itself. Google are going a terrible job of it.

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Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat September 2nd, 2010 Tweet Huddle, huddle, roil and muddle I remember the first Twitter chat I attended.

Buffer Review – My Favorite Time Saving Twitter Tool

Kikolani

As I recently mentioned in my BlogWorld recap , I met Leo Widrich , one of the guys behind the Buffer App for Twitter sharing. Now as many of you might know, I’m a huge fan of HootSuite for my Twitter management needs. My Twitter Strategy.

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Loud Noises Be Gone! Mute Posts by Source in Google Buzz

Stay N' Alive

So, for instance, if I wanted to hide all the Twitter posts from Robert Scoble I could click a button, “hide entries like these&# , configure it correctly, and now I would never see a Twitter post from Robert Scoble again, even though I might still see Twitter posts from others.

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real life colleagues, readers of Techipedia, family, and everyone in between. I’m also something of a Twitter purist. Enter a second Twitter account. On Twitter, not so much.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Follow him on Twitter. So I challenged myself to create a list of 10 responsibilities of the Community Manager that extend beyond the realm of Facebook and Twitter (and yes, even blogging). Although, of course, I found this post through Twitter.

10 Ways Strengthen Your Twitter Community with Commun.it

Kikolani

Twitter is one of my favorite networks to engage upon, primarily because you don’t have to wait until someone follows you to communicate with them and updates are fast to read as well as send at only 140 characters long. Plus, there are a ton of great tools for Twitter.

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. Report an Issue with Home Page or News Feed. How to Contact Twitter Support. Twitter’s mobile site. Twitter mobile apps.

The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

But while major market teams have a big advantage in the real game, social media is the great equalizer online, so I thought I’d see which teams have attracted the largest following on Twitter and Facebook.

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Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. Twitter as a tool to communicate during conferences. Twitter as a tracking device.

A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

So I’ve been curious to see how their Twitter press release service would do. Releases are posted on their press release page (and in its RSS feed) and tweeted via @muckrack , which currently has 5k+ followers.

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

Kikolani

When collecting tweets as testimonials, watch for tweets from readers, customers, well-known people in your industry, mentors, and role models. Curating your best mentions while viewing your Twitter mentions on a daily basis is easy. You can favorite a tweet in the mobile Twitter app.

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Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you take a look at any one of their four accounts , you’ll notice one thing: they’re not using Twitter to converse but to broadcast. Apple’s approach toward using Twitter is likely motivated by a desire to connect with their customers.

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Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites by Adam Sherk on August 7, 2009 This week’s Sysomos study of the 5% most active users on Twitter includes a list of the top 25 users (with more than 50,000 followers) ranked by average tweets per day. With this in mind, it is beneficial for news and content sites to take a diversified approach to Twitter, offering a range options for users to subscribe to.

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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. WTF Google?

Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N' Alive

Last year I shared how Twitter was moving more and more towards a closed, less-standards oriented model of sharing content as they upgraded their design to bring more people to the Twitter.com website. Where can I subscribe, via RSS, to Facebook or Twitter?

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Google News Should Integrate Twitter Search

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Google News Should Integrate Twitter Search Written on July 27, 2009 by Justin Levy in google , social media , twitter 3 Comments - Leave a comment! Do you use Google News?

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PPC (pay per click) and Twitter: The Nitty Gritty details | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

This nitty gritty details of PPC (pay per click) and Twitter post is brought to you by yesterdays post What do PPC (pay per click) and Twitter have in common? When it comes to Twitter and using it’s search feature you’re going to be searching for keywords.

What do PPC (pay per click) and Twitter have in common? Everything

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » What do PPC (pay per click) and Twitter have in common? What do PPC (pay per click) and Twitter have in common?

The Long Tales - The Best In Business Innovation Content - Issue #5

Twist Image

A leader of the free world is stripping down one of the biggest companies via Twitter (slicing billions from their market cap). I was insane, crazy in love with Google Reader and tried (desperately tried) to fall in love with Feedly. But, like many, my RSS reader withered on the vine. really, really miss my Google Reader. feedly. google. google reader. news feed. rss reader. social media feed.

Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Twitter Tools: tagwalk. Provides a snapshot of your Twitter account including your latest tweets, who you talk to, your links, mentioned by, interests, stats and more. Taweet (beta) is a social calendar and event promotion application for Twitter. Twitter Directories.

What’s your Social Media diet?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I can say that life was a lot more chaotic before I found Google Reader (hat tip to Robert Scoble who turned me on to Google Reader). My advice would be don’t let Google Reader (or any social activity) over run your life – remember you are in control!

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. Social media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information.

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ViperChill Surpasses 10K Subscribers (Or, How I Gained 9000.

Viper Chill

I’m actually writing this sentence (not the post) on March 11th 2010 sitting on a feed count of 4,717 subscribers (I’ll explain this later). My feed jumped from 8,500 to over 11,500 according to Feedburner. to the RSS feed. Post ‘liked’ in 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. Google Reader. Google Reader Alternatives.

Enter to Win 1 of 3 Lifetime Memberships to ElegantThemes

Kikolani

You will then have the option to earn entries by signing up to receive updates from Kikolani via email, become a fan of my Facebook page, follow me on Twitter, tweet about the contest, and refer this contest to friends. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+.