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.” ” Google Reader is the bedrock for how many people collect information on the Internet. Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more.

How To Replace Google Reader

Small Business Mavericks

If you’re concerned that the demise of Google Reader will kill your blog, rest your eyes. Set up e-mail subscription – Few people within the general public ever figured out RSS enough to use an RSS reader, but everyone understands e-mail. You should be promoting your blog posts through social media , and that includes Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+. Google Reader may be dying, but it’s not the end of the world.

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Advanced Tips for Google Reader

SocialFish

Deirdre Reid has another great 101 post about Google Reader. As it happens, I LOVE Google Reader and I have TONS of Reader tips for ya! In the screenshot below of my Google Reader settings, “ASSOCIATIONS&# , “outpost blogs&# and “MONITORING&# are folders, and “digital identity&# is a tag. Google Reader comes up with other posts you might find interesting.

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. The following are the current available web-based RSS readers you have to choose from and some quick facts about each. If you’re not ready to choose your new RSS reader, that’s OK.

What Are You Going To Do About Google Reader?

Small Business Mavericks

In case you haven’t heard, Google killed Google Reader. What that means is, if you had subscribers to your blog who were using Google Reader, then they either have to find another RSS news aggregrator in order to subscribe to your blog or you just lost a subscriber. For instance, put a subscribe-by-email button on your blog so that readers can get your blog posts delivered to them in their inbox every time you write.

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

The Death of Google Reader: Did Email Kill the RSS Star?

Stay N' Alive

I admit I'm not as mad as before , as the dust has settled off since they killed sharing and replaced it with a very limited Google+ sharing feature (on top of the "send to" feature that was there before). At the same time we see other "social networks" of Google's (Youtube) hitting over a billion active users. Compared to that, Google Reader was minuscule. Many are even screaming that the death of Google Reader is the death of RSS and the beginning (or end?)

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

In Google Reader, of course. Why I Use Google Reader. The main reason I use Google Reader is convenience. I can access my RSS feeds on any computer I am logged into my Google account. And I can access my RSS feeds on my phone via the Google Reader app for Android. Plus, I get to do a lot of other nifty things in Google Reader like: Star posts I want to use for my Fetching Friday mashup.

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. A Little About How I Use(d) Google Reader. I also use(d) the search in Google Reader for curating content. How to Export Your Google Reader RSS Feeds & Subscriptions.

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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. Some of these may work with RSS readers from Newsgator, Bloglines and others but they are written with Google in mind.). The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader. Steve.can we use Google Gears with Google Reader?

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.

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+. ‘in a week’s time we’ll be retiring things like friending, following and shared link blogs inside of Reader.’ Google hording data inside Google+?

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. For me it is annoying to lose the RSS reader that has become a part of my daily reading of new content on the web – however what is of greater concern to me is the impact it could have upon blog readerships. Do you use Google Reader?

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 Reader.

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. As a long-time supporter, and defender of Google Reader ( I defended it even when others were saying it was dead ), it's no surprise I'm disappointed.

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. But little by little Twitter and Facebook have taken over the reader duties for me. The report says Facebook Readers will pull in not news stories and will intersperses them with Facebook friend’s updates.

Why Readers Are More Important Than Google

Small Business Mavericks

Everyone wants to impress Google. But will Google pay your bills? Unless you have a Made For AdSense website, and even then it’s a crapshoot, Google is not going to send you a check at the end of the month to say “thank you” for posting your content. If you write great content that is helpful to your readers, then there’s more than a reasonable chance that some of them will become paying customers.

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. Get notifications via Gmail Notifier : Google Notifier is a small app that tells me about new incoming email, much like Outlook does with its native app. Google Reader. I don’t care what people tell you about RSS dying — Google Reader is still pretty darn awesome. Google Docs.

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! Realizing that a majority of you don’t follow my Google Reader feed or may use a different feed reader, I wanted to provide another option for you to access those articles.

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. For instance, even on my own Google Reader shares, you can get them right on my @jesseslinks Twitter stream if you don’t ever want to touch Google Reader (yet I’m still using Google Reader to provide those to you).

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

Stay N' Alive

Google just entered the scale of FriendFeed with the same level of granularity in what you want to receive. In a post on Buzz , Rick Klau , the person over Google Profiles, formerly over Blogger , and originally one of the founders of Feedburner , posted, “Some of us would rather keep up with our friend’s Google Reader shared items in Google Reader or our co-worker’s Twitter posts in Twitter.

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. You might somewhat expect it of Microsoft, or ignore it if you’re a member of the Cult of Apple, but when Google acts in ways which particularly hurt small businesses, publishers and potentially vulnerable individuals, it’s particularly jarring.

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.

My Top 33 Digital Marketing Blogs

Convince & Convert

I used Google Reader for quite a while, but after it met its demise I retreated to a familiar and comfortable (for me) method of keeping up on what’s going on in the industry… email. Digital marketing blogs may be numerous, but I find them to still be critical. I’ve been in digital marketing for 20 years, and the only way you can stay relevant that long is to read A LOT. In digital marketing, if you don’t learn you die. Period.

End Of Blogs

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I love Twitter , Facebook , Google+ and other places to publish, share and connect too, but I have a soft spot for blogs. It was a punch in the gut yesterday to read this tweet from Gina Trapani : "Wow, Google Reader shutting down. Watch for 'Subscribe in Google+.'" " So, am I supposed to forget about this blog and just post what I'm thinking about on Google+ or Facebook or tumblr or whatever? I haven't looked at Google Reader in months.

3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)

Kikolani

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. The thing I loved most about Google Reader was the search functionality – it made curated posts on the top blog posts on a particular topic easy to do. Google Reader Alternatives.

The Hottest Marketing News of the Week

Writtent Blog

Google Reader Shutdown a Sobering Reminder That ‘Our’ Technology Isn’t Ours Maybe you are one of the furious media people [.]. Even if you didn’t experience serious rise and falls this week, the global marketing world is all about change and move. Let’s get an eye on what was going on. Seriously, why stay left behind?

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Enter to Win 1 of 3 Lifetime Memberships to ElegantThemes

Kikolani

Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. If you are subscribed through a RSS reader like Feedly - my Google Reader alternative of choice - please click here to subscribe to the new feed link. Are you in the market for new WordPress themes ? If so, then you will want to enter to win one of three lifetime memberships to ElegantThemes. What is Included?

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

Jason Yormark

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. A few years ago when I got laid off from Microsoft, I got a quick lesson in how important it was to invest time in your personal brand regardless of your job situation. I had not done that, and was then left with no online identity to fall back on.

Are You Listening?

Small Business Mavericks

Here are a few I recommend: Google Alerts. Google Reader. Google Alerts help you do that by honing in on certain keywords that are important to you. Google will notify you when those keywords are mentioned online – in a blog post, on a website, in social media, or wherever. With Google Reader you can keep track of certain blogs in your niche – competitor blogs as well as third-party news blogs that report on important news.

Strategies 360 Is Hiring: Marketing & Social Media Associate

Jason Yormark

Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Tweet Like I mentioned in my earlier post, things couldn’t be better in my new gig at S360. So good in fact that it’s only taken a little over a month and a half to already need to hire my first team member and I couldn’t be more excited about it. Today I begin my search for the first piece of many in building out the S360 Marketing & Social Media team.

5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps

Jason Yormark

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.

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The New Gig: VP of Marketing & Social Media @ Strategies 360

Jason Yormark

Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Tweet It would take a pretty sweet opportunity for me to leave. what was a pretty good situation at Microsoft. Despite the. fact that I was unhappy with my role, with. href="[link]. size-full wp-image-358" title="Strategies360Logo". src="[link]. alt="" width="300" height="167" /> some patience, I. may have been able to eventually landed elsewhere in the. company.

When Teams Just Click

Jason Yormark

Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Tweet A little over 5 years ago I moved to Seattle to work for Microsoft. I was one of the first hires to what is now called Microsoft Advertising. Little did I know that I was in for the ride of my life. For 2 years I got to be a part of the most amazing team of people I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with.

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I’m Giving My Content To Social Media Informer For Free And Here’s Why It’s A Good Idea

Jason Yormark

If I gain a few new readers in the process, it was well worth giving away my content for free. Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Tweet Content is a valuable resource on the web when it’s written well, and contains useful, actionable information. So why would I be willing to just serve it up for free?

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). A typical day starts at 6am with answering the new email that came in over night and then some morning reading in my RSS reader (see photo of this mornings Google Reader). My advice would be don’t let Google Reader (or any social activity) over run your life – remember you are in control!

Social Media Strategies Summit & More

Jason Yormark

Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Tweet Well I’m now 4 weeks in on the new gig at Strategies 360 and it’s been awesome. There’s something to be said about being in a position with full creative freedom and it’s invigorating. I absolutely love being able to build out a marketing/social media business for the firm, and we’re already making things happen with some pretty significant clients.

Introducing SocialJobber.com

Jason Yormark

Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Tweet There are plenty of times when I come up with ideas that never come to be. They usually stem from an un-met need or frustration. I’m glad to say that this time I actually took the time to try and fill a need rather then complain about it. Thus, SocialJobber.com was born.

5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources

Jason Yormark

Add this to Google Bookmarks. Post on Google Buzz. Add this to Google Reader. Tweet It’s amazing to me how quickly social media and community management have exploded in the job market.

Twittorati Features Tweets Everyone Already Knows About

Socialized

And if I didn’t, I would set up Google Reader or a NetVibes page with Twitter and blog RSS feeds from only the top bloggers that interest me. Technorati ’s new Twittorati (launched July 7, and not last week as some sites are reporting ) will feature tweets from what Technorati thinks are the top 100 bloggers.