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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. On The Death Of Google Reader is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

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. Digg Reader. AOL Reader.

Google Reader Causes Pivot (and Purge)

Geoff Livingston

Well, the RSS apocolypse is upon us thanks to Google’s planned sunsetting of Reader. Now that my Reader has been scheduled for termination , expect a pivot. Of course the sunsetting of Reader disrupts my and many other bloggers’ daily link sharing on Twitter and Google Plus, which causes change. Geoff Livingston on Google+. What can I say?

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. Like, a lot.

BREAKING: Google is shutting down Google Reader on July 1

SocialFish

From the Official Google Blog : We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. I was testing feedly recently, and I hate it, and I just realized it syncs with Google Reader anyway so I’m SOL. photo credit ).

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.

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. However, I'm finding other ways, without Google Reader, to still get you the news you need.

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. Last time I surveyed ProBlogger and dPS reader Google Reader was the #1 reader for subscribing RSS feeds among our readers.

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 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. Google Docs. I don’t live in Google Docs.

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. Blogging for Small Business blogging e-mail e-mail newsletter google reader RSSDon’t wait.

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. Tip 2 – Tagalicious. Awesome.

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. Even today, there are still people who don’t know what an RSS reader is, but everyone knows what e-mail is and uses it.

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. WTF Google?

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.

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.

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. Today, we are hearing reports that Facebook is going to launch a reader application, and my first thought was, I hope this won’t change Facebook’s current update feeds. Do you use Google Reader?

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. This might also be why Google Reader still recognizes feeds when you enter user profile URLs in the “Add Subscription&# box.

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Why the Web is For Lazy People

Engaging Brand

Sign up to Google Reader and start subscibing to blogs (Press the orange RSS button) in your area of interest, about leadership, about business.about different areas of life to broaden your mind for 10 minutes in a morning. Carry a notebook around with you and each time you either don't understand or haven't heard of something, somewhere or someone write it down and Google it later.

End Of Blogs

Twist Image

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 was a die-hard user and evangelist for Google Reader. It is the first tab when I open my web browser (which is Google Chrome ).

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. In digital marketing, if you don’t learn you die. Period. I subscribe via email, and read (or at least.

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. That’s why they’re more important than Google. SEO for Small Business content content marketing google readers SEO

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? Social media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information. I’d love to see a link in the comments.

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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. Go for it.

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

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.

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. Be sure to check out these previous posts I’ve written to help you get started. Good luck! Social Media

Technology vs. Paper for Your Task List

Spin Sucks

I love Evernote and Instapaper and Dropbox and Google Reader and alerts in my calendar that tell me when it’s time to do something. Yesterday afternoon, Allen Mireles and I were talking about our to-do lists. Not from the aspect of how busy we are , but in how we track everything so balls don’t get lost. You see, I love technology. ” The Paper Task List. Other Tools.

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No more Link Love Monthly…

SocialFish

In a good way, of course, but we have to cut somewhere… I am, however, maniacal about “inbox zero&# when it comes to my Google Reader (from where of course I pulled the best stuff for my Link Love Monthly posts), and I share good stuff every day. Please follow me on Google Reader to continue to read lots of great relevant association and social media posts

#FollowFriday: January through June 2011

Spin Sucks

I’ve created both Twitter and Google Reader lists that you can follow at once. Click here for the Google Reader blog subscription. For the last two Fridays of the year, I thought I’d do something a little bit different and fun. With the help of my work wife, Patti Knight , we compiled a list of all of the #FollowFridays for the year. But the cool thing?

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.

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

Waxing UnLyrical

And, as a matter of fact, Krishna De asked me just that not so long ago: Here is what makes Buffer critical for me: it integrates with Google Reader. See a really great post in my Reader and know that’s something I’ll want to share. If you enjoyed it, be sure to connect with Shonali on Twitter , Facebook , or Google+. What to do? Such is life. ” 1.

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?

Three Ways to Create Content through Stories

Spin Sucks

Which blogs and media are in your Google Reader?” After hearing Martin Waxman recount the keynote Soledad O’Brien gave on the opening day of the PRSA conference (I was playing hooky), about storytelling, and having written about creating an online conversation just yesterday, I’ve been thinking a lot on the topic. PowerPoint slides, you tell your story.

Google+ It's Time To Make Your Move

Twist Image

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. At this point, worry less about Google+'s opportunity to trump Facebook and focus on the very basics. google. google plus.

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. Hootsuite (free) – Still my personal favorite Twitter client, and if you are using this on your phone or computer, it makes sense to stay consistent. Pulse (free) – I really love the UI for this newsreader. Apple Social Media

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Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

A 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. So maintain a decent selection of feeds and don’t let the impending shutdown of Google Reader move you away from RSS. Recommended Tactics. Link reclamation. Partner links.

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. UPDATE: The post by Rick Klau was actually a re-share of a post by the Google Buzz Team here: [link]. Tags: Technology buzz social Facebook filter noise FriendFeed Google google buzz google reader noise Rick Klau