RIP Google Reader
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After checking online for various options to Google Reader, I finally signed up with Feedly. All of you who want to move from Google reader to Feedly , you can find the guidelines here. To know about various options for Google Reader, go to Mashable website
Since I use Chrome as my browser, I just had to add the Feedly plugin for Google Chrome and all the feeds that I follow were smoothly transferred from Google Reader to Feedly. No fuss, no mess. It does take time to get used to the layout of Feedly, but am quickly catching on.
With Google Reader dying, I am also worried about the readership of my blog (I know the numbers are not huge). All those wonderful people out there, who read my blog through Google Reader will not get the content I generate in the future.
I checked my feedburner account and found out that most of my readers read my blog through Google Reader. This means that there are chances of my readership going down once Google Reader is phased out, unless of course my readers either subscribe to my blog through email or transition from Google Reader to another RSS feed reader.
All you readers mean a world to me, I write because you read me.
Why not subscribe to my blog through email?
Just type in your email address and press the subscribe button. To activate the subscription, you have to go the inbox and click on the link sent to you on your email id. That's it. Don't forget to do the second part.
Not only will you get my blog updates directly to your email, you can easily share the posts you like with your friends.
What does Google Reader dying mean to you as a blogger and a reader?
Will you switch to a new reader or prefer email subscriptions?
Do you think Google reader dying will affect your blog readership?