3/19/13

I'm Feelin' Feedly

For years I've had the pleasure of  enjoying Google Reader, relieving me of the hassle of checking my favorite blogs individually for the latest information and goings-on, allowing me to take up residence and sit back and enjoy constant updates of my favorite blogs, and sharing with friends.  With its upcoming demise, I was forced to look elsewhere...



... and after reading several reviews on the various Google Reader replacements (i.e, Flipboard, NewsBlue, Google Currents, Pulse, I decided Feedly would work better for me.

 Feedly's features:
  • Seamless sync from Google Reader (which I will be able to continue to log-in with my G Acct.),
  • Various view options (magazine, tile, mosaic, list view or full article), 
  • Get it on Google Play, and
  • Mobile & Web versions sync together,


Also:
  • You may also like suggestion feature based on my existing settings,
  • Organize Content, which allows me to create separate folders for sites, and
  • Connecting to Twitter, Facebook, Youtube.Feedly

I am still fiddling around with Feedly, and so far enjoying the snazziness of it all.

15 comments:

marysews said...

I just found two more tutorials about Feedly, and am getting ready to do some more exploring! I will share on my blog.

L said...

Thank you for sharing Sheila. I'm trying to decide between Feedly and Bloglovin'. You and Mary are the best!

Sheila said...

Hi Ladies, thanks for chiming in. Honestly I didn't know about Google Reader's demise unti Erica B posted about it. Then went on a hunt for a replacement.

Serenity Love Sincere Peace Earth said...

I went to the theoldreader.com. I'm only 38,894 in line to upload my files......

Rosie said...

Sheila, I am waiting for everyone to check various readers out so I can decide. It seems that quite a number of folks are leaning towards Feedly. Thanks for giving us your input. Hi Savannah and Rocko.

MAD14kt said...

Hey Sheila Baby...I am still trying to decide...smh :)

Sister said...

I hadn't heard anything either, but I don't really go to the Reader page, just my own blogger dashboard, so I don't know if I need to switch. I'll wait till your reviews are in...

c-ing said...

RIP Google Reader. Finding a new feed provider is kinda like shopping for a car.

Lynneb said...

Me too. It was an easy enough transition to feedly. So far, so good!

Tanya said...

When is Google Reader going away? What have you been up to lately? Just wanted to let you know you've been missed.

Sheila said...

Hi Tanya and Thanks for checking in. Google Reader is to end in July. I have been in the mist of doing some minor home redecorating. As for sewing finally finished two projects for friends and now that's out of the way, ready to do a lil sewing for myself.

Myra said...

Sheila, I guess I'm the lost one...I don't know anything about Google reader and don't believe I ever used it. I sound silly to some, but I check my favorite bloggers by checking there updates on my own blog. I may take a look at this Feedly, to see what I have been missing. Thanks for the tip!

Cas... said...

I'm working with Feedly myself. I also downloaded Bloglovin but I haven't tried it yet. My one question though is this, when google reader closes does this mean Feedly has transferred all your blogs to it's site or is it just reading from the google site. I'm not so sure its a transfer. KWIM?

Sheila said...

If I understood it, once Google retires, and you have upload your favorite blogs via feedly, it will retain all of them after good reader is retired.

RhondaBuss said...

Hi Shelia, I was thinking about you recently and realized that you haven't posted in a while. I hope everything is okay.