introducing feedly

As I logged onto Google Reader the other day, the dreaded news appeared - it's going away as of July 1.  Oh dear, whatever shall I do?  How will I keep track of all my favorite bloggers?  Do I go in and resubscribe using my email account - or set up a new email just for blogs I follow?  Pretty cumbersome.

I found Feedly.  You can read about it here: FEEDLY
This is their claim:
We have been working on a project called Normandy which is a feedly clone of the Google Reader API – running on Google App Engine. When Google Reader shuts down, feedly will seamlessly transition to the Normandy back end. So if you are a Google Reader user and using feedly, you are covered: the transition will be seamless.  If you are a Google Reader, give feedly a try before July 1st, and you will be able to migrate seamlesly:

I'm trying it out for now - the look is a little different but most of the functions seem to be there - you might explore it as an option.  If you find a better one, please share - I don't want to lose touch with all my favorite people....

I also came across this list of other "Reader" services, so you might check out and prefer one of these.


  1. I know, my poor old heart skipped a beat when I read the notice on my screen. I use iGoogle as well and am auditioning Protopage and Netvibes as an all-in-one alternative. Bummer, but I'll adapt to the new one, I'm sure.

  2. Thank you so much for posting the link for Feedly...I was trying a different one out and I did not like it...Feedly transitioned all my Google stuff and it seems easy so far to navigate! Thanks again!!

  3. Hi Terrie
    I had just found out about Google's plans on Thursday and have been using Feedly as well. I like it much better than the Google Reader :).
    Stay inspired!

  4. wow, hadn't heard about this....I'm torn...lol I hate changes! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

  5. I must live in the dark...absolutely clueless. Thanks for the info.

  6. I hear it too and was really surprised! I like Google Reader. Thanks for the suggestions. I'll try them. I did see that Google dashboard is usable but is that going away too? Does anyone know?

  7. Thanks so much for the tip. Done. Seems easy.

  8. Thanks for the link. I am doong a combination of email and bloglovin which seems to work for me but it's always good to look at new things...Thanks for the tip! xox

  9. I just heard about this. I don't use a reader because it just doesn't suit me. But it's good for people to know about this alternative!


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