Google Reader Is Going Away, but I am Not!

by Krantcents · 20 comments

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Next Monday, Google Reader is going away!   If you use Google Reader to accumulate your reading from the internet, you should change now.  If you do not know what I am talking about, you probably clicked on an icon to accumulate the blogs and online news through a reader delivered to you in one place.  There are alternatives for delivery of your web based information to you. 

There are a number of options,  Feedly, Bloglovn’ and The Old Reader are just a few.  I read a lot of blogs and articles online.  I tried both Feedly and Bloglivin’ and have not made a decision about which reader I will keep yet.   Bloglovin’ and Feedly help you keep track of the blogs you read by letting you know when they update.  I hope to count on you to continue receiving my articles without interruption. FeedBurner makes it easy to receive content updates in a variety of news readers .Go to Feedly or Bloglovin’ now and sign up!


Carnival of MoneyPros at The Money Mail
Carn. of Financial Camaraderie at Freeat33
Carnival of Retirement at Family Money Values
Yakezie Carnival at Master the Art of Saving
Carnival of Financial Planning at Hurricanes, Panties

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DC @ Young Adult Money June 26, 2013 at 4:16 am

I never used Google Reader, and it is a bit annoying for us blog owners since I’m sure everyone has at least a couple people who used it to follow their blog.

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 9:34 am

It shouldn’t really matter that one provider is leaving, but it does! I don’t want to lose one reader.

Greg@ClubThrifty June 26, 2013 at 4:33 am

Ugh. Thanks for reminding me that I need to let everybody know that as well.

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 9:35 am

You’re welcome! I decided to remind people based on their habits which means all my reminders will be in these last days.

Money Beagle June 26, 2013 at 5:11 am

I migrated over to the Old Reader. It took a day or two to get used to but it’s routine now.

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 9:37 am

Change is difficult! I am trying out Feedly and Bloglovin’ to see which one I like best. Unfortunately, it takes time to get used to it.

CashRebel June 26, 2013 at 5:36 am

I’m pretty worried honestly. Feedly is a good alternative, except it doesn’t work well on my phone. It works on newer phones, but mine’s like 3 years old… this might actually push me to get a new phone just so I can keep commenting from the train!

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 9:39 am

There are 2 more alternatives (Bloglovin’ and The Old Reader). If you cannot access it, you may want to try one of the others unless you just want a new phone.

Jen @ The Happy Homeowner June 26, 2013 at 9:25 am

Thanks for the reminder! Hopefully the transition doesn’t give people too many hiccups…

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 9:41 am

You’re welcome! Since most people wait to the end to change, I thought I would wait to remind everyone. The transfer is pretty easy with both Bloglovin’ and Feedly.

Greg@Thriftgenuity June 26, 2013 at 9:29 am

I think I am going to use the Old Reader. Haven’t done it yet. Thanks for the reminder.

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 9:43 am

I am still trying them out to see which one I like the best.

Suba @ Wealth Informatics June 26, 2013 at 10:49 am

I subscribed to a lot of blogs on Google reader (mostly to help blogger friends improve their stats) but I never really used the reader. I have a routine of sites that I read when I get online either via bookmarks or just by typing in and the rest of my browsing is via pinterest or stumble upon. Some really good (to me) sites, I have email subscription. I have to get on using twitter too. All these put together will solve my needs I guess.

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 11:05 am

I used a variety of methods to keep up with my reading too. I started using Google reader about 2 years ago and found it more efficient for me. I am still testing out Bloglovin’ and Feedly to see which one I like better. I am always looking for more efficient ways of keeping up with my reading.

Andy Hough June 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm

I signed up for feedly but have mostly still been reading on Google Reader. Feedly seems ok, so I’m sure I’ll get used to it once I have no choice.

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 12:42 pm

Yes, I am still testing them (Bloglovin’ and Feedly) too and using Google Reader in the meantime.

Mike@WeOnlyDoThisOnce June 26, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Enjoying Feedly much more than Reader, actually.

Krantcents June 26, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Great! I am still checking out both Feedly and Bloglovin’.

Pauline June 27, 2013 at 4:15 pm

If you want a Google reader-like experience, you could open a new gmail account and subscribe to all your favorite blogs by email. I am going with feedly but may resort to that if I don’t like it on the long term.

Krantcents June 27, 2013 at 4:28 pm

The thought of getting a couple hundred emails a day sounds overwhelming. I think I will stick with a reader.

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