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How I Organize Following Other Blogs

How I Organize Following Other Blogs

The hardest thing for me when I was a new blogger was figuring out how to organize following other blogs, and commenting on blogs, both my own and others. I used to use Google Reader and then it went by the wayside and I struggled for a bit to find my footing again. There are lots of services and software out there to help you organize your feeds, but none of them seem to be exactly what I’m looking for. So I went old school and decided to manage everything via email. How I Organize Following Other Blogs Follow blogs via email. Once I identified my favorite bloggers, I subscribed to their posts via email. I’m fairly discriminating about who I follow. I follow bloggers who reciprocate comments/blog promotion or post content I’m interested in. I’m not afraid, after following a blogger for a few months, to unsubscribe. Create filters in Gmail to move those subscriptions out of my Inbox immediately. You are probably thinking, you subscribed why aren’t you reading them first? Well, I get a lot of messages every day and while I love visiting, reading and commenting on blogs, I can’t do it every day! So I […]

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