Feedly is a popular RSS reader that’s been on the rise after the shutdown of Google’s competing Reader service. Given the fact that so many users joined Feedly at once, the site is notorious for being slow, especially for those who follow many feeds. This morning, however, Feedly appears to be running even slower than… Continue reading Feedly Goes Down Due to Cyber-Attack and Extortion Attempt
They say that Google factors pagespeed heavily into its search and ranking algorithm, but apparently these best practices don’t apply to its own network of sites. Is it just me or does cruising Google Drive feel more like Driving Miss Daisy? Also, I don’t doubt Facebook’s technology prowess, but the pages are becoming more novel-like… Continue reading The 4 Slowest Sites You Use Each Day
Are free, quality RSS readers becoming a service of the past? Today feedly revealed feedly Pro, a paid subscription service to premium features on feedly. As perhaps the most popular RSS reader on the market, feedly could be setting a costly precedent for other RSS readers. For $5 per month feedly offers subscribers: Article search… Continue reading Feedly Reveals Pro Option for RSS Reader, Offers Lifetime Membership
After the Google Reader funeral many of us turned to Feedly to host our blog feeds and RSS subscriptions. Considering how many people are using Feedly now, it might be wise to add a Feedly button to your blog or website to encourage readers to directly subscribe to you on that service too. Providing users… Continue reading How to Add a Feedly Follow Button to Your Blog to Increase Traffic
Since Google announced the July 1 closing date for Reader, companies have been scrambling to produce alternatives that would draw in the suddenly “homeless” Google Reader users. Feedly, one of the most popular RSS readers, has added functionalities to replace some of the actions users used to be able to do with Google Reader, like… Continue reading The DashBurst Guide to Choosing an RSS Reader
Feedly’s quest to replace and improve on Google Reader before its demise July 1st reached another milestone: a fully functional channel on IFTTT. The integration with IFTTT now allows users to create recipes that automatically combine actions on Feedly with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Evernote and pretty much any other major web app. For those of… Continue reading Feedly’s IFTTT Channel and Web App Goes Live Days Before Google Reader is Shutdown
By now you’ve heard of the imminent demise of Google Reader. But how long do you have until Google shuts down Feedburner? How devastating would that be to your blog? Here we offer answers and evaluate alternatives to Feedburner. Rumors have floated around forever that Feedburner will get axed at some point! Google has already… Continue reading ALERT: Will Your Blog Get Burned When Google Shuts Down Feedburner?
Google caused quite the uproar yesterday when they announced Google Reader will be shut down in the beginning of July. If you’re a content curator or just an avid Reader fan, this could pose a really big blow to your productivity and the discovery system you’ve spent all that time constructing. So what is the… Continue reading How to Transition From Google Reader to Feedly [Plus Other RSS Reader Alternatives]