Last week, I was horrified when I heard that Google has officially announced that it will be shutting down Google Reader on June 1, 2013.
I use Google Reader every day to scan hundreds of my favorite blogs and websites. It helps me learn for free from the greatest minds in the church and business world. I also love how easy it makes finding good articles about preaching to share with all of you on Twitter and Facebook. Google Reader has been my morning ritual for years.
I am really going to miss it. But after a brief panic attack, I got to work looking for the best alternative I could find to replace it.
Thankfully there are some good alternatives out there. The Google Reader alternative that I have settled on Feedly.
Feedly has clearly outlined its intention to continue on in a post Google Reader world. It seems to be the most popular choice among others I follow. And it is free. Who doesn’t like free?
By simply logging in to your Google account, they will automatically transfer over all of your Google Reader info. Continue Reading…