Posted by Mary Andrews / April 16, 2013
Google Reader Alternatives: Were Lovin' Bloglovin
You might have heard by now that Google Reader will be deactivated this July. This was pretty much heartbreaking news for Tim and I since we've been longtime Google Reader power users. It's been such a great tool for us to keep track of our huge and growing list of favorite blogs.
If you too are a Google Reader junkie and looking for a replacement come July, we hope you'll add us to your new reader (pretty please). We're planning to make the switch to Bloglovin, and recently imported our entire Google Reader feeds with the click of a button. Bloglovin is another blog reader platform that allows you to easily stay updated with all your favorite blogs by letting you know when they've published a new post.
You can follow us on Bloglovin by clicking this link. It's been a fun switch so far in that Bloglovin also recommends similar blogs to the ones you're already following — you know, in case you want to just tack on more blogs to your growing addiction, haha.
Learn more about Bloglovin's handy Google Reader importer to see if it's the right route for you too. Here's a screen of the import taking place when we made the switch:
Not a "reader" type of follower? No worries, if you like you can opt to receive an email every time we publish a new post by entering in your email address in our right sidebar — don't worry, we can't see the emails or use them in any capacity (not that we'd spam even if we could!).
And while we're talking about keeping in touch, you can find us on Facebook and Twitter too!
Have you been a longtime fan of Google Reader? What alternatives are you planning to use when it's closed down? We're always interested in finding great alternatives.