Guide to RSS Feeds & Google Reader

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Basic Intro and how-to guide for using RSS feeds and Google Reader

Basic Intro and how-to guide for using RSS feeds and Google Reader

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  • 1. Using RSS Feeds &Google Reader
    An Introduction
    © 2011 Rebecca Law Stone www.rebeccalawstone.com/blog
  • 2. Create an account
    Visit www.google.com/reader
    Sign in using your existing Google account or create an account
    © 2011 Rebecca Law Stone www.rebeccalawstone.com/blog
  • 3. Google Reader Basics
    The left-hand navigation bar:
    Add a subscription
    Organize existingsubscriptions
    Read Individual Entries here
    © 2011 Rebecca Law Stone www.rebeccalawstone.com/blog
  • 4. Subscribing to RSS Feeds
    There are three primary ways to subscribe to an RSS feed. This is option A.
    © 2011 Rebecca Law Stone www.rebeccalawstone.com/blog
    Go to the webpage you want to subscribe to
    Find the RSS icon and click on it
    A new page, the RSS Feed page will pop up
    Subscribe using the drop-down menu provided
  • 5. Subscribing to RSS Feeds
    There are three primary ways to subscribe to an RSS feed. This is option B.
    © 2011 Rebecca Law Stone www.rebeccalawstone.com/blog
    Visit the blog you’ll subscribe to
    Find the RSS icon and click on it
    A new page, the RSS Feed page will pop up
    Copy the feed’s website address
    Return to Google Reader and paste the address into the “Add a Subscription” section
  • 6. Subscribing to RSS Feeds
    There are three primary ways to subscribe to an RSS feed. This is option C.
    © 2011 Rebecca Law Stone www.rebeccalawstone.com/blog
    You can ignore the RSS icon on the blog page and instead, subscribe through icons in your browser
    Depending on what browser you are using, you can click on the favicon (in Firefox)
    Or click on the browser’s RSS feed icon
    Follow the directions as in options A&B
  • 7. Organizing the Reader
    Read all links as a stream or focus just on one website
    Organize your reader by rearranging links
    Edit preferences, create folders to organize links and more in “Manage Subscriptions”
    That’s the basics, now start reading!
    © 2011 Rebecca Law Stone www.rebeccalawstone.com/blog
  • 8. Thank You!
    © 2011 Rebecca Law Stone www.rebeccalawstone.com/blog