Subscribing to a Blog

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If you are new to blogs, you may wish to know how to subscribe to your favorites.

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Subscribing to a Blog

  1. 1. Blogging for Genealogists Reading and Writing Subscribing to a blog How to keep up to date on blogs Janet Iles BA, PLCGS
  2. 2. Different ways to keep track <ul><li>Bookmark & keep checking </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer feeds </li></ul><ul><li>With a Feed Reader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. of setting up a reader </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From the blog </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook – Networked Blogs </li></ul>
  3. 3. With Internet Explorer 7 Feed Reader
  4. 4. Click on the Orange RSS button
  5. 5. Click on Subscribe to this Feed
  6. 6. Click on Subscribe to Subscribe in your Internet Explorer Feed Reader
  7. 7. New article available when bold.
  8. 8. With a Feed Reader First you set up one
  9. 9. Examples of Feed Readers <ul><li>Google Reader (Google account) </li></ul><ul><li>My Yahoo (my.yahoo.com) (Yahoo account) </li></ul><ul><li>Register </li></ul><ul><li>Bloglines (bloglines.com) </li></ul><ul><li>Netvibes (netvibes.com) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Registering for a Feed Reader <ul><li>Follow Instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually need your email address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A password for that account </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Click on the Down Arrow
  12. 12. Select Your Feed Reader
  13. 13. Select Feed and Click Subscribe
  14. 14. Click on the Bolded Title Feed View
  15. 15. Reading Article <ul><li>In Feed Reader </li></ul><ul><li>In Blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Title of Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OR Click Title of Article </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Don’t Forget to Comment
  17. 17. © 2009 Janet Iles, PLCGS http://researchergal.blogspot.com http://graveyardrabbitgrey.blogspot.com http://greycountyhs.blogspot.com

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