Successful Freelance Writers Know How to Use a Feed Reader

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If you are a freelance writer who uses the web, a feed reader is one of the most useful tools you can find. Feed readers (also called aggregators or RSS readers) allow you to subscribe to content from web sources such as blogs, news services, job sites and search engines. Most modern, frequently updates web sites provide a feed.

While it is possible, and in many cases advisable, to visit a web site to read their articles and information, the beauty of a feed reader is that it allows you to scan through the latest headlines and quickly see if the new material is something you want to read. In some cases, entire articles will be available through the newsreader. In other cases, just the headline and a brief description will be available. Search engine feeds in particular will always be limited to a headline and a description.

Feed readers save time and allow a person to scan a great deal of information quickly. Here are some excellent tutorials on feed readers:

Here are some of my favorite feeds:

Finally, here are links to the feeds for web sites I am associated with:

One thought on “Successful Freelance Writers Know How to Use a Feed Reader

  1. Amazon kindle and Sony E-Readers both are very good e-reader device as compare to any other gadgets. It seems that people are more focusing on e-reader device now a days instead of mobile apps. Review first Sony E-reader and Amazon Kindle device.

    Ben Williams

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