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12 May 2006


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I concur!

I like the bloglines, I too, have only subscribed a week or so ago, and I too, feel the same. I also find it causes me to search peoples archives less, and their links, even less. I just read the new post, and off I go, to the next blog's new post on the list... kind of hum-drum. I like the thrill of the chase too.
But too give a little positive feedback, I do like not having to scroll through my whole list (100 or so) of blogs I enjoy, only to find about 30% have a new post. So I guess it saves some time.
And another thing, I have noticed it's something going around right now, the need for a blog break. I think it's a good thing to do, though I haven't dared to yet, I wonder if I would lose my readers forever?
But then, if they really like visiting me they'd be back no matter how long a break I took, right?
Gee, now that I've taken up 10 minutes of your time reading this, I guess I'll end it now!
Take care and I hope you find a happy balance with all of the things you love.


Hi, I'm having some of the same thoughts about Bloglines. I have subscribed since some time last year, and have had to clean up my list of feeds a couple of times. The sheer possibility of keeping up with all the updates seems to make it a pressure.

What's good about it is that I don't fall off the blogs that update less regularly. I simply don't think about them until they turn up in Bloglines again. Before I used to get tired of waiting for a page to load, only to find no updates, so I deleted a lot of favourites because of this.

But I've noticed that I get more and more subscribers on Bloglines, but less comments. And I see on Sitemeter that fewer people click my links.

And I know from a Norwegian crafts forum that fewer and fewer of those readers visit the actual blog pages, the just read updates in Bloglines.


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Good thoughts about bloglines -- I'm still debating about them. Thanks for visiting!

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