Subscribing to Blogs

In this free lesson, learn all about how a blog subscription works, as well as how to subscribe to blogs online.

Introduction

Blog Basics

Reading a variety of blogs can be a great way to learn about new things, be entertained, or get news from a certain perspective. But the more blogs you read, the more difficult it can be to keep up with them all. Fortunately, you can easily keep up with a large number of blogs by subscribing to the ones you read most.

In this lesson, we'll discuss the advantages of subscribing to the blogs you read. We'll also provide a list of several popular RSS readers, which you can use to set up blog subscriptions.

All about subscribing to blogs

When you subscribe to blogs, new posts are delivered to youWhen you subscribe to blogs, new posts are delivered to you

When you subscribe to a blog, you get all of its new posts and updates delivered to you. You subscribe to blogs using an RSS reader, which is a tool that lets you read posts from multiple blogs on one page.

There are many advantages to subscribing to your favorite blogs:

Choosing an RSS reader

There are many RSS readers to choose from. If you're just getting started, you might want to try one of the RSS readers below. They're all simple and easy to use, even if you've never subscribed to a blog before.

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If you have a smartphone or tablet, you could also try one of the news reader apps below. News reader apps aren't much different from traditional RSS readers, but they're designed specifically to be used on mobile devices. These apps collect, or aggregate, content from major blogs and news sites. They can also be used to subscribe to any blog with an RSS feed.

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