5 Power Tips for Bloglines RSS Aggregator Users

Chances are you also use Bloglines as your RSS aggregator and rss reader. Here are a few tips and features for using Bloglines more effectively

1. Show only updated feeds – This is useful as I have many subscribed rss feeds and some update daily, some after a week and so on. This option allows me to see only the recently updated feeds and reduces the clutter on the left frame. If you go to My Feeds | Options – you will see a checkbox option to use Subscription Display: Show only updated feeds.

2. Bloglines Easy Subscribe Bookmarklet – helps to subscribe to a blog from anywhere with the Bloglines Subscribe button.

3. Bloglines Notifiers – Want to automatically be notified when your Bloglines account has new items to read? This makes it easy to be notified when your subscriptions have new items.

4. Use Hotkeys / Keywords – j – next article k – previous article s – next sub f – next folder A – read all r – refresh left panel. Enables fast usage and browsing of posts

5. ‘Keep New’ or ‘Clip/Blog This‘ – This helps to save articles for reading or blogging later. allow you to save particular articles for later review. Very useful for bloggers.