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Are you looking for ways to use technology to help you be more efficient and organized? Feedly is an amazing tool to help the Internet work for you! If you have never used an aggregator, it’s easy to set up and easy to use! Go to Feedly.com and get started!
What is an aggregator? It compiles news, website updates, blog posts, and podcasts. For genealogy, one of the best uses is to compile updates to Ancestry Surname Message Boards. Information keeps accruing at the site until YOU are ready to read it.
What you are doing now….
What Feedly will do for you….
Why is Feedly useful? The information that you want to read will be there when you want to read it. You don’t have to remember all of the places that you searched and when you last checked those sites. Never miss a blog post again! And you will be more efficient, saving time for other tasks.
Feedly syncs automatically when you are logged in. And it’s ready to read on your computer, mobile devices, or web-connected ereaders.
How do I add things to Feedly?
1. Find the rss logo. RSS means “really simple syndication”. RSS feeds allow users to receive timely updates from favorite web sites.
2. Search Feedly’s categories. Feedly has common sites preloaded for you to add.
3. Paste in a web site to see if there is a feed to add.
How do I send or save what I found?
Where do I find out how to organize Feedly?
Where do I find out how to change the theme?
Where can I go to change the preferences?