#5 – limit how many feeds you subscribe to on a particular topic. [me] – good suggestion. Do you really need to read 100 blogs on the same topic? Probably not. Another similar idea – why not subscribe to a technorati search on a topic,r ather than individual blogs? That way, you’ll catch good stuff without cluttering up your feed reader.
#6 – periodically test your feeds. Leave a feed unread for a week. Then spend some time doing a catchup and ask yourself “was that really worth my time?” [me] – another great idea! This sounds like a handy way to see if the content on a particular blog is still relevant to your needs/interests.
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#8 – Add a ‘quarantine’ category for new blogs [me] – that way, you’re not dropping the feed into a category and then forgetting about it. It allows you to try it out and see if the content works for you.
So – if you’re feeling bogged down by blogs, go read the full article and try some of these handy tips.