We’re always trying to make things better, and the team has been busy working on a few updates to freshen up your FlowReader experience. Here’s 6 nifty changes we’ve made to improve our service.  

Here at FlowReader, we do our best to appreciate and value the things that have contributed to our development and helped us grow as a team and as a service. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. The food, the family, the good spirits, and the gratitude – it’s a great day. However, the main thing that I enjoy about this holiday is the fact that everyone takes the time to…

Quick Tips for Better Status Updates

  The way we present or promote ourselves on social media is becoming an important part of our regular lives. Whether you’re using your profiles for professional or personal reasons, it’s important to create engaging updates. You might have great content, but if you fail to get your message across in a compelling way then you won’t be able to reach people in the way you want. Posting interesting facts,…

It doesn’t matter if you’re old-school and write everything down, or have an obsession with downloading the latest productivity apps to help you organize you tasks – there’s no doubt about it. We are a society that loves lists. Scribbled on a piece of paper, written neatly in a day planner, or stored in an app – lists are everywhere you turn these days. In today’s post, I’ll explore lists,…

How to Find Blogs to Follow

You probably have a few favorite blogs you already follow if you’re using an RSS reader regularly. Even so, I’m sure you’re always on the lookout for new reading material that either reflects interests you already have or introduces you to new things. The great part of RSS is that you can keep up with content on your favorite sites without having to remember every single cool new blog or…

Keyboard shortcuts are handy tricks to help speed up your reading and content curation. Getting familiar with keyboard shortcuts in general is helpful for any professional or heavy internet user. They not only help you work faster, but more efficiently. In fact, one of the first features requested by users on our feedback forum after FlowReader launched was the ability to move through items using keyboard shortcuts. So, if you’re…

Writing advice generally boils down to 3 key things: get in the habit of writing, set goals, and despite all the debate, content is king. It’s frustrating, but true. Achieving any amount of online “success” means you will need to produce awesome content. New content not only shows that you’re active in your industry, but also helps establish you as a source of current and helpful information within your community, whether it be…

Your Facebook status updates say more about your personality than you think.   According to a recent study published at PLOS ONE, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania think they’ve found a way to make predictions about your personality based on your Facebook status updates. The scientists, headed by H. Andrew Schwartz, examined the  language used on 75,000 profiles and discovered differences varying by age, gender, and even personality, which allowed them…

“Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety.” – Jack Nicklaus  Running behind on a project (again)? Can’t remember where you stashed those brilliant stroke-of-genius-at-midnight notes you jotted down last week? Sorting through the pile on your desk and wondering how you’re going to get it all done? From time to time, we all struggle to focus at work. It can be difficult to juggle your every day tasks, the phone…

Browsing Is Key To Content Discovery

A close family friend once told me that she always reads the first and last page of any book she’s thinking of reading. This is the way she picks out a reading list. My mom calls it “tasting”. Some might call it cheating. I call it browsing. We often associate browsing with bookstores or libraries, or nowadays, even databases. We’re natural browsers. It’s a crucial component of how we discover information and…