Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to FlowReader with you in our Release Notes. Here’s a change log for our last release: New Feature: Suggestions Tab. Added management for Google accounts in Settings. Various bug fixes and UI improvements. Improved consistency of images in posts: Removed rounded corners from all images (Facebook, Twitter, RSS) and avatars will be shown with rounded corners. Added hidden Feedback button on…

  I spend a lot of time on Twitter – the whole FlowReader team does. It’s a great place to connect with new people, engage with your community, and discover great content. Twitter’s interactive nature is part of what makes it so popular, but it’s not without its own set of challenges. There’s a lot to learn and it’s easy to make mistakes (we’ve made a lot) regardless of whether you’re just…

These days, we are constantly exposed to information. In addition to all the regular human interactions that our brains must process, we now deal with the added layer of emails, news updates, phone calls, and other modern interruptions. As news gets faster and the amount of content we consume increases, the idea of content overload is becoming a familiar problem for many of us. With so many sites, networks, and…

 Three updates to help you get more out of Flowreader! While you’ve been busy browsing, reading, and keeping up with your communities, the team has been busy working on some new features that we hope will have a big impact on how you use FlowReader. We couldn’t be more excited about the 3 new features we released earlier this week! And while we mentioned them in our latest Release Notes,…

Each week on our blog, we share our latest updates, bug fixes, and improvements to FlowReader with you in our Release Notes.   Here’s a change log for our last release: New Feature: Filter your Twitter timeline by Twitter User. New Feature: URL shortener ((flow.to domain).  URLs in “Post new” will be automatically shortened on our servers before they are sent to Facebook/Twitter.  New Feature: RSS feeds can be added to your reader using a website URL. Fixed…

I use FlowReader every day at work to help me with content curation and keep up with news in the industry. Using our own product encourages the team to honestly evaluate FlowReader, and it’s one of the best ways for us to learn how to do better. In other words, we eat our own dog food. When I first started working on FlowReader, I’d never used an RSS reader regularly.…

You can now export your FlowReader feeds to an OPML file with a single click!    This is just a quick post to announce we have added an OPML export for your FlowReader subscriptions! Since our launch last year, a few people have requested a way to download the RSS feeds they follow in FlowReader. At the time, we had our hands full finishing bigger tasks, like our redesign and resolving…

FlowReader’s birthday is today!  FlowReader turns 1 today and we’re so excited to celebrate! Over the last year, we’ve come a long way and learned a lot. It’s been a truly amazing experience and we couldn’t have done it without your support. To celebrate this milestone, we put together an infographic filled with some fun stats and facts about FlowReader and our team: Once again, a big thank you to…

Some of the FlowReader team and other members of Wikidi projects will be speaking at  the Devel.cz ’14 Developers Conference on June 21st, so the office has been buzzing with preparations. With presentations about FlowReader’s development on the brain and our first birthday coming up next week as well, it’s been a great opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come since our launch. The last year has been filled ups, downs,…

I recently came across a great post on Brain Pickings about the creative routine of Henry Miller, which started out with the following quote: It got me thinking about daily routines and how important they are to our overall health, happiness, and productivity. One of the coolest things about working in the FlowReader office is that we have flexible schedules and the option for partial home office, so we’re always…

A 2020 Guide to client-building on LinkedIn for Freelance Bloggers

If you’re a blogger looking for freelance work, there is no place like LinkedIn to look for clients. As a professional network of international professionals, this is the best breeding ground for freelancing opportunities. As a blogger, there is so much you can do with your life professionally. Blog writing skills are very in-demand. You just need a friendly nudge in the right direction and you’ll have more freelance work…

3 Ways to Get Free (or Cheap) Content for Your Blog

There’s no way around it – You can’t have a successful blog unless you keep it active. Publishing content on a regular basis is key to gaining a larger readership, ranking better on Google, and getting more exposure. But who has time to create content on a daily basis? Not only is it time-consuming, but unless you’re a good writer yourself, this is one task better left to the professionals.…