2013: A Great Year for FlowReader

It’s been an awesome 2013 for us here at FlowReader as we put some major milestones under our belts on the product side and made changes that helped us take big steps forward as a team. We want to give a big thanks to all our users that have supported us through 2013 and given us a chance to keep growing as a project. Our team truly values your patience…

Team FlowReader has a surprise for you!  (And just in time for the holidays, too.) Over the past few months, we’ve been listening to your feedback and steadily working to make improvements. So, we’re incredibly excited and proud to announce that we’ve redesigned FlowReader! First of all, a huge thank you to all of you for you continued support and enthusiasm this year from the entire FlowReader team. Without you, there…

These days managing a social media presence is a normal part of daily life. Social and professional networking sites are great resources for content, career research, meeting new people, and staying current in your industry. Everyone is online, so it makes sense that your audience is made up of friends, colleagues, and even potential professional contacts. It’s essential to manage your social media presence in a way that complements both…

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…

  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…

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.…