Good bye Google Reader

by Carl Natale on March 13, 2013

Google announced today that it is going to discontinue Google Reader. There goes a major dashboard for me. My Google Reader has feeds that keep me up to date on: Maine news Steelers Political news Business advice Miscellaneous updates It’s a clean interface that is available to me from any browser. It’s much easier to […]

How to find blog ideas when inspiration is lacking

by Carl Natale on December 15, 2010

I don’t know what to write today. I have no blog ideas. So I’m going to skip writing today. I tried. Honestly. Here’s where I looked: RSS Feeds: I have an impressive library of RSS feeds that I monitor. That’s where I found this great post on finding blog ideas from  Duct Tape Marketing. Which […]

Death to the RSS reader, long live RSS

by Carl Natale on September 13, 2010

Much is being made of the decision to pull the plug on Bloglines. For the past few years it has been run by They’re blaming social media. And quite a few people agree. Likely to blame is that people are increasingly turning to services like Facebook and Twitter to manage what they read instead […]