My RSS Readers
Just looking at my logs for Friday it looks like I have:
- 5 subscribers on Bloglines
- 4 subscribers on Google Reader
- 2 subscribers on Newsgator
- 2 subscribers checking with Safari
There were a few more too that looked like they might possibly be real people, but I think it was more likely they were robots, so I ignored them. But in any case, at least 13 people subscribed via RSS. Kinda cool. Of course subscribers ≠ readers. Just like the 80-90 website visitors I get on an average day are not mostly actually regular readers of this blog, but rather are mostly people who stumble on old archived things via random searches. But the RSS reader to subscriber ratio is probably a bit higher than the visits ratio I would imagine. In any case, kinda interesting.
I don't want to burst any bubbles, but I account for at least one in each of Bloglines, Google Reader, and Newsgator.
What's wrong, can't pick?
Like email clients, all feed readers suck, and the game is finding the one that sucks least.