Blogs are great for posting content if you are the author. But the power of blogs isn’t in publishing. The power of blogs lies within its reach. Blogs are relevant if they are well read. RSS allows readers to gather, review and access information categorized in infinite ways.
Dennis Kennedy has a great post on an issue near and dear to my heart. He submits that if he were on a desert island, he would chose a stand-alone (i.e. client side) reader, rather than the web-based readers that so many of us dabble in. Recently, I subscribed to Google Reader as well as Netvibes. Dennis is correct. Web-based reader applications are, no matter how fancy, limited. Dennis recommends FeedDemon as his reader of choice. I think I’ll give it a try.