Yesterday I hit 200 feeds in my Bloglines subscriptions (which are publicly viewable here). 200 feeds, as you can imagine, is a lot – I’ll admit to probably spending about an hour a day just reading feeds in Bloglines. On the one hand it means I’m well-informed about what is happening in the blogosphere and tech worlds, but on the other hand, that’s a whole freaking hour of my day that could be spent doing something else.
So this morning I did some feed butcherry. I removed all of the feeds that fell into these categories:
- Feeds for sites which no longer exist (there were at least two)
- Feeds that hadn’t been updated in a long time (over a year in one case)
- Feeds that are regularly updated but no longer interest me
The result of which means I’m now down to… 180 feeds. It’s not a great decrease, but I have also found some feeds that are only occasionally interesting and which I’ll put on ‘probation’ – if they don’t become significantly more interesting any time soon they’ll be chopped too.
How many feeds do you lot subscribe to, then?