RIP Google Reader // Free Fonts #2

I just found out last week that Google Reader is going to retire on the 1st of July. I think I am the last person to know! It sent me into a bit of a flap because, until now, all of my email subscriptions have been handled through google reader.

After a frantic weekend I have now set up a new newsletter plugin and have copied all the old subscriber email addresses over. If you are currently subscribed you will (hopefully) receive two email from me while I test out the plugin. From the 1st of July you will continue receiving one email per post, as usual!

If you aren’t subscribed to minieco and want to receive updates via email then click here to join!

If you are looking for a replacement reader I can heartily recommend bloglovin (I have also tried feedly and that seems pretty cool too). If you have any recommendations then please share!

Fonts: Soy milk // Jess Font // Brain Flower // The Skinny // Peach Milk

While I am here I thought I would show you some lovely fonts I’ve just discovered. The chunk of wood behind them has just been chopped up and features in my next project!

Soy Milk by Denise Bentulan
Jess Font by Jess from irocksowhat.com
Brain Flower by Denise Bentulan
Peach Milk by Frédéric Rich
The Skinny by Jusebox

View more free fonts here.


 

 

14 Comments Leave yours

  1. I was so sad when I found out about this years ago. And my beloved iGoogle is retiring too. :( :(

    I have been using feedly and I really like it! I already transferred this blog over to it. :)

    • Kate #

      Yay! Years ago?!?!

      I must have my head buried in the sand :)

  2. I’ve been using feedly for 2 months and I’m loving it.

    • Kate #

      Thanks for letting us know Alexandra ;)

  3. Thanks! Love these and downloaded them all! And I agree – Bloglovin’ all the way.

    • Kate #

      Glad you like them Elizabeth x

  4. ARC #

    LOVE the fonts, esp Soymilk!! I’m kind of a font junkie, now that I have a Silhouette machine :)

    • Kate #

      Yay! How are you finding the silhouette machine? It’s been on my wish list for a long time but it’s a lot of money….(more expensive here in the UK I think)

      One day!

  5. Have started using bloglovin recently and really like it! Better hurry up and finish transferring over the blogs that i follow. Yours was one of the first ones of course!

  6. Only bloglovin :)
    Thanks for fonts!
    FojAga

  7. Love these fonts, I’ve already downloaded them all !

  8. I’m still cheesed off about Google Reader ending and I’ve known about it for weeks! :)

    ~Heidi

  9. Kelsey #

    I found out about gr being killed off in a ritualistic fashion in February or March… thats about when the alert started cropping up at log in. I moved over to theoldreader.com, its set up a lot like google reader used to be– same sort of layout, with the ability to share to your friends. its alright, i like it. its userbase has boomed since google killed gr.

  10. Minibishop #

    Hi!

    Just to drop another option to Google Reader. I’ve been using Newsblur for a couple of months and it’s quite good.

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