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Did you guys know that you can follow your favourite blogs on Blogger just like any social media platform. I think most of you aware of the term follow and many of you must have used this word in social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) as well. With few simple steps you can follow other bloggers on Blogger and can make them follow your Blogs. So, first let's discuss what is Follow function on Blogger.
Follow on Blogger
Just like any social media platforms, Blogger platform provides the feature of Follow button. With Follow function, you can easily follow the blogs or sites in which you are interested but for following other bloggers firstly you have to create an account on Blogger just like social media platforms. For example: in twitter you have to create an account in order to follow someone. Similar in Blogger to follow you favorite blogs or sites, you have to create an account. The follow function of Blogger is quite different from subscribing with email as it doesn't require any account.
Now, let's discuss how to add follow function on Blogger.
How to add a follow me button on blogger
There are two ways with which you can easily make other to follow your blog. The first trick is to use only links, for this you have to save the link of your blog and put it in a place where everyone can see it.
Just save the link on a blog and place it wherever you want. And the second way it by adding Follow me botton on the blog. So, let's discuss steps to add follow me button on Blogger;
1. Sign-in to Blogger
2. Go to layout section and simply click on Add a Gadget button.
3 After that, click on Followers gadget to configure Followers list.
4. Now, just configure Followers list and click on Save to add a follow me button on blogger. Thats it!!!
How to follow a blog on blogger
Here, we will discuss step by step guide to follow a blog on Blogger;
1. Sign-in to Blogger
2. Go to Reading list and then just click on MANAGE in the right corner.
3. Now, Click the Add button below to begin.
4. Here, Add the URL that want to follow - After adding Blog URL click on NEXT to begin.
5. After doing this, a choice will appear on your screen whether you want to follow publicly or anonymously - choose according to your own and just click on Follow button to follow a blog on blogger.
Updates of Followed Blogs
Now, you must be wondering that how can we get to see the updates of Followed Blogs or sites in Blogger. So, let me tell you that it's a very simple to check the updates of Followed Blogs or sites, you just have to the posts from followed Blogs will appear on your home page and you can also check updates in the Reading List menu from the Blogger dashboard. With Reading List menu, you don't have to go on your followed Blogs or sites, you can easily get all updates in simple clicks.
Follow Blogs other than Blogger
The best advantage of follow function of Blogger is that you can follow the blogs or sites of other blogging platforms like WordPress, etc. To follow the blogs or sites other than Blogger you just have to remember the address of that particular feed. You can get the feed address in websites but if the address is not listed in the website then you have to ask the admin directly.
Follow or Subscribe?
According to me follow is a better option than subscribe. With Follow function you can easily get updates of Followed Blogs in Reading List menu whereas in Subscribe method, you have to check your mail for latest updates. To use Follow function on Blogger you have to create an account on Blogger first but in Subscribe method, there is no need to create an account and it only requires a reader's email. But I recommend you to choose both options in order to reach more audience.
Above we have discussed about the follow function on Blogger. Just like any social media platforms, Blogger platform provides the feature of Follow button. With Follow function, you can easily follow the blogs or sites in which you are interested but for following other bloggers firstly you have to create an account on Blogger just like social media platforms. The follow function of Blogger is quite different from subscribing with email as it doesn't require any account. From above mentioned steps you can easily add a follow me Botton on your blog and you will be able to follow others on Blogger. I hope this information is helpful to you all.