I wish more Excel blogs had a global site-wide comments feed that you could subscribe to, like this one does. (Daily Dose of Excel: http://www.dailydoseofexcel.com/comments/feed/)
Comments are where the party is. Sure, you can subscribe to comments on blogs post by post, but sometimes the article doesn’t seem that relevant to you at the time, so you don’t bother. And then someone posts some gem that you wished you had known about. And you missed it, because it wasn’t in the original piece.
And on a site like this one that predates my interest in Excel by like over a decade, I find comments from the Comment Feed often alert me to helpful stuff I’ve missed. But retrospectively subscribing one post at a time in order to catch them ain’t a serious option. So a global comments feed is one of the handiest ways for people to consume great content – often NOT written by the original author – for years to come.
Here’s the site-wide comments feeds for the main sites I know about that have ’em:
Newton Excel Bach: http://newtonexcelbach.wordpress.com/comments/feed/
Bacon Bits: http://feeds.feedburner.com/CommentsForBaconBits
Excel & UDF Performance (Charles Williams): http://fastexcel.wordpress.com/comments/feed/
MyOnlineTrainingHub (Mynda Treacy): http://www.myonlinetraininghub.com/comments/feed
Jon Peltier: http://feeds.feedburner.com/CommentsForPtsBlog
RAD Excel (Colin Legg): http://feeds.feedburner.com/CommentsForRadExcel
Andrew’s Excel Tips: http://andrewexcel.blogspot.com/feeds/comments/default
My favorite used to be the Bacon Bits comments feed: most of those comments were as risque as Mike’ articles. But then he had to go spoil things by adding a spam filter.
Anyone else have any great global comments feeds on the main Excel sites out there worth sharing?