If you have a Kindle, one of the greatest little secrets about it is the fact that you can read blogs on it. Up until recently, only relatively large blogs were posted on the Kindle, but now blog postings are open to everyone. You have to pay for this feature if you use it directly in the Kindle reader interface, but if you want to get the most out of your Kindle device, it is well worth the price. We will also show you a way to read them on your Kindle for free through the browser.

If you currently love to read blogs, and have a list of several that you enjoy, one way to organize them is to use Google reader. The first step to set this up is to have an active Google account. A Google account is easy to set up. If you have access to a computer with Internet capabilities, it is easier to find and select blogs that you want to read on your Kindle. Once you have set this up it is easy to put the Google reader onto your Kindle.blog icon

The first step is to make sure your wireless settings are on your Kindle. You will need to change your browser setting to enable JavaScript. The next step is to put in the Google mobile site's web address and log in to your Google account. It is a good idea to click stay logged in so you do not have to continuously type in your username and password. After installing the Google RSS feeds and setting up your favorite blogs for Google reader, you can easily visit the site anytime you are looking for a blog to read. Make sure that you bookmark this site for easy access.

Reading a blog on your Kindle is really simple. It is just like reading one of the books you ordered. Blogs can be read at anytime that you want and Google reader makes it easy to keep track of the blogs to which you have subscribed. The Google reader program will also post the most current articles from the blogs of your choice and mark them as read for you when you are finished with them. With a few simple steps, you can have all of your favorite blogs right readily available, at any given time.

If you don't want to mess with all of that, you can just "sign up" to read blogs on the Kindle. When you sign up to read a blog there will be a trial period before you will have to pay for it. Normally the trial period is around 14 days, giving you an optimal amount of time to decide if this is a blog worth paying for. If you decide that you want to continue reading this particular blog then you do nothing and you will receive a bill for it. If you do not want to keep access to this blog, simply cancel and you will not be charged. Normal fees for reading blogs range from $0.99 to $1.99. The prices of the blogs are determined by Amazon. The ability to read blogs on your Kindle is just one more way this little device can come in handy for your entertainment. This is just one of many ways to get the most out of owning this device.

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Happy reading!