It spreaded throughout the internet within a couple of hours like a live fire. Websites and forums flooded with questions like Why Google is going to shutdown this wonderful product ? Why Google could not able to monetize it ? Is there any other web based RSS reader which can replace Google Reader ?
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Although I could not give the exact reason for the first two questions, altleast I have the answer to the third question. I found some web based RSS readers, which can satisfy your appetite for RSS feeds. Here is comparision between them.
5 best alternatives to Google Reader
1. NewsBlur 2. The Old Reader 3. Netvibes 4. Good Noows 5. Taptu
My personal choice
If a chance is given to me, I would go for Netvibes and Good Noows. Two things I liked in Netvibes are its cool dashboard and highly customizable settings. I liked Good Noows for its visual styles. It support a lot of cool layouts which will really impress you. I really loved its Front page layout and Twitter stream layout.
Hope this article will help you to find some good alternatives for Google Reader. Go to those sites and explore them. I am sure you will definitely get one which can satisfy your RSS appetite.