January 2, 2009

Tangled up

Kyle and I are tangled up in google.

What I mean is that when he opened his gmail account about a year ago, it attached itself to my blogger account and now I can't un-attach it. It really wasn't a problem until last month, when I opened a gmail account to escape the hotmail nightmares that I was having.

Hotmail nightmares: I was getting 30 - 40 e-mails an hour (sometimes more, sometimes less) and randomly, once or twice a day, when I responded, the responses would just send repeatedly until I deleted them from my outbox. A few of you can attest to this. I know that's an Outlook issue, but the hotmail issue came in when they would shut my account down for 24 - 48 hours because they thought I was sending spam. It had me in tears. Seriously, I think my heart rate just went up just thinking about December.

Anyway, I opened a gmail account. But since my blogger and google reader accounts are attached exclusively to kyle's e-mail address (even though he opened his gmail account way after my blogger and reader accounts were opened) I have to sign out and sign back in every time I want to post something or look at any of my feeds.

It's livable but IT'S SUCH A PAIN.

I know that I can manually transfer my reader feeds over (and maybe clean out a few of the blogs I don't really read much), but I'm not sure what to do about the blogs. I'd take any advice anyone has to offer . . .

1 comment:

Skye @ Planet Jinxatron said...

You may have already figured this out, but just in case...

Moving the feeds is actually easy, and you don't have to do it manually. If you click on settings in the top right corner, then you pick Import/Export. Export from his account, import into your account. It won't keep track of what you've read, so you want to do it after you've caught up so you can import and then mark everything read.

For the blog thing, you can actually, from his account, invite your account to also be an author of the blog. Settings, permissions, add authors. Then no matter which one you're logged in to, you can post.