Your favorite RSS feed reader is going goodbye and you’ve found a Google Reader alternative, now you need to get your data to make a smooth transition.
Here is a step by step guide along with a nifty video (I guess I really do sound like that).
Step 1 Log in to Google Takout
Step 2 Select “Choose Services”
Step 3 Select Google Reader
Step 4 Click on “Create archive” to export your subscriptions as a ZIP file
Step 5 Download your Archive
That’s it! It really is pretty simple once you realize where you need to go. You can also do this directly from Google Reader as well. Here are the steps:
Step 1 Login to Google Reader
Step 2 Click on the settings gear on the upper right hand side (under your picture)
Step 3 Choose “Import/Export”
Step 4 Click on “Download your data through Takeout”
Follow the steps at the beginning of the post after getting to takeout. Here is the video, just in case: