By Sinea Pies Post update: Friday March 29th
Here is a link to an article by Search Engine Watch explaining more about the change, including some alternatives that you and your subscribers may want to consider: Google Reader Going Away July 1
In the meantime, here’s an idea: subscribe to your favorite sites via email as a backup plan. Once you have the new service set, you can always go back to RSS.
UPDATE: Amy Lynn Andrews of “Blogging With Amy” just posted a great article on what the Google Reader retirement means for it’s users: Google Reader Alternatives