Labels are a great way to organize items in Google Reader — if you apply them where the feed itself does not (or does not add the labels you need). Fortunately, you do not even have to take the fingers off your keyboard to apply any label to any post. You do not even have to type the full label. Here's why:
Label an Item Fast in Google Reader
To add a label to an item in Google Reader:
- Open the desire item in Google Reader.
- Press L.
- Type the desired label or labels to apply.
- If you have used a label before, it will appear in a drop-down menu. Use the down and up arrow keys to navigate to the desired label and press Enter.
- Separate multiple labels with commas.
- Click Save.