In order to start using Reddit like a pro, you need to locate and subscribe to specific subreddits that fit your interests. That’s the first step towards learning to use Reddit productively and even Reddit improving your life.
There are several different ways to find subreddits these days, and these methods are just fine for finding popular and sociable communities to join, but they don’t always lead you to the most interesting subreddits out there.
That’s when this strange other method comes in handy.
In essence, you can utilize the multireddit feature to find lesser-known and obscure subreddits that you probably wouldn’t be able to find otherwise. Here’s how to do that:
- Open the left sidebar on Reddit.
- Under multireddits, click Create. Enter any name for the new multireddit and click Create again.
- In the right sidebar, click the text field that says add subreddit and start typing anything. You’ll see a dropdown menu with subreddit suggestions that match what you type.
- Have fun and type all kinds of terms and phrases. Explore the suggestions, add any that seem interesting, and if they don’t fit your tastes, remove them.
That’s it! It’s a bit crude, I know, but I’ve found a few cool subreddits this way so I know you’ll probably find a few yourself.
Give it a try and let us know how it goes! What’s your favorite way to find new subreddits? Share with us in the comments below.