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RSS Feeds on Your Site: Be Noticed and Recommended to Similar Bloggers

Oct 11, 2007
RSS is an acronym for Really Simple Syndication. RSS are managed by XML codes. RSS feeds actually helps information to reach the target audience as and when information is updated and modified. RSS is a bleeding edge breakthrough technology of 2005. RSS1.0 and RSS2.0 are the most commonly used feeds.

RSS 2.0 being the latest is used by almost all the sites and blogs. There are quite a few feed readers compatible for Windows and Linux and is Open Source e.g. Beaver, WinRSS, Awasu, Aggie etc. Your blog is readily compatible to incorporate the RSS feed, even if you do not know html or xml (extensible markup language) coding. Therefore, it is convenient to use, simple and user friendly.

Popular Browsers like Yahoo and Firefox has built in RSS feeds that help in Content syndication. If you have published content, Yahoo and Google makes, it reachable to many viewers through the RSS feed reader. The RSS feed in your blog helps your content to be indexed quickly to the search engines. Therefore, if you are using blogs to publish your articles then it reaches to target viewers and similar bloggers instantly.

Using the ping functionality also helps to include your content and makes it visible through aggregators like Technorati and others. With a RSS feed your blog is naturally rich in content that you update regularly and the search engines are exactly looking for this kind of quality information.

* RSS feeds are excellent to disseminate information about new audio, video releases and are used in information sensitive business like news and podcasting.
* RSS also helps to catalogue websites in a manner so that you can actually read the headlines, titles and choose the content you want to read. The feed reader or aggregators facilitate reading of any RSS content.
* Clicking the RSS icon in a browser actually initiates the subscription process to a blog or site.

The reader monitors the subscribed feeds frequently for updated, modifies content, and downloads new content replacing the older versions. The popular BitTorrent clients also offer RSS support.
RSS feeds are thus instant contact mechanism that boosts the fundamental principles of internet marketing. Your information will spread like fire to the similar minds and interested crawlers.

When someone is picking up your feed, she or she actually subscribes to your blog. They add you to their favorite lists and reach you whenever they want to. This contributes to building your client database very fast. It complements the tasks that you do through your promotional emails. So even if you are not sending out mails for any reasons your clients will be updated about the new changes in information.

Feeds also contribute to link building and magnifying your link popularity. With RSS feeds, you also get instant feedbacks on your blog. This increases your visibility and clients are happy to build their trust and dependence on your skills. Therefore, RSS feeds are the best way to be noticed and recommended to others. If you are not convinced then you will be denying a cost effective and simple technology at your own risk.
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Allen Thomason is an accomplished and established internet marketer. To find out how to expand your online knowledge and learn more about Internet Marketing, Advertising, and Proven Marketing Tactics visit http://www.TheProfitCombination.com
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