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How to Replace Your RSS Feed Automatically With Facebook's Like Button

Stay N' Alive

As I seek to make this blog more and more a part of the social networks you participate in (I call this "From Fishers to Farmers" - something I speak about in my talks), I'll be documenting my progress along the way. Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rss

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Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth

For my students: RSS allows you to manually (or autopost) Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc updates from a 3rd party site. RSS Icons – any colour or the word RSS or Subscribe . Social Media COMPANIES (Press Room/Blog). Twitter Blog  OR LinkedIn Blog  [link]  Or  [link].

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5 Tips for Blogging in the Post RSS Era

Geoff Livingston

Much has been said about the decline of blogging , and why now is a great time to start creating content. Building a successful blog in 2006 depended on building a loyal readership via RSS. In 2011, RSS usage has dramatically declined with many people receiving their news from friends in social networks online or via email. ( image by the Bilerco Project ). Quid pro quo.

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Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions


follow a lot of blogs and various RSS feeds. Each time I subscribe to a blog, I organize them by topic (Blogging, Freelance, Social Media, SEO, etc.). Then I rename each subscription with the blog’s main Twitter handle. How to Export Your Google Reader RSS Feeds & Subscriptions. BloggingAs you can imagine, this stopped me in my tracks.

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Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

Some of the biggest news in the blogging world over the last week was without a doubt Google’s announcement that on June 1st, they’re closing Google Reader. Let’s look at some other big blogs: SmartPassiveIncome: 8,425. My friend Steve’s health blog Nerd Fitness is sitting on 4,786 subscribers there. recommend Feedly as your new RSS home.

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How to Create a Latest Posts Portfolio Page with WP RSS Aggregator


The plugin you will need is WP RSS Aggregator. This plugin allows you to combine multiple RSS feeds and publish them on one single page using a piece of shortcode. To set up your latest posts portfolio page, you will use Add New Feed Source to add each of your author-specific RSS feeds from each site you contribute to. How to Get Your Author RSS Links. The Plugin. link].

Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?

Spin Sucks

If your blog was ranked (how does that even happen?) and suddenly had a ton of subscribers, would that change your outlook on blogging? Let’s back up… when you launched your blog , was it your goal to earn 500 or 1,000 subscribers in 12 months? Applying for ranking with the Ad Age Power 150 to get that awesome badge in the sidebar of your blog.

Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts


Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. Blogging

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The Changing State Of Blogs

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Are blogs dead? and I on to his podcast to discuss this whole, "is blogging dead?" What is a blog? In the early days of blogging (I started Six Pixels of Separation in 2003), I defined blogs as a personal publishing platform that enabled anyone to write something, hit the publish button, and instantly have it distributed to the world for free (and fast). At the time, many new types of blogs started down the same path. Still, these blogs had the core technical features of a personal blog. Remember RSS feeds ? blogging. brand.

iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on. It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. Really grumpy ! How did you come to this decision? .

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

The following is a guest blog article by Chris Apple. I don’t know about you, but as a real estate blogger, I tend to read a lot of blogs during my workday. Some of the blogs I read on any given day range in topics from SEO blogs , real estate blogs , social media blogs , and blogs about blogging. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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How I Bumped My RSS Conversion Rate from 16% To 25%


Want to find out how to boost RSS subscriber conversion? I did, but I hardly found any information about it online! The RSS subscription page was way too busy! What that means is that I don’t know the difference these changes made on conversions for people clicking on the RSS button. Want to help other bloggers and email marketers increase RSS conversions?

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120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs


Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Successful blogs play a pivotal role in delivering your brand message, and help drive sales without using traditional hard-sell tactics. steps for creating a successful blog. The key to successful blogging is creating content that your target audience wants to read.

End Of Blogs

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I love my blog. love your blog. love blogs. Loving blogs has nothing to do with me not loving the newer stuff. love Twitter , Facebook , Google+ and other places to publish, share and connect too, but I have a soft spot for blogs. It really IS the end of blogging and old school newsreaders. " So, am I supposed to forget about this blog and just post what I'm thinking about on Google+ or Facebook or tumblr or whatever? This isn't the end of blogs. Please don't stop the blogging. Blogs are important. blogging.

Responding (Or Not) to Blog Comments

Spin Sucks

During our stay there, we ended up having a conversation about blog comments and replying to them. Valeria, who is one of the smartest people I know, rarely gets any comments, but her blog is one of the go-tos for nearly everyone in marketing. It’s one of a handful of blogs I have come into my email (instead of my RSS feed) so I don’t miss it every day.

The Value Of Blog Comments

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In the beginning God created the Blogs and the RSS. Last week, Mathew Ingram over at GigaOm published a Blog post titled, Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort. It seems like there's a movement for more and more Blogs to not bother having the comments enabled. The macro theory here is that Blogging is a part of Social Media which inherently means that the spirit of community needs to be present. Blog comments are becoming increasingly valuable. They can link to the Blog post on LinkedIn and also comment on it there. blog comment.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. Which blog post promotion tactics are most effective? Is it still worthwhile to get listed in blog directories, and if so, which ones?

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g.

Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules


Are there blogs that you read regularly that you find so good that you end up sharing every post on Twitter? Do you hate it when you miss a post from those blogs, and wish that, even when you’re offline, you can promote new posts from those blogs to your followers because you know that each one will be valuable to them? Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. Step 1.

Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich Last year, I received an alert on a blog post I’d written here that was picked up by PR Daily. The blog that had linked to my post was for an ad agency’s blog…and it was a complete scrape of my content. When I visited more pages on the blog, I discovered their “content strategy” was to scrape content from PR Daily. Sorry.”

With the New Design, Twitter Kills RSS, Literally

Stay N' Alive

The blogosphere is abuzz lately about the latest trend: “RSS is Dead,&# everyone says. Other blogs say “RSS isn’t dead.&# (of which side I tend to agree with). Whatever side you agree with, I just discovered one thing we’ll all be able to agree with: at least on its own site in the new design, Twitter has quite literally killed RSS.

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What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?

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What is the true value of a comment on a blog? If you go back in time (a little over a decade ago), the mainstreaming of blogging as a publishing platform brought with it a couple of unique features. Eventually, additional features like the ability for a reader to comment on a post and the introduction of RSS (a syndication feature that would notify readers by email or web-based readers when the blogger updated or published to the blog) helped to propel the platform to the mainstream. personal story: often when people leave a comment on my blog, I do not respond.

How to Syndicate Your Blog to Digg

Ari Herzog

It used to be taboo to promote your own blog articles on Digg but, since June 2010 when the social bookmarking site was improved, this is no longer frowned upon. Presuming you have an RSS feed for your blog, you merely have to log into your Digg account and follow the prompts to verify to Digg you are the owner of your blog. Every blog has its own verification key.

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50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock

Spin Sucks

I’m taking a few days of vacation time (before Patti Knight kills me) so we went through the 2010 most popular blog posts and updated a couple to run here again. It’s interesting to go back and look at both what I was reading two years ago and where I was getting blogging ideas. 50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock. Run  polls and surveys  on your blog.

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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Yesterday, The Guardian posted an article titled, The blog turns 20: a conversation with three internet pioneers. This blog, has been around for eleven years. When I look at new media platforms like Huffington Post , Business Insider , Facebook , Instagram , Snapchat or whatever, I just see some kind of variance on the blog. you should be blogging. blogging.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

So where does blog traffic come from, and how does this change over time? Looking at data from the Webbiquity blog, several trends are apparent. This B2B blog isn’t necessarily representative of all blogs of course, but the trends likely aren’t much different for many business blogs. Search is the top source of traffic for most blogs over time.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. Weve also taken a look in the past at automatic filters such as Feedhub ( our coverage ) which learns from your behavior to suggest posts, or AideRSS ( our coverage and here ), which uses outside metrics to determine which items in an RSS feed are the "best." not via an RSS reader). blogging.

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6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

Why do some people prefer reading blog articles by email? follow quite a few blogs, and I would miss a lot of great content if I used a reader. prefer email because I don’t miss any post from blogs I follow. Each email address follows different blogs, predicated on the email persona. When I began blogging, I didn’t really know what a RSS reader was!

How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

Social media can be the magic that helps people find your blog articles. A few years ago, blogging and social media were separate. Blogging was long-form, serious, and crafted. Some people predicted that social media would replace blogging because of declining attention spans. Blogging and social media not only amicably co-exist, they complement each other.

TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs

Social Media Citizens

Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs February 26th, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share I’ve just created a new tab in my RSS reader solely dedicated to Augmented Reality. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site. Valid XHTML 1.0

Are you thinking about your blog all wrong

Convince & Convert

Not all that long ago, blogs were consumed consistently and comprehensively. blog was a comfortable slipper of information that fit into your daily (or near-daily) pattern because you were “fed” updates via RSS and/or email. Blog consumption is a Mixtape not an Album. You were loyal to a blog and a blogger, the same way you were loyal to an artist and an album.

Get More Shares on Your Content with these Five Tips

Spin Sucks

It’s now less about email and RSS subscriptions and more about people finding your content through social media. It doesn’t matter whether you differentiate by making a few enemies or by drawing comics —having a unique voice will make people more invested in sharing your content because it comes from you, not just another blog. Today’s guest post is by Ginny Soskey.

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS " Accredited Degrees

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. Blogs. RSS Mix. Accredited Degrees. Online.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. 100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to get information sent directly to you, eliminating the need for you to that information individually. Using a reader will allow all the RSS feeds to come to one spot for you to read at your leisure. While reading news and blogs has been a traditional use for RSS feeds, there are also tons of fun ways to use these feeds. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. Blogs. RSS Mix. Accredited Degrees. Online.

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Your Blog Post Is Too Damn Long

Convince & Convert

In the world of blogging for business, we have entered the arms race era. As I’ve talked about before, it’s not about blogs these days, it’s about blog posts. The day-to-day audience that reads a particular blog every day, fed to them by email and/or RSS, is fading away. the rise of the impossibly detailed blog post? Image via

How Do You Define Blogging Success?

Jason Yormark

My blog often stresses me out. It’s gotten me thinking about how I personally define blogging success as it pertains to me.  It’s obviously a question that can be answered quite differently for people depending on their particular situation.  Whether it’s impressions, page views, rss subscribers, or affiliate conversions, everyone is different. Blogging

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever. How can a company launch (or relaunch) a new blog properly? Write great blog post headlines? Optimize blog content for search? Emulate the best corporate blogs? Blog SEO.

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How to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since I had no marketing budget, I decided to spend all of my efforts partnering with other mom blogs and asking them to post about us. Here is how you can reach out to Mom Blogs: Make a Target List. You want to start with a list of mom blogs that you like — ones that jive with your brand, are in your target demo, and look like they get medium to high traffic.

4 Ways Facebook Instant Articles Will Change Blogging Forever

agora pulse

Facebook Instant Articles is Facebook’s latest way for you to engage your audience with material you post on your blog. Guidelines for ads on your blog and new monetization options. Facebook Instant Articles is also now bringing Facebook ad standardization to blogging. While limiting ads on a blog has long been best practice, it has been debated how much and where.

How This Blog Can Double Its Readership

Ari Herzog

Perhaps most evident is the direct correlation between blog post frequency, search engine spider indexing, and your keyword searching to discover online content to read, learn, and share. Sign up, if you haven’t already, to receive new blog posts by RSS or email. Please continue reading How This Blog Can Double Its Readership and leave a comment if inspired. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. Blog News bloggingWho wants to see me succeed? If I can succeed in the next 30 days, so can you.