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Feedburner to Feedblitz – Why We Migrated Our RSS Feed

Convince & Convert

Did you know that you don’t need a third-party feed service to deliver an RSS feed? It’s no secret, but using a service like Feedburner has become a common best practice for feed delivery among bloggers and marketers alike. The service is free so there’s no risk involved (theoretically) and using a feed service isn’t something that marketers see as an option.

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

Stay N' Alive

Technology rss is not dead blog social facebook rss Facebook rss is dead Blogging subscription rssAs 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.

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RSS Extensions for Browsers & Social Media Dashboards

Laurel Papworth

RSS Extensions to Omnibox/URL box for Browsers (for my students). Here’s Chrome: Add these extensions/addons/plugins to your preferred browser if you want the browser to find the RSS feeds for you. RSS Menu download:   [link]. Webstore  https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/rss-subscription-extensio/nlbjncdgjeocebhnmkbbbdekmmmcbfjd  Click Add to Chrome.

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Facebook RSS feeds and iGoogle

Laurel Papworth

Want to monitor a Brand Page like CocaCola or  Facebook’s Marketing Page on iGoogle or another RSS reader?  It can be done but it’s not easy. FACEBOOK PAGE WALL TO IGOOGLE RSS READER. went to Facebook.com/Marketing and wanted to pull the RSS feed into my social media monitoring dashboard. In this case iGoogle. Go to Facebook.com/Marketing. id=&#.

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

Viper Chill

Though niches that have more web savvy audiences like marketing or technology are more likely to be affected, this is going to impact anyone who has built up their RSS readership. Also, doing it now means you can alert them again in the future with enough of a gap to remind them without annoying people who don’t subscribe via RSS. Usually [link] yourblog.com/feed/.

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

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.

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Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N' Alive

At that time, they removed the prominent RSS icons and made it only possible to access an RSS feed for an individual by logging completely out of Twitter, and visiting that individual's profile page. Here's the scoop: the RSS itself is still there (as Jesse's roundabout method for finding it shows). The hyperlink to the RSS on the profile page; and. 2.

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. Almost all blogs have some form of RSS feed that syndicates their content out on the web.

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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. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. not via an RSS reader).

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Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found. Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. wouldn’t call these cons, but here are some things to consider when choosing an RSS feed to automatically update to your social networks. Step 1.

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

Kikolani

follow a lot of blogs and various RSS feeds. Plus, when I’m ready to periodically purge my RSS feeds, I can look at the Twitter handles and figure out quickly whether I have engaged with them or not. How to Export Your Google Reader RSS Feeds & Subscriptions. The first thing you will want to do is export your RSS subscriptions in Google Reader.

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Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves

Spin Sucks

Tools such as Yoast (a WordPress plugin), FeedBlitz (an RSS feed and email subscription service), and Genesis (a WordPress theme) automatically create that sentence for you so it appears any time someone scrapes your content. RSS footer. When you use FeedBlitz or other software for your RSS feeds, it allows you to get creative with what appears in your footer.

5 Tips for Blogging in the Post RSS Era

Geoff Livingston

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. How does one write a great, well-read blog in the post RSS era? This means more than just dropping links on a feed. ( image by the Bilerco Project ).

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Facebook Listens. RSS Added Back to Pages. Will Twitter be next?

Stay N' Alive

In perhaps one of my most controversial articles (unintentionally), I wrote a week or two ago about how both Twitter and Facebook both quietly removed RSS from user accounts and Pages. It appears that Facebook listened though, as there is now a "Subscribe via RSS" link on Facebook Pages, and the source now links to an atom feed for clients that want to auto-discover the feeds.

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RSS is Not Dead. The Concept of "Subscribing" Is.

Stay N' Alive

There are a lot of blogs out there claiming, "RSS is dead." "RSS isn't dead." David Terry said, "I still use RSS, but not nearly as much as in the past. today my attention is split across more outlets and RSS is only one of them and probably the least effective of any of them at finding stuff that interests me (because not every post on any given blog is worth reading).

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

Kikolani

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.

If You Didn’t Think RSS Was Dead Before, Facebook Just Killed it, Completely

Stay N' Alive

This, in my not so humble opinion, effectively kills RSS, as a consumer blog and article consumption medium, once and for all. Sure enough, if you read Google trends , a natural interest in RSS fell by at least 50% back in 2013. RSS isn’t social. You can’t reply via RSS. You can’t share via RSS.

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On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more. ” This is mainly because  Twitter has become my RSS feed over the last couple of years. think this could be the beginning of the end for the RSS feed.

Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

RSS Feed. This is why you’ll set up an RSS feed. will use a tool such as Feedly or Flipboard to get their content delivered to them daily, but without the hassle of filling their inbox. By Gini Dietrich This whole digital world is a funny beast. ” because what worked in 2010 no longer works today. Social Share Buttons. told you. It’s basic.

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. hotlist feeds. RSS Mix.

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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. hotlist feeds. RSS Mix.

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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. Hope that helps!&#.

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Everything You Need to Import and Display RSS Feeds with WordPress

ProBlogger

Just as other people are displaying and reading your feed in their apps and devices, you can use external RSS feeds to supplement and strengthen your site’s primary content. Whether you’re displaying feeds from similar sites or aggregating news from around the world, importing feeds means taking advantage of the best that the Web has to offer.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

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. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Before you get started with blog directory and RSS submission, here is a list of assets you’ll need to have ready in order to make your submission work productive. Feed URL (e.g., Blogbunch blog+rss.

Where Content Goes To Die

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Long before RSS feeds, Twitter , Facebook and more, I was a heavy subscriber to email e-newsletters (in fact, I still am). bookmarking consumer content dvr dvrusage email enewsletter facebook feed marketer marketingcharts media mediaengagement motorolamobilty nielsen pvr recordedcontent recordedtvcontent rss technology television tv twitterWho amongst us is able to consume all of the content that we save? But I no longer have the same habit that I used to have. used to have a folder in my email called "To Be Read." never went back into that folder. content.

A Dying Breed

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That may sound dire, but think about it in this context: do you still use a RSS reader? If the story is not in your feed, or you're being forced to leave wherever that feed may be, it's getting harder and harder to get those readers to click out of their native environments (the places that they want to keep thumbing through). news feed. rss reader. With each passing day, the blogger - as we have known them to date - is fading. . How many blogs do you subscribe to? Even the ones that you do subscribe to, how often do you click and really engage with the words?

How To Follow Any Twitter List In An RSS Reader

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Mana Ionescu @manamica Digital marketing strategist with a large international bank, SCUBA diver, supporter of sustainable practices, major gadget geek, Chicagoan How To Follow Any Twitter List In An RSS Reader 15 Editor’s Note: Here’s a quick little post with a great idea. Twitter has an RSS solution only for Favorites, so what to do about the other lists? Great tip, Mana! Then follow the flow. Awesome!

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Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds.

Apologies to 140char.com RSS subscribers…

The Way of the Web

Apologies to everyone seeing this who previously subscribed to 140char.com’s RSS feed. Unfortunately when combining that content back into this site due to the decision to stop having a dedicated microblogging site which was increasingly rarely updated, I forgot the small matter of redirecting the RSS feed to the most appropriate place. Uncategorized 140char.com oops rssOooops.

The End Of Blogging?

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To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. I was there when it first started (remember Blogger ), embraced the power of RSS feeds (remember those?), It is because we are all content creators, publishers and skimmers of the feed. People used to catch up on their blog reading over a weekend, now we're all consumed with our feeds. So, come the weekend, whatever is in the feed wins. rss feed. you will see where this is going). for over twelve years. Content is everywhere. .

The Changing State Of Blogs

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They enabled people to comment and share, had links within the text, and were also available via RSS feeds. Remember RSS feeds ? This was another core component of what made a blog a "blog." It was the ability for readers/community members to "subscribe" to a blog feed. We would use independent RSS readers, web browser-based readers or email add-ons to have these pieces of content delivered to the reader, the moment that they were published by the writer. rss feed. rss reader. Are blogs dead? What is a blog? And, that's the point.

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

Reaching out to six random email subscribers spread across the planet (courtesy of Google’s Feedburner application which displays email addresses of anyone who subscribes this way) and asked for their insights, they were more than willing to share… Mark Harai, a business development consultant in Costa Rica: RSS readers just don’t work for me. Productivity email RSS

How to Syndicate Your Blog to Digg

Ari Herzog

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. In my case, I needed to include a gobbledygook series of letters and numbers in a blog article — eebfd1c39e0044b082ac752b5a2cce45 — which Digg discovered when this was syndicated through RSS.

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RSS Reading Habits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Photo by Lynetter. I use a RSS reader and read feeds because it is part of my writing process. Lately, my RSS reading habits have changed. My feeds are organized into folders and the folders ordered by priority. My RSS reading is mostly information gathering or browsing. haven't given up on it completely, but my process has changed. Reading what friends write.

I'm Behind

Spin Sucks

Leo Laporte (over at TWIT) discovered Buzz hadn’t updated his feed for over two weeks and no one had even noticed! If you have to let a few of those older posts in your feed go unread, that’s OK! RSS feed for comments on this post. Don’t get dropped. Don’t get dropped&# ). So my apologies, but I’ll be back at it tomorrow! Leave a comment!

Self-Promotion And Self-Loathing In The Digital Age

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And - by the way - did RSS die? While I can loathe my own Twitter feed or snarl at those who spend the majority of their time trying to look cool instead of trying to be real, I'm still willing to take it all in because of the vast wealth of amazing and independent content that is created with each and every passing day. took a couple of days to back away from the feeds, take a deep breath, center myself and come back. I'm going to make a confession: I don't like the digital me all that much anymore. have two loves in social media: This blog. My podcast. It's icky. content.

Google Reader Causes Pivot (and Purge)

Geoff Livingston

Well, the RSS apocolypse is upon us thanks to Google’s planned sunsetting of Reader. Since xPotomac and SxSW have passed creating more time, I plan on starting anew , and rebuilding on Feedly and Flipboard with new voices on a wider range of topics. I go through periods of discontent online. Me, Myself and I change google Google Plus pivot purge Reader rss twitterOnward.