The 5 best Plugins for Importing RSS Feeds to WordPress

Blog2Social

It doesn’t matter if you are already an expert blogger looking for an addition to their content, or if you are just starting to blog: Adding curated content to your site is always a plus.

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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. 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. Webbiquity B2B Marketing Blog).

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Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

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. Does the blog always post content that is valuable to your followers? HootSuite RSS Feeds.

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 https://blog.twitter.com/ OR https://blog.twitter.com/api/blog.rss?name=company LinkedIn Blog [link] Or [link]. Adding hidden RSS feeds from Facebook (may or may not work from time to time).

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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. I just showed how I'm doing this with Facebook's Frictionless Sharing on this blog (just click through to the blog, and click the link over on the right to start adding these posts.

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Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer Written on January 13, 2010 by Justin Levy in email , hubspot , rss , social media 40 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. In doing educational seminars and speaking to a variety of different groups, I usually have to describe what RSS actually is.

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

Stay N' Alive

I’ll try to cover more of my overall thoughts later on the conference, including a review of the Galaxy VR and Samsung Galaxy S6 that they gave out at the conference that I’ll review over on my Social Geek gadgets blog (you can see the unboxing here: https://www.facebook.com/JesseStay/videos/10156815617030113/ ). This, in my not so humble opinion, effectively kills RSS, as a consumer blog and article consumption medium, once and for all. RSS isn’t social.

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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. Creating a Custom RSS Feed. Ok, not from scratch, but using the base elements from another RSS feed.

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

Kikolani

I 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. 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.

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RSS Reading Habits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I use a RSS reader and read feeds because it is part of my writing process. Lately, my RSS reading habits have changed. This scan, capture, analyze patterns, and write a blog post is a part of my routine. I'm finding new links and posts either through twitter, comments on my blog post, or through people who have linked to me. My RSS reading is mostly information gathering or browsing. Photo by Lynetter.

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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. You may be asking yourself, “How does he stay current with all of those blogs?” As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds.

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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. You may be asking yourself, “How does he stay current with all of those blogs?” As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 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. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. not via an RSS reader). blogging.

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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). The debate lies with the fact that more and more people are starting to use Twitter, Twitter lists, Facebook, and other social means to just get the news from the streams they follow on these sites rather than typical RSS Readers like Google Reader.

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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 RSS isn't dead." The fact is, based on my numbers, the number of new people actually subscribing to this blog is tapering off, and you can see the graph here to prove that: Notice how both the higher, and lower numbers are starting to plateau? Glen Campbell said, "I gave up on blogs about 18-24 months ago. Kathy Fitch said, "I never sub to blogs. Is RSS dead? Show me your numbers.

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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. Blogs.

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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. Blogs.

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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. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. Now don’t laugh, I am going to show what my average readership looks like and though it’s not much compared to my website traffic, I have never done anything trying to increase the RSS subscriptions.

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Fishing with Tom - Work Literacy-RSS explained

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Main My Page ASSIGNMENTS RE-SOURCED Member Info Intros Profile Pics Forum Videos Photos Groups Blogs Events. The best darn metaphor for RSS for learning this side of the Mason-Dixon line (whichever side you happen to be on). Rating: Tags: rss. Create Your Own Social Network! Search. Work Literacy. Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals. All Videos My Videos My Favorites Add Videos. Week 4 - Fishing with Tom. Added by Harold Jarche at 7:33pm on September 24th, 2008. View Videos.

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

ProBlogger

Want to find out how to boost RSS subscriber conversion? I’d been meaning to test my RSS subscription page for a while, and finally got around to it. 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? Share your own experiences with RSS conversions below!

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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. 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. Step One: Find Another RSS Reader You’re Happy With.

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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.

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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. What’s important here isn’t the specific results from this blog, but what those results say about how to get more traffic to your blog.

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The End Of Blogging?

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The other week, I celebrated 12 years of blogging (not a typo). I have posted anywhere from four to seven items a week, over on my Six Pixels of Separation blog , every week. 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?), Suddenly, you didn't have to have a blog to be a blogger.

The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers Written by Glen, this post has 103 Comments I’ve been a big advocate of guest blogging over the years; currently ranking no.1 for the phrase in Google and using it to build my personal development blog to over 6,000 subscribers. In other words, I would rather be mentioned on a popular blog than write for it.

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Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

I recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. They went so far as instructing them how to leverage RSS feeds, do social listening and more to get ideas for new blog content. Your goal is not to build a blog, website or business that is status quo, right? Your blog should be a living, breathing representation of who you are, and what you have to offer.

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. Social Media Digg RSS

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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? 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. It does make it easier for me to read blogs on the go.

End Of Blogs

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I love my blog. I love your blog. I love blogs. Loving blogs has nothing to do with me not loving the newer stuff. I 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? blogging.

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. Remember RSS feeds ? blogging.

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How I Organize the Blogs I Read

Ari Herzog

In the wake of Amber Naslund rebuilding the blogs she reads and Justin Kownacki curating his favorites, I thought it logical to explain how I organize blogs I read for maximum productivity. Frequencies include blogs I read daily, weekly, and am watching. I click into their new blog posts whenever there is something to read, and nine times out of ten I am enriched after reading it. My weekly category includes about 40 blogs. 365 Top Blogs You Should Read Today.

Social Media Friendly Blogging

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Blogging , Social Media / Social Media Friendly Blogging | Subcribe via RSS Social Media Friendly Blogging February 25th, 2010 Posted in Blogging , Social Media Tweet Share Over the past year I’ve learned quite a bit about building traffic and driving awareness of my personal blog. Most people are not interested in reading long winded blog posts.

Social Media Friendly Blogging

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Blogging , Social Media / Social Media Friendly Blogging | Subcribe via RSS Social Media Friendly Blogging February 25th, 2010 Posted in Blogging , Social Media Tweet Share Over the past year I’ve learned quite a bit about building traffic and driving awareness of my personal blog. Most people are not interested in reading long winded blog posts.

One Super-Easy Way To Convert Traffic And Avoid 404 Errors

SocMed Sean

When it comes to blogging or Websites, traffic is good… but what you do with that traffic can make the difference between life and death of your blog and your business. There are a million blog posts out there on converting traffic (actually 12,800,000 at the time of writing this for the search query of “converting blog traffic”), so if you’re new to conversion traffic there are a lot of resources at your disposal.

Social Media Informer

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social Media Informer is a website that collates social media blog posts to create an online where people can get all the latest news, information and opinion. Some of social media’s top bloggers are featured on Social Media Former and it gives readers a great one-stop-shop to read their favourite blogs. Regular readers of this blog may notice a new widget featured in the right margin. Related posts: RSS is easy to use.

You Have Reached The End Of This Blog

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blogging. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. rss feed. Tags: blog. or, have you? Posted by Mitch Joel on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. What do you think? blogger. brand. buzzfeed. content. content creator. content distribution. content marketing. digital marketing agency. digital publishing. facebook. facebook notes. google. google reader. harvard business review. inc magazine.

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. I can''t thank you enough for being here, and I can''t tell you how grateful I am that blogging was invented. 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.

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. In this post, you’ll see how easy it is to grab external RSS feeds and display them anywhere on your WordPress-powered site. Feeding external RSS content to WordPress: adds relevant, useful content for your readers to enjoy. For blogs, the possibilities are only limited by your imagination.

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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. Simply put, there is a strong legion of new media pundits who believe that a blog isn''t a blog without comments and the back and forth between the key blogger and the readers. A personal story: often when people leave a comment on my blog, I do not respond.

Are you thinking about your blog all wrong

Convince & Convert

Not all that long ago, blogs were consumed consistently and comprehensively. A 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. Your favorite blogs (and you could rattle off that list of favorites on command) were oft-updated collections of content from writers you felt you knew, about topics you embraced. Blog consumption is a Mixtape not an Album.

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