Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N' Alive

Last year I shared how Twitter was moving more and more towards a closed, less-standards oriented model of sharing content as they upgraded their design to bring more people to the Twitter.com website. The hyperlink to the RSS on the profile page; and. is my home timeline in rss format.

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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. Blog comments are becoming increasingly valuable. We also didn't have much in the way of bookmarking engines or online social networks to share the content we were interested in with our peers.

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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? 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. To this date, there is a constant slew of criticism and discourse on the importance of comments. Let''s get over the comments.

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.

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Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

When you have a fairly popular blog, you have to deal with comment spammers. Unfortunately, blog comment spamming still works apparently, or at least the blog spammers haven’t learned that it doesn’t work. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments.

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. Creating a Custom RSS Feed. Ok, not from scratch, but using the base elements from another RSS feed. xmlns:content="[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. How does one write a great, well-read blog in the post RSS era? Market Your Content.

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Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

Finding, curating, and sharing valuable content is a very time-consuming process. Content curation is the process of filtering through huge amounts of content from different online outlets to find the best content to share with your social media audience.

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.

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CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters

Kikolani

This guide will cover what is new for both blog owners and blog commenters alike as well as how to install and configure this plugin on your WordPress blog. CommentLuv is a plugin that allows commenters to leave a link to their latest post behind with their comment.

How To Curate Content Better In Less Time

Peg Fitzpatrick

Learning how to curate content is an essential task for social media managers. Content is an essential part of your social media marketing plan. As a social media marketer, you need to both create original content and curate content from other sources.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Dear Blog Comment Spammer, who just left a comment on one of my recent blog posts: I think whatever software tool or script that you are using is broken. I don’t even think an automated bot of some sort would allow comments like these on a blog.

The Technology Part to Your Content Marketing Plan

Razor Social

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that content marketing is now a predominant force in the world of business. However, you won’t get far without having a content marketing plan in place. We need content marketing tools , and here I’ll suggest a few.

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

And one thing I discovered very quickly about the photo community is if you want comments, you better start giving comments first. Once I started interacting, I saw my own comment numbers start moving in the right direction as well. Google Reader & Blog Commenting.

The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The way content is shared today changes online marketing, putting content to the forefront of what users, companies, brands and products are about. Increase CTR (20-30%) and minimize bounces which occurred because users couldn’t find relevant content. Google+ Commenting System.

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8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Content curation describes the act of searching the web for awesome topics, blogs, quotes, news articles, videos, images, or other forms of content to share with your audience. The “art” of content curation, as I like to call it, is a lot more challenging than it may seem.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. 26 Comments. 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).

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How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

SocialFish

However, Google did not have to create all of this content but rather just curate it for others. Content curation surrounding plumbing topics will help you spread the word about your store, get more calls and maybe even improve your search engine ranking. Content Strategy

5-Step Process For Finding Your Perfect Content Marketing Partners

Convince & Convert

Are you pulling your hair out trying to market your content on your own? You know that promoting your business using useful website content and social media is a great way to build your audience and generate more customers at a relatively low cost. What is a content marketing partner?

On Creativity and Content

Waxing UnLyrical

As you think about blogging, whether for personal or business reasons, how much do you mix up your content? Seriously, please tell me in the comments section, I really want to know. On Creativity and Content. Before I go any further, today is India’s Republic Day.

Types Of HTML 5 Content | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» Types Of HTML 5 Content Since 1998, the widely accepted generation of HTML in use has been HTML 4. One of the more interesting developments is in the categories of content that HTML 5 editors are offering. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

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Get and Keep Readers

Geoff Livingston

The way content gets found today with social validation and search requires that posts, videos and pictures get referred to and talked about by others. As a blogger, I did well during the RSS era with the Buzz Bin. In the process I lost 5000 RSS subscribers.

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Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships

ProBlogger

Today, we’re going to talk about how to find them in the first place by building community, strengthening relationships, and commenting on other blogs. It’s all very well and good to promote your content, but what if you’re promoting it to the wrong people?

A Blog Commenting Strategy

ProBlogger

Chances are that my content, which I work so hard to produce, will finally pay off into thousands of subscribers! The next source of blog traffic is blog commenting. Blog commenting is so easy, even leaving a sentence can supply you with an excellent 50 unique visitors.

The End Of Blogging?

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I was there when it first started (remember Blogger ), embraced the power of RSS feeds (remember those?), Content is everywhere. . For years, we've been seeing the "conversation" shift from the comments section on blogs to places like Facebook, Twitter , Snapchat , YouTube and beyond. the longer pieces of content. Suddenly, blog-like content is finding a serious home in places like LinkedIn , Medium and now, Facebook's Notes. content. content creator.

How to Create Content for Your Site that Your Readers Will Love

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the changes that Google is making, content – quality content – is more important than ever. But you shouldn’t want better content just for the sake of Google. Content has become an important part of online marketing. How Do You Make Your Content Interesting?

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

mashable.com

5 Tips for Great Content Curation. In reality, good content curation isn’t as simple as pushing a share button. It’s actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content. 20 Comments.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

The two keys to search success are great content and links. Assuming you’ve already got great content, there are many places to get links (e.g. 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. 100+ Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites. Blogbunch blog+rss. Blog-collector blog+rss. Bloggapedia blog+rss.

How to Use Anders Pink for Content Curation

Razor Social

If you’re looking for an effective way to streamline the content curation process, then this one is for you! Whether you are a content marketer or a social media marketer, you know how much time and effort it takes to find, curate, and share valuable content. Content Marketing

13 Not-So-Scary Ways to Become a Master at Blog Commenting

Writtent Blog

Every content marketing strategy should involve a plan for blog commenting. It’s entirely too easy to get stuck in a comfort zone of creating content , while keeping up on other blogs in your niche via RSS feeds or email subscription. How to Win at Blog Commenting.

Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

Buffer Social

Curating top content from around the web is a great strategy to increase your social media reach. For example, we grew our Facebook reach tremendously with high-quality content from third-party sources. With our community’s help, we put together an ultimate list of content curation sources across multiple industries. I hope you’ll find some great websites for your content curation strategy. The big list of content curation sources across multiple topics.

Did Facebook Screw Up?

Small Business Mavericks

Just read the comments on Facebook’s own page. One of the biggest bones of contention seems to be Facebook’s relevance algorithm. Some people don’t want the most “relevant&# comments to appear on their pages. You must be logged in to post a comment.

The Changing State Of Blogs

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Schaefer (author of The Content Code , Social Media Explained , etc.) They enabled people to comment and share, had links within the text, and were also available via RSS feeds. Remember RSS feeds ? 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. They both mirror one another with similar features, feel and content.

Revamping Old Content

Small Business Mavericks

Unloads Delicious Kudos To HubPages » Revamping Old Content About once a year or so you should go through your old content and update it. This includes your static content, blog content, and maybe even your social media content. About Us What’s a Maverick?

8 Ways to Consistently Generate Excellent Content for Social Marketing

Simply Measured

Solid content is integral to a social media marketing strategy. Your campaigns aren’t going to work if the kernel (the content) is not appealing. Your content is: How you communicate your brand message and value prop to your audience. Employ a Content Curator.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

Simultaneously, the amount of content produced sky-rocketed , with more compelling material than ever before. However, the past decade hasn’t fostered thoughtful interaction between that content and its consumers. The trick is not to think about comments in terms of five years ago.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. It’s both as simple and as difficult as finding great content and sharing it with your audience.

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

I follow quite a few blogs, and I would miss a lot of great content if I used a reader. I don’t follow RSS feeds as it would be just one more thing I would have to stay on top of. Everything that you need to read, answer, and comment on — all in one place.

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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With over 3600 posts and over 40,000 comments, it is much more than a publishing platform. content. content marketing. Can you believe it? I had to re-read the headline a couple of times as well.

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What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Buffer Social

Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms. Here are the general guidelines: Facebook : Videos and curated content. LinkedIn : Jobs, company news, and professional content. Blog posts and curated content.