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. The hyperlink to the RSS on the profile page; and.

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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. They can comment on the link that they shared on Facebook. They can link to the Blog post on LinkedIn and also comment on it there.

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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? FACEBOOK PAGE WALL TO IGOOGLE RSS READER. I went to Facebook.com/Marketing and wanted to pull the RSS feed into my social media monitoring dashboard.

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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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10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. And blog commenting is still one of the easiest ways to get backlinks.

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. Your Use of RSS Feeds.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Get and Keep Readers

Geoff Livingston

As a blogger, I did well during the RSS era with the Buzz Bin. In the process I lost 5000 RSS subscribers. Further, professionalism means engaging your commenters , on and off your blog with respect. In the old RSS days, there was no Twitter or Facebook.

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. Today I want to focus on two things: prolific usefulness through commenting , and networking/relational growth.

A Blog Commenting Strategy

ProBlogger

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. What are the steps for driving traffic through commenting on other blogs? RSS is a life-saver here.

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. 100+ Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites. Blogbunch blog+rss. Blog-collector blog+rss.

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.

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?), For years, we've been seeing the "conversation" shift from the comments section on blogs to places like Facebook, Twitter , Snapchat , YouTube and beyond. rss feed. Yesterday, I posted the following on Facebook's new Notes platform (btw, feel free to follow me on Facebook. you will see where this is going).

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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. Leaving comments on other websites, of course.

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 ? 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 readers are all but gone now (except for relics like me, who still use them in a less and less frequent way). rss feed. rss reader.

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6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

I don’t follow RSS feeds as it would be just one more thing I would have to stay on top of. I pay for a Feed My Inbox account that allows me to receive email updates from any website with an RSS feed – even if email isn’t offered as an option. Productivity email RSS

Goodbye Feedburner, Hello Feedblitz

Ari Herzog

After nearly four years of powering this blog’s email and RSS delivery options, I’ve parted ways with Google and its free Feedburner service and embraced the paid service of Feedblitz. Social sharing can also be customized and embedded inside the emails and RSS feeds.

The Value of Comments to a Profit-making Blog

ProBlogger

We’ve talked about the issues of blog comments before on Problogger.net, but never from a point of view of profit-making. So let’s step through some of the ways blog comments can—directly and indirectly—add to your bottom line. Commenting is a very strong kind of engagement.

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. I'm finding new links and posts either through twitter, comments on my blog post, or through people who have linked to me. Photo by Lynetter.

Did Facebook Screw Up?

Small Business Mavericks

Just read the comments on Facebook’s own page. Some people don’t want the most “relevant&# comments to appear on their pages. They’d rather that Facebook kept the chronological order for comments. You must be logged in to post a comment.

Do you lose value by turning off comments on a blog?

The Way of the Web

If you’ve ever spent a Sunday evening clearing out the contents of a website or blog anti-spam filter, you’ll identify with the decision of Dave Winer to turn off the comments on Scripting News. Is it ‘right’ to turn off the comments?

Is Feedburner about to be closed by Google?

The Way of the Web

It’s particularly worrying in some areas, where companies of the size and scale of Google have effectively closed out the market, particularly in terms of RSS syndication with Feedburner and RSS reading with Google Reader. Having used Feedburner for years, it appears little positive has happened since acquisition by Google, and largely the service for syndicating and placing advertising in RSS feeds has been left running, but little more.

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. Can you believe it? I had to re-read the headline a couple of times as well. Yesterday, The Guardian posted an article titled, The blog turns 20: a conversation with three internet pioneers.

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.

One Step Forward And Fifty Steps Back For Bloggers (And Society)

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It used to be an online journal that was powered by RSS , but the concept has evolved. Let's also not forget about the value that Blogging platforms provide in terms of the discourse in the comments (and while many complain of the quality of the comments, it's still a forum for discourse that does push a story further). What year is this?

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

But it makes sense: the more often your blog is “seen&# on other sites, the more people will bookmark it, subscribe to your RSS feed, and type in the URL directly. Every blogger wants more traffic. How to get it?

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Efficient Blog Commenting: Save Your Time and Energy

ProBlogger

Commenting on other blogs is an integrated part of blogging, and it’s vital. You need people for successful blogging and blog commenting is one of the coolest ways to build loyal relationships. This post is based on Joe’s guest post here at ProBlogger, where he wisely gave a strategy for commenting on other blogs. Effective blog commenting. Commenting on other blogs can be overwhelming if you try to combine it with your regular blogging activities.

The Future Of Facebook And The Newsfeed

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While many think that photos are the killer app of Facebook (and the reason the company paid a billion dollars to acquire Instagram ), none of that would matter had Facebook not had the insight (and the courage) to imagine, develop and deploy this personal RSS feed of our social graph. You are able to like, follow, comment and interact with more information than ever before. Do you remember Facebook before the timeline. before newsfeed? I do.

Getting The Social Customer To Buy

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They're asking customers to subscribe to the RSS feeds of their Blogs or share their content, while the brand editors spend zero time engaging in the comments on the Blogs being created by their customers. blog brand brandeditor businessplanning credibility customerfocused digitalmarketing facebook foursquare ipad loyalty onlinevideo purchaseconsideration rss shopping smartphone socialconsumer socialcustomer socialmedia traditionaladvertising twitter youtube

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TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs

Social Media Citizens

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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. Leave a comment!

New Ways Of Working

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On top of that, those who were interested could subscribe to my writing (via RSS ) and be notified the second I published anything online? But wait, it gets better: those people can also leave comments (that I can respond to), they can create their own Blogs and they can share the links too? As much as we embrace change, we are all creatures of habit. Back in 1988, I became interested in actually publishing magazines.

Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?

The Way of the Web

As a part of curating and sharing information, I’ve used the RSS feed from that page to power various other services , and now it won’t exist? The final pain is the comment from Alen Green suggesting that if we decide Google Reader is no longer for us, we can move to another service. Content Marketing rss Tools breaking changes data syndication google google reader updating wrecking

There is no such thing as being passive on the web

Engaging Brand

Yet with much content there is a passitivity, there is a lack of true conversational marketing because only a certain few want to either create or comment on content. subscribing to RSS , by liking your Facebook page, by reading the search results. Social Business Social Media conversational marketing social media social business social marketing rssThe web is a mix of passive and active behaviour.