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.

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How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit

SocialFish

You’ve decided that you want to start using WordPress as your nonprofit’s website. You’ve outlined a blog strategy, defined specific goals, decided on topics, and have determined who will publish content. Where would you begin if you wanted to start blogging with WordPress today?

Trending Sources

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." David Terry said, "I still use RSS, but not nearly as much as in the past. Is RSS dead? Don't just say "RSS is dead". Am I killing the RSS feed for this blog any time soon?

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

Kikolani

Fortunately, there is an easy – and free – solution for anyone who uses WordPress on a self-hosted domain (sorry WordPress.com users). The plugin you will need is WP RSS Aggregator. How to Get Your Author RSS Links. To get your RSS feed, you would change it to this.

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. Step One: Find Another RSS Reader You’re Happy With. I recommend Feedly as your new RSS home.

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70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Importing Your Content. Installing WordPress.

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.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. WordPress Themes and Plugins. 31 Websites Where To Find Free HQ WordPress Themes by W3Mag. 20 Excellent Free WordPress 3.0

15 Uncommon WordPress Plugins To Enhance Your Blog’s User Experience

Kikolani

Specifically, your website and content need to be: Easy to understand. Here I will showcase 15 different WordPress user experience plugins that will help you create a great user experience for your visitors. It’s been proven that long form, data driven content ranks higher in Google.

The 11 Best Content Marketing, SMO, and Marketing Performance Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

But as companies grow, and produce more content, their needs may become more sophisticated. The content management platforms add content workflow and asset management, audience insights, and content performance analytics. Content Marketing Management Tools.

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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! Want to help other bloggers and email marketers increase RSS conversions?

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19 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog

ProBlogger

WordPressers are always looking for helpful plugins for their blogs, and if you’ve been following today’s posts on ProBlogger, especially Install Your First WordPress Plugin , you’re probably in the same boat. WordPress SEO : If there’s one plugin from this list that you should get, this is the one. nRelate Related Content : Make it easy for people and search engines to find related content around your site.

4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why

ProBlogger

As bloggers, we’re all familiar with WordPress, whether as a self-hosted setup, or via WordPress.com. If you do a Google search for “ blogging software ,” WordPress will likely be among the first results you’ll see. concerned WordPress is not meeting your needs.

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ElegantThemes Review – Preview 75+ Elegant Premium WordPress Themes on One Page

Kikolani

So I decided to do a review of just ElegantThemes for those who want to learn more about their premium WordPress designs. ElegantThemes offers over 75 premium WordPress theme designs in one membership. Make your WordPress website mobile-friendly with this plugin.

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Secure Your WordPress Blog Without Touching Any Code

ProBlogger

Right now WordPress powers 48 of the top 100 blogs online. More than that, WordPress actually powers 19% of the web as a whole. Typical WordPress security problems. WordPress as a whole (a website management platform) is very well designed. The problems, however, arise when you try to tweak your installation of WordPress by adding new plugins or themes, implementing hacks, or doing anything else that interferes with WordPress. Update WordPress.

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

Pam Moore

The days of slamming out content that looks, smells and feels like what everyone else is writing are over and done. 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.

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. RSS Lists.

What Is A Blog? The Question That Won't Go Away

Twist Image

While some may call me a traditionalist, I think there are certain aspects of online publishing that does identify something as a Blog, and they include: RSS feed. Journal like publishing design - meaning the content runs chronologically from newest to oldest. A semblance of opinion and character in the content. We also see many more corporations building websites on WordPress platforms because the content management system is just that much easier. content.

How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

What is distributed content and why should you know about it? Perhaps you’re familiar with the term “distributed content” ( content that is published to third-party platforms rather than to an owned website). Guest Post by Jim Dougherty.

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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. A more social and real-time community will self-perpetuate content.

Seven Steps to Combat Blog Content Thieves

ProBlogger

It can happen to the best of us, usually a surprise, and often undetected – people online publishing your blog content like it was their own. He asks: “I just discovered another blog is republishing my content in full on their site. Prevent Content Theft: WordPress.com.

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Blog Authorship: Tools to Keep Your Blog Content Safe from Plagiarists and Duplication

ProBlogger

If you spend days and nights creating the most outstanding content ever, this post is for you. As a contributing writer, I know all too well how difficult it is to create content that strikes the right chord with editors and readers. Plagiarism Detectors Can Find Content Thieves.

10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business

PWB Marketing Blog

Make all your content easy to share with services like AddThis or ShareThis. Have feeds from Facebook and Twitter, an RSS feed from your blog, current YouTube videos, a Google News RSS feed for your company news and press releases, etc.

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How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP

Socialmedia.biz

With this framework, publishers need not worry that their target audience is ignoring their content because it’s too cumbersome to read on a smartphone. Some of the most influential ranking factors are content quality, content length, image optimization and multimedia.

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Watching Me Blog

Twist Image

I have an amazing team at Twist Image that did all design and infrastructure, but the content is all me (including the updating of the Blogroll). So, while I may not post daily, you will receive seven pieces of content from me each and every week. The core ideology is that the content should be of value to you first and foremost. From e-newsletters and magazine to business books and RSS feeds, I'm constantly consuming reading, watching and listening to content.

Everything You Need to Import and Display RSS Feeds with WordPress

ProBlogger

WordPress makes it super-easy to publish your own content, and even easier to import and display content from other great sites around the Web. In this post, you’ll see how easy it is to grab external RSS feeds and display them anywhere on your WordPress-powered site.

The 4 Ways to Fix Your Broken Content Marketing and Social Media – Jay Baer [SSM038]

Buffer Social

And that’s on WordPress alone! GIFs , photos, videos , and Stories fill our feeds with enough content (surely) to last a lifetime. But even so, if you can find a way to create truly unique content, there’s still plenty of opportunity for you to build a loyal audience.

3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine

Convince & Convert

If you have a few hours to invest, here are 3 ways to transform your WordPress blog (or website) into a search-friendly traffic generator. My favorite free SEO solution is WordPress SEO by Yoast , which makes it easy as red light, yellow light, green light. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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

SocMed Sean

Before we get to the tactic, I want to make sure you understand the value of an RSS feed. RSS, also known as real simple syndication is a web format that allows users receive your content in a variety of formats.

TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs

Social Media Citizens

Previous Entry: TFM&A starts tomorrow Next Entry: Extremely funny social media roundup by Marcus Brown Posted in Augmented Reality (AR) Tags: ar ar top blogs Augmented Reality (AR) augmented reality top blogs social media citizens You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

Build a Blog in 1 Day (or Less) – Step-by-Step Guide

Puzzle Marketer

By giving followers a taste and valuing them enough to provide quality content, the professionals start to develop the relationship. If you want you can “Launch” your hosting setup and “Install” the WordPress application. Add your social media icons and some special images around signing up for RSS or email alerts. Add your content. Work-Life / Productivity blog blogging godaddy photoshop rss templatemonster wordpress

Embed Facebook Content Into Your Website | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Widgets and tools that allow for embedded content have been around for years. WordPress has plugins that do the same thing so it’s really nothing new. But I have yet to see a really good tool that allows you to embed Facebook content. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further

ProBlogger

You put in countless hours to create the highest quality content possible week after week. But what good is a solid piece of content if it’s not being put in front of the right audience? to increase your content distribution. Upload your content. RSS integration.

How To Start A Blog In 2012

Twist Image

The default choice for a great Blogging platform is WordPress. My recommendation is to go with it (full disclosure: this Blog is powered by MovableType and it's way too late in the game to make the switch to WordPress, but I would if it could happen seamlessly). While we do live in a world of RSS feeds and links tossed around via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, the best Blogs are designed well. WordPress makes this (somewhat) easier because you can buy and customize themes.

Why as a Developer, I Switched to Blogger.com and Why I'm Staying With It

Stay N' Alive

It was klunky, and seemed very limited compared to my self-hosted Wordpress install I had been on for years. Just last year, I was running this blog on a self-hosted Wordpress instance, the same server I was running SocialToo.com. Instantaneous RSS updates.

WordPress Feature Review: New Features You Missed in 2012, Part 1

ProBlogger

One of the great things about WordPress is that it never stands still. WordPress used to release small updates frequently, but at the end of 2009 they changed this policy. Today I’d like to walk you through the new features which were introduced in 2012, in WordPress 3.4

Top 3 Content Sharing Plugins for WordPress

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Top 3 Content Sharing Plugins for WordPress by cinta5 on June 21, 2010 This post is short and sweet! Featuring the Thesis Wufoo Skin WordPress Admin

Marketing Marvels – Build Remarkable Content Marketing Hubs with Uberflip

Convince & Convert

Uberflip solves a really important problem for a marketer, which is that content marketing in particular is getting crazy, everybody’s doing more and more of it. All the research says that 70% of marketers are creating more content this year than ever before. So content and CTAs.

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. 12) Analyzing your RSS feed [.]

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

Bill Hartzer

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