Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth

When monitoring social media, don’t forget to monitor social media platforms (changes at Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc) as well as stuff specific to YOUR industry. RSS Icons – any colour or the word RSS or Subscribe . Google Search.

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

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The Death of Google Reader: Did Email Kill the RSS Star?

Stay N' Alive

I admit I'm not as mad as before , as the dust has settled off since they killed sharing and replaced it with a very limited Google+ sharing feature (on top of the "send to" feature that was there before). Compared to that, Google Reader was minuscule. I hope RSS makes a come-back.

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

Kikolani

If you follow my writing, you probably know how much I love Google Reader. On July 1st, Google Reader says goodbye. The Learn More takes you to a page that tells you what you can export using their Google Takeout tool, but nothing in the way of alternatives.

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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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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. Paraphrasing their own words, the usage of Reader is smaller than ever, and Google want to focus on fewer products.

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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. How to Get Your Author RSS Links. When you get to your author page, look for an RSS feed link.

The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Google+ has just won the People’s Choice award for social media at The Webby Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. This may come as a surprise, since Google+ isn’t as popular as was first expected. Even in Google News, profile-based links appear.

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Google Reader Causes Pivot (and Purge)

Geoff Livingston

Well, the RSS apocolypse is upon us thanks to Google’s planned sunsetting of Reader. Of course the sunsetting of Reader disrupts my and many other bloggers’ daily link sharing on Twitter and Google Plus, which causes change. Geoff Livingston on Google+.

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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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. about iGoogle shutting down – if Google can’t find it on the ‘net, nobody can – but I’m sure there are services nearly as good. Could Google have done better?

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

Basically, it allows users who are signed into their Google account to customize their homepage with lots of cool stuff. You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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Take Advantage of Additional Google News Opportunities for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Google News continues to be an important source of traffic for publishers, in particular from the news OneBoxes that are frequently included in regular Web search results. As I covered in Google News news_keywords Meta Tag: More Cons than Pros?

Looking Back on the Year of the Panda: Google Algorithm Changes

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This last year Google brought a large number of algorithm changes to the table. In case you missed it through all the chaos, below lists all of the crazy Google changes that occurred in 2011and just what they all meant: Top 10 Google Algorithm Changes of 2011.

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Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Optimization Tips by Adam Sherk on September 3, 2009 This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it.

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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. We’ve already seen negative changes to Google Reader forced on users as Google sacrificed it to try and jumpstart Google+. Trust in Google?

Is Google becoming evil?

The Way of the Web

Given the high standards Google set for itself with the aims of indexing the world’s information, and the mantra of ‘Don’t Be Evil’, it’s likely we hold it to higher standards than most companies. WTF Google?

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Subscribe via RSS. 20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches. For millions of people Google is an indispensable search tool that they use every day, in all facets of their lives. If you cant remember any of these operators, you can always use Googles advanced search.

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Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?

The Way of the Web

Google has announced it will make a number of changes to Google Reader ‘in the next week’, and by the looks of it, they’re going to break a great existing product and tool which is used by a lot of professionals to be able to shoehorn some extra interaction into Google+. 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?

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). In the new design I can’t find an RSS feed anywhere.

Google+: The New Kid on the Block, but is it Too Little, Too Late?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The newest social network de jour is Google+. Available by invite only (for now), Google+ has taken the social networking scene by storm. Live for just over a month, Google+ has already hit 10 million+ users, and it’s still not open to the pubic. Learn About Google+ on Google+.

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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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Google Showing Multiple Domains in SERPS for Site: Command

Bill Hartzer

Google is showing multiple domain names in its search results when the site: command is used if domains pointing to the main domain include the canonical tag. Looks like Google follows the last one. Google Search Engines

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google. 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. 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.

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11 Google Reader Alternatives to Consider

Kikolani

July 1st is just about here, so if you haven’t already, now is the time to choose your alternative RSS reader of choice to replace Google Reader. Since I last wrote about Google Reader alternatives, more services have sprung up to fill the voie.

Google Linking Webmaster Tools And Google Analytics

Small Business Mavericks

» Google Linking Webmaster Tools And Google Analytics There have been several significant improvements made to Google’s Webmaster Tools over this past week. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 About Us What’s a Maverick?

BREAKING: Google is shutting down Google Reader on July 1

SocialFish

From the Official Google Blog : We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader.

Google Shows Bing Search Results URLs as Links in Google Webmaster Tools

Bill Hartzer

In Google Webmaster Tools, Google is reporting Bing’s search result URLs as actual backlinks to a website. Google has as history of sometimes making a mistake and indexing Bing’s search results , like I found a while back. Google shows Bing search results URLs.

100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS " Accredited Degrees

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google For Librarians: 50 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Power Searching. 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. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. RSS Mix.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google For Librarians: 50 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Power Searching. 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. They will send sections to you each day via RSS feed. RSS Mix.

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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?), lamented the death of Google Reader , and still - to this day - love to hit the publish button. google. google reader. 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).

Your Guide to the Google +1 Button

Kikolani

As you have probably heard by now, Google has just launched the +1 button , which is essentially their way of competing with the Facebook Like button. If you haven’t heard, you have probably seen it popping up in Google search results and on websites. What Does Google +1 Do?

You'll Always Hear it First on Google+

Stay N' Alive

From now on every post I make to StayNAlive.com will originate on Google+. The Power of Google+ Circles One of the coolest features of Google+ is the ability to not only target posts by Circles and groups of people, but also the ability to send updates to specific email addresses and people.

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. Now, let’s take a look at Twitterfeed and HootSuite RSS works.

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. Google.

Google Goes Local With Local Search | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Google does that automatically for you based on your IP address, or based on your personalized settings if you are a user of Google’s personalized search features. No matter what innovations the search engine introduces, it will likely involve Google Places in some way.

End Of Blogs

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I love Twitter , Facebook , Google+ and other places to publish, share and connect too, but I have a soft spot for blogs. It was a punch in the gut yesterday to read this tweet from Gina Trapani : "Wow, Google Reader shutting down. Watch for 'Subscribe in Google+.'" " 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? I was a die-hard user and evangelist for Google Reader.

Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

In the last 72 hours the SEO world has gone crazy about the news that PBN’s (Private Blog Networks) are being hit by Google. In fact the first person I saw talking about PBN’s being hit by Google was Greg over at No Hat Digital. Remove RSS Feeds.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader. For knowledge worker ninjas, RSS is your shuriken. I have been using various RSS readers for nearly five years now - Ive tried them all. However, none matches the power of Google Reader. Blog RSS Feed.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Google Internship

Kikolani

Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Beginner’s Guide to Google AdSense for Publishers – While you won’t find many mind-blowing, “Increase Your AdSense CPC in Minutes!”