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.

RSS 116

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

Kikolani

I follow a lot of blogs and various RSS feeds. 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. The first thing you will want to do is export your RSS subscriptions in Google Reader. Now that you know handle RSS feeds, here are the alternatives I am considering.

RSS 132
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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

Stay N' Alive

Many are even screaming that the death of Google Reader is the death of RSS and the beginning (or end?) While RSS is great for B2B applications of sharing information and likely won't go away, from a consumer perspective I think email has won this battle. If your site, which previously had a "subscribe via RSS" button on it doesn't also have a "subscribe by email" button, it probably should. I hope RSS makes a come-back. Alas, the day has come.

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). mobile.

RSS 213

Gone Mobile

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Gone Mobile Written on January 5, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , blog , miscellaneous 2 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. You can now access a mobile version of [ justinrlevy.com ] when you use a touch mobile device such as an iPhone or Droid.

Mobile 109

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. RSS Mix.

RSS 166

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

Socialmedia.biz

How Accelerated Mobile Pages can fuel your mobile marketing strategy. Target audience: Businesses, brands, mobile marketers, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. A lot has been said about Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) and how it affects business owners, startups and digital marketers. Google is placing more and more emphasis on speed and mobile friendliness. Mobile Tools

10 Top Tips for Smarter Social Media Marketing with the Buffer Mobile App

Buffer Social

If you like creating and scheduling social media posts with your phone, we would love for you to try our mobile apps. In this post, you’ll learn more about the Buffer mobile apps ( Android and iOS ) and the top 10 features for smarter social media marketing. Getting started with Buffer on mobile. Once you have signed up, you’ll be brought to your Buffer mobile dashboard. Let’s add your first update from the mobile app! Buffer News Mobile Ap

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. The mobile version will be retired on July 31, 2012. We originally launched iGoogle in 2005 before anyone could fully imagine the ways that today’s web and mobile apps would put personalized, real-time information at your fingertips. On your mobile device, Google Play offers applications ranging from games to news readers to home screen widgets.

RSS 70

Mobile Blogging – How to Make Your WordPress Blog Smartphone Ready

Kikolani

Since I got my new HTC Droid Eris, I have been comparing two different plugins to make my WordPress sites more mobile friendly – WordPress Mobile Pack and WPtouch iPhone Theme. WordPress Mobile Pack – Simplicity. WordPress Mobile Pack was the first plugin I discovered while surfing another WordPress blog on my Droid. It basically allows you to setup your blog in a mobile format with four basic theme colors (black, red, blue, and green).

Mobile Social Networking Growing

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Mobile Social Networking Growing by cinta5 on January 14, 2009 The percentage of mobile phone users who said they accessed social networks from their handset jumped 182% from September 2007 to October 2008, according to a study conducted by The Kelsey Group and ConStat.

Ways you can boost sales with a mobile app

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Ways you can boost sales with a mobile app by cinta5 on May 25, 2010 Over at LangfordMedia.com we posted how a mobile app can boost a business’ sales. Mobile app development is the next venue for marketing and advertising and it is growing exponentially every year.

Mobile 108

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success. Okay, so you’re ready to launch a mobile marketing campaign for your nonprofit. Some of its best mobile features are: Google Earth Outreach is a mapping tool that allows supporters to see your work.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success. Okay, so you’re ready to launch a mobile marketing campaign for your nonprofit. Some of its best mobile features are: Google Earth Outreach is a mapping tool that allows supporters to see your work.

Being Brought to You Now in a Mobile Browser

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Being Brought to You Now in a Mobile Browser Written on July 4, 2009 by Justin Levy in announcements 4 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks to Douglas Karr introducing me to the Carrington theme plugin by Crowd Favorite , you’re now able to enjoy this entire site formatted for mobile browsers.

Mobile 100

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. They can subscribe to your RSS feed and receive updates of new articles via email, via mobile apps like FlipBoard or via popular RSS readers like NewsBlur. Without an RSS feed, and very easy access to it, you’re missing out on an opportunity.

QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That’s why at Signal , we’ve dedicated a piece of our business to providing an affordable and simple product to help small businesses leverage mobile marketing, social media and email to grow and nurture their customer base. Based on our experiences, we’ve developed the following tips to help small businesses understand how to incorporate text messaging, mobile-optimized email, and QR codes to complete digitally.

Oscar Meyer Weiner Mobile makes appearance in Hawaii | Akamai.

Akamai Marketing

Hawaii is celebrating its 50th year as a state this year, the Weiner mobile started in 1936, making the Weinermobile the older of the two. Oscar Meyer’s stunt is perhaps the oldest and longest running mobile marketing campaign in the country. With 8 mobiles + the new mini Weiner mobile, cruising throughout the country hitting county fairs and grocery stores, its no wonder this continues to be a favorite with com munities.

Mobile 116

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives

The Way of the Web

Social networks don’t make students dumb → Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives July 16th, 2010 · View Comments The idea of gaming with all your friends regardless of which console they use is fairly unusual, even today, but it’s already a reality in the mobile games market. Maybe the platform wars will finally come to an end if this becomes normal (mobile or console).

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

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. I don’t follow RSS feeds as it would be just one more thing I would have to stay on top of. Productivity email RSS

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

Twist Image

Blogs were better defined as an online journal that enabled writers to instantly publish their content to the world for free (it could also be easily distributed through the power of RSS - a term that is also all-but-forgotten). In a world where pictures can be sent via mobile and then destroyed so that no trail ever exists, I still believe in words. mobile. Can you believe it? I had to re-read the headline a couple of times as well.

The Future Of Facebook And The Newsfeed

Twist Image

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. mobile. Do you remember Facebook before the timeline. before newsfeed? I do. I loved the introduction of Facebook's news feed when it happened.

Interested in mobile or internet privacy and security?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Why ‘journalists’ might need the likes of Wikileaks Nokia developers, Absolute Radio and the N8 → Interested in mobile or internet privacy and security?

Your 2011 Digital Marketing Reboot

Twist Image

The pervasiveness of mobile smartphones ( iPhone , Android , BlackBerry ), tablets ( iPad , Samsung , Dell ) and the entire app economy that surrounds it is quickly becoming a dominant business force. Does it have a RSS feed? Is your website mobile? If your website does not automatically redirect these people to a mobile version of your online experience, there's a high probability that these people are having a bad brand experience. mobile.

How I Monetize Mobile Traffic on My Blogs

ProBlogger

Over the last few days, I’ve been experimenting with monetizing my blogs for mobile readers who view mobile versions of my sites. Those who read ProBlogger on an iPhone, Android phone, Palm, or Blackberry Storm will know that you’re given the option to view this blog within a theme designed for mobile devices. It seems a lot of readers these days read my blogs on mobile devices! How I Monetize Mobile Traffic on My Blogs.

Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) | Main | Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation » January 22, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business | Main | The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind » March 05, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. You have to focus on Universal Search, Real-Time Search, Social Media and the Mobile Web.

HTML5 and a new mobile app from Absolute Radio

The Way of the Web

Or just politics… The death of the Open Web has been somewhat exaggerated → HTML5 and a new mobile app from Absolute Radio May 21st, 2010 · View Comments The Apple iPad is about to launch in the UK, and in preparation, Absolute Radio is now available in a HTML5 version for all you iPad and iPhone owners to be able to listen to all the audio and see all the videos. M-Publishing , June 1, London (Hosting a round table on mobile publishing).

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On | Main | Toyotas "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign » February 12, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Mobile social networks will reach 223 million people around the world.

Where Content Goes To Die

Twist Image

Long before RSS feeds, Twitter , Facebook and more, I was a heavy subscriber to email e-newsletters (in fact, I still am). From the article: " Motorola Mobility has released its ' Fourth Annual Media Engagement Barometer ,' containing some interesting statistics on TV and DVR usage. Who amongst us is able to consume all of the content that we save? But I no longer have the same habit that I used to have. I used to have a folder in my email called "To Be Read."

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes | Main | YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography » February 26, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly Work: J.C.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle | Main | Social Media & The Super Bowl » January 29, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader.

Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 4 Ways To Celebrate MLK Day With Social Media | Main | Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience » January 15, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader.

Ready, Set, Activate Your Digital Audience to Fall in LOVE with your Brand

Pam Moore

Why you need an RSS subscription option on your blog /website. We are living in exciting times with the advancements in technology, artificial intelligence, live video streaming, user behavior analysis, data measurement and analysis, communication mediums, social media marketing, social networking and the power at our fingertips to bring human beings and communities together.

The Infovore

Twist Image

Whenever I add another RSS feed to Google Reader or follow someone interesting on Twitter , I stop to realize that it's another bite in my voracious appetite for more and more information. Whether it's through the Web, mobile or a touch device, the freshest and newest thinking is closer than a click away and whatever piece of content you're consuming is now three-dimensional. Human beings have an unquenchable thirst for information. not just knowledge. Why are we like this?

Mobelize Your Wordpress Blog! | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Wordpress / Mobilize Your Wordpress Blog! Subcribe via RSS Mobilize Your WordPress Blog! October 20th, 2009 Posted in Wordpress Tweet Share I could spew all the stats about mobile browser usage, but the cold hard facts are that more and more people are using their mobile devices to browse the web. So is your WordPress blog mobilized?

New Media By Design

Twist Image

Why not allow readers to "subscribe" to the specific news item and they can be notified (by RSS or email) when the news item gets updated (and this includes entirely new articles about the same issue)? Currently, even the most engaging Blogs and mobile apps are nothing more than an evolution of what was available in print. mobile app. Why is it that the majority of online news sources all look the same?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #145

Twist Image

"It's no secret that people have bad password hygiene, or that companies like Google are racing to replace single-factor passwords with something better (like, say, having your mobile phone near the place you're logging in from.) Amazon's Head of Mobile Interfaces - MIT Technology Review. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

What's A QR Code And Is It Contagious? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

If you’ve been sleeping lately and haven’t heard about the new mobile “barcode&# device called QR Code , then allow me to be the first to give you a heads up. I think QR Codes represent the future of online marketing – at least, the future of mobile marketing. The bottom line is: QR Codes are powerful new mobile marketing tools that will transform mobile marketing in the same way that low-cost and no-cost shopping cart software transformed online marketing.

The Art And Innovation Of Listening

Twist Image

When someone complains on Twitter that their mobile carrier gouged them on roaming fees, that complaint becomes public record. You can also decide how frequently you would like to be notified (including "as-it-happens") and how (via email or RSS feed). It's never been easier to hear what your consumers are saying about you behind your back. The concept of listening to what consumers are saying about your brands, products, services and the industry you serve is nothing new.