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Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

When it comes to link building publishers have a significant advantage because editorial content, be it hard news or evergreen content, lends itself naturally to linking and sharing. So what link building tactics are most effective for publishers? E-mail newsletters and RSS feeds.

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.

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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6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

published it. In fact, publishing your article is just the first step. I have shared some of the most essential steps to take right after you publish an article which include: Email those who helped you write it (If you were using any expert quotes).

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.

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5 Tips for Blogging in the Post RSS Era

Geoff Livingston

Building a successful blog in 2006 depended on building a loyal readership via RSS. In 2011, RSS usage has dramatically declined with many people receiving their news from friends in social networks online or via email. How does one write a great, well-read blog in the post RSS era?

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Official Publisher Profiles on Digg One Year Later: Followers up 720%

Adam Sherk

When I did my original post Digg v4 was just about to come out of alpha so there has been a significant increase in exposure for the profiles and many more publishers have created them. Most of the publishers continue to follow very few others: Profile Following 8/10/11 Following 8/4/10.

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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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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.

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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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. Today, the comment section provides a tool to build community engagement around a publisher.

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. When a blog that I subscribe to publishes a new post, it shows up right there on my iGoogle homepage.

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Engaging Brand 427 - Guy Kawasaki talks Author, Publisher and Entrepreneur

Engaging Brand

Today I talk to Guy Kawasaki about how to self publish a book by being an Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur and discuss . Will self publishing merge with publishing eventually? The publisher/ author relationship. Which is the best self publishing platform - Kindle!

The Changing State Of Blogs

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meme that seems to be back in the public zeitgeist (the show will be published in the coming weeks). In the early days of blogging (I started Six Pixels of Separation in 2003), I defined blogs as a personal publishing platform that enabled anyone to write something, hit the publish button, and instantly have it distributed to the world for free (and fast). They enabled people to comment and share, had links within the text, and were also available via RSS feeds.

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The End Of Blogging?

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To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. 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. Magazine and others started accepting and publishing bloggers alongside their most respected journalists. Brand name publishers, to be sure.

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Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves

Spin Sucks

Unless it looks like you’ve personally endorsed the site that has published your content, it doesn’t hurt to just let it be. This is where you add links to another piece of content already published on your site in the new content you’re creating. RSS footer.

5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published

Kikolani

After some emails back and forth with a potential guest blogger on my site, he suggested I write a little guide on how to submit a guest post in a way that will increase the likelihood of getting it published. This little snapshot is from Mashable’s RSS for their social media category.

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). ReadWriteWeb.

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How publishers curate the world of content

emediavitals.com

Blog Publishers integrate new Foursquare features Article SB Nation: Turning fan bases into media brands eMedia Vitals Life Beyond Print.™ Curation platforms, which have moved beyond the RSS feed , provide varying levels of automation, functions and technology to suit a media companys needs. Publishers find curation can attract and retain readers by offering the best of all content, rather than the best of just their own content.

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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.

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100 Cool Things You Can Do With RSS

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.

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Study Shows: Blog Posts Published on Weekends Get More Social Shares

ProBlogger

If you run a blog featuring professional content, it seems like a no-brainer to publish your content during business hours, on weekdays. In fact, even though only 13% of blogs were published on the weekend, they saw 18% of the total social shares gathered in the study.

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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 great for me, maybe great for you and a bunch of journalists and media folks , but the general public never latched on the the magic that is RSS. The original power of blogging wasn't really in the ease of publishing, it was in the power to subscribe to a blog and be notified when a blogger updated their space. publishing. I love my blog.

Get More Shares on Your Content with these Five Tips

Spin Sucks

Shareaholic’s data , based on 200,000 websites reaching 300 million people each month, shows that last month 32 percent of the traffic sent to our publisher websites was through referral traffic. Today’s guest post is by Ginny Soskey.

What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?

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If you go back in time (a little over a decade ago), the mainstreaming of blogging as a publishing platform brought with it a couple of unique features. Initially, these instant publishing platforms were seen as simple online journals for those who wanted to keep them. Blogs are a publishing platform that allow anybody to have an idea and to publish said idea in text, instantly and (mostly) free to the world. instant publishing. publishing.

Self-Promotion And Self-Loathing In The Digital Age

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The problem comes when I follow others (and look at my own self-promotion) and it becomes abundantly obvious that - for the most part - all of the stuff we post on Facebook and Twitter can be summed up in two ways: We publish things in the hopes that people will think our lives are more interesting than theirs. We publish things in the hopes that people will think that our lives are actually more interesting than they really are. And - by the way - did RSS die? publishing.

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. To me, the notion of blogging is still as exciting and powerful as it was over a decade ago, when I published my first post. publishing. publishing platform. Can you believe it?

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.

Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?

Spin Sucks

Migrating from freebie to Feedblitz (or other RSS publishing options). Here’s why: You need to be consistent in publishing. Today’s guest post is by Jayme Soulati . If your blog was ranked (how does that even happen?)

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. We have to remember that Blogging (and the power of RSS ) came along before it was easy (or even possible) to do the amazing things that we're doing with images, audio and video. publishing. And it was good.

PB130: What Time of Day is Best to Publish to Your Blog

ProBlogger

When Should You Publish Your Blog Posts. Today I am talking about when you should publish your blog post. In the past when RSS feeds were popular, timing did seem to matter more. In Today’s Episode What Time of Day is Best to Publish to Your Blog.

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How to Publish Your Blog on Amazon Kindle

ProBlogger

Have you published your blog on Kindle? We’re not talking about publishing ebooks or PDFs, but your dynamic and regularly updated blog. Kindle publishing for blogs has already opened the doors to myriad opportunities for many businesses that have a blog. Add and publish.

Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

Whatever you call it, get your content out when it is published. If you publish once a week, get it out in email at the same time on the same day every week (you can schedule it, just like you would any other email). RSS Feed. This is why you’ll set up an RSS feed.

A Dying Breed

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That may sound dire, but think about it in this context: do you still use a RSS reader? but these publishers and editors held the key to the audience. Suddenly content creators were not just writers, they owned the publishing platform and the direct relationship with the consumer. In fact, it grew so fast that it paved the way for new publishers to exist (think about Huffington Post , Vice , Buzzfeed and beyond). It 's hard to beat the big publishers at their own game.

The Face Of Facebook

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As publishing tools became more readily available and individuals began to harness the power of Web design, we became inundated with new, quirky and interesting types of media. This expanded further when images, audio and video became as easy to publish online as text. Social Media completely changed this direction again, enabling and empowering individuals to not only self-publish but to collaborate and share. publishing. self publish.

New Ways Of Working

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Back in 1988, I became interested in actually publishing magazines. It's hard to understand how it happened, but I became a magazine publisher in my mid-twenties. Without having a legacy business in publishing, the Internet wasn't threatening at all. Suddenly, I could write and publish to the world for everyone to see? On top of that, those who were interested could subscribe to my writing (via RSS ) and be notified the second I published anything online?

The Medium Is/Is Not The Message

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Fax machines were still nascent and hardly being used by publishers, journalists and companies. Pitching stories to be published was a brutal affair of rejection. The ability to use one of these online publishing platforms was - in the purest sense of the word - transformational. I could write, edit and publish my ideas (in text, images, audio and video) for free, to the world. My content could reach everyone online, by simply publishing it. online publishing.

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.

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

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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. At the end of the day, Blogging is a publishing platform. Instant publishing. He prefers to call himself a publisher over a Blogger. instant publishing. online publishing. publishing.

The New Gatekeepers

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Beyond that, because publishing content is (essentially) free, the myriad of choices gives me access to information that I never thought I would have. If that weren't enough, there is also audio and video podcasts on the topic of marketing being produced and published by the new gatekeepers. In text, images, audio and video, many of us have become both content producers and publishing empires (in our own minds, at least). It's easy for anybody to publish anything.