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The 5 best Plugins for Importing RSS Feeds to WordPress

Blog2Social

It doesn’t matter if you are already an expert blogger looking for an addition to their content, or if you are just starting to blog: Adding curated content to your site is always a plus.

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). 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. Blogbunch blog+rss.

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Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth

For my students: RSS allows you to manually (or autopost) Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc updates from a 3rd party site. RSS Icons – any colour or the word RSS or Subscribe . Adding hidden RSS feeds from Facebook (may or may not work from time to time). Facebook has around 60+ official Facebook Pages – I’ll post up the OPML later… Social media NEWS sites (Opinion, Analysis). Facebook to RSS service [link].

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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.

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RSS Extensions for Browsers & Social Media Dashboards

Laurel Papworth

RSS Extensions to Omnibox/URL box for Browsers (for my students). Here’s Chrome: Add these extensions/addons/plugins to your preferred browser if you want the browser to find the RSS feeds for you. Extensions site: https://extensions.apple.com. RSS Menu download: [link]. Webstore https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/rss-subscription-extensio/nlbjncdgjeocebhnmkbbbdekmmmcbfjd Click Add to Chrome. Also check [link] for IE RSS information.

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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. I wouldn’t call these cons, but here are some things to consider when choosing an RSS feed to automatically update to your social networks. Now, let’s take a look at Twitterfeed and HootSuite RSS works. HootSuite RSS Feeds. Beyond Blog RSS Feeds.

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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. Here's the scoop: the RSS itself is still there (as Jesse's roundabout method for finding it shows). The hyperlink to the RSS on the profile page; and. The link to the RSS in the profile page metadata (ie. Where can I subscribe, via RSS, to Facebook or Twitter?

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

If you’re like me, you write a lot of posts for sites other than your own and want to be able to share those posts with your readers. 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. The solution to this would be having an RSS feed with only your content in it from each of the sources you write for. > <rss version="2.0".

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

Stay N' Alive

With all that though, there's no doubt to those of us, the most devoted and perhaps heaviest users of Google Reader (I saw some stats that I promised not to share that suggested before Google Reader killed sharing I had some of the highest numbers of shares on the site), will miss the service. Many are even screaming that the death of Google Reader is the death of RSS and the beginning (or end?) I hope RSS makes a come-back. Alas, the day has come.

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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. My RSS reading is mostly information gathering or browsing. Visiting personal or professional sites with no specific goal in mind other than to ???stay Photo by Lynetter. I haven't given up on it completely, but my process has changed. My feeds are organized into folders and the folders ordered by priority.

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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.

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The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2010 YouTube is both a major opportunity and an interesting challenge for news sites. News organizations want to drive video impressions to their own sites but since YouTube dominates the online video world they need to have a presence there. Just discovered your site and am really enjoying it! Glad you are enjoying the site!

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Cool Sites: Wordle.net

Jason Yormark

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Facebook Listens. RSS Added Back to Pages. Will Twitter be next?

Stay N' Alive

In perhaps one of my most controversial articles (unintentionally), I wrote a week or two ago about how both Twitter and Facebook both quietly removed RSS from user accounts and Pages. Of course, with Facebook, on user accounts that made sense since they were intended to be private, but with Pages, 100% public versions of the site, it didn't make sense that they would remove the links and access to be able to subscribe to updates via RSS.

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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. It allows users to easily keep track of news from multiple web sites because updates are delivered directly to them. 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. ReadWriteWeb.

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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). The debate lies with the fact that more and more people are starting to use Twitter, Twitter lists, Facebook, and other social means to just get the news from the streams they follow on these sites rather than typical RSS Readers like Google Reader.

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Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? by Adam Sherk on September 17, 2009 Now that the improved Facebook Pages have been around for a while I wanted to check the level of engagement that major news sites are achieving with them. Some news sites are supplementing content links with direct questions and comments to users, but this does not appear to be happening in any significant volume.

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Apologies to 140char.com RSS subscribers…

The Way of the Web

Apologies to everyone seeing this who previously subscribed to 140char.com’s RSS feed. Unfortunately when combining that content back into this site due to the decision to stop having a dedicated microblogging site which was increasingly rarely updated, I forgot the small matter of redirecting the RSS feed to the most appropriate place. Uncategorized 140char.com oops rss

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25 Major News Sites Ranked By Page Speed

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk 25 Major News Sites Ranked by Page Speed by Adam Sherk on April 13, 2010 Now that site speed is officially a Google ranking factor, site performance and page load time are important for SEO as well as usability. So how well do major news sites perform in these areas? The sites include a mix of major newspapers, news magazines and TV news sites. So which news sites fared best?

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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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The Most Buried News Sites on Digg

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Buried News Sites on Digg by Adam Sherk on July 23, 2009 It’s no secret that mainstream news sites are experiencing increased exposure on social news sites like Digg. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers.

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Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites by Adam Sherk on March 16, 2010 The major search engines are making real-time search a priority, resulting in good visibility opportunities for news sites especially for breaking news. Google, Bing and Yahoo are all experimenting with various forms of real-time results now and making deals with Twitter, Facebook and other social sites.

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Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? by Adam Sherk on October 6, 2010 It is safe to say that most news sites are now experimenting with various forms of user engagement and content promotion through social media. Now the focus is decidedly more tactical with sites looking to understand how to maximize the benefits of their efforts and better integrate them with other marketing initiatives.

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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. Now don’t laugh, I am going to show what my average readership looks like and though it’s not much compared to my website traffic, I have never done anything trying to increase the RSS subscriptions.

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Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages? News sites utilize Facebook Pages to increase brand visibility, promote content, interact with users and drive traffic back to their main sites. But how much are these pages really worth to them, and which news sites are getting the most value for their efforts? The possibility of selling more CPM on associated pages of the linked content site?

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News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags by Adam Sherk on February 19, 2010 Ever notice all the tags that some blogs add to their posts? Adding a few meaningful tags is fine, but news sites in particular have a habit of taking this practice much too far. More than one news site has specifically asked me if adding this block of tag links to the top of posts is good for SEO.

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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. By the way: here’s my 7 Steps to Shutting Down a Social Media Site. I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on.

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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? Besides having an obvious call to action above the fold and getting to [social news site] ‘s frontpage, the blogosphere doesn’t much discuss how to convert more readers to subscribers. 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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20+ Major News Sites Ranked by Domain Authority

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk 20+ Major News Sites Ranked by Domain Authority by Adam Sherk on February 1, 2010 When it comes to competing for search engine visibility, major news organizations tend to benefit from having strong, trusted domains. Using SEOmoz’s new Open Site Explorer I did a head-to-head comparison of 20+ news sites to see which had the most domain authority. News Sites on Twitter: Who is Making the Most Impact?

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Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads. If you’re in the business of designing, developing and rolling out websites for a rolling roster of clients, then making sure that each site is social-ready can be a hassle. Adding social sharing buttons to a web content is one of the must-haves of a social-ready site. RSS Feed Widget.

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Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads. If you’re in the business of designing, developing and rolling out websites for a rolling roster of clients, then making sure that each site is social-ready can be a hassle. Adding social sharing buttons to a web content is one of the must-haves of a social-ready site. RSS Feed Widget.

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Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

How To Increase Your Twitter Followers » Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence I’ve discussed the value and virtues of Q&A sites before. If you go to a site like Quora, for instance, and type in a query using your competition’s brand name, then you are likely to find questions people have asked about how to use your competition’s products and services. Q&A sites are not necessarily time wasters. About Us What’s a Maverick?

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The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers Written by Glen, this post has 103 Comments I’ve been a big advocate of guest blogging over the years; currently ranking no.1 If I recommend a site that people don’t get value from, you guys will start to lose trust in the links I share. google love High ranking PR sites links. Home What the F ?

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News Sites on Twitter: Who is Making the Most Impact?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites on Twitter: Who is Making the Most Impact? But Twitter, Facebook in some cases Digg still represent the majority of social media referrals to many news sites, so they continue to be a priority. Since I have ranked news sites in various areas in the past ( Facebook Pages , page speed and domain authority ) I thought I’d do something similar for their Twitter profiles.

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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. Also, doing it now means you can alert them again in the future with enough of a gap to remind them without annoying people who don’t subscribe via RSS. Step One: Find Another RSS Reader You’re Happy With. RSS monitoring is great for reputation management as well.

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How to Create Content for Your Site that Your Readers Will Love

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Don’t forget that customers, potential customers, media, and potential business partners are all visiting your web site. Without good content, you are less likely to impress visitors to your web site, and it is harder to convert. Create better content for your web site, and not only will you have better search engine success, but you will also be more likely to create a loyal community. What do visitors to your site want? This is a guest post by Miranda Marquit. .

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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. The screen capture above shows more than one domain for a site:billhartzer.com search. In the case of my site, there’s an old blog post here: Why Boosting Audience Retention With Video Will Do Wonders For Your Business.

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Article Distribution Sites with a PR 3 or Higher | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Article Distribution Sites with a PR 3 or Higher by cinta5 on April 23, 2009 Distributing articles can help build links to your website. Below is a list of distribution sites with a PR of 3 or better. I will be checking back on this site from time to time. source47 This is a great list of article directory sites!

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Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites by Adam Sherk on August 7, 2009 This week’s Sysomos study of the 5% most active users on Twitter includes a list of the top 25 users (with more than 50,000 followers) ranked by average tweets per day. With this in mind, it is beneficial for news and content sites to take a diversified approach to Twitter, offering a range options for users to subscribe to.

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

SocMed Sean

If you’re a newbie to blogging or Web development, a 404 error occurs when your users search for a page that does not exist on your site. 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. Without an RSS feed, and very easy access to it, you’re missing out on an opportunity.

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The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites by Adam Sherk on October 8, 2009 Although search engines keep improving on their ability to deal with duplicate content, this continues to be one of the main SEO issues facing news and content sites. Therefore it is critical for publishers to diagnose and eliminate (or at least mitigate) the duplicate content issues on their sites.

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Top 200 Social Media Sites by Niche | Freelance Social Media

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Top 200 Social Media Sites by Niche by cinta5 on October 6, 2008 Tyler over at SMMGuru offered up the top 198 social media sites. mailgloo on The Auto DM drop shipping on Sell Products Online via Facebook Hank Wasiak on Marketing Beyond Traditional Means Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Get smart with the Thesis WordPress Theme from DIYthemes.

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