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Category: RSS

NewsGator’s RSS feed reading clients are now free

There’s big news today in the world of RSS feeds. NewsGator has just announced that their entire suite of RSS feed reader clients (NetNewsWire, FeedDemon, NewsGator Inbox, and NewsGator Go!) are now free. On the heels on announcing a $12 million financing round last month, Greg Reinacker (NewsGator’s founder and CTO) writes about what led […]

Quick feed reading and productivity tip

Here’s a quick tip for managing the constant influx of information. I’m currently on a push to move as much non person-to-person email (like newsletters, product announcements, marketing, etc.) to my feed reader. One of the most useful and time saving techniques I’ve found is to create a folder in my feed reader labeled “products […]

Podcast Available on Using RSS for Marketing

SXSW has finally posted the full audio podcast of the panel I moderated called Using RSS for Marketing. In addition, a short highlight video podcast was posted as well. Check them out to get a feel for the content at the SXSW conference and learn about marketing with RSS from the panelists which included Emily […]

SXSW Interactive Panel Discussion

As I previously mentioned here on my blog, I have a panel at this year’s SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas. One of the panelists, Emily Chang, has posted an invitation on her blog today for feedback and insights into RSS and using RSS for marketing to help shape the discussion of our panel. Please […]

Regional sites using Internet marketing to promote area launched yesterday with the goal of aggressively seeking and attracting retailers to Roanoke, Virginia. The City of Roanoke, with the efforts of Stuart Mease, have done an excellent job recently of implementing a Internet based strategic marketing plan to promote the region’s opportunities and economic development efforts. From blogging to MySpace to videos on […]

Tips for Publishing RSS feeds – Part 3

In my first two posts in this series, I discussed four different tips for publishing RSS feeds. If you missed either of the last two parts, you can find them here: part 1, part 2. Let’s continue on with the next three feed publishing tips. 5. Make your feedâ??s title and description meaningful This tip […]

Feed publishing best practices with a technical perspective

Nial Kennedy has an excellent post on feed publishing best practices. Nial’s more technical article on feed publishing makes an excellent companion to my general purpose series on tips for publishing RSS feeds. He covers RSS versus Atom, the different namespaces, types of parsers, and ping just to name a few of the subjects.

Tips for Publishing RSS feeds – Part 2

This is the second post in my Tips for Publishing RSS feeds series. If you missed the first part, you can find it here. Today, let’s just jump right into publishing tips 2, 3, and 4. As always, feel free to comment and add your thoughts on these tips. Also, for the sake of clarity, when I […]