RSS is really your friend

NCE Social Media

RSS - Really Simple Syndication, can be a great time saver. RSS is a family of Web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video—in a standardized format (from Wikipedia ). Ideaware has an outstanding article on how to harness RSS to benefit your information needs. Tags: Tools rss ideaware feeds

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Want a peak at my RSS: Here it is!

Amy Sample Ward

So, my response is simple: I want to share my RSS reader with you. Amy Sample Ward’s Version of RSS. Opening up my RSS reader (well, except for my mom’s blog and that kind of thing!) My public RSS reader is built on Netvibes , which is a free, web-based RSS reader.

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So long, Zombie Google Reader | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

So long, Zombie Google Reader | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : "Case in point: Google Reader. The product was “killed” by Google in the middle of 2013, and it was no longer available to end users. So it was dead and buried, right? Wrong. It was a zombie. The back end of Google Reader kept on plugging away, checking feeds, dutifully reporting how many subscribers it was polling on behalf of.

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RSS isn't dead: the best Google Reader alternatives | The Verge

AFP Blog

RSS isn't dead: the best Google Reader alternatives | The Verge : Feedly appears to be the heir apparent to Google Reader’s throne, a modern take on RSS that blends some of the niceties of Flipboard (like a “magazine view”) with useful Reader features like keyboard shortcuts and tags. But its biggest advantage may be that it’s the only RSS application that also has excellent and free companion mobile apps.

Content: Guided by Voices | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

Content: Guided by Voices | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : So as I moved into doing more social media work, I found people clamouring for “better content”, “content marketing,” “being a content creator,” and a million other words. Heck, I even teach a course called “Creating Compelling Content.” But a lot of organizations aren’t. And I think it’s because there are a lot of people who aren’t hearing the right voices.

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CASL – A Quick Guide and the Death of Single Opt-In | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

CASL – A Quick Guide and the Death of Single Opt-In | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

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Getting RSS Feeds Via Email

Robert Weiner

There are a few RSS feeds I don't want to miss. I have an RSS feed reader but I often go for days without looking at it. Some RSS feeds offer email subscriptions, but most don't. 2) Next, you need the RSS feed address for the page you want to track. Open a new tab or browser window, find the page you want to track and look for an RSS logo or link. FeedBurner's instructions are designed for someone posting an RSS feed link on a web site.

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Attention RSS Readers: Update Your Subscription!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Do you read Beth’s Blog in an RSS Reader?

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New RSS feed for SocialFishing.

SocialFish

If you subscribe to this blog in a reader, please note I have changed my RSS service to Feedblitz , due to ongoing crapness from Feedburner. My new RSS feed is [link]. If you subscribe to this blog in a reader, please note I have changed my RSS service to Feedblitz. Tags: RSS If you want to subscribe by email, IM or via Twitter, here's the link. Thanks! Please update my feed address in your feed reader to. link]. Thanks!

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RSS: Best thing since sliced bread

NetWits

Learn how to use RSS in Kinteras CMS Are you actively using an RSS reader in your daily life - for work and play? To be quite honest, I didnt begin regularly using RSS until recently, but it's changed my life. Why is RSS so important for your supporters? Their RSS reader will update them! Seriously! First , it makes it easy to know when you've published new content. They don't have to come to your site to check all the time.

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Five Tips for Developing a Successful Email Newsletter | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

Five Tips for Developing a Successful Email Newsletter | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : Despite the advent of the “always-on” mentality that social media has instilled in us, email marketing is still one of the best ways to reach your audience, especially for small business.

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A new look at RSS: Fever

Judi Sohn

I admit it, I have a serious RSS habit. Thanks to Fever , a brand new RSS feed reader from web guru Shaun Inman , it’s okay. They shouldn’t be read and organized like a standard inbox handles email messages, which is the way most readers treat RSS feeds. I no longer feel that I have to resist subscribing to RSS feeds for fear of overwhelming myself.

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A new look at RSS: Fever

Judi Sohn

I admit it, I have a serious RSS habit. Thanks to Fever , a brand new RSS feed reader from web guru Shaun Inman , it’s okay. They shouldn’t be read and organized like a standard inbox handles email messages, which is the way most readers treat RSS feeds. I no longer feel that I have to resist subscribing to RSS feeds for fear of overwhelming myself.

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Make The Web a Better Place with Better Content | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

Make The Web a Better Place with Better Content | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : n our quest to consume more and more content, we’ve developed quite an appetite. Perhaps now more than ever, it’s actually more difficult to carve out a little corner of the social web and plant a flag because there’s simply so much stuff being produced en masse each and every day. Facebook. Twitter. Medium. Instagram. Every status update and blog post adds to the p

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Social Login and Your Website: Higher Engagement & ROI | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

Social Login and Your Website: Higher Engagement & ROI | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : n the early days of social media, the question was: Should we or shouldn’t we take the plunge into social media? Now, the answer is clear. If you aren’t using social media, you are missing out on a huge opportunity. The new questions are: How do we use social media the best possible way to increase engagement and ROI? What is the next logical step?

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Social Media Crisis Communications for Bloggers | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

Social Media Crisis Communications for Bloggers | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : t happened. Someone took offense to something on your blog. A thought wasn’t as well developed as you imagined. Or you wrote something you wish you hadn’t. People are taking to your digital properties with pitchforks and lit torches. Comments section is filled with vile. And so is your Facebook Page. Twitter isn’t much better

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More RSS Tools: Sharing Feeds

Idealware

For my last followup to my RSS article, Using RSS Tools to Feed your Information Needs , I want to discuss OPML, the standard for RSS Reader feed information, and talk a bit about why RSS, which is already quite useful, is about to become an even bigger deal. Last week, I discussed sharing research with Google Reade r; before that, filtering RSS feeds with Yahoo! I started with Google Reader last December - prior to that, I used a Mac RSS Reader called Vienna.

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More RSS Tools: Managing Content with Pipes

Idealware

I'm continuing with follow-up topics from my RSS article, Using RSS Tools to Feed your Information Needs. Last week, I discussed integrating content with websites , and this week I'm going to dive into one of the more advanced ways to work with RSS content.

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How and Why RSS is Alive and Well

Idealware

Image: SRD RSS, one of my favorite protocols , has been taking a beating in the blogosphere. And I agree that many people will forgo RSS in favor of the links that their friends and mentors tweet and share. RSS is, and always has been about, taking control of the information you peruse.

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RSS and Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

A few months ago, we featured Peter Campbell 's article Using RSS Tools to Feed Your Information Needs , courtesy of Idealware. Since then, Peter has been posting some great followups on the Idealware blog : More RSS Tools: Web Site Integration. More RSS Tools: Sharing Feeds.

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Feed My Inbox — RSS feeds by email

Robert Weiner

And I don't like having to look at a web page/feed reader every day to find out whether anything new has appeared on an RSS feed. I'm testing a solution that will deliver RSS updates to me via email: Feed My Inbox I'm starting with a few sites I want to track, but that are only updated occasionally. Diff'rent strokes for diff'rent folks: I like to get information by email. I prefer listserves over online forums and email to IM.

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NetCentric Advocacy: RSS for nonprofit staff. Why?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Distributed Research: needs 43 phone calls to track Hill staff | Main | 36 million watch Youtube of Connon in D: 23 year old : no recording contract » January 24, 2008 RSS for nonprofit staff.

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RSS Reading Habits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. Photo by Lynetter. I haven't given up on it completely, but my process has changed.

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Beaconfire Survey: RSS | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

RSS is becoming ubiquitous, and with the sheer volume of content on the internet, more users are finding that they need a way to manage their content. This week, we asked the Beaconfire staff: How do you consume RSS content? I also use Bloglines to manage RSS feeds.

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More RSS Tools: Web Site Integration

Idealware

Those of you who visit pages besides the blog here at Idealware have noted that my article Using RSS Tools to Feed your Information Needs is up. If you're an old hand at RSS, then I'm hoping the article will serve as a good tool when trying to impress others of the value of syndication. RSS is a big topic, and writing the article was, in one respect, a challenge: in order to write a solid, intermediate guide to RSS use, I had to narrow the scope a bit.

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Why Nonprofit Managers Must Use RSS — And How to Start

AFP Blog

From Dem In Action via Tech SoupWhy Nonprofit Managers Must Use RSS — And How to Start: "Why Nonprofit Managers Must Use RSS — And How to StartGo from zero to RSS expert in three easy stepsBy: Jason ZanonJuly 9, 2007This article originally appeared on the Web site DemocracyInAction.org, which provides affordable e-advocacy tools to other nonprofits.It's

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NetCentric Advocacy: RSS in Plain English

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Phone messages from activists locked down inside Kimberly-Clark Canadians headquarters | Kleercut.Net | Main | World Without Oil :: Start Here » May 01, 2007 RSS in Plain English This is cool. Nice show of the RSS. Click To Play There are two types of Internet users, those that use RSS and those that dont. Nice show of the RSS.

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RSS Follies | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

That’s because we’ve been recently upgrading our hosting infrastructure, updating to the very latest version of WordPress, and enhancing our RSS feed, all at the same time! For those who prefer to read the Wire in their RSS readers, you may notice some new buttons on the bottom of each post – at the moment, we’ve added links to email, Digg, Stumble and share each post on Facebook, to make it easier than ever to share a post you found insightful or helpful.

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More RSS Tools: Using Google Reader for Research and Sharing

Idealware

Google Reader gets a good mention in my RSS article, Using RSS Tools to Feed your Information Needs , but deserves an even deeper dive. We've established that an RSS Reader helps you manage internet information far more efficiently than a web browser can; and we've talked in the last few posts about publishing feeds to your web site. Further, this page can be subscribed to via RSS as well, so it can be republished to your web site, or integrated into a Facebook feed.

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RSS Beginners Guide and Video

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Michael Pick recently posted this entertaining how-to video about RSS for some client work he was doing for a social RSS application called " Feed Each Other." His RSS Guide for Beginners is an absolute gem!

"Real-Time Subscription Service" - An RSS Primer For You

SocialFish

I have been thinking for quite some time about how somehow RSS (Real Simple Syndication, a name which is completely unhelpful - and not real simple - to those who need help understanding it) has a serious image problem. I believe RSS is one of the the keys that open the door to the world of web 2.0, RSS is the bridge between the push and the pull, between your email inbox and the flow of information "out there". What is RSS? tagging technology RSS SEO listening googl

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Test Post for RSS Feed

Beaconfire Wire

This is a test

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WordPress Adds Real-time Update Alerts, Makes RSS Relevant Again? | Technomix | Fast Company

AFP Blog

WordPress Adds Real-time Update Alerts, Makes RSS Relevant Again? Technomix | Fast Company: "WordPress just added a new feature called RSSCloud--and as unassuming as that sounds, it's going to have a potent effect on every WordPress blog: They're all going to get a little injection of real-time update action

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Balancing the RSS Scale | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

That’s why non-profits who have a significant RSS readership should consider ways to advertise their other services in their feed to push people to donate, take action, or join the email list. While RSS giveth, it also taketh away. You can follow responses through the RSS 2.0

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RSS In Plain English

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Lee LeFever and Sachi created this three minute video to explain RSS in plain English and why if you're not tracking web information using RSS you need to do so! RSS is Step 5. Click to Play. His post is here. This afternoon I'm teaching a webinar called Ten Steps to Extension 2.0 for Extension professionals new to Web2.0 ideas and tools. I've been in the searching for best primers in text, photos, and video and this one is definitely a keeper.

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Tipsheet Tuesday: Why Nonprofit Managers Must Use RSS. And How to Start | DemocracyInAction

AFP Blog

Tipsheet Tuesday: Why Nonprofit Managers Must Use RSS. And How to Start | DemocracyInAction: "ipsheet Tuesday: Why Nonprofit Managers Must Use RSS. management | nptech | rss | tipsheetIt's come to the point where nonprofit staff who aren't using RSS aren't really doing all of their job.I And How to StartSubmitted by Jason Z. on Tue, 2007-02-13 11:06.

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RSS Readers for Your Desktop, Smartphone, and Tablet

Tech Soup Blog

An RSS reader is an essential tool for keeping up with current news and the issues that affect or influence your organization. Social media and community staff rely on RSS readers to find interesting and share-worthy articles for Facebook or Twitter.

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Multiple RSS Feeds on Multiple Facebook Pages

Wild Apricot

Now here’s a new Facebook application that can take your RSS-to-Facebook to a whole new level. And let's say you want to “mix and match” — to post RSS feeds ‘A’, B’, and ‘C’ to your personal Profile; and post.( Social networking Facebook RSS application social media We’ve talked recently about how to publish your Twitter updates to Facebook Page or personal Profile page.

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Widget for Publishing RSS Headlines

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This isn't the only widget that uses RSS stream headlines or content from feeds. These include: RSS Scroll Box - allows you to add up 3 RSS feeds that scroll up the page. RSS Feed Widget by MuseStorm - pulls any RSS feed into your blog or web page

Branded RSS Widget!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

the lastest from Feedburner - the ability to put your log or photo into an RSS widget. Get this widget! You knew I just had to do this. The hardest part was the creating the jpg. That's my Second Life avatar). Downside is that if you put javascript into your post - it doesn't show up

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RSS As Information Coping Tool

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

in the UK, I made a Freudian slip and called RSI - RSS by mistake.). I'm finding that some people's initial reactions to RSS is "OMG, information overload!" I'm discovering that I'm finding RSS so efficient that I find email annoying.

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Guest Post by Amy Sample Ward: Want a peek at my RSS: Here it is!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, my response is simple: I want to share my RSS reader with you. Amy Sample Ward’s Version of RSS Why? Opening up my RSS reader (well, except for my mom’s blog and that kind of thing!) My public RSS reader is built on Netvibes , which is a free, web-based RSS reader.

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Roll Your Own RSS Feed Digest Widget

Wild Apricot

There are many ways to publish any RSS feed on your own website — Feedburner’s BuzzBoost feature, and Widgetbox, for example, among a host of other methods including a Google Docs trick — but lately I’ve been using a free service called Feed Informer, for several reasons.( Tags: RSS Widgets Non-profit technology Web 2.0