Archive for August, 2010

10 Powerful Points Proving Necessity Of RSS

Monday, August 30th, 2010

When I first stumbled across RSS syndication while surfing the net, it piqued my curiosity to the point where I could not help myself, but, to look into this new form of site promotion further.

What I found out about this new technology will absolutely change the way you keep in touch with your subscribers and or readers, in many ways, for years to come.

Just to keep up with the times I recently built a webpage for my website specifically to promote my RSS feed in order to take on new subscribers, and… most important of all, to put this new technology to the test.

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FeedSifter

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

FeedSifter filters RSS feeds.

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Social Media Advice

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Before you do, you need to know that being a user of social media, and understanding its strategic applications for your PR, marketing, and communications initiatives, are two dramatically different skill sets.

Some mistakes to avoid:

No. 1: Diving in without a strategic plan

Don’t start podcasting, blogging, tweeting, friending on Facebook, and posting YouTube videos until you know what your messages are, who will manage them, who your audience is, and how they and you are going to benefit from the content and relationships.

No. 2: Not having a social media policy

Your social media policy needs to outline how employees behave in the online universe during and outside of work. It should include education on style preferences and confidentiality. All messaging coming from employees should be aligned with your company’s values and brand.

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250 RSS Feeds for Designers

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Grab the OPML file or each RSS feed all for designers.

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RSSMapper

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Create your own embeddable RSS locator applications! rssmapper analyses RSS feeds and derives location information for every update. See where things are happening, and easily share your maps by adding them to your website in just a few clicks.

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