8 TOP Ways To Promote Your RSS/XML Feed For MAXIMUM Exposure

Written by Cory Threlfall

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link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="YOUR SITE TITLE RSS Feed" href="URL TO RSS FILE" rel="nofollow"/

(note: add this < in front of "link rel" and this > torepparttar end afterrepparttar 138788 forward slash /)

Step #4. Some idea's if you have your own newsletter.

If you have your own newsletter like I do, here's a couple ways to get your visitors to visit your RSS feed webpage.

Add a link on your "Thank You" page that leads to your RSS feed webpage. Whether its a Text or Graphic link.

The key here is to get your RSS feed link in front of your readers as much as possible to get them to add your RSS feed to there readers.

The next one is, add a link inside your "Welcome" email that's sent out to your New newsletter subscriber after they've subscribed.

This again, will give you another chance of getting them to add your RSS feed to there readers.

Step #5. Put together a "Signature File".

Here's another couple great ways to get your RSS feed webpage more exposure every time you send out an email or post to any online forums is by simply putting together a "Signature File".

Now, every time you sent out an email to your list and/or business contact you can attached your "Signature File" atrepparttar 138789 end of every email you send.

The same goes for online forums, every time you make a post or answer someone else's, your "Signature File" will be automatically attached.

Your "Signature File" doesn't have to be a huge, a few enticing lines will do fine with your RSS feed URL.

Step #6. Submit your RSS feed to RSS Directories and SE's.

Another great way to give your RSS feed more exposure is by submitting it or them to RSS Directories and Search Engines.

I've listed a few resources for you below to get you started with.

- Feed Shark http://feedshark.brainbliss.com

- Ping-O-Matic http://pingomatic.com

- RSS Top 55 http://www.masternewmedia.org/rss/top55

Step #7. Write an article, if you write articles.

This is a great way to get your RSS feed webpage in front of thousands of targeted readers absolutely FREE!

Simply write an article on a HOT topic within your niche, and atrepparttar 138790 end of your article add an enticing, attention grabbing "Resource Box" that points to your RSS feed webpage URL.

Step #8. Set-Up a PPC(Pay-Per-Click) campaign.

Forrepparttar 138791 last step to getting your RSS feed webpage Maximum exposure is to set-up a PPC campaign.

By doing this you will be able to send HIGHLY targeted traffic to your RSS feed webpage that are hungry forrepparttar 138792 information you have to offer.

The only downside to doingrepparttar 138793 PPC tactic is that it will cost you.

And, this tactic solely depends on whether or not you chose to set-up an RSS feed webpage of your own.

Now, I'm sure there are many others ways out there that could draw in more visitors to your RSS feed, but, these ones I just outlined in this article arerepparttar 138794 Best ones in my mind and arerepparttar 138795 ones I use.

Well, this concludes the, "8 TOP Ways To Promote Your RSS/XML Feed For MAXIMUM Exposure", so,repparttar 138796 only thing I have left to say to you is... Get Started!

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Web Design for Ecommerce

Written by Ray Yee

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You can find free articles for reprint at: http://www.ezinearticles.com, http://www.ideamarketers.com, http://www.goarticles.com, http://www.freesticky.com, http://www.amazines.com.

If you would like to create a forum on your website, you can use this free forum software at http://www.phpbb.com. It is very easy to set up and only requires you to create a database with your web host, with some customization.

Of course, you can also go forrepparttar option of writing your own content on your website. When writing your content, remember to include your keywords evenly throughoutrepparttar 138779 content for search engine optimization purposes.

4) Good navigation. This is another strong determinant ofrepparttar 138780 success of your website. For a website to look ‘professional’, it has to be well organized into categories, andrepparttar 138781 pages must be linked to each other and torepparttar 138782 homepage. Your navigation bars must be placed consistently atrepparttar 138783 same area on every page of your website. Navigation bars are most commonly placed onrepparttar 138784 left hand side ofrepparttar 138785 page or atrepparttar 138786 top ofrepparttar 138787 page. If you have numerous different categories on your navigation, it makes sense to place them onrepparttar 138788 left ofrepparttar 138789 page. However, if you have only about five to seven options, you can place your navigation bars atrepparttar 138790 top ofrepparttar 138791 page.

Use text links for your webpages on your navigation bars instead of graphic links. One factor that search engines like Google use to determinerepparttar 138792 relevance of your webpages is byrepparttar 138793 inclusion of keywords inrepparttar 138794 text links to that page.

It is also crucial that you name your navigation accurately and descriptively. Visitors would instantly know which link to click on to find what they want. If your website is cluttered with many obscure links, visitors would feel lost and leave your site immediately.

Organize your content well so that your visitors can navigate your site easily. They should be able to find what they want withrepparttar 138795 least number of clicks possible. Research has shown that for any extra click that visitors have to take to reach their goal,repparttar 138796 number of visitors leaving your site can reach as high as 50%!

When deciding what to include in your navigation bar, first place yourself in your customers’ shoes. Think about what they would be most interested in when they visit your site, and place these links nearrepparttar 138797 top ofrepparttar 138798 page. Other links, which are secondary in importance forrepparttar 138799 visitor should be placed nearerrepparttar 138800 bottom ofrepparttar 138801 page.

5) The standard pages. Like every other online business, your Drop Ship business website should also include some important pages that serverepparttar 138802 customer.

- Testimonials. This page is considered as a ‘must-have’ for many online businesses. When you displayrepparttar 138803 testimonials of other customers on your website, your credibility is established. Testimonials are like votes or ratings for your business that showsrepparttar 138804 real value of what you offer. The betterrepparttar 138805 comments from customers,repparttar 138806 better your website would appear to prospective customers. You can choose to place a separate testimonials page, or you can select a few ofrepparttar 138807 best testimonials and place them on your homepage.

- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). After you have described your benefits in detail, visitors would still have several queries about your products. It is thus useful to create an FAQ page to write downrepparttar 138808 answers to what your customers are most likely to ask. When visitors have questions, they can simply visit your FAQ page, instead of sending you their queries by email. This saves you a lot of trouble for answering individual emails. Remember that most customers are not willing to make purchases when their doubts are still unanswered.

- Contact Us. Having this page boosts your reliability as a business. Remember to include your email address, mailing address and telephone numbers on this page.

- About Us. Describe what your team and your business aims to do.

- Privacy Policy. Customers value their privacy highly onrepparttar 138809 internet. When they submit their personal information like email address or mailing address on your website, fears about privacy may arise. You thus need to include a privacy policy to reassure your customers that their personal information will not be abused or given to any other third party. Remember to place links to your privacy policy on your order pages and also your opt-in offers.

HTML editors like Macromedia Dreamweaver are useful for those unfamiliar with HTML. Dreamweaver can be found at: http://www.macromedia.com/dreamweaver.

In conclusion, whether or not your website generates sales determines heavily onrepparttar 138810 design and navigation ease. You should definitely spend more time planning on your web design and navigation well before plunging into constructing it.

*You are welcome to reprint this article as long as you includerepparttar 138811 Author’s resource box withrepparttar 138812 article.

About the Author: Ray Yee is the founder and president of Dropshipperscentral, a website which provides a wealth of informative articles, tips and resources on everything you’ll ever need to know about setting up a Drop Ship Business and marketing it. Click here for the Wholesale Drop Ship Directory from http://www.dropshipperscentral.com

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