How to Promote your business website using free online resources.

Written by Ben Chapi

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7. Create RSS feeds for your site and submitrepparttar feed URLs torepparttar 150735 major RSS feed directories online. A good place to start is which provides a list ofrepparttar 150736 top RSS directories.

8. Be an active commenter. Try to leave comments onrepparttar 150737 blogs that you regularly visit. Most comment systems also provide a way for you to leave a link back to your blog or website which begs a visit atrepparttar 150738 very least.

9. If you plan to have anything printed up, put your web address on it. You can print your URL on business cards, stickers, leaflets, etc.

10. Add your web address to your forum profile signature. Every time you post or respond to questions your ad will be displayed. If you post good content in forums, people who read your threads will also check out your website.

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The Future of RSS is Not Blogs

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As businesses adopt RSS and consumers experiment with feeds,repparttar popularity of RSS will grow. Ultimately, consumers arerepparttar 150643 driving force behind technology. The convenience of RSS and increased popularity will set a precedent for consumer expectations. Businesses using RSS as a communication vehicle are able to create keyword-rich, themed content, establishing trust, reputation, and ongoing communication with current and prospective customers.

The big consumer benefit to RSS is that consumers opt-in to content of interest, totally controllingrepparttar 150644 flow of information they receive. Ifrepparttar 150645 quality ofrepparttar 150646 content inrepparttar 150647 feed declines, users simply removerepparttar 150648 feed from their RSS reader and they will not receive any additional updates from that source. The RSS reader acts as an aggregator, allowing users to view and scan multiple content streams in a timely fashion.

Consumer expectation will drive businesses that are slow to adopt. Ultimately, RSS will be a standard, like email addresses and websites are now a "must" for businesses. RSS feeds will join their ranks.

Unlike blogs, businesses can easily justify RSS feeds, as they will be increasing customer and corporate communication. RSS will create new revenue channels. RSS hasrepparttar 150649 potential to help companies develop strong relationships with consumers and create brand loyalty. RSS Feeds will draw existing customers and prospective clients, translating to a new or renewed income stream. Businesses using RSS feeds as a communication medium to notify interested customers of specials, discounts, product announcements, technical support tips, news and industry studies will ultimately sustain RSS as a viable and valued communication medium.

About the Author: Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll software for creating, editing, publishing RSS feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages marketing for NotePage a wireless text messaging software company.

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