RSS feeds and how to use them

Written by Allan Burns

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Let me take you through some ofrepparttar benefits of having your own RSS feed. If you takerepparttar 142728 example I just used for readers ofrepparttar 142729 Slashdot feed. Every time a new item is published torepparttar 142730 RSS feed it is available to every single subscriber immediately. You are guaranteed that every reader will getrepparttar 142731 message whether they choose to read it or not. If you done this with email you would be lucky if a majority of your readers even receivedrepparttar 142732 message due to spam filters and other obstacles.

Unlike email an RSS feed is zero maintenance. There is no list of addresses to maintain, no server needed to send out your messages, all you are doing is updating a file on your server. There is no need to worry about being accused of spamming, double opt in or adding torepparttar 142733 spam problem.

I have leftrepparttar 142734 best till last. You can even have detailed statistics about your RSS feed by using a third party such as Feedburner, all free. Feedburner will monitorrepparttar 142735 requests made for your feed so you know how many readers you have and even tell you which items have been clicked on. Plus Feedburner saves you your valuable bandwidth and takes away any worries aboutrepparttar 142736 compatibility of your RSS feed.

I have been publishing an RSS feed for several months, it has worked so well that I have decided that I do not needrepparttar 142737 hassle of an email newsletter. The only time I use email now is if I want a personal conversation with someone, that's what email is great at.

Allan is the webmaster at an RSS resource for webmasters. Learn how to use RSS to attract and retain visitors to your site.

Top 5 Cheap Encryption And Security Solutions

Written by David D. Deprice

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4. Cryptainer PE

Phenomenally easy to use, Cryptainer PE's encryption works on all versions of Microsoft Windows and works with all known file types. You can protect your files and folders and ensure total privacy with Cryptainer PE. Simply drag and droprepparttar files and folders you want to hide and voila! your files are hidden. With Cryptainer PE you can hiderepparttar 142654 very existence of your confidential files and folders. Additionally, Cryptainer PE allows you to send encrypted email files. The recipient need not have a copy of Cryptainer PE installed to decryptrepparttar 142655 files.

5. Desktop Armor

Desktop Armor watches dozens and dozens of important settings on your computer and warns you if any program has changed them. This catches many ofrepparttar 142656 changes a virus, worm, or trojan program will make to your computer and lets you immediately fix them back! Plus Desktop Armor includes a lot of other useful features like a Popup blocker, checks to help you avoid Phishing scams and much more.

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