RSS more effective than email

Written by Allan Burns

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The report also points from data obtained from Lockergnome where it is shown that RSS subscribers out number email subscribers by 5 to 1. This clearly showsrepparttar increased take up of RSS, particularly amongrepparttar 140500 more tech savvy internet audience.

At I have often argued that one ofrepparttar 140501 major benefits of RSS over email is that it does not haverepparttar 140502 flaws that makes it susceptible to spam and control overrepparttar 140503 subscription torepparttar 140504 information you provide is totally inrepparttar 140505 hands ofrepparttar 140506 subscriber. This makes RSS subscribers more confident than email subscribers that they can unsubscribe knowing they will no longer receive communications from that source.

I have seen numbers banded about that show there are as few as 5 percent ofrepparttar 140507 browsing public use RSS. The reason for this is that it is not yet as ubiquitous as email, but email has had a lot longer to be established. I truly believe that these results will encourage more webmasters to offer RSS feeds to their readers and help educaterepparttar 140508 browsing public torepparttar 140509 benefits of this form of communication.

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

Take Your Coat Off And Stay For A While

Written by Dan Brown

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6. Make sure all your web pages load fast or your visitors will leave fast. Time is precious; they won't waste it waiting for your site to load.

7. Tell your visitors what's offered at your web site atrepparttar very beginning. If people are confused about what's being offered they may leave too early.

8. Publish your web site professionally. People will get turned off and leave if they see a lot of spelling and grammar mistakes.

9. Make your site text easy to read. Most people won't strain their eyes trying to read text that is too small, light or bright.

10. Use headlines and sub headlines all over your your web site that will grab visitors attention. It will attract them to explore your web site longer.

Author Dan Brown has been active in internet marketing for the past 4 years. Dan currently is working with the Zabang search engine introducing their new affiliate program, which is due out July, 2005. Zabang

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