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>> WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEEDS?
The point of RSS feeds is to get people to subscribe to them, so that they can constantly receive fresh information from you.
It’s just like subscribing to e-mail newsletters, only that there’s no e-mail involved … and consequently no spam or spam filters.
But to subscribe to your RSS feeds, your visitors need a special tool, called an RSS aggregator.
RSS aggregators are special tools that can take an RSS feed and display it to end-user. They come in many different forms and flavors, but most popular are desktop applications and web readers.
In case of desktop RSS aggregators (example: http://www.awasu.com), end-users need to download them to their computers and install them there. Web-based RSS aggregators (example: http://www.bloglines.com) on other hand are websites where users can create their own accounts and then use those websites to view RSS content directly from their Web browsers.
After installing an RSS aggregator or registering at a web-based RSS aggregator web service, user needs to proactively add link to your RSS feed in to aggregator to view your content.
Every time you update your RSS feed by adding new content items to RSS file, user is notified of that through his RSS aggregator, making content immediately available to him, without it having to face any SPAM filters and other barricades on way.
And, for best part, most RSS aggregators are free to use, so there’s really no excuse to not get started today. And by way – so are quite a few RSS publishing solutions!
Yes, RSS is free way of getting your content delivered every time.
Rok Hrastnik is the author of »Unleash the Marketing & Publishing Power of RSS«, acclaimed as the best and most comprehensive guide to RSS for marketers by leading RSS experts. Discover the true marketing power of RSS: http://rss.marketingstudies.net/index.html?src=sa5