4 Fail-Proof Ways to Increase Your RSS Subscribers

Written by Josiah Mackenzie

Using RSS on your website is a good way to spread your company message and increase your search engine position. But if you don't have subscribers to your newsfeed,repparttar benefits of news syndication are lost.

This article will provide you with 4 proven ways to increaserepparttar 138925 subscribers to your newsfeed.

1. Use an RSS Auto-Discovery Tag

Embedding an RSS auto-discovery tag into your webpage can allow newsreaders to automatically detect you serve RSS newsfeeds. Web browsers such as Firefox and Safari now detect RSS automatically, and askrepparttar 138926 visitor if he or she wants to subscribe to your feed. This way, you don't have to push your RSS feed -repparttar 138927 web browser does it for you. Also, Yahoo search results will include an "Add to My Yahoo" link if you use an auto-discovery tag.

Global Syndication offers a tool that makes creating RSS auto-discovery tags a snap: http://www.globalsyndication.com/rss-autodiscovery-tag .

2. Submit Your Feed to RSS Directories

When people look for information on websites, they use a search engine such as Google. When they are looking for RSS newsfeeds, they go to an RSS directory. That is why it is vitally important to submit your newsfeed to as many directories as you can. Robin Good has published a definitive list of directories that you can submit to: http://www.masternewmedia.org/rss/top55/ .

If you are looking to save time withrepparttar 138928 RSS directory submission process, Global Syndication can submit your feed torepparttar 138929 top 45 directories for under $10:

http://www.globalsyndication.com/directory-submit .

3. Create An RSS Landing Page

To many people, RSS is a completely new concept they know nothing about. When those people click your RSS link, what do they see? A bunch of meaningless XML code. Needless to say, this does not give a good first impression of RSS. You need to make it easy for your site visitor to start using your newsfeed - now.

How To Create A Blog

Written by Sean Felker

A blog is an online diary or as some people call them a weblog. They can be about any topic you would like to comment on. Setting up a blog can seem to be a very difficult task forrepparttar non techie type out there. They(the techie types) talk about MYSQL, PHP and you need a reader to read a blog in. Then they say u gotta pingrepparttar 138835 blog.

Is that a new mixed drink or something ? We talk to our children and they look at us as if we come from another planet.

All I want to do is blog.

My Dad being basically computer illiterate a short time ago. HMM I still think he is but I wont say it to often in this house. I wrote these instructions for him and he had had no major problems setting up a blog.

The easiest way to start a blog in my opinion and you may wish to differ ;-) are detaled inrepparttar 138836 following steps:

You will need a reader to readrepparttar 138837 blog you make or someone elses that you subscribe to.

The 1st step is an easy way to get a reader that allows rss feeds to be pulled to your My page.

1. Go to www.yahoo.com and create a my yahoo page. If you have one already go to step 2.

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