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RSS(Real Simple Syndication) is talk around net these days because of its many benefits.
I'm sure you've received several emails(like I have) telling you to jump on "RSS" band wagon and that it's answer to all your Internet and Email marketing woe's because of its syndication capabilities.
With RSS Directories and Search Engines coming into mix as well these days for RSS feeds you really have to decide whether or not you really want it get in on "RSS" craze.
Now, before I get to far ahead of myself here I want to make sure you know exactly what RSS "IS" and WHY it's becoming such an essential tool for Your online business and other businesses around world.
I've received a lot of feedback from people just starting out online and/or other webmasters who are not quite sure asking... "what is "RSS" in Plain English and do I need it for my online business?".
I wrote an article earlier this year stating "10 MOST Powerful Reasons WHY You Should Be Using RSS", but I guess I clearly didn't explain what "RSS" IS which left readers kind of stumped.
If you wish to read that article as well I've provided link below.
With that said, lets 'Now' define what RSS(Real Simple Syndication) "IS" in plain english for those of you who are NEW to it and for those of you who are still a little bit confused about it and its uses.
RSS is by definition -- an acronym for "Really Simple Syndication" or "Rich Site Summary", and .XML extension is format used for distributing YOUR news headlines via Web, which is known as "Syndication".