Jump on Blogging and RSS Feeds or be Left Behind!Written by Craig Desorcy
Jump on Blogging and RSS Feeds or be Left Behind!
Viruses and deluge of cyberspace version of junk mail, spam, has forced marketers to look for new ways to get back into surfer’s eye. Spam filters hinder many of today’s marketers. That ezine you spent hours producing is often routed to garbage bin without your intended audience ever seeing it. Now that’s not nice, but overwhelming piles of unsolicited emails are thrown into virtual mailboxes around globe. Do you read your spam mail?
The wise and prudent are jumping on a trend that was relegated to personal use until about a year ago - blogging and RSS Feeds. These new tools have become latest marketing craze to hit Internet. Why? The advantages they present are amazing, cost effective, and can get your site indexed in blink of an eye. No wonder marketing gurus are smiling like Cheshire cat!
Andrew logged onto his usual My Yahoo! page early in September 2004, and was startled to see that it had had a make-over. Really, he thought only women did that! What was this RSS feed information blaring across screen anyway? It took a little bit of investigation, but Andrew soon discovered that this news could mean extra money in his pocket.
He nearly spilled his lukewarm coffee on keyboard when he realized that he could get his website in front of more than 20 million viewers with such amazing ease! People everywhere were touting RSS feeds and blogs as backdoor to Yahoo! - and what a place to be! He’d spent endless hours trying to implement search engine optimization techniques in order to do this very thing.
Add New Content Effortlessly to Your Website with RSS FeedsWritten by Craig Desorcy
RSS Feeds are latest in cutting-edge tools for alert webmasters. Globally, consumers are gobbling up this latest trend. The convenience of being able to monitor all of their favorite feeds in one place carries tremendous appeal. Webmasters and marketers find RSS feeds equally as attractive. The instant widespread distribution of content updates becomes a breeze with RSS feeds. Many believe that in near future, webmasters who don’t utilize this optimal communication tool will be in minority.
Joe banged desk next to his keyboard, making his coffee tilt precariously. He was irate to say least. For past 15 minutes he’d been browsing websites looking for that tidbit of information he needed to complete his presentation due in 25 minutes. His growls would have intimidated anyone less courageous than typical mountain lion, but Joe was fed up. To make matters worse, he knew that he’d recently visited a site with information. His inability to recall which of thousand sites he’d perused in last weeks had him boiling.
In cubicle to right sat Sally, “always-on-time Sally.” How did she do it? It seemed that everything she looked for was at her fingertips and only a minute or two away. If he weren’t so galled by his inability to find that one lit bit of info, he’d ask her. Of course her eyes would light up, she’d snap her fingers and say, “Oh I know where we can find that!” The thought irked him.
The secret to Sally’s seemingly pristine organization skills...you guessed it - RSS feeds all posted to one page. She had her favorite news feed, her favorite blogs, latest marketing and computer tech feeds, and even Garfield - her favorite cartoon - all posted to one page. When it came time to look for a tidbit of information, Sally knew right where to go. In fact last time, she’d had to spend time using search engines was when her cat had fleas, and she wanted to find out which flea shampoo was most effective.