Archive for August 5, 2013
With all the talk about RSS feeds and syndication, it might be helpful to break down the terms and explain what the process entails and what it can do for both your current and future readership.
- “What IS an RSS feed for my website?” RSS stands either for “Rich Site Summary” or, more commonly, “Really Simple Syndication”. At their most basic level, RSS feeds for websites are simple bits of coding that make it possible for readers to get updates from your blog without having to check your site every day. Whenever you post new content, they are automatically notified and sent a link, simplifying both their browsing experience and your distribution.
- “Why should I bother with RSS for my website?” The Internet is awash with information. Readers are presented with a seemingly infinite buffet of material to choose from, and if one source does not deliver, the next one in line will be more than happy to step up. Having a great blog is ob