We would like to thank the local libraries, schools, and universities for recommending students
to visit us when doing research on any of our information topics.
Many internet marketers are still wondering whether to start marketing with RSS or not. It seems that not even all the case studies, hard metrics and benefits available can't convince them, or everyone would be jumping on the RSS wagon by now.
Just as an overview, here are some of the benefits marketers are missing out on by not marketing with RSS:
A] 100% delivery of their marketing, relationship building and educational messages to their subscribers, customers, prospects and partners. E-mail isn't getting delivered, but with RSS you will achieve 100% delivery.
B] Increased search engine rankings and quick content indexing, and increased traffic from other RSS-enabled online sources.
C] Getting your internet content published on other websites.
D] Generating new subscribers more easily and quickly.
E] And much much more ?
Even if you don't believe that RSS is being used by enough people right now, that's still no excuse to not start using it as a vehicle to generate more traffic to your sites.
But, soon all of this will change, too.
As it was widely predicted, Microsoft is integrating RSS support in the next version of its Internet Explorer, and perhaps even more important, it's making it an integral part of its long-awaited Longhorn operating system.
What does this mean for marketers?
A] By being integrated in IE and other Microsoft software, RSS will achieve mass penetration. For marketers this means that RSS will finally become one of the standard tools of mass communication and content delivery. Furthermore, internet users will start to expect RSS from marketers, probably even more so than e-mail newsletters.
B] Marketers will no longer (eventually, of course, when most of the world starts using the latest software versions) need to explain how to get an RSS reader, but will be able to focus only on presenting their business and benefits to the end-user.
C] Broader RSS integration in Microsoft's tools will enable for additional RSS uses, far beyond basic content delivery in the form of stories, podcasts and products. Marketers and developers will be able to deploy rich interaction applications to make communication and business/personal interaction more fluent, easier and more effective. In essence, for many advanced marketers the capability of marketing with RSS will mean their either "in" or "out" of the game.
D] This is now official. Marketers need to start taking the lead and implementing RSS feeds accross all their communicational innitiatives, from PR to direct marketing and sales.
And to top all of this, Google just recently started serving Google AdSense ads in RSS feeds as well.
The deeper meaning behind this is four-fold:
A] The new "program" is the perfect opportunity for RSS publishers to monetize their RSS feeds. With inclussion in Google's standard "runnings" of AdSense ads, publishers can expect to monetize on RSS immediately.
B] This is yet another reason for publishers to start publishing their content via RSS, especially since it won't cost them anything or very little, but will provide them with an additional source of revenues. With the low-cost aspect of RSS, we can expect a flood of new publishers to set-up RSS feeds of their content to generate additional AdSense clicks.
C] With RSS ads included in feeds, more advertisers will become aware of RSS and its marketing potential.
D] Using RSS advertising publishers are now not only creating an additional revenues source, but are in fact making sure they don't lose ad revenue opportunities.
We used to refer to RSS as the future. Well, that future is now. If you're not ready to start marketing with RSS, time just might run you over. As well as your competitors... Copyright 2005 Rok Hrastnik
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. The complete guide on RSS for marketers: http://rss.marketingstudies.net/index.html?src=sa10
We show you how to become a science blogger and set up your science news site in 4 steps.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News: Hours after the BJP fielded Hindutva activist Sadhvi Pragya Thakur against him from Bhopal, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh ...
Virology blog was the first science website I followed, its been quite a few years now and it was an inspiration to me in using the internet to disseminate ...
Before the internet was consolidated into centralized information silos, RSS imagined a better way to let users control their online personas.
Apple's March 25 event is just around the corner and that means there'll not only be a lot to cover but a lot of people covering it. Here's who you need to follow.
For the past year-plus, I have been noticing a number of Microsoft bloggers posting that their blogs were either shutting down or moving to private/custom sites.
Micro-blogging site Twitter has allegedly suspended the account of right-wing sympathiser Rishi Bagree, whose followers included Prime Minister Narendra ...
Kibbles 'n' Bits 2/6/19: I have seen the Snappening and it is an RSS feed - The Beat.
I chanced upon an ancient backup of my RSS feed subscriptions, a cold hard stone of data from my time at Wired in the mid-2000s. The last-modified date on the ...
Dear Gurumurthy, Intellectually, you are far ahead of RSS colleagues who think the story of Shiva placing an elephant's head on the decapitated Ganesha ...
When Google Reader was retired in 2013, many people lost their favorite way to keep up with new posts from their favorite news websites and blogs.
You can take your Wordpress SEO to the next level. Following are 10 ways to make sure your WordPress site and *content* are optimized to the fullest.
Press release *content* from BusinessWire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured to help an Indian man in Saudi Arabia after he made an appeal on Twitter to aide his return to his country.
by Chuck Collins and Jessicah Pierre. One way that extreme inequality shows up in our lives is unequal opportunity in homeownership. And for millennials ...
RSS was a revelation for blogging and online media; we got our first RSS feed in 2001 and I have relied heavily on RSS feeds to write this site (and stay ...
Blogs are back! At least, they seem to be making a resurgence as we try to disentangle ourselves from the predatory social media platforms that took all the ...
A new generation of union activists see their struggle as part of the fight for equitable resources for the communities in which they teach.
Following the nation-wide police raids and arrests of several social activists – eerily reminiscent of an autocratic Indira Gandhi's Emergency – Rahul Gandhi ...
Welcome to our new home on the web! For those of you who are longtime readers of Starts With A Bang!, I welcome you to our new location! And to those of you ...
Communities like mine, in small-town Michigan, are told to blame immigrants when unchecked capitalism hurts us. We don't buy it.
State governments have many options for recouping the windfalls large corporations and the wealthy received through the 2017 Republican federal tax law.
Eighty-seven RSS swayamsewaks died fighting the Emergency. More than 80 thousand of them were jailed and suffered physical tortures. Many of them saw ...
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) last week held a three-day conference to outline its world view. A lecture by its chief Mohan Bhagwat appeared to signal ...
Having moved from Prez to citizen, on Thursday Pranab Mukherjee turned philosopher-politician at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur. He reminded all present, ...
The RSS and VHP have done well to withdraw from the Ram Mandir agitation till the Lok Sabha elections draw to a close. For one, the movement was finding ...
What is RSS? We explain why RSS is not dying and why it is still important. For small business owners and bloggers, we explain the benefits of RSS feeds.
Following a request on the Bureau Local Slack channel (join here) I created a tutorial on how to create a Slack bot which would post alerts whenever a new ...
From “flashy” beginnings to the development swamp and finally launching a console game, this is the story of how Move or Die was made.
Most of us are active at a number of social media sites. And I bet, we all have a blog (or several blogs). You are very likely to be eager to share what.
Having played Return of the Obra Dinn recently, I was inspired to write about historical settings, exploring themes, co-linear storytelling, and ships.
Should you post short, topical pieces at a high frequency, or is it better to have occasional posts with highly targeted information? The answer lies in between.
Let's talk about social media automation, RSS feeds & get a comprehensive how-to on dlvr.it. An RSS feeding tool to automate posts to your social media.
It's commonly wondered, searched, and debated by anyone who works with website *content* and copy: What's the ideal blog post length for SEO? The answer ...
2018 would have marked the 30th anniversary of the Advance Wars franchise, and the recent success of Wargroove made me nostalgic to talk about a great.
Both houses of the legislature today approved a resolution honoring Matt DeCample, the former aide to Governor Mike Beebe who died on Sunday after a ...
Between 2004 and 2014, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faced the 'no strong leader' problem. Party elder LK Advani's prime ministerial candidacy in 2009 and the ...
In this series, kids (and not-exactly-kids-anymore) review how well their parents balance life and work. To nominate a potential subject, ideally between the ages ...
Bloggers often ask me, what is thing called RSS and is it something I need for my blog. I tell them, only if you want more people to read your blog. RSS Feeds are ...
The best game trailers cut to the heart of what makes a game unique, yet so many trailers still treat games like a product which is merely the sum of.
The top 5 reasons indie game marketing falls on deaf ears - and how to steer things back on track for your game!
20 pages of thoughts on Artifact cards that begin with the letter 'A'
Oscar Brittain and Akupara Games are releasing Desert Child on Switch, Xbox, PlayStation 4, and Steam December 11! Oscar hit us with the following tec.
In 2013, Jason Kottke wrote a prediction for Nieman Lab's year-end roundup: “The blog is dead, long live the blog.” Kottke was then (and still is) owner of one of ...
Well-orchestrated public statements with high decibel levels seem to be polluting the environment as we await the Ayodhya title suit to be listed before an ...
Is it still possible to break into the games industry as an unknown indie in 2019? James Patton shares the sales numbers for his indie success Spinnor.
How Massive diversified enemy encounters with five factions and 36 unique enemy character types.
If you're new to using chatbots to broadcast messages in Facebook Messenger for up to 8x higher engagement rate than email, you've found the place to start.
The Minority Department in the Congress party organisation is charged to look after the affairs of minorities that include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, ...
Game design is the most important part of every game, but there are no specific tools for game designers. Dialogues must have a diagram-like layout to.
I explain how Halo 3 managed to have so many AI characters on screen at once.
Hi, I'm Toby and I'm the lead on the User Interface redesign for Sunless Skies. This is a a major overhaul touching every element of the UI, so I wanted to give a ...
A unique feature in Double Cross is its investigation system, unusual in action-platforming games. How did it come to be, and how did it evolve to the.
Taking a look at my third year as an indie: what things worked, what did not, lessons learned.
I just got back from a trip to Boston where I took part in several roundtable discussions with indies and Valve that were mostly about how to make games that ...
If you spend much time online, it's likely you're aware of RSS feeds as a method of keeping up with blogs and websites. But what exactly is this technology? And ...
Digi-Capital's Games Report Q1 2019 tracked games companies raising $5.7 billion in 2018, which was over twice the previous record investment from.
The recent gaffe surrounding Assassin's Creed Odyssey frames our talk today about how giving player choices can backfire if you're not careful.
If a blogger falls in a forest, and there's no one around to see it…will Google still pick up the feed? Ha! I crack myself up. For those of us who spend time blogging ...
Phigames are attempting to turn Metroidvania style gameplay on its head with their recently announced game Recompile. The game is planning to deliver.
Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.
How to export, move, or otherwise relocate all your sexy *content* from Tumblr.
There are several ways to solve object grabbing in VR with Unity3D but all have some kind of issue. This blog post summarize different approaches and.
One year ago I failed to ship 700 units to stay in business. Now I'm working on my next game after releasing a major update to the original one. A fai.
Back in 2014, before SteamSpy, I wrote this article about using Steam's review count to estimate sales. Then SteamSpy came along and we all used that instead.
Political debates centred on ideas, if not ideology, are relatively uncommon in India. There are important interventions on tactics – particularly in relation to ...
A recent TV commercial by Hindustan Unilever for its Surf Excel brand triggered an explosion of outrage in the Right-wing universe. The ad shows a group of ...
When people have something to say, they come to Medium, where they can say it at length,” a spokeswoman for the online platform said.
At its core, public relations is largely about creating consistency. Anyone who has been in a PR meeting has heard the word 'drumbeat' more than once- create a ...
An addendum to my Designing a Production Process series that describes how to further utilize your issue tracking database to support it.
Hi, my name is Kenny Liu, and I work in Revenue Strategy at Riot Games. Each week I compile a gaming industry insights newsletter that I share with other ...
A couple of years ago, we applied for an SBIR grant to the US Department of Education. Our explicit goal was to create a sequel to Alphabear that woul.
In this blog post I'm going to elaborate on a selection of tips and tricks that I've tweeted over the last few months from my account @TomPugh1112. These tips ...
Freemium? Premium? If you have a hard time choosing which one is best for your game, mixed monetization strategy could be the right one for you.
Is *content* syndication right for you? Let's look at the basics of *content* syndication, what it is and isn't good for, and some tips for getting started.
In purely mechanical terms, Ni no Kuni 2 is basically a collection of minigames. You might expect this to spoil the overall experience, but something about Ni no ...
The creative and technical challenges of designing videogame music are sometimes hard to discuss with people outside the core developer's team. Here i.
Organic blog promotion is a tactic that trips up many *content* creators since there is rarely one sure-fire to get increased traffic. Some of the strategies marketers ...
This article originally appeared on PR Daily in February of 2017. If you're looking for short, easy answers to some common blogging questions, here you go:.
We live in the social media era and it is the preferred the marketing channel. Why should we talk about blogs? Here are some thoughts on giving more emphasis ...
Yogi Adityanath may or may not have said that Hanuman was a Dalit, that portion of his speech is unclear. But he did set off a hectic ownership dispute in the ...
Though Google Reader addicts are in mourning, they should have seen it coming. It's not the kind of product that makes sense for Google in the longer run.
Are you looking for ways to promote your blog for more traffic and better rankings? Here is a list of over 30 on and offline ways to do that.
One of the biggest mistakes in many stories is to neglect the gigantic importance of the Antagonist. Here's what we can learn from Insomniac's Spider-
We present some concepts with which one can enrich the available toolset when writing and designing in-game dialogues, mostly inspired by comic design.
I worked QA at Telltale games during Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thrones, and Minecraft. I was a regular QA tester, and it was my first job in.
I want to share observations on why most projects from novice developers do not look very stylish. And the main problem that we noticed is the use of.
Bangladesh's 11th parliamentary poll tomorrow is not just an acid test for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. It is something India is closely watching and the world is ...
No matter what you think success in ministry looks like, this pastor is the real deal.
Games User Research (GamesUR) involves testing the player experience of digital games with real players in order to gain actionable insights and improve ...
I needed to give a presentation in Jordan on Photogrammetry, and I challenged myself to scan the iconic treasury Al-Khazneh of Petra, put it in a game.
Aquamarine, my upcoming point-and-click exploration game, began as something completely unlike what it is today. Without my 17-month process of experi.
Andy Crestodina talks about the latest blogging statistics and trends. He also shares insights on why long-form *content* is better and why there's great value in ...
Everybody has an opinion. And everyone is entitled to one. But not every opinion is of equal value. Including mine. With the advent of social media, we can state ...
Not every idea is a winner. And not every winning idea will last forever. From Google+ to Tumblr por.
Self-proclaimed spiritual and social activist Swami Agnivesh was allegedly attacked by a mob in Jharkhand's Pakur district.
Survey data and analysis, in collaboration with Niko Partners, on differences in gaming motivations among gamers in China and the US.
My darling beloved gifted me a Playstation 4 this last Christmas, something I didn't expect and to which I had to hand her - once again - the trophy of "Best Gift" ...
This step-by-step guide explains how you can easily move your blogspot blog from Blogger to WordPress without losing the the Google search traffic and SEO.
A look at domain name blogs I read frequently. Earlier this year I published a list of blogs that I subscribe to. That list has changed somewhat over the year ...
Should Affiliates Really Use Blogging and Pinging To Get Indexed?
There seems to be a huge craze lately with everyone trying to blog and ping to get their websites indexed into the search engines. Although this can be a great tool, all marketers should first understand exactly what they're getting themselves into before starting.
Strategies to Make Your Blog More Interesting
Putting up your business blog is an advantageous way of establishing your presence on web. It's no longer just about putting plain texts up on your blog.
Blogs: Todays Internet Diary and Marketing Tool
The popular blogger.com owned by Google, Inc.
Blogging Communities Turn Faceless Strangers into Close Friends
I've been searching the Internet for blogging sites for a fair while now and recently I came across a whole blogging community, which has grabbed my interest greatly. It's called Joe User and it's a site that many bloggers all around the globe are partaking in.
Blogging Policies, Does Your Business Need One?
Weblogs or Blogs as they are more commonly referred to, have become extremely popular in the last several years. So popular in fact that many large businesses are letting some employees post Blogs on their corporate websites.
What the Heck is a Blog?
Everybody is talking about blogs. They are everywhere: on the TV, in the newspapers, and all over the internet.
Blogs are an Art Form that Takes Practice to do Well
Writing?Blogs?Blogs are on-line journals where people express themselves through writing. Writing?Writing is the process where one puts down words of a language on a format that others can read.
Blog Marketing: Guerrillas Stalk the Internet
Blogs, are often defined as frequent and ongoing publications of personal thoughts and opinions of the Internet or websites. And, of course - all of certainly know what Marketing is.
Fun Free Feed Tools For Both The Publisher And The Reader
As you've probably been reading, there are basically three problems many webmasters have with web feeds (that is, among those who are already familiar with them on a basic level).The three concerns I hear the most are:"How do I deal with the bandwidth hit?""Is there a way to include information that isn't in the automated resource I use to populate my feed without touching any code?"and"Where can I find a cost-effective, simple way to display feeds on my site?"Say Goodbye to Bandwidth Overages with FeedBurnerhttp://feedburner.
Build a Website Using Blog Software
Have you thought about how easily you could build and maintain a website if you created the entire thing using blog software? Talk about an inexpensive and easy way to make your own website, this is it!A small business could create websites for each of its product lines, and build each site with blogging software, then link them all together to a main sales site. New product announcements,a FAQ, customer support, description of features, etc, is all handled in a snap.
13 Steps to Successful Blogging
Blogs can be a very marketable and very profitable tool if used correctly. Profiting from blogs is just a matter of grabbing the attention of an audience and not doing any actual salesmen selling.
Steps To Creating and Promoting RSS Feeds
RSS, or Really Simple Syndication as it is commonly known, is a technology that gives webmasters the ability to easily distribute and publish syndicated content on the Internet. It seems like all Internet businesses now have RSS feeds available; at least your competitors do.
Using RSS Feeds to Set Off a Traffic Explosion
RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, is the perfect answer to your needs for sharing and distributing content. The way this works is webmasters can share bits of code with one another that give them access to the others forums, newsletters, blogs, information, news, and the like.
How To Create A Blog
Blogs are more permanent than posts to an online discussion list, more dynamic than older-style home pages. They are more personal than traditional journalism, and definitely more public than diaries.
Amazing Information About Blogging
A few months back, at the ITEA conference I saw this guy sitting next to me typing constantly into his wireless laptop. He was making notes on what the speakers had to say, was finding relevant links and then hitting the send key - instantly updating his Web site.
7 Tips for Successful Blogging
So, you have a blog! Do you have traffic? Do you know how to build traffic to your weblog? There are seven proven methods for building readership of your blog. They start with defining the purpose, or life, of your blog.
Microsoft and Google Show Its Time for RSS Marketing
Many internet marketers are still wondering whether to start marketing with RSS or not. It seems that not even all the case studies, hard metrics and benefits available can't convince them, or everyone would be jumping on the RSS wagon by now.
How to Create an RSS Feed
An RSS news feed can be used to communicate with your target audience. It is an ideal means of notifying people of new content on your website without the need for them to keep on visiting your site.
Blood Test for Your Blog?
Are you contributing to one of the estimated 36.1 million (and growing) blogs online? Or are you thinking of entering the fray and starting to publish a blog for your small or home business? Make sure you are publishing the right type of blog for your kind of business, or all that writing time will have been for naught.
Using QuickSub To Make It Easier For Your Visitors To Subscribe To Your Feed
Ohio Unclaimed freight outlet
Find used office equipment in Ohio at www.OfficeJax.Has.It
Find the best fleamarkets at www.FleaMarketWorld.Has.It
Find homes for rent
Find electric powered vehicles at www.NoGas.Drives.It