There are a large number of websites and blogs online. How can you be sure your site is getting any exposure on the Internet? Attracting new readers to your website can be difficult, even if they find you once, how do you know they will come back again later? How can users know when you post new content, press releases, videos, blog entries or personal news? How can you reach even more people to visit your site and read your website or blog? The most effective solution is to publish your content using an RSS feed. By sharing your content using an RSS feed, you make it easy for your readers and potential customers to keep track of your updated entries through their RSS readers and or personal home pages like iGoogle and MyYahoo. |
RSS, also known as, Really Simple Syndication, technology provides a means to publish regularly updated web sites like blogs, news headlines, or multimedia content such as podcasts and video. RSS is a standardized format that is used to update news readers and personal home pages. Using RSS feeds you can publish your new content automatically and Readers can subscribe to your RSS feed and see your latest entries along with any other subscribed RSS feeds. This eliminates the need for readers to visit each and every site and just add your feed to a reader to scan hundreds of site posts very quickly.
Creating an RSS feed from scratch requires some technical skills, like XML, and can be more difficult then entering data into your blog or website. Luckily, there are services, like WebRSS, that enable you to quickly and easily create RSS feeds for your web site. That way, you can create a new RSS Feed for your Website or Blog and publish your content automatically on the schedule you define. You can publish your RSS feed daily, weekly or even monthly. However the more frequent the post the more likely someone will read it.
Using an RSS creation service will save you all the time of learning a new and changing technology and enable you to validate your feed and market you feed to major ping servers all without learning how to make RSS feeds or having programming skills. Many services, like WebRSS, will host your RSS feed and push your RSS feed to major ping servers for free. This puts your content in front of major web sites and newspapers and possibly their readers.
Services like WebRSS not only allow you to create an RSS feed but they let you take other RSS feeds like NY Times, Wall Street Journal or even Google News and display their fresh content on your site with the use of an RSS News Widget. You can manage the feed; check off different options like publish date and customize the widget that matches your web site’s exact look and feel.
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