Posts filed under 'Marketing & Promoting your feed'

Ping list | pinging services

A recent post on Site Reference explored where to ping when your feed is updated. Here are some of the many places:

Add comment June 14th, 2006

Tips for Promoting RSS Feeds

Site Reference has a new article Tips for Promoting RSS Feeds. Tha article is excellent at giving some quick tips on making sure your feed gets noticed and subscribed to by your users. Check it out!

Add comment June 12th, 2006

Dave Winer’s idea to share OPML

Dave Winer, one of the most popular bloggers, has recently launched a site designed for the sharing of OPML. From Dave's FAQ: OPML is “an XML-based format that allows exchange of outline-structured information between applications running on different operating systems and environments”. In short, it allows you to share information about which feeds you subscribe to, and how they should be organized. Check out Dave's “Share your OPML” site now!

Add comment May 10th, 2006

RSS Click Through Rates compare favorably with email

Pheedo reports that RSS feed click-through rates range from 7 to 11%. DoubleClick says the average e-mail CTR is only 8.3%. RSS is right with email, as far as Click-Through-Rates are concerned. Visitors using RSS are likely a more tech saavy group than the average internet user, but that will surely change as the mainstream embraces RSS over the next two years.

Add comment May 7th, 2006

RSS Marketing Study is underway!

An RSS marketing study is currently underway at The study will examine results, benchmarks, and best practices for using RSS in marketing campaigns. By participating in the study, you may see the results. RSS is becoming a vital part of every major site's marketing plan – don't be left behind!

Add comment May 4th, 2006

Generating RSS Feeds in eCommerce Shopping Carts

with, RSS Feeds can be easily created from popular shopping cart applications like Actinic, GoECart, Mal's eCommerce, Miva Merchant, MonsterCommerce, osCommerce, Volusion, X-Cart, Zen Cart. Our service can help merchants highlight new products and store features, encouraging return visits from customers.

Using RSS feeds can also helps merchants running these shopping carts with their search engine placement. RSS Feed Directories will offer high quality inbound links to merchant feeds, helping merchants to increase their search engine ranking.

Add comment March 25th, 2006


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