August 27, 2014

Follow up: Practical things to do with RSS

Posted by: of A View from the Isle on 07/26/06

Do you RSS?  Lots of businesses wonder what blogging can do for their business.  Even more wonder about the mysterious RSS syndication format.  From WebProNews comes 11 Practical Uses for RSS in Business.

  1. Use Your Own Content
  2. News Headlines
  3. Upcoming Events
  4. Thoughts/Commentary
  5. Articles
  6. New Products
  7. Weekly/Monthly Specials
  8. Newsletters
  9. New Links
  10. New Members
  11. Ticker RSS Feeds
  12. Using Content From OTHER Web Sites

What do all of these have in common?  Simple, effective, easy transmission of information.  Concrete things you can do to ignite your presence on the web.  Some of these require something like blogging.  Putting out news, analysis, opinion, and events are made easier when you have a blog because RSS is de facto built into blogs, but things like a news ticker can be made from easily and freely available scripts and services.

So what are you waiting for?

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1 comment for Follow up: Practical things to do with RSS »

  1. I wrote an article for Wisconsin Technology News that has some specific examples of RSS uses for promotions, auctions, weather, content, etc. that your readers might find interesting.

    The article is at

    Comment by Paul Gibler — July 27, 2006 @ 2:34 pm

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