Sunday, September 17, 2006

Promote Your Site With RSS

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a syndication format that delivers your new updates in the form of headlines to people, who subscribe to your RSS. One of the main advantages of RSS is; people don't have to visit your web site to find out about the new contents.

How RSS Works?

To be able to use the advantages of the RSS, your web site has to have it's own RSS Feed. The RSS feed of a web site looks like Most of the blogs come with this URL. If you check the link above, you will see the content is written in XML. So, to be able to read this content you need a RSS reader. Simply, you put you feed in the reader, and reader makes the page readable by humans.

As long as you have your web site's RSS feed, you can submit this feed to many web sites. Also you can create and place buttons on your site to make the subscription for your content easier for your visitors. So if your visitors like the content, they can easily subscribe and get notified with the fresh content.

Useful Links and more information about RSS:

More RSS information
Explains more about how RSS works
RSS Readers
RSS Submission