By Somdev Mukherjee
Like many others you may also want to know what RSS feeds are all about and how exactly do such feeds help out websites. Well, basically the RSS or Real Simple Syndication feeds are a way of increasing targeted website traffic by distributing content through the Internet. The RSS feeds help open up avenues of email marketing. This is the new marketing procedure making use of emails while avoiding Spam filters. The RSS feeds find particular usage with email newsletters, Blogs and certain websites.
Via the RSS feeds provided to the user’s browser or desktop the user can stay updated on content/info from one and more sources. With RSS feeds the web authors and publishers can rest assured that the updated information provided by them is very soon efficiently transferred to their readers.
Programmers find it easy to use RSS feeds. Many of the popular website hosting and building sites permit quick implementation of the code involved. Blogger and such other sites and the major blogging software companies permit RSS feeds to be built from within their programs without needing the use of coding or any other technical know-how. No need to learn up a complete new set of codes- bloggers can very simply use this technology to their advantage.
There are various ways of getting the RSS feeds readied. You may be buying sophisticated programs that will help you out in creating, maintaining and fine-tuning your feeds. Again, you may simply be turning the content created into feeds. Making use of blogger.com is a rather easy way of preparing the feeds. However, the feeds thus created are good enough for all purposes.
Normally the feeds are provided in three ways- headlines only, headlines with excerpts and full text feeds. You may suitably choose any of these. It all depends on the approach you wish to take up.
So, go ahead with advantageously using the RSS feeds and ensure that your readers, followers or fans always stay abreast with the updates that you make on your website.
Somdev Mukherjee is a Kolkata (India) based writer of articles, short stories, poems and web content related to finance, mortgage, debt consolidation, insurance, laws and other topics of interest.