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How Can Rss Feeds Help Your Online Business?
So who should I use RSS Feeds? How can it help with my online business?1. RSS Feeds allow you to deliver your newsletter/message directly to the desktop of your subscribers and readers, BYPASSING email. As you might have read or heard, email is not getting through to a lot of people, especially now with CAN SPAM law in place, ISPs are filtering ...(related: Blogging)


How Can You Use Blogs To Increase Traffic?
I am conducting my 1st customer appreciation webcast and asked my subscribers list what is their most pressing question they have about blogs and rss.Here's one of the questions I have:How can you use blogs to incease traffic?Blogs can increase traffic through the following:1. If your blog has valuable content, this will attract readers to your blog who will visit againMost people who perform searches using search engines are actually looking for information, for solutions. The more helpful an...(related: Blogging)


How Direct Sales Reps Can Use Blogging
One of the tools that a smart direct sales representative use to attract new business is a blog. A blog keeps customers and potential customers informed about products, events and services that relate to your busines...(related: Blogging)


How Rss Advertising Can Help Business Gain A Higher Roi
I recently read the case study conducted by Pheedo, an advertising company on the use of RSS Feeds advertis...(related: Blogging)


How To Activate The Firefox Live Bookmark Feature On Your Site
Live Bookmark is Mozilla's response to offering RSS feeds through their browsers and Firefox in particular. Using this technology, it's possible for any visitor to your website to add your RSS feed in only two or three steps. Browsing the RSS feeds you subscribe to is as easy as looking up a bookmark. Instead of seeing a bookmark though, you get a list of all the headlines found on the RSS feed you just subscribed to. This feature is really cool.How to Activate the Live Bookmark IconSo how do you active the live bookmark icon on a Mozilla based browser? Simple, you include the following line of text in the header of the page where you want the icon to appe...(related: Blogging)


How To Add Random Rss Content To Your Site
Most savvy internet marketers will know how important it is to have fresh content added to their sites on a daily basis but the problem sometimes is to find the time and/or content. Adding an RSS feed is a good way to add fresh content to a site, but the problem again is that most of them only get updated on a weekly basis.I have been wracking my brains trying to find a semi- automated way to do this to make my life a little bit easier. The sear...(related: Blogging)


How To Avoid Blog Burnout
Blogging is a time consuming process. It involves the process of gathering, reading, digesting and compiling information into a nice, meaty post that gives your reader an insight into the unique way you see and understand issues. Most serious business bloggers have at least two or three blogs that they write simultaneously. I have ten, but don't update all regularly. Bloggers are also extremely passionate about what they do. Their blogs are a labour of love and they often tend to lose track of time, reading, writing and updating their blogs. But there's only so much time in the day and only so much abuse a body can take. So how do you avoid becoming a burned-out business blogger? Here are a few tips to help keep you and your blog(s) fuelled up and running for the long haul. 1. Get your priorities right Is s...(related: Blogging)


How To Build A Niche Site With A Blog
Building niche sites is all the rage these days.The basic strategy is very simple. Find a niche market that isn't oversaturated. Develop a list of related keywords people are searching on. Then write an article optimized for each one of your keywords. Once you have your articles, upload them to your site. Monitize your site with affilia...(related: Blogging)


How To Build Traffic To Your Blog

With the growing interest in blogging as a means of online promotion and branding, a lot of marketers are starting blogs to promote their opinions, products, books and services.

But a blog is like a website. "Write and they will come" isn't exactly a magic formula to bring in traffic by the boatload.

If you need to promote your website in order to build traffic to it, you need to promote your blog as well.

Here are some ways you can become a well-read and influential blogger.

1. Write Posts That People Will Want To Read

This should be common sense, but many marketers tend to forget that their readers are real people and...(related: Blogging)

How To Cash In On Blogs
Over the past year or so, more and more webmasters have been creating their own blogs (web-logs). If you don't already know, a blog is sort of an online diary which is updated at regular intervals by the author(s), and can be viewed by the public.Blogs can have a wide variety of topics, including personal thoughts, news, sports, politics, technology, or vir...(related: Blogging)


How To Create A Blog
A blog is an online diary or as some people call them a weblog. They can be aboutany topic you would like to comment on.Setting up a blog can seem to be a very difficult task for the non techie typeout there. They(the techie types) talk about MYSQL, PHP and you need a reader toread a blog in. Then they say u gotta ping the blog.Is that a new mixed drink or something ?We talk to our children and they look at us as if we come from another planet.All I want to do is blog.My Dad being basically computer illiterate a short time ago. HMM I still think heis but I wont say it to often in this house.I wrote these instructions for him and he had ha...(related: Blogging)


How To Create An Rss Feed
An RSS news feed can be used to communicate with your target audience. It is an ideal means of notifying people of new content on your website without the need for them to keep on visiting your site. You can send newsletters to your readership without having to use email and risk being accused of spamming. You will be comfortable in the knowledge that people who request your feed are actually interested in it because they have actively subscribed to it. This article will explain just how to create your own RSS news feed.There are a couple of ways to create an RSS file, you can use an editor designed for the purpose or you can ...(related: Blogging)


How To Display Rss Feeds On Your Website
This article is intended as a guide for webmasters who want to display automatically updated content on their website in the form of RSS feeds. In this article I will cover the easiest method to implement using javascript for displaying RSS on websites to create additional dynamic content. This will allow you to display headlines from syndicated content around the web on your website.RSS to Javascript.By far the easiest method is to use client side javascript to parse and display the headlines on your site. To achieve this all you need to do is cut and paste some HTML or javascript code into the web page where you want the RSS feed headlines to display. To achieve this there are several sites that offer a free service that will allow you to select a few options to choose your feed source and display formatting par...(related: Blogging)


How To Get A Blog On The Internet
Of all people in the world I was easily one of the most pessimistic about computers, the Internet and now that I even know they exist-blogs. I think blogs are pretty cool but I never thought I could have one. I thought the processes of getting a site; domain name and the actual building of the blog would just be out of my league. I'm a complete novice when it comes to technology, but I do like writing a journal, and I thought having a journal on-line would be b...(related: Blogging)


How To Get Started Blogging In 5 Minutes Or Less
I put off starting a blog for a long time because I thought it would be hard. I thought it would be technical. I thought I'd have to install scripts and tear my hair out getting them to work. At that point, most of what I'd read about blogs and RSS was just so much geek-speak.Was I ever wrong!When I finally got the courage to give it a go, I went to blogger.com and signed up for an account. To my amazement, I had a blog set up in about 5 minutes. My first post was uploaded to my site about 10 minutes later.The only thing even remotely technical I was required to do was enter the FTP settings for the website my blog would be published on. But even that wasn't a requirement. With Blogger, you can set up a blog on their site, Blogspot, and not even worry about FTP settings.Since t...(related: Blogging)


How To Increase Buyers Traffic Through Writing Articles And Rss Content Syndication
Benefits of Writing Articles:1. Every Webmaster would like to publish fresh content on their websites. Your articles can be published by these content hungry webmasters websites. Your must also add your small...(related: Blogging)


How To Make A Cool Xanga
A xanga is something akin to a blog. It all began in 1999 and the xanga community is 2.5 million members world wide.Once you get you xanga membership, users often want to modify their look and feel to give their xanga more panache.A great way to make a cool xanga, is to download one of the xanga skins, which you can get from blogring.net. Yo...(related: Blogging)


How To Make Money From Your Blog Content
Writing a blog can be fun and exciting, but it can also be rewarding. If you do not know how to make money from your blog content then you need to consider implementing the following suggestions in your blog.Make Money Tip #1 AdsenseAdsense is an incredible service offered by Google to help you make money and help others advertise as well. Basically, with Adsense you choose several ads that blend or complement the information talked about in your blog. Then, when individuals click on the ads that are present in your blog, you receive money! Best of all, Adsense is free to use on your site, so this is a great opportunity to make money without really having to do very much.Make Money Tip #2 Affiliate Marketing Affiliate programs are another great way to make money as well and work on the sam...(related: Blogging)


How To Make Money With Your Blog
-- What Is A BlogA blog (or web log as what originally called) is the modern day equivalent of a journal?think 'captains log stardate?' and you're heading in the right direction.A blog is an online publication about a subject or...(related: Blogging)


How To Profit From Your Home Business Blog
A blog is a simple tool which all affiliate marketers should be utilising to explode their affiliate sales.I set up my blog in about 15 minutes at http://www.blogger.com it's a completely free service, and it's really easy to set-up. I followed directions on an excellent article on getting a new website listed in Google in 48hrs check it out here, http://www.scamfreezone.com/gg/. I just followed the advice in the article and got started with no problems in no time.I've been doing a lot of research with regards to blogging and came across a case of a 19 year old kid who was making something ridiculous like $50,000 a year with a blog on mobile phones...(related: Blogging)


How To Promote Your Blog For Free Online
11 Ways to Promote Your Blog1. Ping weblogs.com and other search engines. When you ping a blog, you are telling the search engine that you have updated your blog content and that your listing should be refreshed. Weblogs.com is a blog update notification service that many individuals and services use to track blog changes. Pinging your blogs to the search engines is the fastest way to get the search engine robots to visit your blog. Also, many people browse these sites to find something new.2. Submit your blog address to blog search sites and directories. You can submit your blog's url to websites such as Technorati, Daypop, Blogdex and Popdex. For a complete list of websites where you can submit your url, go to http://www.guidetorss.com3. If you have some cash you can promot...(related: Blogging)


How To Reel In Web Site Visitors By Building Your Own Blog
I know, I know, blog this...blog that. Seems like everyone is on the blogging bandwagon these days! I admit that I'm not quite there yet, but I'll be joining the blogging club soon.Why does blogging work to reel in web site visitors? Read on...1. Search engines LOVE blogs. Blogs are usually focused on a particular niche, so they have lots of subject-specific content that's well-organized. This makes it easy for the spiders to read the content because th...(related: Blogging)


How To Republish Rss Feeds On Your Website
In this article I am going to cover some tools that you can use that will allow you to publish RSS feeds on your site. This will...(related: Blogging)


How To Use A Blog To Dramatically Improve Your Web Business!
A blog is an online journal in which the author publishes his or her thoughts and opinions on a subject which interests them. A good blog will be updated frequently with new points of interest which the blogger (author) and readers can discuss.Recently, blogs have appeared all over the internet. Thousands are being created every day on every subject imaginable. Everyone...(related: Blogging)


How To Use Blog Exchanges
Traffic exchanges and blog traffic exchanges are a way to expose your blog or site to traffic by visiting other blogs and sites. I have looked at many such exchanges and selected what I though to be the best of these to see what sort of traffic I could bring to my site.I signed up with four blog exchanges and one traffic exchange. There are quite a few traffic exchanges out there but I found many of them to be, well to put it mildly a waste of time. These exchanges were mostly auto surf exchanges where amusingly enough the visitors were not encouraged to actually look at the sites they visited.The idea behind the exchanges I chose to test whe...(related: Blogging)


How To Use Blogs For Free Targeted Traffic
One of the Number 1 traffic building secrets is adding content to your website. Have you ever considered that a blog could be the tool that makes this very possible, fast and extremely easy to do.Blogs are written in RSS or Atom, both very effective content managment systems. Getting a blog for free is easy at www.blogger.com. After you set up your blog you need to change your settings to archive daily...(related: Blogging)


How To Use Rss Correctly
There is no doubt in my mind that RSS is here to stay. RSS is a simple and effective means of communicating your message to your visitors without invading their privacy or spamming them. It has many benefits over email and there have been many reports of the death of email due to the continual rise of mass spamming and non delivery due to spam filters. By no means is email dead, it is still the best personal communication method besides picking up the phone. It's just that RSS does some things much better than email.I have been informing and educating webmasters about RSS since I first discovered the potential of this medium. A whole industry has now grown up around RSS and now there are directories that specialise in listing RSS fee...(related: Blogging)


How To Use Rss Feeds In Your Marketing
It was Friday night. I finished reading a book about RSS feeds. Quickly set up one for my site, submitted it on directories and went to bed.Sunday morning, I noticed a sale. Idly, I scanned my logs to see where the buyer had found me.It was from Yahoo! Now that may not seem surprising, except... I had not bee...(related: Blogging)


How To Use Rss For Free Targeted Website Traffic
RSS (real simple syndication) is the new rage in communication. Why? Because people are beginning to see the traffic and communication potential of using RSS to boost their business. So how can RSS help boost traffic to your website?There are two ways you can use RSS feeds to get free traffic to your website:1. The first way includes other peoples RSS feeds to update content on your website. Google loves fresh relevant content, so if you have someone elses content on your web...(related: Blogging)


How To Write A Blog... And Survive
Copyright 2004 Priya ShahThe question of the day is "Should you start a Blog?"People all over the planet are blogging. Companies, CEOs, lawyers, journalists, stewardesses. Even dogs and babies.Why? Because they can. It's that simple.Blogging requires little or no learning curve. If you can type, speak into a phone, bark, chew, record a holiday movie, you can blog. Blogs have taken publishing out of the domain of those who know HTML and designing, to make this powerful tool available to the rest of us.That holiday in the Far East, your grandma's birthday, you company's lat...(related: Blogging)


How Using Rss Will Attract And Maintain Visitors
There are nowhere near the amount of webmasters using RSS that there should be. There is more exposure about RSS than there has ever been but take up of RSS still seems to be slow. I think the main reason for this is the lack of understanding of how to implement an RSS feed..I have been blogging at http://blogtonomy.com/...(related: Blogging)


How Weblogs Can Help Realtors
What is a weblog, well simply put a weblog is a journal that is kept online. In it's simplest form a weblog will have an article every day or week that says what the person is doing.A great way the weblogs are now being utilised is as a marketing device that allows a person to market directly to their customer without the hassles of email or especially direct mail. Just off the top of my head I can tell you what kind of information can be included in these weblog articles: info on new market trends, personal achievements, buyer and seller success stories, personal stories to personalize yoou to youor public. How else can ...(related: Blogging)


How Yahoos Recent Facelift Can Mean More Traffic To Your Site
It even surprised me. Yes, even though I have been pointing out the possibility since July, and was forced by demand to release my study findings before my book was even half finished, I was shocked when I heard the news as well. You see, I was sure we were at least a year off from this glorious day.The NewsYahoo has had a little facelift, which you've probably read about by now. The real news is more important for your site - the "My Yahoo!" page looks different too. On September 28, 2004, surfers who logged in to their personalized Yahoo area saw an announcement explaining the RSS and Atom files that show updated information to a website as...(related: Blogging)


If An Rss Feed Is The Yahoo Backdoor, Is A Blog Googles?
Though the answer is in a book I wrote this July, the question is still asked of me repeatedly. Why does it work for some sites and not others? And how come some blogs get indexed in a day and then are dropped, and others stay in Google indefinitely?Well, let's take one question at a time. The answer to whether you can blog your way into Google search results is yes, sometimes in six weeks, often in 24 hours.Yes, you read right, in less than 24 hours. Under certain conditions, the ...(related: Blogging)


Im A Failed Blogger!
I've never been popular in my whole life. I think there must be something inside me that didn't get enough attention as a kid or something because I seem to find myself looking for it all the time. I think about some of the career paths I have walked down: I've been a musician, a pastor (who gets to get on a platform and talk to people ? getting attention ? even if I do have something selfless to say ? I like the feeling I get when I feel like people "get it" ? anybody else have this in common?), I've been a stand-up comedian (here, there's a real pressure to get pe...(related: Blogging)


Improving Your Customer Relationship Management By Blogging
Before I address the following questions:* What is a blog? and* What can a blog do for my business?let me pose a few "What if . . ." questions to you.Keeping in mind that before your prospects and customers buy from you, they need to know you, like you, and trust you. In other words, they need to know, whether overtly or covertly, that they have a trusting and ongoing relationship with you. What better way to accomplish that goal than a blog?Now, here are my What if . . . questions:* What if less than two minutes after creating and publishing your blog, it were to be promoted to 10.000 prospects without any extra effort or cost on your part?...(related: Blogging)


Increase Traffic To Your Blog From Search Engines - The Top 5 Tips
Your favorite thing about having a blog may soon be this - they naturally attract search engine traffic.Blogs already have optimized site architecture. Most are set up with a clear navigation, where every page is set up to link back to the other main pages.They also have the inherent potential to be well-linked.If you haven't already submitted to blog directories, you are missin...(related: Blogging)


Internet Communication
Email, Instant Messaging, Blogs, RSS, Forums and Listservs: What's Next?How do we keep Internet communication simple? Let's start by taking a look at the different methods used to com...(related: Blogging)


Internet News Services Explode Online
It seems no matter how much information comes available online, people thirst for more.To illustrate this point, just take a look at all the online news services sprouting up on the web like garden weeds.With the click of a mouse you can instantly search thousands of news sources for specific and timely information on virtually any topic you choose.Heck, if you're a real news junky, you can even get up-to- the-minute news emailed straight to your desktop!Now, I'm the first one to say that nothing beats a good old-fashioned newspaper you hold in your hands.Few things rate as relaxing as a cup of coffee...(related: Blogging)


Introduction To Really Simple Syndication (rss)
Really Simple Syndication is exactly what it's name states. A very simple way to syndicate your websites contents to other websites and news reading programs. This article describes the benefits of creating an RSS feed, and not how to produce one...(related: Blogging)








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7 Tips For Choosing The Right Blog Software For Your New Blog
Choosing the right blog software for your new blog requires that you ask yourself some questions and make a list of all of the features and tools you need as well as your budget. Once you have this information written down you will be prepared to start shopping for blog software. However, keep in mind the following seven tips for choosing the best software for you.Tip #1 Ping UpdatesThese allow you to update your blog and are very important in blog software. Make sure the blog software you are interested in provides automatic ping updates.Tip #2 CommentsWhatever blog software you choose, you'll want to make su...(related: Blogging)

Real Estate Marketing With Rss
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an increasingly popular marketing method to syndicate real estate website content for clients and prospective clients. RSS enables distribution of website content to third-party websites and RSS news readers.Newsreader (or feedreader) use is growing rapidly. Newsreader software allows users to grab RSS feeds from various sites and...(related: Blogging)

Avoid Bad Manners While Blogging
Blogging, the hottest trend in online publishing right now,is currently spreading like wildfire ac...(related: Blogging)

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