Content Syndication<br /> RSS Aggregators and Benefits to Visitors.<br />By:<br />Vivek Agrawal<br />
TOC<br />
Content Syndication<br />Syndication is a way of supplying material so that others can reuse or integrate them with other ...
Example - Newspapers<br />Newspapers syndicate content such as comics, horoscopes, crossword puzzles, etc.<br /><ul><li>Co...
RSS Aggregators<br />RSS Aggregators are software programs that allow you to subscribe to RSS feeds and then read the upda...
Aggregators<br />
Google Reader<br />Google Reader is a powerful online RSS feed aggregator.<br />Apart from displaying the new feeds, it al...
Bloglines<br />Bloglines is a free online news aggregator.<br />It allows you to subscribe to RSS feeds of your choice. <b...
Sharp Reader<br />Sharp Reader is a Windows based free RSS/Atom aggregator. <br />It comes with lot many useful features s...
Awasu<br />This is yet again a wonderful and a very powerful RSS feed reader with lot many options that others do not poss...
FreeDemon<br />FreeDemon is a Windows based free RSS feed aggregator that allows you synchronize items between office, hom...
Omea Reader<br />Omea Reader is a free and easy to use windows based RSS Reader and Newsgroup aggregator.<br />To mention ...
Newz Crawler<br />NewzCrawler is a wonderful windows based RSS feed client which retrieves for you news from various sourc...
BENEFITS OF RSS FEEDS TO VISITORS<br />
RSS for Visitors<br />RSS feeds bring lot more advantage and benefits for website visitors.<br />The most benefitted are t...
Saves time<br />Saves your valuable time which can be used for some other useful work.<br />Subscribe to the website’s RSS...
Read Condensed Info First<br />You don’t need to read to read the whole article to know its usefulness.<br />Just read the...
Classify Into Categories<br />Classify various feeds into different categories.<br />Look for a particular type of informa...
References<br />
Content Syndication - RSS Feeds
Content Syndication - RSS Feeds
Content Syndication - RSS Feeds
Content Syndication - RSS Feeds
Content Syndication - RSS Feeds
Content Syndication - RSS Feeds
Content Syndication - RSS Feeds
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Content Syndication - RSS Feeds

  1. 1. Content Syndication<br /> RSS Aggregators and Benefits to Visitors.<br />By:<br />Vivek Agrawal<br />
  2. 2. TOC<br />
  3. 3. Content Syndication<br />Syndication is a way of supplying material so that others can reuse or integrate them with other material. <br />Content Syndication is all about syndicating content. This means you supply your content to others which they use, reformat it and supply further ahead to the next level or readers.<br />
  4. 4. Example - Newspapers<br />Newspapers syndicate content such as comics, horoscopes, crossword puzzles, etc.<br /><ul><li>Content provides supply them these and then they are reformatted as required, integrated and then published for its readers.</li></li></ul><li>Content Syn. With RSS<br />RSS is Really Simple Synidation<br />It is a standardized dialect that allows content from one site to be syndicated by another.<br /><ul><li>It helps your visitors to receive the updates about the new articles or news from your site.</li></li></ul><li>Content Syn. With RSS Cont…<br />It is a free and easy way to promote a site and its content.<br />It uses a subscription method which then authorizes the subscriber to view the updates<br /><ul><li>Most importantly - RSS helps the subscribers as well as the content publishers.</li></li></ul><li>RSSAGGREGATORS<br />
  5. 5. RSS Aggregators<br />RSS Aggregators are software programs that allow you to subscribe to RSS feeds and then read the updates.<br />There are numerous RSS aggregators present at your service. <br />They can be distinguished by the services and ease of use and access they provide. <br />
  6. 6. Aggregators<br />
  7. 7. Google Reader<br />Google Reader is a powerful online RSS feed aggregator.<br />Apart from displaying the new feeds, it allows you to <br />share feed posts with your friends, <br />find out the most popular feeds, <br />keep track of what you have read and what not, etc. <br />
  8. 8. Bloglines<br />Bloglines is a free online news aggregator.<br />It allows you to subscribe to RSS feeds of your choice. <br />It offers many ways by which you can organize and manage your RSS feed subscription.<br />
  9. 9. Sharp Reader<br />Sharp Reader is a Windows based free RSS/Atom aggregator. <br />It comes with lot many useful features such as<br />threading support which allows you to view connected items together in a threaded fashion <br />feeds settings such as refresh rate and time-out which can be set per feed or per category.<br />
  10. 10. Awasu<br />This is yet again a wonderful and a very powerful RSS feed reader with lot many options that others do not posses.<br />The most important feature of this tool is that it allows easy use and manages for both casual and professional users.<br />
  11. 11. FreeDemon<br />FreeDemon is a Windows based free RSS feed aggregator that allows you synchronize items between office, home and anywhere else you might go. <br />Most importantly, it allows you to assign tags to various items which make it easy for you to classify and locate items you have previously read.<br />
  12. 12. Omea Reader<br />Omea Reader is a free and easy to use windows based RSS Reader and Newsgroup aggregator.<br />To mention one of the wonderful features, this aggregator integrates with the browser so that you can subscribe to feeds as and when you come across directly from the browser<br />
  13. 13. Newz Crawler<br />NewzCrawler is a wonderful windows based RSS feed client which retrieves for you news from various sources and displays them to you in views of your choice.<br /> It offers you various options such as synchronize, email, search, and many more.<br />
  14. 14. BENEFITS OF RSS FEEDS TO VISITORS<br />
  15. 15. RSS for Visitors<br />RSS feeds bring lot more advantage and benefits for website visitors.<br />The most benefitted are those with quest of information and knowledge. <br /><ul><li>RSS feeds delivers them at their door.</li></li></ul><li>Benefits for Visitors<br />
  16. 16. Saves time<br />Saves your valuable time which can be used for some other useful work.<br />Subscribe to the website’s RSS feed using your favorite RSS reader.<br /><ul><li>Simply visit your reader account to find new posts. The reader will list for you the new posts if any.</li></li></ul><li>Remain Updated<br />Subscribing to an RSS feed enables the subscriber to receive all the new updates from the website in the category he has subscribed to.  <br /><ul><li>This way he can make sure that he doesn’t miss upon any important article or news or post from that website.</li></li></ul><li>Multiple RSS on Single Page<br />Subscribe to many feeds and manage all of them from a single page .<br />Some other useful features include tagging and emailing.<br />
  17. 17. Read Condensed Info First<br />You don’t need to read to read the whole article to know its usefulness.<br />Just read the condensed information. Only if you get interested in the topic, read further.<br />
  18. 18. Classify Into Categories<br />Classify various feeds into different categories.<br />Look for a particular type of information in specific categories.<br /><ul><li>Adds on to the initial ease of finding content of your interest</li></li></ul><li>SPAM Free<br />RSS feeds contain SPAM free information.<br />You are not prone to attacks and other risks which are very easy with emails.<br />RSS feeds are simple XML documents.<br />
  19. 19. References<br />

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