The World’s Best RSS Explanation Making “ Really Simple Syndication ” actually really simple!
Presentation Parts <ul><li>What does RSS mean?  </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do?  </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value o...
<ul><li>What does RSS mean?  </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do?  </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me?  </li>...
Part 1:  What does RSS mean?  <ul><li>Acronym: “ R eally  S imple  S yndication ”  </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s just call it “ ...
Part 1:  What does RSS mean?  <ul><li>Technically speaking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s a web code protocol for sharing info...
<ul><li>What does RSS mean?  </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do?  </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me?  </li>...
Part 2:  What does RSS do?  <ul><li>Three pieces of RSS  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feed ...
Part 2:  What does RSS do?  <ul><li>It’s subscription! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher   creates content </li></ul></ul><u...
Part 2:  What does RSS do?  <ul><li>Publisher  can send to many readers from just one source </li></ul>SYNDICATION!! Blog ...
Part 2:  What does RSS do?  <ul><li>Reader  can receive from many sources </li></ul>SUBSCRIPTION! Feeds
Part 2:  What does RSS do?  <ul><li>The RSS process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When publisher creates a new story,  </li></ul><...
<ul><li>What does RSS mean?  </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do?  </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me?  </li>...
Part 3:  What is the value of RSS to me?  <ul><li>RSS allows  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher  to  push  out information i...
Part 3:  What is the value of RSS to me?  <ul><li>RSS lets you  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>safely,  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Part 3:  What is the value of RSS to me?  <ul><li>The old days </li></ul>You reading Few sources Slow cycle Monthly, weekl...
Part 3:  What is the value of RSS to me?  <ul><li>Today </li></ul>You reading Many sources Fast cycle Daily (maybe hourly)
Part 3:  What is the value of RSS to me?  <ul><li>Bring the info to you </li></ul>You reading For browsing, filtering, rea...
Part 3:  What is the value of RSS to me?  <ul><li>Automatic updates </li></ul>Check the feeds when you want to Feeds
<ul><li>What does RSS mean?  </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do?  </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me?  </li>...
Part 4:  How do I use RSS? <ul><li>Step 1 :  You need an RSS Reader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MS Outlook RSS folder  </li></ul...
Part 4:  How do I use RSS? <ul><li>Step 2 :  You need sources (publishers) that you want to keep up with </li></ul><ul><ul...
Part 4:  How do I use RSS? <ul><li>Step 3 :  Find the RSS icon on the page from which you want updates  </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Part 4:  How do I use RSS? <ul><li>Step 4 :  Start reading! </li></ul>
<ul><li>What does RSS mean?  </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do?  </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me?  </li>...
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 1 :  Sign up for a Google Account & activate Google Reader  </li></u...
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 2 :  Say hello to your RSS reader </li></ul></ul>
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3a :  Add a subscription   </li></ul></ul>
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3b :  Go to your favorite website & click the RSS button to get the ...
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3c :  Copy the RSS feed URL </li></ul></ul>This is the info that the...
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3d :  Paste the RSS feed URL in your reader and  Add </li></ul></ul>
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3e :  View the feed of recent posts  </li></ul></ul>Feed title Recen...
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 4 :  Do it again with another great web site </li></ul></ul>All your...
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Now you can read updates from all your favorite web sites in one place </...
Part 5:  Google Reader demonstration <ul><li>Want to read the whole article summary or post a comment?  </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Recap with fun pictures <ul><li>You’re very busy </li></ul>This is you This is your info all over the www
Recap with fun pictures <ul><li>You  receive info from many sources </li></ul>SUBSCRIPTION! Feeds
Recap with fun pictures <ul><li>You stay up to date with your fancy RSS </li></ul>Check the feeds when you want to Feeds
Grab some feeds and  start reading!
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  1. 1. The World’s Best RSS Explanation Making “ Really Simple Syndication ” actually really simple!
  2. 2. Presentation Parts <ul><li>What does RSS mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I use RSS? </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader demonstration </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What does RSS mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I use RSS? </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader demonstration </li></ul>
  4. 4. Part 1: What does RSS mean? <ul><li>Acronym: “ R eally S imple S yndication ” </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s just call it “ RSS” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Part 1: What does RSS mean? <ul><li>Technically speaking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s a web code protocol for sharing information from web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What RSS really is </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like magazine subscriptions , but for the modern web </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This is the universal RSS icon: </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>What does RSS mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I use RSS? </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader demonstration </li></ul>
  7. 7. Part 2: What does RSS do? <ul><li>Three pieces of RSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reader </li></ul></ul>1 2 3 Blog News Post Title Feeds
  8. 8. Part 2: What does RSS do? <ul><li>It’s subscription! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher creates content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feed sends content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reader receives content </li></ul></ul>1 2 3 Blog News Post Title Feeds
  9. 9. Part 2: What does RSS do? <ul><li>Publisher can send to many readers from just one source </li></ul>SYNDICATION!! Blog News Post Title
  10. 10. Part 2: What does RSS do? <ul><li>Reader can receive from many sources </li></ul>SUBSCRIPTION! Feeds
  11. 11. Part 2: What does RSS do? <ul><li>The RSS process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When publisher creates a new story, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the RSS feed sends the title and summary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to any reader who has subscribed to the feed. </li></ul></ul>Blog News Post Title Feeds
  12. 12. <ul><li>What does RSS mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I use RSS? </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader demonstration </li></ul>
  13. 13. Part 3: What is the value of RSS to me? <ul><li>RSS allows </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher to push out information in a standard format from one source to many readers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RSS allows </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reader to pull in information in a standard format from many sources into one location </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Part 3: What is the value of RSS to me? <ul><li>RSS lets you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>safely, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>easily and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>quickly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>consume information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>from many sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in one place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>that you control. </li></ul></ul>AND IT’S NOT EMAIL!!
  15. 15. Part 3: What is the value of RSS to me? <ul><li>The old days </li></ul>You reading Few sources Slow cycle Monthly, weekly (maybe daily)
  16. 16. Part 3: What is the value of RSS to me? <ul><li>Today </li></ul>You reading Many sources Fast cycle Daily (maybe hourly)
  17. 17. Part 3: What is the value of RSS to me? <ul><li>Bring the info to you </li></ul>You reading For browsing, filtering, reading, deleting Many sources Feeds
  18. 18. Part 3: What is the value of RSS to me? <ul><li>Automatic updates </li></ul>Check the feeds when you want to Feeds
  19. 19. <ul><li>What does RSS mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I use RSS? </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader demonstration </li></ul>
  20. 20. Part 4: How do I use RSS? <ul><li>Step 1 : You need an RSS Reader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MS Outlook RSS folder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of other options… </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Part 4: How do I use RSS? <ul><li>Step 2 : You need sources (publishers) that you want to keep up with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs or Forums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Part 4: How do I use RSS? <ul><li>Step 3 : Find the RSS icon on the page from which you want updates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on RSS icon on the blog (or whatever) you want to follow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy the RSS feed URL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://ephraimjf.com/ feed / </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://feeds.delicious.com/v2/ rss /EphraimJF/my_blog_comments?count=15 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paste the feed URL in your Reader </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Part 4: How do I use RSS? <ul><li>Step 4 : Start reading! </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>What does RSS mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What does RSS do? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the value of RSS to me? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I use RSS? </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader demonstration </li></ul>
  25. 25. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 1 : Sign up for a Google Account & activate Google Reader </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 2 : Say hello to your RSS reader </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3a : Add a subscription </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3b : Go to your favorite website & click the RSS button to get the RSS feed URL </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3c : Copy the RSS feed URL </li></ul></ul>This is the info that the RSS feed will include
  30. 30. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3d : Paste the RSS feed URL in your reader and Add </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 3e : View the feed of recent posts </li></ul></ul>Feed title Recent posts
  32. 32. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Step 4 : Do it again with another great web site </li></ul></ul>All your feeds in one place
  33. 33. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><ul><li>Now you can read updates from all your favorite web sites in one place </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Part 5: Google Reader demonstration <ul><li>Want to read the whole article summary or post a comment? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow the link to view the post on the web site! </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Recap with fun pictures <ul><li>You’re very busy </li></ul>This is you This is your info all over the www
  36. 36. Recap with fun pictures <ul><li>You receive info from many sources </li></ul>SUBSCRIPTION! Feeds
  37. 37. Recap with fun pictures <ul><li>You stay up to date with your fancy RSS </li></ul>Check the feeds when you want to Feeds
  38. 38. Grab some feeds and start reading!

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