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FeedBurner’s Free RSS-to-Email Syndication: Why You Can’t Afford It Feedburner is an outstanding tool, but there are alternatives to FeedBurner’s “Email Subscriptions” that should be considered. UPDATE:Since this post, FeedBurner has updated their RSS-to-Email syndication service with customized subject lines, a feature that can greatly improve the overall experience of email campaigns through FeedBurner. In an environment where our users retrieve updates via syndicated content, can we afford to settle for less in our means of syndication? In this post, I’m going to show you why you shouldn’t be using FeedBurner to distribute RSS Feeds via Email, and offer some alternatives to FeedBurner that do Email Syndication better. Why You Can’t Depend on RSS Being someone who relies heavily on RSS for keeping up to date with my favorite sites, it took me some time to realize there is a problem with how websites sometimes choose to syndicate content. The problem isn’t RSS itself, but rather a lack of transition over to RSS from traditional Email Newsletters. AWeber

RSS, building and using a feed, step by step. Building and Using an RSS Feed by Denis Sureau What is RSS? It is a format to share data, defined in the 1.0 version of XML. History Created by Netscape in 1999. Why use RSS? To get information or news provided by websites in a format computers can process. RSS, how it works? The RSS system to publish articles and news over the web is very simple: There are firstly some web pages, one want to be displayed by other websites. Structure of an RSS document It is an XML file and the global container is the "RSS" tag for the 2.0 format. How to use RSS? 1 - Using RSS on a desktop RSS feeds are displayed by Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2. 2 - Using a feed on a website The RSS feed is displayed as a list of titles (and optionally summaries). How to publish news in an RSS feed? There are several means to generate RSS feeds. Using the RSS library of PHP. or Feeds in Atom format use the "application/atom+xml" value instead. Feed. Required tags for the channel title. Optional tags for the channel language.

SimpleBits Networked Blogs - The Android Google Reader app is here! Posted by Peter Baldwin, Software Engineer It’s been a long time coming, but the official Google Reader app for Android is finally here. Let’s jump into the features, shall we? The app supports all the basics you’d expect like unread counts, friends, sharing, liking, and starring, but it also has a whole lot more, including: Multiple accountsSynced preferencesFull subscription features (subscribe and search from your phone)Search A couple harder to discover features we’d like to highlight: Volume-key navigation: if you enable this in the settings, you can navigate by using your phone’s volume keys for next and previousLong-press on a folder or subscription to bring up a contextual menu that lets you rename, unsubscribe or change foldersIf you hit the menu key on an individual item, you can use the “send” feature which integrates with other apps on your phone to send the item using any 3rd party app