Interview: Julien Genestoux - Founder of Superfeedr SuperFeedr is proving to be one of the game changers in the feed industry. With it’s real-time Feed updates, Julien Genestoux is trying to change the way RSS works. In fact, if you have not heard of it yet, but unknowingly you may also be using it when you use Google Reader, Tumblr, Posterous, FriendFeed, etc. In spite of the fact that the company was started by a sole individual, Julien, it has earned quite a lot of accolades and appreciation from the tech world.
RSSTop55 The RSSTop55 is my personal selection of the best blog and RSS directories and search engines that you can find on the web. Over the years, I have spent so much time in updating and refining it that the original list has grown to feature almost 400 directories and search engines, which make up for a truly unique collection of venues that you can use to promote your website. Photo credit: juliengron Why this list is so valuable to you and what are its key advantages compared to other lists dealing with the same topic? The RSSTop55 is updated weekly. All directories listed are presented in reverse chronological order (first up the most recent; down bottom what I have collected first) and NOT in an order of importance or relevance.
Metrics One number can't tell the whole story of something as complex as the Google algorithm. The following tabs chart a handful of "top-view" metrics, covering everything from domain diversity to exact-match domain (EMD) influence. Detailed explanations are above each chart. You can view 30-day, 60-day or 90-day histories. Please note that all Y-axes are auto-scaled. RSS Submit In last four years RSS has become the major way to notify readers about recent updates. It has almost replaced traditional e-mail newsletters and other subscription-based methods due to its effectiveness and ease to use. RSS feeds, however, still need subscribers, so submitting an RSS feed to various RSS directories and search engines should be the vital part of any promotion campaign.
What You Need To Know For Competitive Keyword Analysis Competitive keyword analysis should play in integral part in your paid and organic search optimization strategy. As paid search activity continues to grow, so will the number of businesses you compete against within the search battlefield. Understanding who your competitors are and the keywords they’re optimizing for is critical to staying relevant, competitive and profitable in your pursuit to acquire more revenue. In this article, I’ll be walking through several advanced tips for conducting competitive keyword analysis and how to apply your findings to your own optimization strategies. Seek Out Your Competitors If you don’t know who your competitors are by now, there are a couple free tools out there you can use to find out who they are.
15 Useful Web Apps for Designers There are lots of web apps these days and they are very popular because of time-saving and productivity benefits. Web apps work on almost all platforms and you can access them from any device. You don’t need to install anything and you can save lots of time in this way. In this compilation, I’ve picked 15 useful web apps for web and graphic designers, developers and other creatives who want to save time and achieve more. Hope you’ll become more productive with these handy apps. Delicious - How to Get RSS Feeds The new delicious is finally up. Not all that much different but I am excited because I use it every day. One of the features I use every day is the RSS. Google Algorithm Change History 2014 Updates Pigeon Expands (UK, CA, AU) — December 22, 2014 Google's major local algorithm update, dubbed "Pigeon", expanded to the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. The original update hit the United States in July 2014. The update was confirmed on the 22nd but may have rolled out as early as the 19th.
7 unique and creative uses for Google+ - TNW Google Because of its simultaneously private and public approach to sharing information, Google+ is an extremely malleable platform, and as it continues to grow, there will be no end to the creative and unique uses for the site. Facebook and Twitter are much more than social networks, and Google+ with its unique method of sharing information can be whatever you want it to be. In fact, Google+ not only potentially threatens public social networks already in existence, it does away with the need for private social network tools such as Yammer, because you can selectively share information with specific groups of people. Other than being a social network, Google+ has the potential to become a journal or blog, an educational tool and even a podcasting tool.
Fivefilters - Full-Text RSS Feeds Documentation and support Our help site covers most of what you'll need to know to get Full-Text RSS up and running and customised to work the way you want. Our public forum is the place to ask questions and browse previous answers. Hosted or self-hosted? We want our users to be free to examine and run the code behind FiveFilters.org however they like. Google+: The Complete Guide Using Google+? Add Mashable to your circles. You'll get the latest about new Google+ features and tips and tricks for using the platform as well as top social media and technology news. Guide updated January 18, 2012 5 Free Tools To Notify You of Website Content Changes Have you ever came across something exclusive and limited you wanted to buy online but missed the opportunity by minutes because you were away? Maybe you’re someone who has a need to be updated with the latest gaming news, but you other responsibilities are stopping you from camping on the page. We have just the tool to help you with that. In fact, we have 5. Here are 5 free tools you can use to track and monitor changes on websites.
3 Successful Google+ Pages and Why They Work Have you created a Google+ page for your business? In this article I’ll show you what three top pages are doing. Still in its infancy, Google+ has become a very hot topic. Amid concern that this “new kid on the block” couldn’t compete in a social media landscape owned by Facebook, some have opted to dismiss the platform entirely. While Google+ and Google+ business pages are still in the early stages, there is growing evidence that they’re here to stay. You Can No Longer Ignore Google+ General Knowledge Archives Weird Stuff 10 Dragons From British Folklore Crime 10 Chilling Facts About The Secretive ‘Ndrangheta Mafia Our World 10 Secret Countries You’ve Probably Never Heard Of