8 TOP Ways To Promote Your RSS/XML Feed For MAXIMUM Exposure
8 TOP Ways To Promote Your RSS/XML Feed For MAXIMUM Exposure
RSS (Real Simple Syndication) is the new technology
on the block and is taking the Internet by storm as Internet marketers
are hurrying to incorporate this new form of communication and technology
into there existing online businesses to Maximize there exposure
online with NEW and/or Existing customers.
I recently received a post on my Blog from a fellow that inspired
me to write this article since I found the nature of the topic important
to ALL who are serious about getting the most out of there RSS feed
and this new technology.
I'm pretty sure you can guess what he asked from reading the headline
of this article.
Well... I did some research on what he had asked of me and came
"8 TOP Ways To Promote Your RSS/XML Feed For MAXIMUM Exposure"
So, with that said, let's dive into the first and MOST important
step to Maximizing your RSS feed for the exposure it deserves.
Step #1. Build a dedicated webpage for your RSS
This is probably the most important part of getting the most out
of your RSS feed: building your own dedicated webpage for your RSS
The KEY here is to give your potential readers many options to
adding your RSS feed.
The best way for me to illustrate this to you is by clicking on
the link below that leads to my dedicated RSS feed subscription
page so you can see first hand what you need to do to get yours
Click here: http://www.internetwondersezine.com/rss_feed.html
Did you notice all the different options I give?
That's what you need to do.
Now, for those of you who aren't so web savvy, don't worry, I have
something for you that will auto-generate a RSS feed webpage for
you within minutes if you already have a Blog or RSS feed.
The service I'm talking about is called FeedBurner.com -- http://www.feedburner.com
-- and is a free service for you to sign up for.
Here's what my webpage through FeedBurner.com looks like so you'll
have an idea of what yours will look like. http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheInternetWondersBlog
Do you see all the options they give your potential readers to
add your RSS feed to there RSS readers?
Once you've accomplished one of the two options above your all
set to start promoting your RSS feed for MAXIMUM exposure.
Step #2. Add links to your RSS feed webpage on
This is yet just another way to pull your visitors towards your
RSS feed webpage by simply adding Text or Graphic links to your
Make sure you put them in Highly visible area's where your visitors
will see your links.
I would would put one at the top, middle and bottom of your website.
This really depends on what kind of website you have so you'll
have to use your own dicression.
Here's what I have done on my website to give you an example. Click
Step #3. Add this HTML tag to your RSS feed webpage.
Here's something you can add to all your websites webpages that
will get the attention of Search Engines spiders to come on over
and check out your RSS feed further.
Simple add the following HTML tag to the of your document:
link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml"
title="YOUR SITE TITLE RSS Feed" href="URL TO RSS
(note: add this to the end after the forward slash /)
Step #4. Some idea's if you have your own newsletter.
If you have your own newsletter like I do, here's a couple ways
to get your visitors to visit your RSS feed webpage.
Add a link on your "Thank You" page that leads to your
RSS feed webpage. Whether its a Text or Graphic link.
The key here is to get your RSS feed link in front of your readers
as much as possible to get them to add your RSS feed to there readers.
The next one is, add a link inside your "Welcome" email
that's sent out to your New newsletter subscriber after they've
This again, will give you another chance of getting them to add
your RSS feed to there readers.
Step #5. Put together a "Signature File".
Here's another couple great ways to get your RSS feed webpage more
exposure every time you send out an email or post to any online
forums is by simply putting together a "Signature File".
Now, every time you sent out an email to your list and/or business
contact you can attached your "Signature File" at the
end of every email you send.
The same goes for online forums, every time you make a post or
answer someone else's, your "Signature File" will be automatically
Your "Signature File" doesn't have to be a huge, a few
enticing lines will do fine with your RSS feed URL.
Step #6. Submit your RSS feed to RSS Directories
Another great way to give your RSS feed more exposure is by submitting
it or them to RSS Directories and Search Engines.
I've listed a few resources for you below to get you started with.
- Feed Shark http://feedshark.brainbliss.com
- Ping-O-Matic http://pingomatic.com
- RSS Top 55 http://www.masternewmedia.org/rss/top55
Step #7. Write an article, if you write articles.
This is a great way to get your RSS feed webpage in front of thousands
of targeted readers absolutely FREE!
Simply write an article on a HOT topic within your niche, and at
the end of your article add an enticing, attention grabbing "Resource
Box" that points to your RSS feed webpage URL.
Step #8. Set-Up a PPC(Pay-Per-Click) campaign.
For the last step to getting your RSS feed webpage Maximum exposure
is to set-up a PPC campaign.
By doing this you will be able to send HIGHLY targeted traffic
to your RSS feed webpage that are hungry for the information you
have to offer.
The only downside to doing the PPC tactic is that it will cost
And, this tactic solely depends on whether or not you chose to
set-up an RSS feed webpage of your own.
Now, I'm sure there are many others ways out there that could draw
in more visitors to your RSS feed, but, these ones I just outlined
in this article are the Best ones in my mind and are the ones I
Well, this concludes the, "8 TOP Ways To Promote Your RSS/XML
Feed For MAXIMUM Exposure", so, the only thing I have left
to say to you is... Get Started!
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