Chapter 8. RSS, Indices, and Folksonomies


49 Providing an External RSS Feed

50 Using an RSS Aggregator

51 Using Indexing Mechanisms to Your Advantage

52 Creating and Sharing Your Bookmarks

53 Embracing Folksonomy

So, you had something to say and you said ita brilliant post sits at the top of your blog, just waiting for readers. But waiting is such a passive game, and there are ways you can be proactive in sharing your blog entries with the world. In this chapter, you will learn how to ensure that your post makes it out into the Blogosphere at large, through the use of an RSS feed, blog indexing, and embracing the concept of folksonomy.

There's also the tricky matter of how to keep up with the Blogosphereall the millions of bloggers writing millions of posts each day. I personally guarantee that after a few weeks of blogging and reading blogs, you'll come to the conclusion that there is just too much interesting stuff out there and you'll never be able to keep up. You'll start to wonder just how people can read hundreds of blogs each day and still have time for their pesky jobs. One topic in this chapter introduces you to the wonderful world of RSS aggregators, the sole purpose of which is to enable you to quickly read blog postings without having to navigate to multiple websites, reload pages, search for new topics, and so on.

Blogging in a Snap
Blogging in a Snap (Sams Teach Yourself)
ISBN: 0672328437
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 124 © 2008-2017.
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