FeedForAll News & Tidbits
03/27/2007 RSS Component
FeedForDev, an RSS component
and/or ActiveX control is now available
free of charge. FeedForDev allows software developers
to actively communicate with users from
within their software using RSS Feeds! Contact
us and we will provide a free registration
key that can be entered into the trial version.
Podcasts started out as fun ways for
ambitious garage DJs, independent musicians
and talk show hosts, who had not ventured
into radio broadcasting as a way to show
their stuff and make a name for themselves.
What started as a hobby for many, has turned
into a lucrative profession for some.
Not surprisingly, podcasters, just like
radio stations, have looked for ways to
profit from their on-air dialogue.
03/19/2007 13 Tips to
Maintaining an RSS Feed Subscriber Base
You have an RSS feed and you have worked
hard to get the word out. According to your
logs you have subscribers! Now the hard
part: how to retain the subscribers to your
RSS feed. Follow these simple steps to insure
that your subscriber base will grow.
13 Tips to Retain RSS Subscribers
Down and dirty guide for podcasters.
Follow these tips and be on your way to
a popular podcast. By adopting good podcasting
practices, you will be on the path to podcasting
03/05/2007 RSS Scripts
The RSS Scripts in the FeedForAll RSS Scripts Directory have ALL
The details on the new RSS script versions
can be viewed in the release notes of each
script. The updated scripts include: rss2html , FutureRSS , RSS Cache , RSSmesh , SQL2RSS , rss2html Pro , and RSS2SQL .
02/27/2007 Podcast Audio
When you are producing a podcast on
a regular basis it is important that you
select an appropriate location for the recording
to take place. The location should be free
of external distractions and relatively
quiet. It is easiest if you use the same
location each time, that way the equipment
can remain in place and will not require
moving or setup each time you produce a
The room should have a carpet or furniture
that will absorb echoes and dampen the sound.
The room should also have a door, so that
you will not have unexpected interruptions.
Reduce extraneous noise by turning off fans
or any equipment. Consider hanging a note
on the door, so that you will not be disturbed
Recording Away from Home
When taking your podcast on the road it
is equally important that the quality of
the podcast is not compromised for the sake
of portability. Consider using a directional
microphone or finding a quiet alcove for
interviews when on the road.
Podcast Audio Recording Tips
02/26/2007 PC Mag Recommends
Once you post the podcast file on
your Web site, you'll want an RSS feed to
get the podcast out to your listeners, and
for this I recommend a solution that you
have to pay for, FeedForAll.
complete article on podcasting
02/20/2007 Latest RSS
News from FeedForAll
NEW Audio Recording for Podcasters
We have released new audio recording and
editing software specifically designed for
podcasters. Additional information and a
trial version of RecordForAll can be downloaded
NEW iPod Tutorial
NotePage has sponsored a free iPod tutorial
that explains the differences between the
iPod models. It also deciphers the technical
jargon used on websites to explain the iPods
various features and functions. The iPod
tutorial includes screenshots to assist
users in setting up the basics, from the
date and time to their contacts. The iPod
tutorial is even designed to help advanced
iPod users to take advantage of the iPods
more advanced and complex features. The
free iPod tutorial can be accessed by clicking
the following link http://www.feedforall.com/ipod-tutorial.pdf
We are running a 7 day only special on the
podcasting bundle. The bundle includes RecordForAll,
FeedForAll and a subscription to the RSS
Scripts Directory. The 7 day special allows
publishers to purchase the bundle for an
additional $ 5.00 off. This is a total of
$ 15.00 off the normal prices! Enter the
coupon code ffanews . This
special is only good until February 28,
so act soon.
NEW FeedForAll Release
We are very pleased to announce the release
of FeedForAll v3. The new version of FeedForAll
has full support for extensions and includes
unified publishing that allows publishers
to easily upload files along with their
feed. Additional details: http://www.feedforall.com/ffa-launch-notes.htm
Looking for Innovative RSS Ideas?
Learn how these companies are using RSS
as part of their marketing strategies. We
have compiled a number of white papers that
detail how RSS is being used http://www.feedforall.com/whitepaper-directory.htm
New RSS Portals
Educational Feeds - http://www.educational-feeds.com/
New LOGO Templates
Added to RSS2HTML Template Directory The
RSS2HTML template directory is growing.
A $ 29.95 subscription to the directory
grants users unlimited access to all the
templates contained in the directory for
What RSS Is Not; RSS Does Not Equal Email
RSS is not email, nor is it designed to
be a replacement for email. RSS is a supplemental
communication channel that can be used to
deliver content. Email newsletters have
had an increasing problem with spam. Email
open rates have plummeted, filtering systems
have become increasingly complex and with
the complexity and volume even "approved"
messages have been unable to get through.
How to Get Ideas for RSS Feed and Blog
Not surprisingly, ideas for blog posts or
RSS feed items originate or are influenced
by other web content. The following are
venues for finding your online muse:
How much do you know about podcasting? Take
the podcast quiz and test your knowledge.
Why Niche RSS Feeds Matter?
Just as the second generation of search
engines and directories evolved into niche
topic specific portals we are seeing the
same occur in the area of RSS feed directories
and search engines. While some directories
are admittedly more niche than others the
trend is obvious.
- RSS FeedForAll blog