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.
If you are in the finance industry you
can monitor currency exchange rates, bank rates
and track investments using RSS feeds. Financial
institutions have found RSS to be an optimum way
to communicate CD rates, interest rates, currency
conversions, and even investors are using to monitor
stocks. Use RSS to track currency conversions,
stocks, bonds, bank rates and other financial
Financial Feeds - http://www.finance-investing.com
If you are in the security sector, or
just want to stay updated on any security alerts,
you can subscribe to a multitude of security related
feeds. There are security feeds for virus alerts,
avian flu information, homeland security alerts,
and system vulnerabilities.
Security Feeds - http://www.security-protection.net
If you are a physician or part of the
medical field it makes sense to stay informed
of any news in medical fields. You can subscribe
to feeds that discuss various exotic diseases,
conditions, experimental treatments, and monitor
Medical Feeds - http://www.medical-feeds.com
MedWorm - http://www.medworm.com
HubMed - http://www.hubmed.org/
NHS - http://www.library.nhs.uk/rss/directory/default.aspx
Health Career Job Feeds
If you are in the medical field and interested
in monitoring industry jobs, subscribe to RSS
feeds for specific types of positions or specific
Health Career Net - http://www.healthcareernet.com/feeds/feedsdirectory.aspx
Are you looking for a new home, or perhaps
just considering investment property. Subscribe
to RSS feeds for specific regions, so that you
are notified instantly when a new home becomes
available in a specific town or area.
Realty Feeds - http://www.realty-feeds.net
ML Podcasts - http://directory.mlpodcast.com/directory/directory.php
RealtyFeedSearch - http://www.realtyfeedsearch.com/
Is religion an important part of your
life, but you don't have as much time as you would
like? Consider subscribing to faith based sermons,
or bible studies. Churches, ministries and are
using RSS to reach their congregations, schedule
events and even to broadcast sermons. Podcasting
is becoming mainstream with young devout populations.
The progression and adoption are a natural step
as youth bring technology to their faith.
Religious Podcasts - http://www.religious-podcasts.net
Godcasts - http://www.godcast1000.com/
Church Podcasts - http://churchpodcasts.com/
If cars are your thing, a variety of RSS
feeds exist from user car feeds to automotive
news and car forums.
Automotive Links - http://automotive-links.mustangv8.com/RSS-directory/index.php
If law is your area of expertise monitor
weblogs with emphasis on the law or legal related
issues and concerns, or follow court rulings using
Blawg - http://www.blawg.org
Are you a sports fan? Want to stay informed
about your favorite teams or athletes? Perhaps
you just want some tips to improve your game,
sports feeds of all types exist.
Sports Feeds - http://www.sports-feeds.com
Sports podcasts - http://www.sportspodcasts.com
Are you an educator? Education has always been
a great source of collaboration. It should come
as no surprise that teachers and educators are
sharing their educational podcasts and RSS feeds.
Educational Podcast network - http://epnweb.org
Educational Feeds - http://www.educational-feeds.com
Are you a political pundit, attempting
to follow politics debates or monitor the ins
and outs of the latest political issues? Use RSS
to stay up to date on your favorite candidates
Political Feeds - http://www.political-humor.net
Want to know what bills your representative
voted for or perhaps you have a specific issue
of concern you would like to stay current on.
Subscribe to local, state or federal government
feeds to stay abreast on the latest issues related
to the operation of the government.
Government Feeds - http://www.government-central.com
Vertical search and niche directories are becoming
authority sites in a crowded online world. These
niche directories will help individuals in specific
industries locate topics essential to their industries.
About the Author:
Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll
software for creating, editing, publishing RSS
feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages
marketing for RecordForAll http://www.recordforall.com
audio recording and editing software.