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Are full-feeds killing comments?
30th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Are full-feeds killing comments?

Tris writes a good post that wonders if publishing full post feeds in RSS might be responsible for killing comments on posts as a result of less people actually surfing into actual blogs. Interesting theory – pop over and tell Tris what you think of his theory.
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MobileTracker combats Feed Hijacking with Summary Feeds
7th of March 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

MobileTracker combats Feed Hijacking with Summary Feeds

Jon at MobileTracker has just announced that he’s switching his RSS feed back to a summary feed rather than the full feed due to copyright violations and a number of sites who were publishing his full feed without permission. I’ve also had this same problem and found that a summary ...more
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Yahoo Developing Blog Search Engine?
13th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Yahoo Developing Blog Search Engine?

Inside Google wonders if Yahoo is preparing to build a Technorrati-like RSS search engine after having visits from a new crawler which is indexing RSS feeds called ‘Yahoo-NewsCrawler Test’. Read more at Yahoo Developing Blog Search Engine
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RSS ads in Boing Boing
6th of February 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

RSS ads in Boing Boing

One of the biggest blogs going around, Boing Boing, has decided to experiment with RSS ads in their feeds. They publish their full content in RSS and have placed ads on every third ad using the contextual ad service being tested by Feedburner and Overture (not available to the public ...more
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Why Topical Feeds Are The Future of RSS
22nd of January 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Why Topical Feeds Are The Future of RSS

Read/Write Web has an interesting post predicting that the killer application for RSS will be to track Topic/Tag/Remix Feeds rather than to track individual blogs or news sources. ‘One of the reasons I think this may eventuate is that blogging is and always will be a minority sport (as I’ve ...more
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RSS Ads – Monetise your RSS feed
14th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

RSS Ads – Monetise your RSS feed

RSS Ads is a system to add ads to your RSS feeds. They are currently signing up publishers for a release of the program shortly. They write – ‘Monetize your RSS feed. Maintain total control over the ads placed in your feed. Expose all of your content via premium RSS ...more
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Yahoo to launch Overture ads in RSS!!!
7th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Yahoo to launch Overture ads in RSS!!!

The RSS Weblog has just broken the news that Yahoo’s Overture (main competitor to Adsense) will be shortly supporting ads in RSS feeds. This is pretty significant news for those of us running contextual ads on our blogs – but only for those using Overture. The question on everyone’s lips ...more
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Advertising in your RSS Feed
26th of September 2004 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Advertising in your RSS Feed

One of the disadvantages of RSS reeds and the increasing numbers of people reading blogs via News Aggregators is that those bloggers running advertising on their blogs can only expose their readers to ads when those readers actually surf to the blog in question. Banner ads, amazon individual ads and ...more
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