A to Z about RSS
users who always like to stay up-dated about the contents they eagerly wait to
The number of RSS feeds offered by an organization often depends on the
requirements of their subscribers, nature of the news from it, the ongoing
research at the organization, the speed with which the contents are updated, the
number of subscribers etc.
The RSS also helps the customers in managing the information flow not just from
the organizations, but from a variety of data sources also.
Many of the RSS providers are in turn RSS subscribers also of several
technology-oriented feeds to keep them in par with the latest information about
other sites also. Though many people have the interest to update themselves
they may not have the time to do it. Visiting each and every website, they enjoy
seeing for any new addition to the contents, is a very time consuming process.
The RSS aggregators help you to quickly view where a new content is appearing
and whether it is of interest to you. For companies who do not update their news
daily or for those who do not do it even once a week, but who are keen in
informing their subscribers when they do it, this can be the best method which
costs nothing at all. RSS is really standards orientated and the payback is really
high for the companies.
When the companies provide different RSS feeds, it also helps them find out the
area of interest of their subscribers. For example, let us consider a company
having different RSS feeds such as on press releases, blogs, new research
announcements, company news, columns etc. Depending on the traffic on the
RSS feed, the company can gauge the interest of the visitors. It may therefore try
to focus more on providing to the thirst of the users.
It is also important to mention here that big companies, corporate are very much
benefited by the use of RSS. There are occasions when even the employees