Tag Archives: RSS feeds

Guest post: how to be a better listener by becoming a Power Google Reader

Many of my colleagues ask me how to get started in social media. I always say “listen”. Set up a Twitter profile, but do not Tweet. Read blogs, but do not comment. Listen to the conversation, before you dare to … Continue reading

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A list of 10 social media habits that I am stopping immediately

1. I am no longer looking to subscribe to individual blogs via RSS. If I admire a blogger, such as Mike Fruchter, I look whether he has a Google Shared Items¬†page to which he bookmarks his top posts by other … Continue reading

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What do big variances in the number of your RSS subscribers mean?

Do your RSS subscribers vary radically from one day to another? Does a sudden surge in subscribers indicate your blog posts are perfectly aligned with your community? Does a decline mean you are hopelessly mistaken in what you do ? … Continue reading

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How to manage your daily reading through RSS feeds

They¬†fill my email inbox all day long. They boast names of interesting people. They jostle for my attention all day long. They promise to absorb and distract me. They are email subscriptions to leading bloggers’ daily posts or great news … Continue reading

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