I’m not going to explain it but a short video I found on Conor’s blog will. It’s produced by Common Craft and explains in easy to understand terms why and how this stuff can make your online life so much more efficient and fun. When you’re done watching the video, click on the Subscribe link over on the sidebar and subscribe to my blog to see how easy it is! You’ll never look back after you discover the power of RSS syndication!
And one final tip, if you’re following the comments on a blog post, you can subscribe to that post so you’ll be notified when a new comment appears! Say you don’t like cats, well my 8 reasons to hate cats post would be right up your alley. It seems to be very popular for some reason. Instead of refreshing the same page over and over again, look for the “Feed for this entry” link and subscribe to it. The cat-hating conversation appears in your news reader along with all your other feeds!
PS. I love cats!
5 thoughts on “What the heck is that RSS thing anyway?”
And might i suggest using google reader as your rss reader! http://reader.google.com/
Faq’d and posted to the forums – good find.
I’m using Google Reader too but only because I can use it from multiple machines. It really does need a few more features. And less js.
Nah, I’m old-school Bloglines. I think I prefer the web 1.0 (plus bits) interface better.
That’s a great video!
Easy to understand also for dummies!
I have a question???? Why do cats pee on beds?? Also why do cats pee on sleepping people???? I wake up wet every morning due to I sleep with my 4 cats…. The videos were great