The holiday weekend was nice and quiet. I got a lot of work done – at least the phones didn’t ring!
And other RSS developers and promoters have been hard at work too.
The RSS Bazaar launched today. The site is still a bit bare and I have many qustions. But it looks as though this could turn into a good place to promote your RSS content.
Pinging is one of the standard promotional actions you must take.
This item in EWeek today
Some of the leading RSS search and aggregation services have begun banding together to build a next-generation approach for distributing update notifications to the syndicated feeds that are a core part of most Weblogs and a growing number of news and portal sites.
The new service is called FeedMesh. The idea is that instead of the dozens of ping services that exist today with cooperation among aggregators they will share content updates among themselves.
So far, participating RSS aggregators and search services include Blo.gs, BlogShares, Syndic8 and Blogdigger.
Anything that increases the efficiency of content syndication is a good idea.