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How to Overcome RSS Feed Overload?

How to Overcome RSS Feed Overload?

Have you collected a lot of RSS feeds over time that you neatly categorized in folders? If you are like me, you hardly have time to visit some of these folders because to actually go through them all, you are going to need a few hours a day. And who are we kidding? RSS is [...]

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What is that Orange button? – RSS for everyone

What is that Orange button? – RSS for everyone

The timing couldn’t have been perfect. Today, ShanKri-la’s subscribers as you can see is at 100! (definitely a big milestone for us) I know when I discovered what RSS does and started using it, I opened myself up to a whole new world in the internet. I religiously try to make my friends use two [...]

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Newsgator makes FeedDemon and NetNewsWire Free

Newsgator is the company behind the popular RSS feed readers FeedDemon for Windows & NetNewsWire for Mac. With freeware being so popular these days, Newsgator was successful in selling paid versions of FeedDemon and NetNewsWire so far. Now, they have announced these 2 excellent feed readers FREE for all to download and use. In fact, [...]

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Google gobbles Feedburner for $100M

Google gobbles Feedburner for $100M

I read rumors about the possible acquisition of FeedBurner by Google this week and now TechCrunch is announcing that they have confirmed this deal. It looks like Google is finishing up the DoubleClick acquisition before announcing their next acquisition. For those of you wondering who FeedBurner is, they provide a service which used by a [...]

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Auto-Publish Your Feedburner RSS Feed To Twitter

Bloggers using Feedburner to publish your RSS feeds listen up. If you blog with hosted WordPress, you might have used a WordPress plugin to automatically publish your RSS feed to your Twitter account. Google has made automatically sending your RSS feeds to Twitter integrated inside your Feedburner account. To get started Login to your Feedburner [...]

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No RSS? Get Website Updates with Page2RSS

No RSS? Get Website Updates with Page2RSS

These days, we can follow a lot of site updates through RSS feeds. Unfortunately, there is still a chunk of websites on the internet that don’t have RSS feeds enabled. If this is something important or crucial to your blogging needs, it might get tiring to keep visiting the site to check for updates. Page2RSS [...]

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RSS overload – A great reference for RSS needs

I think RSS is the next best thing to sliced bread. Really. I even think if I hadn’t found RSS and it’s usefulness, I wouldn’t have started consuming so much information from hundreds of websites without spending a lot of time everyday. And I wouldn’t have felt the urge to create ShanKri-la and share these [...]

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Make the Most out of FeedBurner’s Feeds-by-Email Service

Feedburner has offered feeds by email for a long time and it is one of the things every blogger using Feedburner could utilize. If you don’t offer a way to subscribe by email, consider how many readers who don’t use a RSS feed reader but like your content. You could be missing out on dozens [...]

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Google Reader in Plain English [video]

After the popular video by Common Craft explaining RSS to everyone, Google Reader team had hired Common Craft to explain Google Reader in a minute. If you’d like to learn What is RSS? first, click on that link to watch that first. Here is that lucid video. (if you are in a feed reader, click [...]

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RSS Full Feed Problem Fixed

RSS Full Feed Problem Fixed

I am glad to say that the RSS full feed woes are finally over for me. I hope I didn’t drive off too many readers with these problems. What went wrong? Although I would love to put my finger on it, the real cause is still eluding me. But, here is the sequence of steps [...]

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Bored with Google Reader? Try Fastladder

Bored with Google Reader? Try Fastladder

I came across this new web based RSS Reader through Lifehacker and bookmarked it to try it out later. I got around to trying it today and here are my impressions on it. What readers have I tried? I am a RSS feed junkie fan. I have tried desktop and web based readers. And I [...]

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ShanKri-la RSS subscribers – Please read

First of, I would like to apologize to those who have been annoyed in the past 2 days by the partial posts in ShanKri-la feed. If you wondered if I have switched from full posts to partial posts, the answer is NO. I have no intention of forcing anyone to click over to my site [...]

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Google Reader Steps Up Personalization Efforts

Google Reader Steps Up Personalization Efforts

Google Reader has yet again stepped up against an invisible opponent (seriously is anyone else even close now?) in the web based RSS reader space with more personalization options. Google Reader team has been busy introducing features that aim towards making it easy to find good web content, sharing it with your friends, leaving a [...]

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FeedDemon Brings Google Reader Sync to Desktop

FeedDemon Brings Google Reader Sync to Desktop

Before getting addicted to Google Reader, I was using a desktop based feed reader – the portable GreatNews feed reader. As much as I am a fan of web applications, there is one fact that I can’t deny. Desktop applications beats web apps in speed. Web applications have come a long way but a native [...]

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Troubleshoot RSS Issues with Feedburner Status Blog

Most of us who use Feedburner to publish our feeds have been seeing issues for the past week to 10 days. The feed count here dropped from over 900+ to around 600. And I didn’t even write something to piss you of. It was same story around the blog world and Twitter was buzzing with [...]

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