RSS Awareness Day on May 1

By Posted 2008 Updated   Blogging

How many people are aware of what RSS is? If you asked someone in India, he would probably tell you it is short for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a political organization in India. There are many more meanings for RSS, but few know that RSS is the best way to track latest content from your favorite websites without having to visit them.

RSS Awareness Day

The RSS Awareness Day plans to get the general public exposed to the RSS format, which will increase the usage of RSS feeds and related applications among Internet users. To get involved, on May 1st write a post or article on your website about RSS, with a mention that it is the RSS Awareness Day and link to some RSS resources and how your readers can make the most out of RSS.

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8 comments on “RSS Awareness Day on May 1

  1. Steve J says:

    How true that not so many people understand what it is. Yet, it is perhaps one of the most useful and timesaving devices available on the internet. How many companies could save a fortune in time saved by using RSS to keep up to date with information?

  2. Siddharth says:

    Very well said friend, in India sure anyone will get it as BJP and Sangh. Not everyone one on internet is aware of the simple and effective to get content as it get posted by RSS. Thats what all this effort is for on rssday.org by Daniel. Good going

  3. GoingLikeSixty says:

    Thanks for posting this in advance. My post is written and ready to go.

  4. GoingLikeSixty says:

    Another thought: can we have a Full Feed day?

  5. Daniel Scocco says:

    Thanks for helping to spread the word PChere.

  6. Katy Castro says:

    I love that you have posted this ahead of time. The more the blogosphere works to get the word out about this, the more successful the day will be.

  7. QuickOnlineTips says:

    Its a great concept and RSS is the way to read blogs. I am sure the event will be a big success.

  8. Jason Slater says:

    Good idea for a campaign, we often find ourselves explaining that RSS is not some technical thing to be avoided but instead a very useful way of getting useful information.

    Jas

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