Top 10 places to put your RSS feed - for super-easy free traffic
RSS - Really Simple Sindication
To celebrate my first 1000 pageviews, here's a really simple tip to get a bit more traffic and spread the work about your Hubs (and/or blog) - submit your feed to a few directories.
You only need to submit it once, and every time you add a new Hub, your feed will be updated on every directory that lists it. Cool.
On your profile, there's a link marked "Subscribe to RSS feed." If you click it, your browser will probably fill up with weird text (this is XML - woo!) so we need to find something useful for it to do!
Right clicking and copying the link will let you easily paste it into any of these feed directories - there are many many more out there which may give "better" results - but I've selected these initially as an entry point based on the following criteria:
- Ease of submission
- Quality of existing feeds
- No login required
- Useful extra features
Easy RSS Aggegators
- 1. FeedMill
Feedmill allows users to change a slider to find more obscure feeds - like yours! Neat.
- 2. RSSMicro
Submit your RSS/Atom feed and calculate your site FeedRank - you won't be able to paste it into HubPages, but it's nice to see.
- 3. Feedbase
Feedbase - An online database of RSS and Atom feeds
- 4. RSS-network
Easy submission by category and sub-category - may be tricky to narrow down for a lot of hubbers!
- 5. Feedgy
Feedgy is an RSS feed directory and RSS search engine indexing the most popular feeds on the web.
- 6. Xmeta
All you need is your feed URL and the security validation image code - easy peasy!
- 7. Feedlisting
Super-easy categorised feed listings
- 8. GoldenFeed
GoldenFeed.com - the RSS feed search engine. Come find your feeds.
- 9. FeedSee
FeedSee is an easy to use human-edited feed directory.
...and number 10? HubPages of course - just put your feed in an RSS capsule on each of your hubs, like this: