When visiting your favorite websites -- look for RSS feed icons (like this)
Some Other Search tools that can help you find feeds:
Topix.net - This search tool allows you to locate recent newsfeed items based upon keyword or phrase searching. The tool focuses specifically on news and media outlets RSS feeds for information, not weblogs
Syndic8.com - Syndic8 is an open directory of RSS feeds that contains thousands of RSS feeds that users have submitted.
Technorati - Technorati is a popular blog finding tool that lets you search for blogs. Since RSS feeds are inherent to all blogging tools, Technorati Blog Search can help you find RSS feeds for topic specific blogs you may be interested in.
Blog Pulse - Tracks conversations (try putting CSLA 2.0 to see who is talking about us)
Technorati is a popular blog finding tool that lets you search for blogs. Since RSS feeds are inherent to all blogging tools, Technorati Blog Search can help you find RSS feeds for topic specific blogs you may be interested in. Additonal Resource: Technorati Tutorial on finding and adding your blog
1. Explore some of the search tools noted above that can help you locate some RSS feeds.
Add any pertinent feeds to your RSS reader.
2. Create a blog post about your experience that answers these questions.
- Which Search tool was easiest for you?
- Which was more confusing?
- What kind of unuseful feeds did you find in your travels? Or what kind of unusual ones did you find?
- What other tools or ways did you find to locate newsfeeds?
In February of 2006, the adoption of a standard feed icon among websites and browsers finally began to assist in stopping the madness and confusion caused by so many variations. So far this icon has been adopted by many websites and browsers, including Opera and FireFox, where it displays in the address bar:
Internet Explorer 7 has something like this as well. For more information about this emerging new standard, see Feedicons.com.