ARE YOU READING THIS via AN RSS READER or GOOGLE Reader?
If you answered "yes" did you know that you are NOT seeing some possibly valuable (to you) links, comments and possibly even images. What is the remedy?
CLICK THROUGH DIRECTLY TO MY BLOG!
Not only to MY blog, but to ANY blog you have enjoyed visiting and have listed in your reader!
Because you can't see any of the blog's ads that might be of interest to you, and more importantly, because the blog that you thought you were supporting by signing up for an RSS feed may have suffered at the hands of the (beware of the annoying pop up before you click on the following link) "Attack of Panda"! Your ACTUAL visit to the blog counts as a legitimate visit. Your reading the blog via RSS does NOT!
YOU COULD BE KILLING THE BLOGS YOU ENJOY!
Show 'em some REAL LOVE by bookmarking, stumbling upon, digging and linking to their posts!
The OTHER Problem with RSS ::: RSS readers encourage you to oversubscribe to news. Every time you encounter an interesting new blog post, you've got an incentive to sign up to all the posts from that blog—after all, you don't want to miss anything. Eventually you find yourself subscribed to hundreds of blogs, many of which, you later notice, are completely useless. It's like having an inbox stuffed with e-mail from overactive listservs you no longer care to read.[+link: Slate]People have been talking about KILLIN RSS for years! Here's how to KILL RSS in WordPress!
PS - I know the RSS badge is still in my sidebar! I'm just sayin'...