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What is a RSS Feed

Raj asked me following questions:

  • What is the difference between Stumbleupon and SPOCK?
  • What is meant by Feed,in one of your article you mentioned about RSS Feed.
I believe that most of the readers of Management Accountant Blog will have similar questions.

Stumbleupon: If you want to buy a TV, you will look for an expert guide on the features, price, competition analysis, ratings and so on and forth. And then you decide which one to buy. However, now a days, you will look for the reviews made by the ordinary users who have bought the actual product. More the reviews you are better informed to make decisions. Stumbleupon works on same concept. Click here to know more

Easy to Use, Community-based surfing:

The StumbleUpon Toolbar is integrated with the user's browser to allow for one-click access to quality web sites. A simple 2-level rating system gives users the opportunity to pass on or give their opinion on any webpage with a single click. These ratings also connect people sharing unique combinations of interests. Stumblers share their favorite web sites and interact with other users to further improve their web surfing experience.


Spock: Spock is the first editable search engine for finding people on the web. You may be participating in lot of forums and are in the news quite often. All these information are fragmented.

E.g.
  • You have blog or a website,
  • Professional network using linkedin,
  • Have your Accounting Firm's website
  • Actively participate in a photography discussion forums
  • And you are in news for doing a promoting your profession.
The people who know closely only know about you. Spock will help people to know about you. with a search on the internet. If you are a accountant or Consultant in practise then Spock is one of the best way to promote yourself. Click here to know how it works.


What is meant by Feed ,in one of your article you mentioned about RSS Feed.

There are two short videos that explains how RSS functions

Google Reader - Introduction





RSS Feeds - Introduction



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