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Feedburner is often a service that can change your blog feed in to content for easier to be read or distributed directly into various feed services. Many advantages in using Feedburner, several of which are feedburner can certainly send the feed contents automatically on the subscribers through email, knowing the quantity of subscribers, compatible with many feed reader services and more.
According to reports online today, and a release, Union Square Ventures, the venture firm that funded such names as Del.icio.us, FeedBurner, Etsy and Twitter, is investing $1.5 million in open source cloud computing service 10gen.
If you are in search of an alternative for Google Reader, this article offers a list to choose from. They have been listed under three categories – Desktop, Self-hosted, and Web service. Three are under each category, and are the ones I’ve either used in the past, or have read about.
While you can code an RSS feed by hand, you'd be better off using a dedicated tool like ListGarden. It can help you to not only create and manage RSS feeds, but also to do more advanced tasks like publish the feeds on a remote server, back up the feeds, generate an HTML page, and much more.
Many websites offer feeds as a way to promote most recently added articles, stories or updates. Most of these are accessible through links titled “XML” “RSS” or “ATOM”. These different types of feeds all use the same fundamentals to bring you the latest from a specific website.