Creative marketers are feeding readers everything from special offers to product promos--without risking a trip to the junk-mail folder.
And this in-the-know audience is more likely to research products for purchase online--40 percent of RSS users do research online, whereas only 18 percent of non-RSS users do, according to Forrester Research's "Consumer Technographics 2005 Benchmark Study."
How can you get your product in front of these hungry shoppers?
E-mail spam has ignited RSS adoption because RSS is 100 percent opt-in.
Users subscribe to a reader such as Bloglines, Newsgatoror Pluck, then choose the feeds they want to receive--no spam allowed.
Your first job is to decide what information to syndicate as an RSS feed.