If you are like most Americans, Europeans, or other people living in a first world nation, you probably have regular internet access, if not at home, then on a cellular phone where you can access the internet anywhere that you have cellular service, or at the very least at a public library where you can go online. With the way our world has developed and grown, most people with internet access spend a significant amount of time on the internet, sometimes out of necessity and sometimes simply because they can. Many people work at least in part, if not entirely, on the internet, and even more people spend hours upon hours every week surfing the internet for recreational purposes, looking at funny videos, reading interesting articles, listening to music, talking to friends, or any number of other things. If you spend any significant amount of time on the internet then you probably have at least heard of RSS submission. You may not know how RSS submission works, or even exactly what RSS syndication is, but the concept of RSS has become so popular and so pervasive that most people have at least heard the term used, even if they do not understand the implications that it carries with it. There is a good chance that you even use RSS submission without even knowing it. The exact details of what RSS submission is, how RSS submission works, how it was developed and came to be what it is today are not important to most people, and anyone interested in such topics can find plenty of information elsewhere on the internet. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate some ways in which RSS submission can be a useful tool to have in your internet tool box, no matter what you use the internet for.
In a very basic sense, RSS syndication is a system by which people can stay updated on frequent updates to their favorite things online. For example, let us say that you are a regular reader of several blogs about music. You like to read all about the latest releases by your favorite bands and about up and coming bands that have not quite hit it big yet. You might reading about any developments in the music industry on the business end as far as record labels and other similar companies are concerned, trying to keep up to date on news and developments that might change the way the industry works. On top of that, you are a musician, and like to read about the latest news in musical instruments, as well as study music theory or technique lessons from other websites. If you were to check each of these websites for updates and new material every day, it could take your hours to visit all of your favorite websites. RSS submission allows you to keep what is called an RSS feed which checks all of your favorite web sites for you for any updates, and when there are updates for you to read, such as new blog posts or videos, your RSS feed will collect them all into one easy and convenient place for you to access all at once. You can also us RSS submission to keep up to date on a particular news topic that is important to you, or to check for anything new on the internet that references your name, but making an RSS submission feed that searches the internet for a certain keyword or phrase. Whatever your needs are, RSS syndication can make finding information easier and quicker than ever before.