After subscribing to a number of RSS feeds, the issue quickly becomes how to
manage the RSS Feeds. How to:
Manage the RSS Feeds.
Filter the RSS Feeds.
Mashup the Feeds.
RSS creates a custom virtual newspaper delivered to the desktop.
Unfortunately, it soon turns into the New York Times Sunday edition every day.
How do you keep it under control? How do we get more signal and less
Manage the Feeds.
Feeds are addictive. It is easy to get inundated. There are various
strategies to manage the feeds.
Do not feed obligated to read each feed item. Feeds are like a
newspaper, not like email. Read only what you want.
Browse through the headlines quickly for items that are interesting.
Delete the feeds you are not longer reading. One of the benefits of RSS
is that you control the subscription.
Investigate different types of RSS Readers. There are different styles
that suit different tastes.
Filter the Feeds.
New products can filter feeds to tailor them specifically for a reader.
These products work by filtering in specific entries or filtering out specific
entries from the RSS Feed.
can filter any feed and deliver a more custom feed. Feed Rinse works by taking
in the original RSS feed and delivering a new filtered feed with only selected
entries. It offers filtering by keyword, tag, author, title and even profanity.
If you subscribe to Engadget to get the latest on cell phones, you can
filter in only items about cell phones.
If you subscribe to Engadget and are a happy user of a iPhone, you can
filter out all items about cell phones.
Mash the Feeds.
Mash products combine feeds, blend feeds, and mashup feeds. Mashup means
combining data from more than one source into a single integrated set of data.
Mix, blend and sort feed content, then republish.
Mix any number of RSS feeds into one unique new feed.
KickRSS enables you to combine multiple RSS Feeds into a single RSS feed or
webpage, at an easy-to-remember URL.
Pipes is a powerful composition tool to aggregate, manipulate, and mashup
content from around the web.
Combine many feeds into one, then sort, filter and translate it.
Geocode your favorite feeds and browse the items on an interactive map.
Power widgets/badges on your web site.
Grab the output of any Pipes as RSS and other formats.
Feed Mix is a set of tools to edit, blend and mash RSS feeds. Tools include: