Summary

After subscribing to a number of RSS feeds, the issue quickly becomes how to manage the RSS Feeds. How to:

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 noise?


Detail

Manage the Feeds.

Feeds are addictive.  It is easy to get inundated. There are various strategies to manage the feeds.

Where Do You Think You're Going, Mister!?

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.

If you've got unruly RSS feeds, we've got your back
Feed Rinse 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.
Examples:

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.

Some Products:

Feed Informer.
Mix, blend and sort feed content, then republish.
RSS Mix.
Mix any number of RSS feeds into one unique new feed.
Kick RSS.
KickRSS enables you to combine multiple RSS Feeds into a single RSS feed or webpage, at an easy-to-remember URL.
Yahoo Pipes.
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.
Feed Mix is a set of tools to edit, blend and mash RSS feeds. Tools include:
  • a WYSIWYG feed editor
  • a built-in RSS reader
  • a blog client
  • an HTML editor
  • an image editor
  • an XML editor
  • an FTP upload facility

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