Vertical Marketing with RSS Feeds
By Sharon Housley
Just as the second generation of search engines and directories
evolved into niche topic specific portals we are seeing the same
occur in the area of RSS feed directories and search engines. While
some directories are admittedly more niche than others the trend
If you are in the finance industry you can monitor currency
exchange rates, bank rates and track investments using RSS feeds.
Financial institutions have found RSS to be an optimum way to communicate
CD rates, interest rates, currency conversions, and even investors
are using to monitor stocks. Use RSS to track currency conversions,
stocks, bonds, bank rates and other financial related information.
Financial Feeds - http://www.finance-investing.com
If you are in the security sector, or just want to stay
updated on any security alerts, you can subscribe to a multitude
of security related feeds. There are security feeds for virus alerts,
avian flu information, homeland security alerts, and system vulnerabilities.
Security Feeds - http://www.security-protection.net
If you are a physician or part of the medical field it makes
sense to stay informed of any news in medical fields. You can subscribe
to feeds that discuss various exotic diseases, conditions, experimental
treatments, and monitor drug trials.
Medical Feeds - http://www.medical-feeds.com
MedWorm - http://www.medworm.com
HubMed - http://www.hubmed.org/
NHS - http://www.library.nhs.uk/rss/directory/default.aspx
Health Career Job Feeds
If you are in the medical field and interested in monitoring
industry jobs, subscribe to RSS feeds for specific types of positions
or specific locations.
Health Career Net - http://www.healthcareernet.com/feeds/feedsdirectory.aspx
Are you looking for a new home, or perhaps just considering
investment property. Subscribe to RSS feeds for specific regions,
so that you are notified instantly when a new home becomes available
in a specific town or area.
Realty Feeds - http://www.realty-feeds.net
ML Podcasts - http://directory.mlpodcast.com/directory/directory.php
RealtyFeedSearch - http://www.realtyfeedsearch.com/
Is religion an important part of your life, but you don't
have as much time as you would like? Consider subscribing to faith
based sermons, or bible studies. Churches, ministries and are using
RSS to reach their congregations, schedule events and even to broadcast
sermons. Podcasting is becoming mainstream with young devout populations.
The progression and adoption are a natural step as youth bring technology
to their faith.
Religious Podcasts - http://www.religious-podcasts.net
Godcasts - http://www.godcast1000.com/
Church Podcasts - http://churchpodcasts.com/
If cars are your thing, a variety of RSS feeds exist from
user car feeds to automotive news and car forums.
Automotive Links - http://automotive-links.mustangv8.com/RSS-directory/index.php
If law is your area of expertise monitor weblogs with emphasis
on the law or legal related issues and concerns, or follow court
rulings using RSS feeds.
Blawg - http://www.blawg.org
Are you a sports fan? Want to stay informed about your favorite
teams or athletes? Perhaps you just want some tips to improve your
game, sports feeds of all types exist.
Sports Feeds - http://www.sports-feeds.com
Sports podcasts - http://www.sportspodcasts.com
Are you an educator? Education has always been a great source of
collaboration. It should come as no surprise that teachers and educators
are sharing their educational podcasts and RSS feeds.
Educational Podcast network - http://epnweb.org
Educational Feeds - http://www.educational-feeds.com
Are you a political pundit, attempting to follow politics
debates or monitor the ins and outs of the latest political issues?
Use RSS to stay up to date on your favorite candidates or issues.
Political Feeds - http://www.political-humor.net
Want to know what bills your representative voted for or
perhaps you have a specific issue of concern you would like to stay
current on. Subscribe to local, state or federal government feeds
to stay abreast on the latest issues related to the operation of
Government Feeds - http://www.government-central.com
Vertical search and niche directories are becoming authority sites
in a crowded online world. These niche directories will help individuals
in specific industries locate topics essential to their industries.
About the Author:
Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll http://www.feedforall.com
software for creating, editing, publishing RSS feeds and podcasts.
In addition Sharon manages marketing for RecordForAll http://www.recordforall.com
audio recording and editing software.