RSS started out with the intent of distributing news related headlines.
The potential for RSS is significantly larger. Consider using RSS
for the following:
New Homes - realtors can provide updated feeds of new home
listings on the market
Job Openings - placement firms and newspapers can provide
a classifieds feed of job vacancies
Auction Items - auction vendors can provide feeds containing
items that have been recently added to ebay or other auction sites
Forum Headlines - support forums can provide a listing of
new forum threads
Product Sales or Specials - one look at Amazon
opens the mind to the endless product sale potential using RSS.
Currently Amazon delivering a headline-view of the top 10 bestsellers
in that category or set of search results.
Airlines - report flight delays
Schools - schools can relay homework assignments and quickly
announce school cancellations.
Entertainment - listings of the latest tv programs or movies
at local theatres
Press Distribution - feed for press with new releases
News & Announcements - headlines, notices and any list of
Document listings - lists of added or changed pages, so
that people don't need to constantly check for updates
Bookmarks and other external links - perfect for sharing
lists of external links
Calendars - listings of past or upcoming events, deadlines
Law Enforcement - let the community know of location and
status of sex offenders as they move into a community.
Search results - to let people track changing or new results
to their searches
RSS in the
Government - Site details how RSS is used by various government
The possibilities are simply endless ! If you are
using rss in an innovative way be sure to drop us a note and let