Why Promote an RSS Feed if it Keeps People from Visiting Your Blog?

In the last 15 minutes I’ve had 3 people ask me pretty much the same question:

“Why promote an RSS feed where you share the full posts of your blog when it means people don’t read your blog?”

Rather than write another post on the topic I thought I’d simply share a previous post where I address it:

Are RSS Subscribers Worthwhile if they Don’t Visit Your Blog?

Also check out 10 Sure-Fire Ways to Get RSS Readers Visiting Your Blog.

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  1. Awesome info!! I appreciate the time you took to put all of this together. Thanks again. It really helps me in doing the blogs..

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