Tuesday, October 9, 2012

How Financial Companies Keep Content Fresh

I read an interesting article called Financial Companies Use RSS Feeds which helps them to find the newest information about interest rates, stocks, loan rates, and more. They were slow to adopt but now are using RSS Feeds to keep an edge over competitors. As many laws are constantly changing on Tax Returns this is extremely helpful to tax preparers. One mistake could cost their clients either too much or miss out on a bigger refund. Technology is continually changing how corporations and businesses must change to keep ahead and profitable.

Feed Reader Experiences

I use a feed reader through Google since I am already on the site for my blogs, Gmail, and such. I have several blogs and websites that I subscribe to their feed. I really do like using a feed reader as it adds new content directly to my dashboard. It saves me time by not having to visit multiple sites daily. I definitely don't have time to always check these sites daily. I enjoy being able to browse through the content as I wish. I also enjoy being able to search through content by newest or oldest. I do search for posts by newest as I want to see new posts and then click on the articles that interest me.

A couple of things I don't like is that I have to log into one reader which requires internet if I want to see my list or look at the content. Sometimes on my phone I don't have wireless access or might hit a dead spot. The other drawback for me is that I can't easily unsubscribe from a feed. I have some sites that I like to get rid of but am having a hard time as the one click button isn't working on some of the feeds I don't want. Overall, I must say I like Google Reader.