RSS stands for ‘Really Simple Syndication’ and it enables users to have easy access to track and monitor information feeds such as news reports, web logs, forecasts and a whole variety of different services. RSS delivers this information is an XML (Extensible Mark-up Language) format. XML in its basic form is is a way of describing data. A user can then subscribe to an RSS feed using as application with RSS aggregation capabilities.
The benefit of RSS is that content from multiple Web sources can all be pulled to one place. You no longer have to visit different Web sites to obtain the latest information on your topics of interest. With RSS, summaries of content are delivered to you, and then you decide which articles you want to read or delete. It is exactly these capabilities that I’d like to outline in Outlook 2007. The RSS feature in Outlook is designed to provide the user with a consistent look and feel.
Step 1: Go to a blog that you would like to sign up to, then click on the link shown here as "RSS2.0". In some cases it is represented as an image.
Step 2: Copy the link
Step 3: Go to your Outlook folder structure and scroll down to RSS Subscriptions.
Step 4: Right click on RSS Subscription and select Add a New RSS Feed.
Step 5: Paste the URL into the text box, remember to use the RSS URL not the web site URL
Step 6: Choose to agree or disagree to the source trust notice.
Step 7: The new blog feed appears in your list
Step 8: Interacting with RSS feeds is now incredibly similar to managing your email.
Step 9: Sit back, relax and enjoy the read.