Thursday, June 21, 2007

So you want buzz, eh? Do it in style with del.icio.us, pipes, and widgets

It seems buzz is all the buzz these days.

If you don't want to be left behind in this day and age of blogs, mashups, rss, widgets, ajax and yes, even comets, you've come to the right place to generate some buzz, and you won't even need a full-time intern to do it!

Today I am going to show you how to put together a complete buzz generating engine, in just three simple steps, that is fully distributed and collaborative, but more importantly is completely web 2.0 and buzzword compliant. Sound good? Good. :)

So here we go. Before we start, let's ground this exercise in something concrete. Imagine a marketing droid has come to you with the preceding two paragraphs, and you need to understand what in the heck he actually means.

If you page on over to www.terracotta.org, scroll on down past all the stuff about Terracotta, and have a look at the section marked "Terracotta Buzz". Ok, I understand you're a bit lazy with the ol' mouse click, so I've included a screenshot to the right for your convenience. It says "Terracotta Buzz" and then a list of links. What the marketing droid wants is:

  • A dynamic list of links, kept up to date
  • Relevant content, not just random links (try searching for Terracotta, you'll see the term is a bit generic so it can be difficult to discern real buzz from somebody's trip to China)


What you want, because you don't have any spare time in your day, is a process that:
  • Is easy to maintain, requiring no intervention on your part
  • Is up-to-date (what good is buzz if it's not up to date?)
  • Is distributed and collaborative (you won't be the only person contributing, that way you can get on with your life)


Got it?  Ok here we go.   Three easy steps.  I wouldn't lie to you, now would I?

Step 1 - Add the Widget to your page


On your buzz page, setup an RSS widget that reads an RSS feed. When users browse your site, the RSS widget reads the RSS feed and gives them the most up to date info.  Did you notice the Terracotta Buzz on the right of my blog?  That's an RSS widget BlogSpot gives you, putting it on your blog page is trivial.  

Step 2 - create a Yahoo pipe


Set up a Yahoo account and create a Yahoo pipe that aggregates RSS feeds from delicious users that are going to generate the buzz for you. Here's the Terracotta Buzz Pipe.

It's the heart of this process, so I'll explain what it does:
  • Aggregate content from various sources, including delicious accounts of contributors to Terracotta, RSS feeds from people that blog about Terracotta (like myself)
  • Remove duplicate entries
  • Publish one aggregate feed as the result


Step 3 - Tag links using del.icio.us


After creating the Yahoo Pipe to aggregate del.icio.us links, now all you have to do is populate those links.  As the tagger, you want to create a unique set of tags that can be used in the Yahoo!  Pipe feed to pull in just the Buzz links.  I use the special tag "forterracotta", which you can see by browsing my links here:
That is all there is to it.  There's an optional step to burn your feed using Feedburner which adds an extra level of abstraction above the Yahoo! Pipes feed, and gives you the ability to track subsribers.  It's a nice touch, but not strictly necessary.

Summary


Putting it all together, here is the complete diagram of the process:

17 comments:

Jim Bethancourt said...

Hi Taylor,
Also worth mentioning is Feedroll -- http://www.feedroll.com
It generates a Javascript tag from the RSS feed you give it, and then you can post the tag your website and it spits out the RSS feed for you. Using it along with Yahoo Pipes works great to display multiple aggregated RSS feeds on a webpage sidebar. Unfortunately when their server goes down so does the webpage feed (as I just discovered) and they also have a "Powered by Feedroll" link at the bottom. Other than that, it works great.

Taylor said...

Thanks Jim. I'm checking it out now...

Taylor said...

ouch.....they look like they got overused:

"This account has been suspended.
Either the domain has been overused, or the reseller ran out of resources."

Jim Bethancourt said...

Wow! Gone from broken to broke in a day? Who knows... They didn't seem to have any real revenue stream that I could tell except for having a "professional" version -- it was free to use otherwise.

Addison said...

Hey, while searching for widgets for my blog, I stumbled upon www.widgetmate.com and wow! I found what I wanted. A cool news widget. My blog is now showing latest news with title, description and images. Took just few minutes to add. Awesome!

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