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Mon, 25 Jul 2005 14:07:59 GMT
Why R|mail?

An R|mail user: Doesn't the email clients like Thunderbird have already a rss feed reader?

Randy: This is a common question I get from potential R|mail users. R|mail is not about trying to convince Thunderbird users to switch to R|mail. R|mail is about enabling users that otherwise don't really care about RSS and RSS readers, which is the vast majorify of the potential market. Only a very small percentage of Web users actually use an RSS reader, but all of them have email. Those email users are using Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail and Outlook and none of these have RSS reading built-in. Adding an R|mail subscription widget to your blog enables these users to subscribe to you. This translates directly to more subscribers.


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