Chris has a great set of tips on RSS at CNET.
Think about your favorite search engine for a second. Can it deliver a link to an article or a posting that hit the Web minutes ago? It should, and if it doesn’t, might I suggest finding a new favorite?
RSS is an easy way for sites to syndicate headlines and links across the Internet. New search engines such as Feedster scrape results from RSS feeds, giving you up-to-the-minute results. There’s no easier way to keep an eye on the indexing of your personal name, business, or competitors.
This link would be great to send to a friend or family member to introduce them to RSS.