More and more bloggers and webmasters are using RSS syndication to convert their weblog visitors into regular readers. However before you can start getting them to subscribe, you’ll need to first catch their attentions. Obvious and catchy RSS icon can be a good start. It is pretty straight forward that if a RSS icon (or button) is big enough and positioned highly on the upper fold, they tend to be more effective.
Here’s a showcase of free RSS icons you can use for your weblog, or if you are still using the typical RSS icon on your site, it’s probably time to change. Full list after jump.
FeedIcons provides complete sets of standard RSS Icons in almost all image formats – AI, EPS, SVG, PSD, PDF, PNG, JPG, GIF.
Mess with your readers with these animated RSS icons, by Abdussamad.
Glossy RSS icon
Available sizes: 256×256 and 512×512 PNG Format.
Available sizes: 256×256, 128×128, 96×96, 80×80, 72×72, 64×64, 48×48, 32×32, 24×24, 16×16
Alternative RSS Icons by MouseRunner
Mini RSS Icons by xeddddyx
4 Colors RSS Icons by Valen
RSS Icon by petemh
RSS Icons pack by graphix
RSS Icons pack by bittbox
DIY: RSS Icons
Here’s some tutorials and web service to create your own customized RSS feed icons.
Photoshopcandy: Design Vista style glassy and vibrant RSS feed icon
rss-icons.com allows you to create customize RSS icons by filling up the form.
Yet another online service to create customize RSS Icon