Yes new contents is very interesting to the readers and of course to the crawlers(considering that it is content rich and keyword targeted). Most SEO experts are using new articles as a bait to gather visitors to the site and maybe a potential costumers. But it should be related to the products.
I personnally try to update content about 2-3 times per week and the fresh content usually gets indexed within 12 hrs! :)
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There´s the expression that content is king!
I agree with you. Search engines love fresh content. Fresh constantly changing content gets spidered by the search engines more often than websites that have had the same content for years. And the easy way to get that fresh content is from rss feed. I personally use rss feed for some of my website and blogs.
If there´s one thing Google loves, it´s content. But if your site content doesn´t pass Google´s own freshness test, then your rankings might suffer.
I made one update to my site, and that got me from page 6 to page 4 in Google.
This is absolutely true Adam but we need to remember that good and valuable is an easy target for copycats. This is why it´s so significant that we find every plagiarism of our work. Here are some thoughts about it and some toolsvi found online that can help you protect your content :)
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"Fresh Content Will Bring Spiders and People Back For More"