If you use Google alerts for tracking your blog mentions or keywords or ego searching now you can receive the alerts using RSS feeds. Earlier alerts are available only through email, the new RSS support may reduce the email overload.
To setup alerts go to Google alerts and specify the search terms you would like to track. Then select the alert type comprehensive includes everything, if you wish to receive alerts from blogs or news select those ones, you can also select web, video and groups. In the delivery options select feed and you are good to go.
Google News Alerts are faster now according to Google Blog and includes images wherever possible. Google Trends also offers RSS feeds for tracking hot search terms.
The Windows Fix says
What isn’t an RSS feed these days?
Hi. I would like to have google alert feeds in an rss on my blog. how do i get a working rss feed link from my google alerts? for instance, i want one from google news search item “M-Pesa”. Thanks for the help, if you can!