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Why, How and When to Quit FeedBurner


If you are currently using Feedburner for your RSS feeds, you may have noticed – as we did – that your blog feed is totally dead. For many years, FeedBurner (acquired by Google in 2006) has been the principal provider of RSS and basic email subscription services to bloggers. Here are some posts commenting on Google’s actions: Is FeedBurner about to be closed by Google?

Am I talking to myself over here? My Feedburner saga

Janet Fouts

migrated my clients from Feedburner some time ago because the service was getting a little sketchy. But I never really got around to updating my own blogs until yesterday, when I realized two of them were no longer working. I had a little over 10,000 subscribers and yesterday Feedburner was reporting that at a big fat 0. Feedburner’s support has gone *poof*. Important!

Is Feedburner about to be closed by Google?

The Way of the Web

It’s particularly worrying in some areas, where companies of the size and scale of Google have effectively closed out the market, particularly in terms of RSS syndication with Feedburner and RSS reading with Google Reader. And now there’s some worrying signs about Feedburner, spotted by good friend Julius Solaris , who runs the Event Manager Blog. What’s happening to Feedburner? But also the @Feedburner Twitter account is being closed from today as well. The Feedburner API was already deprecated and is due to close in October, 2012. Buffer.

End Of Blogs

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Once Mark Zuckerberg and the crew at Facebook, turned all of our individual profile pages into a newsfeed and put RSS behind the curtain, RSS disappeared out of our zeitgeist and into a line of code that social platforms use to pull information from one page of content to another. My fear is that when Google Reader goes and Feedburner could be next (which has been on a deathwatch ), that it diminishes the ways in which people can find, share and add to this type of content. content. content curation. feedburner. I love my blog. love your blog. hope not.

Scheduling Your Feedburner Delivery

Spin Sucks

Have you seen other kinds of results from changing the timing of your Feedburner delivery? (If you’re receiving this in Feedburner, click here to watch the video) Do you like this post? Also a shout out to Shelly Gibbens and Pat Lamb for two very cool things they’re doing with their businesses. Subscribe to Spin Sucks If you like this post, why not share it!

[LIVE] Our Six-Figure/m Marketing Blueprint (Last Webinar for 2015)

Viper Chill

What I forgot to remember is that there are around 6,000 people subscribed to ViperChill via feedburner email updates, which link to our RSS feed, and as I haven’t written a single blog post about our video series or webinar training, you’ve may have missed out on this free training. Today is our third and final webinar that will teach this content for 2015. P.P.S.

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

The search monopoly impacts almost every part of the Internet, from content creation to email to data collection. When content owners and publishers say no, Google often replicates the data or it launches a competive product to replicate the creation of that data. Most content publishers would stop trying to make Google+ work. In trade, you provide quality content.

20 Rocking Tools for Successful Blogging

Writtent Blog

Who likes to be distracted while working on their next best piece of content? Adding new sources and discovering new content has never been easier thanks to the minimalistic interface, which you can alter by playing around with the layout and categorization. Stumbled upon a video, a news article, or any piece of content you’d like to come back to later on? FeedBurner.

6,595 Words on a Traffic Generation Tactic You’re Not Using (But Should Be)

Viper Chill

At the time, bloggers were reliant on RSS subscribers more than ever and many of them used Feedburner to track how many people subscribed to their feed. After Google’s acquisition of Feedburner in 2007 they provided very little in the way of updates or support the following years. creatively (heh) named the site, Please Don’t Kill Feedburner. Blog Tyrant.

Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

Subscribers only get the content you want them to see, and not necessarily your blog posts (or all of them). Step Four: Detach Yourself from Feedburner. It’s a shame that the efforts of whoever built Please Don’t Kill Feedburner don’t seem to be paying off, as I really think the service is on its last legs. Reader simply isn’t paying for itself.

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Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources


Great picture and post on the Information Overload Paradox : The post talks about the issue of overload: I can certainly consume more content than I could two decades ago, but no matter how much content is available, I can’t consume much more. And relative to the sheer volume of content available to me, I’m actually consuming a smaller percentage every day. Finding Content.

Does Google Deserve More Credit?

Geoff Livingston

This is not a defense of Google+, anti-trust issues facing the company, or the apparent sunsetting of Feedburner. Finally, the company’s new Penguin update for search has gone a long way to eliminate content farms successfully getting indexed in top results. And it has become a must for content marketers. Sometimes I think Google deserves more credit. Google+.

Trolls, Smear Campaigns, and Reputation Management

Spin Sucks

But you can begin to rebuild your reputation by working with brand ambassadors, creating extremely valuable content, and collecting testimonials. Because Google is no longer supporting Feedburner and some of you are not receiving your subscription),  we have switched to Feedblitz. I am a big fan of The Good Wife. Choosing, instead, to invest that money into staff. IMPORTANT!

The Complete Marketing Communications Measurement Guide

Spin Sucks

Figure out your content needs. The very best way to get started creating content is to change your website. Create content that is valuable, educational, and about them, not you. Then, as your content needs grow, look at your customers and employees to help tell stories. The Spin Sucks community is an interesting one. love that. Starting a Business. And I was right.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

With Google’s most recent Panda algorithm updates, attributes like content freshness and social signals (strengths of blogs, not corporate websites) will gain increased importance in search ranking. Promote new content most effectively? Optimize blog content for search? 26 Ways to Enhance Your Blog Content by Social Media Examiner. Write great blog post headlines?

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Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives


Content Marketing Institute. You can see it in the above examples for Convince & Convert, Content Marketing Institute, Duct Tape Marketing, and The Sales Lion. It works with Aweber , GetResponse, Mailchimp, Turbo AutoResponder, Google Feedburner, and other mailing list service providers. Back then, I was definitely not a fan. The times have changed though. Chris Brogan.

4 Critical Mistakes that Cost me 1000?s of Subscribers, Fans and Followers


Like many early stage bloggers, for months I obsessed about seeing the chiclet count on my Feedburner badge hit 1,000, only to find that it wouldn’t do much for me other than inflate my ego. Top add to that Feedburner became completely unreliable and the subscriber count fluctuated dramatically on a weekly basis. One of the biggest mistakes I made in the early days of my blog was neglecting to build up a list with my content on my blog. Repurpose content. If you’ve been writing for 3-6 months you should have more than enough content to do this.

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5 Things People Absolutely Hate About Your Business Blog

Shift Digital

know you work hard to create fresh content on a regular basis. Why not make that content work for you? A few tweaks here and there can definitely help out.  . This is my number one biggest pet peeve when it comes to blogs.  I love to share content (as you can tell by my Twitter account) and in a world where time equals money and the average attention span is 2.1 seconds, you need to make it as easy as possible to share your content.  If I want to share your post on Facebook and Twitter but can’t find a sharing button, I won’t do it. No Commenting allowed.

How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit


You’ve outlined a blog strategy, defined specific goals, decided on topics, and have determined who will publish content. You’ll want to use a service like Feedburner to make it easy for visitors to subscribe by RSS or email. These services also include social media features to your a feed, allowing subscribers (your best fans) to easily share your content. Install WordPress.

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats


So, you’re seeing your post on scraper blogs, and want to know how to avoid them outranking your content in Google? It’s hard to even read the content amidst all the blinking and Google text ads. Craft your RSS feed content to avoid making it easy for content thieves. Post a creative commons license on your content and a byline at the end. Brand your blog.

Yelp Consumer Alerts Filters False Reviews

Spin Sucks

Yelp states that its  “…automated review filter is working around the clock to flag these types of biased reviews…”  Yelp is to be commended for stepping up to govern the quality of the content posted on its site. Because Google is no longer supporting Feedburner and some of you are not receiving your subscription),  we have switched to Feedblitz. Clearly We Have a Problem.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments


Yes, her readers come back over and over because of the exceptional content Kristi provides, but also because she rewards those who take their time to read her posts and leave their thoughts in comments with Dofollow , CommentLuv , and KeywordLuv enabled links back to their blogs. Mistake #7: Letting Feedburner Steal Your Links. This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman. Want some of that?

An Open Letter to WordPress Experts

Spin Sucks

Feedburner/RSS feed. Despite the reputation of WordPress for user-friendliness, I decided to engage a WordPress consultant for my blog upgrade because 1) I wasn’t confident in my ability to transfer the content database from my site, or implement even the simplest cut-and-paste coding, and 2) I didn’t have the time or inclination to learn. Google analytics.

SEO Run Amok

Spin Sucks

prefer to worry about the quality of the content. Please include the phrase ‘Howler Monkey Angst’ and sign up with the Feedburner thingy. Note: Feedburner thingy is usually broken. Brian Meeks returns! Brian has delusions of novelist, which he feeds by writing the Henry Wood Detective series (Available soon and on his blahg ). What the hell is SEO, anyway? This is wrong of me.

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How to Email Your Blog Updates Like a ProBlogger


Are you handling your email subscriptions in Feedburner? hope it’s not going into Feedburner. See, Feedburner is pretty lousy when it comes to email marketing. Feedburner’s free. Quit using Feedburner. Whenever you publish content, you can copy and paste the article from your WordPress dashboard and blast it away. You baby your list. Really old.

How People Respond to Your Online Content

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Search Engine Statistics:: Google’s share dips March 27, 2010.8:32 am How People Respond to Your Online Content Jump to Comments One of my favorite bloggers, Rajesh Shetty had written an excellent blog-post last year , which describes how people react to your content. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. this one is ready good.

HOW TO: Move a WordPress blog from one domain to another

Josh S Peters

Export and Import Your Blog Content. 4. Export and Import Your Blog Content. that do not get collected here for the export then you will need to log into the file manager with your host or use your FTP access to move content from your WP-Admin and WP-Content folders on your server (I had to do that with the Seth Godin ebooks ). The domain transfer is done!  Prep Work. 2.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing


It gives you full ownership of your blog & its content, full control over design & functionality, lots of support because of the number of people using & writing about WordPress, and an overall professional presentation. Content. Content is the heart of blogging – without great content, your blog will certainly fail. Enjoy! Blog Platform. Comments.

Is Google becoming evil?

The Way of the Web

Business revenue is affected: Via RSS, and Google’s own acquisition of Feedburner, a business could display advertising in their RSS feed. If Google has decided RSS is redundant, what will happen to the popular Feedburner RSS service which powers many, many blogs RSS feeds? The use of https by sites is a positive step and one that shouldn’t be discouraged.

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

Reaching out to six random email subscribers spread across the planet (courtesy of Google’s Feedburner application which displays email addresses of anyone who subscribes this way) and asked for their insights, they were more than willing to share… Mark Harai, a business development consultant in Costa Rica: RSS readers just don’t work for me. devour email.

The Innovative Educator: 5 Things You Can Do to Begin Developing Your Personal Learning Network

Buzz Marketing for Technology

technology) and EduBlogger World (for education bloggers) and I launched a social network called iTeach/iLearn (enhancing instruction with tech across the content areas). Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner. This blog has a companion social network , wiki , and Twitter feed designed to support and reinforce its contents. skip to main | skip to sidebar. skills).

The Secret to Growing Your Blog Twice as Fast With Half the Effort

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Secret to Growing Your Blog Twice as Fast With Half the Effort The Secret to Growing Your Blog Twice as Fast With Half the Effort Written by Glen, this post has 78 Comments Any blogging advice besides telling someone to choose a niche they love, write engaging content, network in your niche and stay consistent, is secondary. Like it.

7 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Blog

Writtent Blog

The concept of publishing content in real-time to the web has gone from an obscure pastime in the late 1990’s to the formidable force it is today. Content is an incredibly effective way to drive ROI for your company’s marketing budget, but you won’t see great results if you simply publish articles without a distribution or promotion plan in mind. Write Better Content. Detailed.

RSS is Not Dead. The Concept of "Subscribing" Is.

Stay N' Alive

The higher points are what this blog looks like when FriendFeed subscribers come into play (FriendFeed submits to Feedburner that all your followers there count as subscribers on your blog(s)). Because of that, I don't think it's a matter of you don't like my content (although I won't blame you if you think that's the case). It's now about people more than content Is RSS dead?

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From Blogger to Book Author: The 4-Step Guide


blog allows you to capture email addresses (with a service like Feedburner or Aweber ). My blog has been instrumental in helping me find my voice as an author, as well as providing some content that I’m actually re-purposing for my upcoming book. Find the content. Starting a Facebook page for my blog has also been a great way to share content and connect with my audience. Every author needs a brand—an established voice that makes his or her content unique. Blogging for Dollars product ideas Writing ContentWhat made this possible? Well, no.

Social Media ROI with these 195+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Home About Recommendations 195 Social Media Monitoring Tools Website Sales program Small Business Apps Read Up…RSS Sales Rescue Team Want More Customers? Need to Increase Website Traffic and Sales? 195 Social Media Monitoring Tools Is Social Media ROI on your mind?  This list can help. Social media is about relationships.  So is email. report. experts) for generously supporting our work.

Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds. Our Web-based tools help bloggers, podcasters and commercial publishers promote, deliver and profit from their content on the Web. Leave a comment! link] Scott Mahler’s last blog post.

What’s Your Reaction to the Retirement of Google Reader?


For me it is annoying to lose the RSS reader that has become a part of my daily reading of new content on the web – however what is of greater concern to me is the impact it could have upon blog readerships. Last time I checked ProBlogger’s Google Analytics stats around 7.5% of our traffic was classified as ‘Feedburner/Feed’ traffic. What do you think? Genera

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog


Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. Importing Your Content. If you have blog content on other platforms including, Blogger, Drupal, Joomla, or other blogging platforms, then you might want to consider importing it into your new WordPress site.

Warning: Reading May Cause Your Hat to Fall Off

Viper Chill

After a year of running the site it had 4,000 subscribers and 6 months after that my Feedburner chicklet had just ticked over 7,000. Guest blogging was simply thought of as a great source of backlinks you’ve “earned” because you’re writing content for another website. It’s almost like the entire city purchased it. The Evolving Censoring. Right?