Why, How and When to Quit FeedBurner

SocialFish

If you are currently using Feedburner for your RSS feeds, you may have noticed – as we did – that your blog feed is totally dead. Easiest way to check this – subscribe to your own blog in Google Reader, and see if it’s pulling the latest content.)

Goodbye Feedburner, Hello Feedblitz

Ari Herzog

After nearly four years of powering this blog’s email and RSS delivery options, I’ve parted ways with Google and its free Feedburner service and embraced the paid service of Feedblitz. Wait a minute, Ari, you are paying a company to deliver blog posts to me?

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Am I talking to myself over here? My Feedburner saga

Janet Fouts

I 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. Feedburner’s support has gone *poof*.

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? Or it may be a far more worrying move to deprecate and close Feedburner.

Is it Time to Burn Feedburner? There are Alternatives

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Steve Williams of feedburner-alternatives.com. To build up a readership it’s crucial to offer your visitors to subscribe to your blog, so they get updated every time you publish a new post. Feedburner: The top dog in decline.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Blog Platform. Comments are the life of your blogging community.

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

So, you’re seeing your post on scraper blogs, and want to know how to avoid them outranking your content in Google? Let’s move beyond the blame game you find that Google isn’t removing these blogs and differentiate you from those copycats. Brand your blog. Blogging

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

One question I get asked often is how to start a blog. While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. FeedBurner.

20 Rocking Tools for Successful Blogging

Writtent Blog

Surely, success of your blog is defined by your knowledge of the topic. But if you don’t have the right tools at your disposal, chances of your blog becoming remarkable are pretty slim. Blog editor/manager for Windows. FeedBurner. Blogging Content Creation

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

Why do some people prefer reading blog articles by email? I follow quite a few blogs, and I would miss a lot of great content if I used a reader. I prefer email because I don’t miss any post from blogs I follow. It does make it easier for me to read blogs on the go.

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

Viper Chill

Some of the biggest news in the blogging world over the last week was without a doubt Google’s announcement that on June 1st, they’re closing Google Reader. Let’s look at some other big blogs: SmartPassiveIncome: 8,425. Step Four: Detach Yourself from Feedburner.

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The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. A prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.

5 Things People Absolutely Hate About Your Business Blog

Shift Digital

Have you ever wanted to share a blog post on Twitter but couldn’t find share buttons? These days, more and more people are penning blogs for business development and marketing purposes, and I think that is great, but a few critical mistakes can send readers screaming for the hills never to come back. Here are 5 things people hate about your business blog. Not including social sharing buttons on each blog post. People still love to subscribe to blogs by email.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

So without further ado, here are the fearless females in blogging, organized alphabetically by first name (as a few in the list go by pen name or don’t publicize their last name). Her blog, Web Content Curator , covers blogging, book reviews, social media, and more.

Solving Feedburner Feedsmith plugin problems with Wordpress 2.9

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Real investments in virtual worlds continue My new project is now live… → Solving Feedburner Feedsmith plugin problems with WordPress 2.9 Luckily some of the other Feedburner plugins work with 2.9.

Reasons to Love CommentLuv Blogs

Kikolani

CommentLuv blogs are blogs that allow commenters to leave behind not only the main link to their website, but also a link to their latest blog post as well below the main comment. They usually look something like this: Kikolani´s last blog. CommentLuv for Blog Owners.

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

Josh S Peters

Shuaism is now JoshSPeters and I’m going to kick it off with a post about the 5 step process of moving your WordPress blog from one domain to another. Export and Import Your Blog Content. These are the items that make up the right, left , or both sides of your blog.

Just Write

Waxing UnLyrical

Yesterday Mark Schaefer published a terrific post on how to pluck up the courage to blog with confidence. and then some, before I got my started on my blogging journey. ” Many of them had been blogging for years, and weren’t shy of telling you so.

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The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. The Power of Blogging ISNT Just in Reading Them. In a few weeks were going to be looking at blogs in the Work Literacy course. First was my experience last week in talking with people about blogging and learning. Week 3-- Blogs. Blogging.

7 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Blog

Writtent Blog

billion pages each month – and that’s just on WordPress-hosted blogs! Business blog marketing is a critical part of a modern content marketing strategy, and we’ve detailed 7 of the best ways to see better results here. Building your first 1,000 blog followers is tough work.

Principles of Effective Blog Design

ProBlogger

What does that have to do with your blog? People judge your blog based on the design. The content of your blog is always more important than the design, but you need to woo people with your design first. What kind of blog layouts are they used to using? Blog Design

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. You can: Take a picture (or several) and upload them to Flickr or to your blog. Write about your hometown in your blog. They are: For the most comments on a wide range of blogs (not just the â??topâ?? I thought about this while reading Brad Neubergs little gem of a blog post on Creating a Personal Research Agenda. As I create items online--wikis for a training, handouts, blog posts I want to share, Slideshare presentations, etc.--I

FeedBurner vs. Aweber: Do You Really Need an Autoresponder for Your Blog?

ProBlogger

When it comes to turning casual visitors into regular readers there are two main options—FeedBurner and Aweber. FeedBurner uses Feed-based technology (RSS and Atom) to send updates to your blog subscribers. Advantages of FeedBurner. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

Q & A: How to Solve Every Blogging Problem You’ll Ever Have

Viper Chill

When I introduced Ramsay as a new member of the ViperChill team, one of the things we asked you all to do was share some of the challenges you face when it comes to blogging. I remember you mentioned before about a strategy where you can do an email publication instead of a blog.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Blog Comments (The blog is on WordPress) Disqus This is what I use to manage comments here at Convince & Convert. ChatCatcher This is a nice little tool that finds Tweets about your blog posts, and automatically adds them as comments. Flickr Creative Commons Search This is my go-to source for photos for the blog and presentations. Note that nearly 40% of all subscribers to this blog are via email, not RSS. Great little app for on-the-fly blog management.

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

Viper Chill

Today I want to blow the doors open and share something that all of you can use to grow your blog and become a niche leader with much more ease. However, there really is something you can all be doing to make growing your blog twice as easy and it will enable you to do it in half the time.

How to Email Your Blog Updates Like a ProBlogger

ProBlogger

I assume you know a lot about blogging. You know how to set up a blog, you know how to write. You’re sending your blog broadcasts to it? Are you handling your email subscriptions in Feedburner? I hope it’s not going into Feedburner.

24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » 24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog 24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog Written by Glen, this post has 108 Comments Launching a new blog is very daunting for some whilst very exciting for others. my new blog.

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

Kikolani

They are everywhere, from new blogs to some of the most respected blogs in the industry. The list of website’s and blogs using popup opt-in forms today include some of the most respected, well-known in the industry. They convert 14.71% of blog visitors.

Blog Smarter: Invest in Your Own Success

ProBlogger

My blog grew by leaps and bounds in 2011. But it wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t made a few smart investments in my blog—investments, you could say, in my success. My blog’s experienced what I’d call explosive growth in the last year: 353% increase in number of email subscribers. I attribute the growth of my blog to some important investments that I made about a year ago. Previously, I used Feedburner to manage my email subscribers.

[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.

Still here – 6 years of blogging and 4 years of data…

The Way of the Web

Although I started publicly blogging at TheWayoftheWeb on a blogspot account back in 2006, it was only in 2008 that I switched to WordPress and installed my current Google Analytics account, so May 1 is kind of an anniversary. Either way I’ve constantly veered between writing about marketing and journalism, with the occasional posts about blogging and more personal topics. Blogging dying? Solving Feedburner Feedsmith problems with WordPress 2.9.

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

Kikolani

In the first year of running my blog I wrote close to 100 guest posts. I was consistent and committed to growing my blog by writing 2 guests posts a week on blogs ranging in size from 1,000 to 50,000 subscribers. 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. How I Got 200 Subscribers in My First Month of Blogging.

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10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

What does it really take to build a hustling and bustling blog with a thriving and active community around it? Let’s talk about her not-so-secret secrets that power up her blog. And blog commenting is still one of the easiest ways to get backlinks. Blogging

List of 3rd Party Social Media Tools #Blab #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

Schedule blog posts with WordPress and Facebook & Twitter. Feedburner and RSS. Top 100 blogs for your industry. THEIR blog. Top 100 blogs for your industry.

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Google Feedburner Delivers Real-time Traffic Stats

ProBlogger

This week, Google unveiled an upgraded Feedburner stats package that provides real-time data on clicks, views, and podcast downloads. For the social media fanatics, the Feedburner team add that, “if you use the FeedBurner Socialize service, and your platform uses PubSubHubbub or you ping us when you post, you can for the first time get stats on how much traffic your feed items are receiving from Twitter, as well as feed reading platforms like Google Reader in one place.&#.

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

Viper Chill

If you’re struggling to get people to your blog, Saas offering, eCommerce store or other kind of website, it could just be the key ingredient you need to take your traffic and income to the next level. I creatively (heh) named the site, Please Don’t Kill Feedburner.

From Blogging To ProBlogging in 6 Months

ProBlogger

This made me re-think what I was doing with my blogs. Instead of blogging as fast as I could, I sat down and developed a six-month plan with the specific aim of monetizing my. blogs. Let’s look at how I managed to monetize my technical writing blog in six months—along with some of the issues we had to overcome. What this means is before you start any coding, writing, or design work, ask yourself how the blog will make money. Blogging for Dollars

The Unsexy Truth about Finding Traffic for Your Blog

ProBlogger

It wasn’t long ago that bloggers were promoting their RSS feeds above all other methods of subscribing to their blogs. RSS does continue to drive traffic (at least, my Feedburner stats seem to indicate that) but as I look at my own statistics to see where people are arriving on my sites from, the percentage of those coming from RSS/Feedburner seems to be on the decline. These observations are my own, from my four blogs, and they may not be typical.

5 Blogging Lessons from NaBloPoMo

ProBlogger

As problogger.net reported earlier this year , November is traditionally National Novel Writing Month ( NaNoWriMo ) and National Blog Posting Month ( NaBloPoMo ). Is your blogging routine as old and worn as your favorite pair of slippers? I see the comfort this can provide, and usually prescribe to the method, but on the other hand might this negate a thing blogging is often known for—the spirit of experimentalism? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.