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. For many years, FeedBurner (acquired by Google in 2006) has been the principal provider of RSS and basic email subscription services to bloggers.

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. Recent comments Recent comments Related articles 17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog.

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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.

Is it Time to Burn Feedburner? There are Alternatives

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Steve Williams of feedburner-alternatives.com. Feedburner: The top dog in decline. The – by far – most popular choice in the blogging community is (still) Feedburner. Feedburner offers solutions for both RSS and Email.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. And blog commenting is still one of the easiest ways to get backlinks.

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. CommentLuv for Commenters. Here are some tips on how to utilize CommentLuv as a commenter.

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. Tell us how you do it in the comments.

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Driving Traffic From Blog Comments

The Marketing Blog

31 pm Driving Traffic From Blog Comments Jump to Comments Today morning, I was listening to the Episode No. PR Evangelist Neville talks about one of the blog-posts on Darren Rowse’s blog which addresses the power of commenting on blogs. Caroline Middlebrook has done some analysis of her blog traffic/stats for the month of October and she’s got about 700 visitors just from blog comments. The time spent on Blog-reading and commenting is really astounding.

Use CommentLuv for better comments - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Use CommentLuv for better comments I just finished my daily ritual of reading my favorite sites. Once I left a comment I saw that it had grabbed a feed from my site of the last post and added it. Leave a comment!

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

Viper Chill

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. If you want the non-Feedburner RSS feed: use this link.

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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.

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

Kikolani

It works with Aweber , GetResponse, Mailchimp, Turbo AutoResponder, Google Feedburner, and other mailing list service providers. It works with Google Feedburner, Aweber , MailChimp, iContact, InfusionSoft, GetResponse, Contact Contact and dozens more.

Just Write

Waxing UnLyrical

As I commented on the post, I recalled how I felt every one of the emotions he described (I’m too scared!, I must have asked Lauren 20 questions about when it would run, how commenting would work, what I should look out for… and she answered every single one of them patiently.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Noting that will well over 100 million blogs on the web now it can be challenging to stand out, the effervescent Diana Adams shares a list of common mistakes to avoid such as making your RSS button hard to find, posting inconsistently, and failing to respond to reader comments.

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

Kikolani

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. I’ve found blogs with 1,000′s of RSS subscribers and virtual no comments. Please share in the comments!

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5 Things People Absolutely Hate About Your Business Blog

Shift Digital

Use something like FeedBurner to set up a subscribe by email function on your blog. Again, you can look to FeedBurner to set up this functionality. No Commenting allowed. If you don’t allow commenting your shutting the door to engagement. You can always adjust your commenting settings to require comment approval if you wish. Let me know in the comments below as I leave hearing from you!

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

Josh S Peters

Commenting – Using a 3rd party commenting system can increase the functionality of your commenting. I prefer Disqus , but Intense Debate and Facebook Comments are other popular options. The domain transfer is done!

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

4-Become a part of the conversation and start commenting on the blogs you read. tip thrown in for those who are ready for a head start, and because Id really love to get to know my readers through comments here). Join a social network, subscribe to blogs, comment and Tweet.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

FeedBurner. aggregates anything via bookmarklet + RSS-OPML, Twitter, Google Alerts, YT, FL + commenting, output via embed, RSS, API, PHP, manual or automated.

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

Michael Martinez published this post about how scraper blogs exploit RSS feeds like Feedburner by sending out links to blogs on a buy list. Share your approach in the comments. This is a guest post by Gabrielle Conde.

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

Without fail, you check your email messages so it makes sense to use email for as many things as possible: work contacts, social contacts, blog comments, and of course subscriptions to other blogs. Everything that you need to read, answer, and comment on — all in one place.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

Comments. Comments are the life of your blogging community. Here’s how to moderate them effectively and provide benefits for your comment authors. I employ the following plugins and tactics to combat spam and make comment moderation manageable on the WordPress platform.

3 Simple Ways to Find Relevant Twitter Followers

Kikolani

Apparently it was hacked by some kind of redirection script that sent people who arrived from search engines including google.com (which also meant Feedburner, Gmail and Google+) to another site. I’m talking about the guest bloggers, contributors, and even blog commenters.

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

I set up Feedburner, Google Analytics and the plugins that I’ve found really useful to start with: Sexy Bookmarks and TinyMCE Advanced among them. This isn’t a trick question. But really, how many blogs does a gal need?

How to Email Your Blog Updates Like a ProBlogger

ProBlogger

Are you handling your email subscriptions in Feedburner? I hope it’s not going into Feedburner. See, Feedburner is pretty lousy when it comes to email marketing. Feedburner’s free. Quit using Feedburner. Okay, I told you to quit using Feedburner.

Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

I 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. Leave a comment!

Warning: Reading May Cause Your Hat to Fall Off

Viper Chill

” If anyone knows the quote I’m referring to please do share it in the comments, they probably worded it far better than I did. 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.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

Discussion – This is primarily about your commenting settings. I always check the option for “Comment author must have a previously approved comment” and uncheck “An administrator must always approve the comment.” FeedBurner.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Comments. Comment by Hjörtur Smárason on May 19, 2008 @ 7:13 am. Comment by lou suSi on May 19, 2008 @ 7:15 am. Comment by Julius on May 19, 2008 @ 7:16 am. Comment by Christopher S. Comment by Steve Woodruff on May 19, 2008 @ 7:23 am. Comment by Jamie Grove - How Not To Write on May 19, 2008 @ 7:35 am.

How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece

TwiTip

I will show you how to set this up in Google FeedBurner. First you go to FeedBurner. It should look similar to this: [link] Next, paste it into FeedBurner. February 26, 2010 Comments February 26, 2010 Jared @farmfreshlinks Interesting. Is my password at risk if I load my twitter feed into FeedBurner? I’m doing the Feedburner thingy right now. Feedburner would never change your password.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Share your own thoughts in the comments. Ruud Hein suggests another way of doing this with Feedburner. Comments. You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. The comments to this entry are closed. Comment Feed.

Everything You Need to Know About Google+

Social Media Marketing

Also, there are a number of rather "noisy" individuals who not only post frequently, but whose posts are commented on to a high degree; if you've commented, you'll be repeatedly notified of the updates.

eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts: Start Pages as Environments for Self-Organized Learners

Buzz Marketing for Technology

8 comments: Mitko Denev. Nice to meet you here and thank you for this comment! When I prepared this experiment and paper I used the information found via search engines and basically gathered information from blog posts and comments and I mention this in the section Used methodology. Post a Comment. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner. skip to main | skip to sidebar. eLearning 2.0

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Feel free to add your ideas to the comments section. Comment frequently (and meaningfully) on blogs that write about you and your posts. Make sure it’s easy to comment on your site. Commenting on other people’s blogs builds awareness fast. The more valuable your comments, the more it reflects on your ability and your character. Don’t delete critical blog comments. Have a blog comments policy handy, if you get into the deleting mode.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you have a Facebook Page to volunteer, just hop on over to the comments and share your favorite page. Reply Lisa December 1, 2009 at 5:01 pm Great comments! I am looking for a five star rating system that can rate each comment on a Facebook Fan Page.

7 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Blog

Writtent Blog

Display your Feedburner badge, and don’t be shy about sharing how many subscribers you’ve gained. Please share your ideas and experiences in the comments below! Over 392 million people worldwide view more than 13.3

Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

I’m sure there is something similar for Mac and other platforms, but I’ll leave that to my commenters to share those with you as I’m a PC gal. <comments>[link]. <pubDate>Tue, <comments>[link]. <pubDate>Tue,

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10 More Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master (Part Two)

www.commscorner.com

FeedBurner FeedBurner is a service that helps generate a feed for your site / blog - it then helps deliver content and provides stats on usage. Posted by Adam Vincenzini at 08:18 Labels: Client Corner , Public Relations , Social / New Media , Tips and Tools Reactions: 1 comments: MechteldOnline said. 1 August 2010 12:02 Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Connect. Pages. Home About Connect Got something?

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Battles Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : Nokia N8 Shipments Begin May 17, 2009 Ben Parr View Comments HOW TO: Get the Most Out of Twitter #Hashtags email share email share Do you like this story? Be sure to share with everyone in the comments.

How I Reached #1 on iTunes: A Guide to Launching a Podcast

Viper Chill

I’m contemplating adding a little bit of ‘fluff’ in future recordings and not try and get so many concepts across in a short space of time, but I would love to know what you think about that in the comments.