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.)

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. 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*.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

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. Can it scrub to clean up content?

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.

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

Kikolani

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 Google Feedburner, Aweber , MailChimp, iContact, InfusionSoft, GetResponse, Contact Contact and dozens more.

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. 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.

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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.

5 Things People Absolutely Hate About Your Business Blog

Shift Digital

I know you work hard to create fresh content on a regular basis. Why not make that content work for you? 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. Related: I wanted to share your content but. ]. Use something like FeedBurner to set up a subscribe by email function on your blog.

How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit

SocialFish

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.

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? 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.

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?

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

Josh S Peters

Export and Import Your Blog Content. Export and Import Your Blog Content. After you have all of your content exported and or moved sign in to your new blog and go to Tools -> Import to import your blog posts. The domain transfer is done!

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

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.

How People Respond to Your Online Content

The Marketing Blog

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.

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. skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Innovative Educator.

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?

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

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. Can I republish content from another blog?

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

I follow quite a few blogs, and I would miss a lot of great content if I used a reader. Why do some people prefer reading blog articles by email?

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.

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s a little bit different from Waxing UnLyrical, in that it has a sidebar either side of the main content area, and so many configuration options that my head is spinning. This isn’t a trick question. But really, how many blogs does a gal need?

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

Viper Chill

If you don’t like the content that your potential partner is producing then that defies the point of this tactic completely. Linking to each other is another great way to provide value to your readers (if you’re only sharing great content) and to help each other grow.

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. In case you’re wondering there’s definitely a difference between business blog marketing and content distribution. Write Better Content.

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.

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)). It's now about people more than content Show me your numbers.

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Social Media ROI with these 195+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.salesrescueteam.com

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.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

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. FeedBurner. One question I get asked often is how to start a blog.

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.

One Super-Easy Way To Convert Traffic And Avoid 404 Errors

SocMed Sean

RSS, also known as real simple syndication is a web format that allows users receive your content in a variety of formats. With that said, it is CRITICAL that you ensure that your content is presented via RSS and that your visitors can find the RSS feed quickly and easily.

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Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ruud Hein suggests another way of doing this with Feedburner. » Monitor the content that others are generating about you and your business from Relevant and Valued. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing.

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Effective data sharing: you can share a widget and, what is more important, the data within it (not only at the moment of sharing, but also after that) * Automatic topic-related tab creation: you can ask google about a topic and it will automatically add a tab with widgets based on the topic name * OpenSocial API support I also think that authoring tool support is necessary, but in the sense of an XHTML editor and a content manager module. Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

A lot has changed from the days when Digg was the only share button people used on their posts and – besides going directly to a website – RSS was the most common way to consume blog content. They produce the kind of content you won’t always like to admit you enjoy reading.

From Blogger to Book Author: The 4-Step Guide

ProBlogger

A 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.

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

www.commscorner.com

PR Value : If you want as many people as possible to access your content, then this is a no-brainer - get it done! PR Value : This is great to ascertain the value of content, providing a method / system to ranking posts in order of importance. FeedBurner FeedBurner is a service that helps generate a feed for your site / blog - it then helps deliver content and provides stats on usage. Pages. Home About Connect Got something?

How ViperChill Founder Dave Cunningham Generated $1.4M in 2015

Viper Chill

After two years of writing for the site, the Feedburner chicklet was added to see how many people subscribe to RSS updates (RSS was the biggest form of digesting blog posts at the time). Writing may not be your preferred way of producing content, but whatever method you use, stick to it.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Add Content to Your Custom Tab If you go view your Page now, you’ll notice when you click the “>>&# tab there is now an “FBML&# option in the drop-down. Let’s add some content to it. Now you’ll want to enter some content.

Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

The solution to this would be having an RSS feed with only your content in it from each of the sources you write for. xmlns:content="[link]. Description – this is a short description of the content of your custom feed.

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