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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. Moreover, Feedblitz offers more than delivery by mere email and RSS, but also by Twitter update, Facebook wall post, and instant messaging alerts. Photo of train by Bruce Fingerhood.

Feedburner to Feedblitz – Why We Migrated Our RSS Feed

Convince & Convert

Click to read more » social media tools feedblitz feedburner feedburner migration infusionsoft phil hollows rss feed rss feed delivery service rss readerDid you know that you don’t need a third-party feed service to deliver an RSS feed? It’s no secret, but using a service like Feedburner has become a common best practice for feed delivery among bloggers and marketers alike.

Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

You can do this through FeedBlitz or Mailchimp. Communication Content addthis buffer comments content distribution Danny Brown eleanor pierce Feedblitz feedly Flipboard livefyre Mailchimp publishing platform rich brooks rob biesenbach sharethis simple share buttons By Gini Dietrich This whole digital world is a funny beast. Just when you think you have it figured out, it changes.

Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves

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Tools such as Yoast (a WordPress plugin), FeedBlitz (an RSS feed and email subscription service), and Genesis (a WordPress theme) automatically create that sentence for you so it appears any time someone scrapes your content. When you use FeedBlitz or other software for your RSS feeds, it allows you to get creative with what appears in your footer. Every day. You know what he said?

Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?

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Migrating from freebie to Feedblitz (or other RSS publishing options). Blog Social Media Ad Age Power 150 analytics Big data Bloggers Blogging clicky community content content marketers Feedblitz Google IT Link Love plug ins RSS search search marketers SEO server subscribers Success thought leaderToday’s guest post is by Jayme Soulati . Didn’t think so.

182: How to Use MindMaps in your Blogging

ProBlogger

Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Create MindMaps for your Blogging. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about one of my favorite techniques in business for organising my thoughts, helping me to review, plan and organise my business and to think creatively and generate loads of ideas. Today’s episode is about Mind Mapping. Problogger Podcast Listeners Facebook Group. xMind.

180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money

ProBlogger

Building Community FeedSplice by FeedBlitzWays to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of. We’ve seen Facebook continue to develop it over the last 12 months. Zoom Webinar Tool.

PB127: How to Write in a More Personal and Engaging Voice

ProBlogger

Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzWriting That Develops a Personal Connection With Your Readers. Have you ever felt a personal connection with a blogger who you’ve never met and have no real reason to feel a connection with? . You read their blog day after day and in time come to feel like you know them—as if their blog posts are almost written as private messages to you. Multi-media.

PB163: 3 Productivity Tips to Help You Build Healthy Habits

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Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitz3 Tips to Help You Increase Your Productivity. In today’s lesson, I want to chat about how to be more productive in your blogging (and life) through building good habits and systems into what you do. In Today’s Episode on 3 Productivity Tips to Help You Build Healthy Habits. Start with your goals and why. Think Systems – not habits.

183: 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments

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Finding readers Building Community FeedSplice by FeedBlitzThe 9 Questions You Can Ask to Increase FaceBook Engagement. In today’s lesson, I want to give you some really practical things that you can do to increase engagement – particularly to get people to comment – on your Facebook page and if you have them – groups. School Mum Facebook Page. Full Transcript.

PB168: 7 Steps to Editing Your Blog Posts

ProBlogger

Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzEdit Your Blog Posts With Seven Simple Steps. A lot is taught about the importance of writing great blog posts, but it is in the editing of your writing that your post can really be made to shine. If left unedited, it can create a very different impression that can hurt people’s view of you and your blog. Making your content sound more human.

181: How to Overcome the Challenges of Being a Solo Entrepreneur

ProBlogger

Tackling the Biggest Challenges of Being a Solo Entrepreneur with Robert Gerrish of FlyingSolo. In today’s lesson, I have a real treat for those of you who spend most of your working life alone as solo-entrepreneurs. Over in the ProBlogger Podcast listeners facebook group this week I ran a little poll to see how many of you as listeners work alone vs work in teams. Soloism 20% Discount Link.

PB161: 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To

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Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzThree Things That Could Be Limiting the Potential of Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I will highlight 3 things that I see a lot of bloggers ignoring – or not paying enough attention to – that could be limiting the potential of their blog. It can be difficult to know where to turn your attention to when it comes to blogging. AWeber. MailChimp.

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PB159: Link Building Tip – How to Generate Hundreds of Links for Your Blog in 5 Minutes a Day

ProBlogger

Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitzLink Building Tip – Generate Hundreds of Links for Your Blog in 5 Minutes a Day. In today’s lesson, you are going to learn a simple technique that has generated 100 new links for my blogs in the last month. This technique is fairly simple, and it only takes me about 5 to 10 minutes to do it. Yet, this technique is quite powerful.

PB146: How to Write Effective Sales Copy

ProBlogger

Making money Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow Being a Good Listener Can Help You Write Effective Sales Copy . Today, I want to talk about writing great sales copy. Whether that would be blog post, sales emails, creating a sales pages, or even selling on social media. It doesn’t even involve saying anything or communicating anything. I want to talk about that today. Who it is for.

PB175: How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business

ProBlogger

Start a Blog FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Think About Giving up Your Day Job for an Online Business. In today’s lesson I want to tell you a story – a story of advice I was given when I was starting out that I ignored – a story of regret and a story that I hope might move you to taking some action! Listen in the player above or here on iTunes. How to Start a Blog in 5 Easy Steps.

PB170: 9 Ways to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out

ProBlogger

Increasing productivity FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out. In today’s lesson I want to talk about blogger burnout and how to avoid it. It can happen in different ways and for different reasons. Some bloggers push through it and others get stopped in their tracks by it. Most successful bloggers go through it numerous times – I certainly have.

PB133: The Secrets of Making Money Blogging

ProBlogger

Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzThe Seven Secrets of Making Money Blogging. Today, I am traveling back in time and playing for you the audio of a video I made back in 2010. This video is called The Secrets of Making Money Blogging, and I share seven different secrets on how to make money blogging. Of course, these aren’t secrets at all since I shared them in 2010. Easier to stick with.

179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog

ProBlogger

Your questions answered Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitz11 Techniques for Lowering the Bounce Rate on Your Blog. In today’s lesson I want to talk about a statistic or metric that is in Google analytics that I see bloggers talking about a lot – that of ‘bounce rate’. Just today I was asked twice about bounce rate and how to get it lower. Google Analytics. Full Transcript.

PB179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog

ProBlogger

Your questions answered Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitz11 Ways You Can Lower Your Blog’s Bounce Rate. Today I’m feeling slightly strange – my house is so quiet because my youngest son started school this week. But anyway – one of the good things about the quiet is that I can record these podcasts pretty much any time of the day! So let’s get into it. Mine is 80%.

PB113: 4 Techniques to Get More Eyeballs on Your Blog

ProBlogger

Finding readers Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzNote: this episode can be listened to in the player above or on iTunes or Stitcher. How to Get More Eyeballs on Your Blog Today I am talking about how to get more eyeballs on your blog. How to get more attention for your content. How to get people on your blog for their first […]. The post PB113: 4 Techniques to Get More Eyeballs on Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger Podcast.

PB169: Single Author Blog to Multi Author Blog – How to Make the Transition

ProBlogger

Transitioning From Single Author Blog to Multi Author Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about hiring writers for your blog. In order to do so, I want to share a case study of how I took my own photography blog from a single author blog, publishing 3 posts a week, to a blog that now has around 50 writers, and I don’t write anything. Where I currently find new writers. ProBlogger Job Board.

PB156: Tips for Writing Great Blog Post Titles

ProBlogger

Finding readers FeedSplice by FeedBlitz11 Techniques for Writing Great Blog Post Titles. Today, I’m going to talk about crafting the titles for your blog posts. This is such an important topic, and I can’t believe I haven’t done a podcast about it in the last 155 episodes. This is a topic I get asked about quite a bit. This may sound a little bit grand and overstated, but it is true. Steps.

PB137: Challenge – 7 Days to Getting Your Blogging Groove Back

ProBlogger

Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzChallenge: 7 Days to Getting Your Blogging Groove Back. Have you lost your blogging groove? It’s easy to do – particularly in the middle of a year when so many other aspects of life compete for your attention and where motivation can sometimes go missing. If your blog is feeling a little stagnant – today is for you. Here’s how it’ll work.

PB132: How to Give Your Blog Posts Structure By Using Subheadings

ProBlogger

Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHow to Use Subheadings to Add Structure to Your Blog Posts. Today we are talking about written content. I have one of our regular contributors Ali Luke, from Aliventures.com on the show today to talk about subheadings. Some of the Subheading Related Topics Ali Covers Today Include: Reasons to use them. Why people don’t use them. They forget! Resonance.

PB136: The Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger

ProBlogger

Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. “If you could only write one type of content on your blogs – what would it be?” ” I was asked this question while on a Q&A panel back in 2007 while at a conference in Las Vegas. It’s a question that I go back to again and again, and the answer hasn’t changed a bit. Can You REALLY Make Money Blogging? [7

PB149: Series of Blog Posts vs Long Blog Posts – Which is Better?

ProBlogger

Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzThe Pros and Cons of Long Posts. Today, we have a question from Emma Cameron. . “Hi Hi Darren, I love your podcast! I found your 7 day intensive blogging series very helpful, and it led me to write a post I might never have gotten around to otherwise. In answering my most frequently asked question, which is ‘What is Art Therapy’? Thanks!

PB136: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Evergreen Content for Your Blog

ProBlogger

Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. “If you could only write one type of content on your blogs – what would it be?” ” I was asked this question while on a Q&A panel back in 2007 while at a conference in Las Vegas. It’s a question that I go back to again and again, and the answer hasn’t changed a bit. Can You REALLY Make Money Blogging? [7

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PB123: How Much Traffic Should a Blog Have Before Monetizing

ProBlogger

Making money FeedSplice by FeedBlitzWhen is a Good Time to Monetize Your Blog. Welcome to episode 123. Today I am answering a question that I get asked a lot. The question is how early should I monetize my blog? I know a lot of you are starting or relaunching blogs or starting second blogs. This discount ends on midnight of July 1st. NOTE: you can listen to this episode in iTunes here.

PB122: Should You Blog Anonymously or Use Your Real Name?

ProBlogger

Start a Blog FeedSplice by FeedBlitzDo you associate your name with your blog? Today, I am talking about whether you should use your real name when blogging or blog anonymously. Often times, bloggers introduce themselves to me and then say they blog anonymously. There are definite advantages of using your name and definite advantages of blogging anonymously. So which is the best option?

PB166: Editorial Strategy – 11 Factors to Consider When Shaping the Content Strategy for Your Blog

ProBlogger

Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzFactors to Consider When Shaping Content Strategy for Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to share 11 factors to consider when thinking about developing your blog’s editorial strategy and thinking about your blog’s editorial style. The success of your blog hinges on many factors but among the most important of them is your content. Full Transcript.

180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money

ProBlogger

Building Community FeedSplice by FeedBlitzWays to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of. We’ve seen Facebook continue to develop it over the last 12 months. Zoom Webinar Tool.

PB147: Tips, Tools and Techniques for Managing Incoming Email

ProBlogger

Your questions answered FeedSplice by FeedBlitzTips on How to Manage Incoming Email. Is email sucking away all of your time, and taking away from your blogging? Today’s topic comes from one of our readers. Phil says, “I’ve been blogging a couple of years now and in the last 6 months have seen quite a bit of growth in traffic to my blog. Email is an area I need to work on. Unroll.me Zendesk.

PB177: How to Build Traffic and Momentum on Your Blog After a Blogging Slump

ProBlogger

Finding readers FeedSplice by FeedBlitzSix Ways to Boost Traffic on Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about getting your traffic kick started in the new year. In this lesson, I want to give you 6 things you can do to hopefully boost your traffic a little and to hopefully get it back to where it was or even higher. BuzzSumo. Tips on Creating More Shareable Content. Full Transcript.

PB126: How to Create a Blogging Will (and Why You Should)

ProBlogger

Uncategorized FeedSplice by FeedBlitzCreating a Blogging Will. Today, I want to talk about something that may come across as a little morbid or depressing, but something that I think is important – particularly for those of us who do generate a living from our blogs (or at least a decent part time income). . It’s all about how to prepare a ‘blogging will’. People. Income streams.

PB125: How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers

ProBlogger

Building Community FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHandling Critical Comments and Attacks from Blog Readers. In my recent podcast on the characteristics of successful blogging , I touched on the topic a couple of times of putting yourself out there for public comment and critique. So how should a blogger deal with criticism of their blogging? That’s what this episode is all about! Enjoy this podcast?

PB125: Tips on How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers

ProBlogger

Uncategorized FeedSplice by FeedBlitzHandling Critical Comments and Attacks from Blog Readers. In my recent podcast on the characteristics of successful blogging , I touched on the topic a couple of times of putting yourself out there for public comment and critique. So how should a blogger deal with criticism of their blogging? That’s what this episode is all about! Responding to trolls.

PB172: How to Build a Blogging Business Through Interviewing Others [An Interview with Michael Stelzner]

ProBlogger

Michael Stelzner on Building a Blogging Business Through Interviewing Others. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about how to build a business around creating content that is based upon interviewing other people. In the early days of that business, he did it simply by interviewing others. In 2009, Mike was brand new to the scene. I’d never met or heard of him. How to monetize this type of content.

PB130: What Time of Day is Best to Publish to Your Blog

ProBlogger

Finding readers FeedSplice by FeedBlitzWhen Should You Publish Your Blog Posts. Today I am talking about when you should publish your blog post. What day of the week? What time of the day? For what timezone? Does it really matter at all? In the past when RSS feeds were popular, timing did seem to matter more. From the studies I link to mornings do seem to be the best time. KissMetrics.

PB152: Challenge – Create a Piece of Embedded Content for Your Blog

ProBlogger

Creating Content FeedSplice by FeedBlitzEmbedded Content Challenge. Today, I want to give you a challenge to create a certain type of content. This is in the vein of our blogging groove challenge which we did about six weeks ago. I’ve just returned from the ProBlogger Event, and I am inspired. I hope to do one challenge a month. Then share it on our facebook challenge group. .