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.

Feedburner to Feedblitz – Why We Migrated Our RSS Feed

Convince & Convert

It’s no secret, but using a service like Feedburner has become a common best practice for feed delivery among bloggers and marketers alike. Did you know that you don’t need a third-party feed service to deliver an RSS feed?

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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. 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*.

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. Photo of train by Bruce Fingerhood.

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.

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.

Is it Time to Burn Feedburner? There are Alternatives


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.

#88: Current Economic Conditions, Why Most Businesses Fail, and Feedburner Hacked!

Taylor Marek

In Business I speak about why most businesses fail and how it is linked sometimes to hearing the dreaded “No” In Technology I speak about the newly discovered flaw in Feedburner. In Technology I speak about the newly discovered flaw in Feedburner. Business Finances General New Media Podcasts Technology Assets cover your bases economic Feedburner Google Hack mistakes New Media Expo No RadioTail Ripple speed of money

Google Feedburner Delivers Real-time Traffic Stats


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.&#.

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


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.

End Of Blogs

Twist Image

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. I love my blog. I love your blog. I love blogs. Call me old-fashioned. Loving blogs has nothing to do with me not loving the newer stuff. I love Twitter , Facebook , Google+ and other places to publish, share and connect too, but I have a soft spot for blogs.

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.

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[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.

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

SocMed Sean

Using a tool like FeedBurner or the WordPress MailPoet plugin, you can add a form to your blog that easily allows your visitors to subscribe.

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


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.

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

Laurel Papworth

Feedburner and RSS.

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

Josh S Peters

If you’re using a service like Feedburner to publish your blog’s feed then all you need to do is log into your Feedburner account and change the blog address and the feed name and you’re done. The domain transfer is done!

9 Free Marketing Tools from Google that Anyone Can Use


9: Google FeedBurner RSS feeds have been an essential tool of the Internet since the beginning. The Google FeedBurner is a free marketing tool that will create a feed for your fans and acts as a way to increase subscribers to your content.

How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit


You’ll want to use a service like Feedburner to make it easy for visitors to subscribe by RSS or email. You’ve decided that you want to start using WordPress as your nonprofit’s website.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments


Mistake #7: Letting Feedburner Steal Your Links. If you are using Feedburner as your RSS feed management provider and have never changed their default settings, your CommentLuv links are most likely being stolen by them. This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman.

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. This is a guest post by Srinivas Rao of BlogcastFM. In the first year of running my blog I wrote close to 100 guest posts.

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Just Write

Waxing UnLyrical

When the post finally ran (as I re-read it today, it’s still pretty decent; though I’m not sure what happened to the comments, maybe they got blitzed when Kami switched her blog from Feedburner to Feedblitz?

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A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins, Platforms, Analytics Tools, Apps and other great Social Media Resources Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins, Platforms, Analytics Tools, Apps and other great Social Media resources. Tips & Guides Mashable – Twitter Lists, Resources & How-Tos [link] How To Blog: A Beginner?s

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20 Rocking Tools for Successful Blogging

Writtent Blog

FeedBurner. FeedBurner has a few cool buttons: for example, you can add an option to invite people to subscribe to your blog, and show the current number of subscribers. Surely, success of your blog is defined by your knowledge of the topic.

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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.

Entrepreneurial resources

The Marketing Blog

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. Home About In the Media Twitter’s Retweet feature (beta) Criticising Social Media ? November 26, 2009.5:10

How to Email Your Blog Updates Like a 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.

5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant

Jason Yormark

Also FriendFeed’s subscriber count feeds into Feedburner’s RSS subscriber numbers so it’s a no brainer to make sure you are set up there.

5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

Also FriendFeed’s subscriber count feeds into Feedburner’s RSS subscriber numbers so it’s a no brainer to make sure you are set up there.

Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress


You can choose and customize between different layouts can be incorporated with other Google services like Feedburner, Picasa etc.

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How does your brand look on social media?

Janet Fouts

Is one of the best blog metrics tools out there, and now they’re reaching deeper into your traffic incorporating Google Analytics and Feedburner.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Tools and methods used include displaying FeedBurner reader count, a Facebook Like box, LinkeddIn share button, or multi-purpose tools from AddtoAny , Share This , or AddThis.

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Reasons to Love CommentLuv Blogs


When you register, use your main blog feed URL vs. your FeedBurner URL. 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.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

FeedBurner provides no filtering? Aaron, you nailed it -- its disappointing that RSS filtering still isnt a part of the top RSS Readers, or Feedburner for that matter. Like commenter #2, when Feedburner first appeared I was sure it would soon introduce some kind of filtering or feed remix functionality. I kind of understand why they havent -- Feedburner is all about publishers and so they need to keep them happy. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk.

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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?

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats


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

Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

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. Home About In the Media Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) How People Respond to Your Online Content March 8, 2010.1:39 39 pm Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Jump to Comments We recently did a study to understand how the businesses in India are using twitter.

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Loud Noises Be Gone! Mute Posts by Source in Google Buzz

Stay N' Alive

I’ve long said that in good social networks, it’s not how you give, but how you receive that makes the social network powerful. This is why I like Facebook – I can hide the types of applications I don’t ever want to see, or I can just hide individuals.

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Viper Chill

Subscriber Stats I really don’t know if I should continue reporting on Feedburner as the count is just far too erratic. But with Feedburner, who knows. Sorry to hear about the whole feedburner thing, I think we are all kind of feeling that it is just way unreliable.

Apologies to 140char.com RSS subscribers…

The Way of the Web

And when I was in the midst of doing it, I managed to redirect it to the full feed from here, rather than just posts covering microblogging, and obviously Feedburner just picked up the last 10 posts I made and pumped them all out at once. Apologies to everyone seeing this who previously subscribed to 140char.com’s RSS feed.

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3 Simple Ways to Find Relevant Twitter Followers


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. Just a quick note and apology to anyone who visited my site last week.

2013 Reviews of the Year

The Way of the Web

And with a day to go, the most popular articles on TheWayoftheWeb.net in 2013 were: Is Feedburner About to be Closed by Google? As 2013 draws to an end, almost everyone is busy either compiling their reviews of the past 12 months, or publishing predictions and trends for 2014.