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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.

An Open Letter to WordPress Experts

Spin Sucks

Dear WordPress Expert, Thank you for helping me migrate my blog from WordPress.com to my own self-hosted site. Provide a punch list of registrations, settings, and links that need to be completed before the site goes live. Feedburner/RSS feed.

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

I use it on most of my affiliate sites which make me thousands of dollars per month and I also use it on my blogs, such as this one. I’m certainly not alone when it comes to utilising this CMS though — tens of millions of sites online are powered by the software. Title Tags The title tag has long been thought of as the most important on-site factor in telling search engines what your site (or a page) is about. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Quick post - Cool sites

The Marketing Blog

51 am Quick post – Cool sites (Wis.dm) Jump to Comments Got a question ? Do we need another site ? probably yes, as it does seem to provide value.&# , instantaneous reply as the site loaded. 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.

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

Viper Chill

NewsBlur – $2/m or has the option to self-host on your own server. Especially due to time-sinks social media sites like Facebook, Reddit, Pinterest, Google+ (I’m joking) and Twitter. Step Four: Detach Yourself from Feedburner.

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Warning: Reading May Cause Your Hat to Fall Off

Viper Chill

To take things even further, we now of course have reinclusion requests and the disavow tool that allows us to say that we don’t want to be associated with certain sites that are linking to us. The people who host the websites are paying a hosting company to host.

Why as a Developer, I Switched to Blogger.com and Why I'm Staying With It

Stay N' Alive

It was klunky, and seemed very limited compared to my self-hosted Wordpress install I had been on for years. Just last year, I was running this blog on a self-hosted Wordpress instance, the same server I was running SocialToo.com.

3 Simple Ways to Find Relevant Twitter Followers

Kikolani

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

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

If someone asks me what blogging platform to use, I am always going to say self-hosted WordPress. Just make sure to be vigilant about moderating your comments – linking to good blogs and blog posts doesn’t hurt, but linking to bad sites might.

Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

Of course, be sure to write down anything you discover from this research as well – whether it be other sites in your industry or any marketing ideas that you discover. Spy on Web: Find Other Sites That People Own. Top Site Posts. Alexa Site Information.

Measuring Social Media ROI & Goal Conversions with Google Analytics 5

unbounce.com

The signal of a completed goal in Google Analytics can be anything including when someone lands on a specific page of your website, when someone spends a certain amount of time on your site or browses a certain number of pages, or when they click on a link to download a whitepaper or leave your site.

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It gives me easy access to their other sites. Reply Analisa December 1, 2009 at 9:24 pm @Justin My boss added that contact form and he says that he used fbml & a form-handling script hosted on our [link] home site.

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

ViperChill received 12,040 visitors from StumbleUpon in May , yet their average time on site was just 26 seconds (overall site average is 2 minutes and 24 seconds) and they each viewed around 1.22 The Stumble button is not the only way to find great content on the site though.

Social Media Toolkit - The Digital Strategist

www.michaelfruchter.com

There should be no question at all, self hosted is the way to go. There is no need and no advantages to having a wordpress.com hosted blog, other than reserving your name for vanity purposes, before a name squatter does. I currently use both bookmarking sites.

Social Media Toolkit - The Digital Strategist

www.michaelfruchter.com

There should be no question at all, self hosted is the way to go. There is no need and no advantages to having a wordpress.com hosted blog, other than reserving your name for vanity purposes, before a name squatter does. I currently use both bookmarking sites.

Facebook & India

The Marketing Blog

47 pm Facebook & India Jump to Comments This is a statistical post, which collates data from various blog-posts, press-releases and news sites. The objective is to analyze the usage trends for one of the biggest sites on the Internet – Facebook and world’s second most populous country – India. I feel Orkut is much boring, while Facebook is more engaging social networking site.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! will revisit your site. Dating Site Where Gamers Pay to Play.

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

Viper Chill

If you’re not sure about the niche, then the kind of things I would look for are: How active are the most popular blogs / sites on this topic already. How about the Twitter and Facebook presence around relevant sites in the niche.

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

The Way of the Web

I’ve invested about $300 in the site over the years, including domains, hosting and themes, and I’ve apparently published 1,299 posts, so an average of 20 per month. I’ve seen client sites grow massively over the last 12 months. And I’ve seen some of my own sites which are more focused and targeted on mass audiences go from a couple of thousand readers per month to 70 or 80,000 per month. Solving Feedburner Feedsmith problems with WordPress 2.9.

4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why

ProBlogger

As bloggers, we’re all familiar with WordPress, whether as a self-hosted setup, or via WordPress.com. Now maybe you’re quite happy with your WordPress installation, it meets your needs, and your site’s humming along nicely. moving hosts. Feedburner integration.

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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. Tay over at Super Blogging must have added a new plugin to his site.

Major problems upgrading to Wordpress 2.9

The Way of the Web

and seen barely a mention of any problems on the main tech sites I subscribe to, I committed a cardinal sin yesterday and updated the new version straight to my two live blog sites. – version, or upload to a test site first. And errors occurred with both sites.

24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog

Viper Chill

I relaunched ViperChill a few weeks ago and the site has already received tens of thousands of visitors. It also gets your site listed in Technorati and other blog aggregation services. This plugin aligns images in your RSS feed so they are exactly where they would be on your site.

Blog Smarter: Invest in Your Own Success

ProBlogger

I’ve learned how to grow my site through trial and error. As you can see, I saw big boosts in the number of subscribers, pageviews, and earnings on my site. I’ll admit that I don’t understand all the minutiae behind this art, but I don’t have to, and neither do you—assuming you’re running a self-hosted WordPress blog. You can significantly increase your site’s ranking with search engines by using a theme that optimizes this for you.

Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

In addition, Sriram Vadlamani has talked about it on the Asian Correspondent site Quotes from the Asian Correspondent Story Many companies are using Twitter actively and many users are on Twitter but not much activity. 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.

Burrp Delhi

The Marketing Blog

Wow, internet junkies were expecting this from quite sometime, apna(english : our own) desi (english : local) site is here. 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 Customer Service : Sorry what’s that ? Leaving for Pune Tomorrow August 10, 2007.5:01

3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic «

The Marketing Blog

Based on the analysis of parameters like these, you would want to measure the success ratio of your site. 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 Building a People Centric Organization A Study on How Business Entities in India are Using Facebook September 7, 2010.5:43

Are You Wasting Time Guest Posting?

ProBlogger

Total visitors to my site: 67. So if you don’t understand what the readers want, and they don’t want to leave the host blog to come back to yours anyway, what do you do? The first thing you absolutely must do in a guest post is mention your blog or business, ideally with a link back to your site. Because it was about my business, people were naturally interested in checking out my site after they read the post.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

software that links to networking site (e.g. EST) the eLearning Guild will be hosting a free webinar to discuss their most recent 360 Report on e-Learning 2.0. Open ID--can share data among different sites. ( Search This Site. The Bamboo Project Blog.

From Blogging To ProBlogging in 6 Months

ProBlogger

One thing I learned since starting my first site in 1997 is that the more preparation you do, the more likely you are to succeed. Net profit is the real profit you make, for example, when you’ve taken away web hosting fees, software licenses, training, design work and, of course, your own time. Here’s what I did: Identified Revenue Streams : I explored different ways to earn revenue for the site. Establish goals : Identify different ways you could leverage these on your site.

Interview: Benny Lewis of FluentIn3Months

ProBlogger

I had no intention to monetize on the site; it was just to document my mission and share my tips. So I never ran a single advertisement on my site, in order to maintain the kind of user experience I myself appreciate. Not enough to do anything more than cover hosting costs!

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I was looking around at some make money online sites and saw an interesting trend. These sites about making money online are doing very well and the writers have no problems sharing how and more importantly how much they are making. His site has been around since late 2004 based on his archive. Jeremy Schoemaker has built a profitable and content rich site in just a few years. Though there is no ages for the monetized site, it seems fitting.

6 Tips to Help You Survive Your First 3 Months of Pro Blogging

ProBlogger

I get up in the morning excited to see how my site is doing, thinking, “Did it increase from last night’s Alexa rank?” However, if the percentage of decline is quite big, it makes me re-evaluate my site. Use it to re-evaluate and improve your site. Be prepared to troubleshoot when technical problems hit your site. There was one day when my then-fiancé (now husband) made a long-distance call from Germany to infrom me that something was wrong with my site.

Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress

Mindjumpers

It doesn’t require your own hosting and domain name and you can log in by using your Google account. You can choose and customize between different layouts can be incorporated with other Google services like Feedburner, Picasa etc.

How to Be a Problogger on Tumblr

ProBlogger

In most instances, I (like Darren) would advise a self-hosted WordPress blog above all others, however , in instances where that really isn’t desired, I have been able to honestly (and highly) recommend Tumblr to many bloggers. how to use the “on-site” features of Tumblr to grow your blog. Currently, my most reblogged post sits at 17,848 reblogs, and it was a goofy post on my personal site, although it did attract about 125 new followers.

10 Vital Stats for Blog Health—and How to Track Them

ProBlogger

Hopefully you’re using Feedburner to manage your RSS feeds—if so, you’ll have a clear idea of how many people are subscribing to your blog via RSS. Comments: An excellent way to see if you are having an impact is to look at the comments on your site. not to your homepage) you will see the link in your comments list—and then go back to their sites and engage with them. Other referring sites. This article is by Dan Norris of Web Control Room.

5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant

Jason Yormark

I personally prefer the self hosted method which is not as difficult or expensive as one would think. On top of that, by self hosting, you have the ability to create multiple sites/blogs at no additional hosting cost.

5 Ways To Become Social Media Relevant | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

I personally prefer the self hosted method which is not as difficult or expensive as one would think. On top of that, by self hosting, you have the ability to create multiple sites/blogs at no additional hosting cost.

First Steps Toward Becoming a 21st Century Educator | always learning

Buzz Marketing for Technology

She saw the need to join social networks (a combination of network and tools such as Ning sites or twitter), the need to use Web 2.0 Or receiving each new post via e-mail: Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner. Hosted by Edublogs. always learning. teaching technology abroad. Résumé Projects. Philosophy. About Me. First Steps Toward Becoming a 21st Century Educator.

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging 4 Years Ago

Viper Chill

I had been blogging for 7 months on that site and gained no more than 500 subscribers. They would hopefully see how much work I was putting into this site and how I really wanted to help people, and the blog would grow thanks to their referral. any future of that kind of site?