Feedburner to Feedblitz – Why We Migrated Our RSS Feed

Convince & Convert

Did 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.

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. Whether they’re following you on RSS feeds or via an email subscription, these are your most ardent fans. FeedBurner Signs Off Twitter.

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. Social sharing can also be customized and embedded inside the emails and RSS feeds.

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. So we moved some client sites to Feedblitz , others decided to use WordPress’s free built in RSS feed tool. Feedburner’s support has gone *poof*.

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? Feedburner Alternatives?

Is it Time to Burn Feedburner? There are Alternatives

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Steve Williams of feedburner-alternatives.com. The two most important channels are email and RSS. Feedburner: The top dog in decline. The – by far – most popular choice in the blogging community is (still) Feedburner.

Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner.

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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.

RSS is Not Dead. The Concept of "Subscribing" Is.

Stay N' Alive

There are a lot of blogs out there claiming, "RSS is dead." "RSS RSS isn't dead." 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)).

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. not via an RSS reader). ReadWriteWeb.

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Apologies to 140char.com RSS subscribers…

The Way of the Web

Apologies to everyone seeing this who previously subscribed to 140char.com’s RSS feed. Unfortunately when combining that content back into this site due to the decision to stop having a dedicated microblogging site which was increasingly rarely updated, I forgot the small matter of redirecting the RSS feed to the most appropriate place. Uncategorized 140char.com oops rss

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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. For more information on feeds, see Darren’s post, What is RSS?

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

Viper Chill

Though niches that have more web savvy audiences like marketing or technology are more likely to be affected, this is going to impact anyone who has built up their RSS readership. Step One: Find Another RSS Reader You’re Happy With. Step Four: Detach Yourself from Feedburner.

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

SocMed Sean

Before we get to the tactic, I want to make sure you understand the value of an RSS feed. RSS, also known as real simple syndication is a web format that allows users receive your content in a variety of formats. Blogs Featured Social Media Tech blog customers RSS usability wordpress

End Of Blogs

Twist Image

It was great for me, maybe great for you and a bunch of journalists and media folks , but the general public never latched on the the magic that is RSS. 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. feedburner. I love my blog.

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

I don’t follow RSS feeds as it would be just one more thing I would have to stay on top of. I pay for a Feed My Inbox account that allows me to receive email updates from any website with an RSS feed – even if email isn’t offered as an option. Productivity email RSS

Google Spreadsheets Update: Blessing in Disguise for Marketers…

The Marketing Blog

While scanning through the feeds in my ‘RSS Feed Reader’ , I discovered an interesting update in Google Spreadsheets. 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 India’s Buzziest Media Brand Condolence February 20, 2008.3:10

[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.

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

Laurel Papworth

Feedburner and RSS. Monitoring & RSS readers for social media: NEW: Sproutsocial for monitoring (plus more). Use the RSS tool for other people’s channels e.g Alerts from Google as a gmail or as a monitoring feed ( alerts.google.com – choose RSS not email).

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9 Free Marketing Tools from Google that Anyone Can Use

Devumi

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.

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.

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

Kikolani

A Focus on RSS Numbers. 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.

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10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

Craft your RSS feed content to avoid making it easy for content thieves. 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.

How to Email Your Blog Updates Like a ProBlogger

ProBlogger

Maybe you haven’t hidden your RSS feed. 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.

What’s Your Reaction to the Retirement of Google Reader?

ProBlogger

Yesterday Google announced the retirement of their Google Reader RSS reader product. Last time I surveyed ProBlogger and dPS reader Google Reader was the #1 reader for subscribing RSS feeds among our readers. of our traffic was classified as ‘Feedburner/Feed’ traffic.

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. RSS aggregators can be your best friend. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

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. RSS aggregators can be your best friend. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit

SocialFish

Set Up An RSS Feed. 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

Kikolani

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.

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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Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For knowledge worker ninjas, RSS is your shuriken. I have been using various RSS readers for nearly five years now - Ive tried them all. Some of these may work with RSS readers from Newsgator, Bloglines and others but they are written with Google in mind.). Blog RSS Feed.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

Reading – includes what your homepage will display, how many blog posts to show, and what will be displayed in the RSS feed. It is called WP RSS Aggregator. Subscription Options – This is where you put your RSS feed link. Analytics for the RSS Feed.

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Phil on Thursday, June 26th, 2008 Posted to: RSS/Atom , Reader One comment, add yours! Google Reader is a very popular online tool for reading RSS feeds. In this article we will take a look at a few easy ways to subscribe to a new RSS feed. t have an RSS feed!) Often, that link will take you to a FeedBurner page, which they refer to as their BrowserFriendly page. Once you have chosen one, FeedBurner remembers this for next time. Comments RSS.

9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools | Subcribe via RSS 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools January 12th, 2010 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share I absolutely love it when I find incredible tools online that help enable your productivity, efficiency & marketability.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

This includes your traffic, overall audience (include RSS subscribers & social followers), SEO stats, and any other data you wish to share. Isn’t Feedburner my mailing list? Feedburner only delivers your latest blog posts to a subscriber’s inbox.

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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Cool Apps & Tools

The Marketing Blog

an online mapping service GreatNews RSS Reader – With the evolution of RSS and Atom plenty of feed readers have been developed. Technorati Tags: SnagIt , MindMapping tools , Bubbl.us , Cayra.net , GreatNews , RSS , RSS Reader Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 1 Comment Filed under Cool Stuff 1 Comment Vic Gee March 26, 2008 at 6:25 am There are many more free mind-mapping alternatives.

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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.

Revisiting the Web 2.0 Dictionary - Part I

The Marketing Blog

concepts’ and the understanding that I’ve had so far: RSS – ‘Really Simple Syndication’ Consider a ‘pipeline’ which streams water from the river to your homes. So ‘RSS’ essentially acts as pipeline and it pushes web-content to us in the RSS feed readers. Tags: david meerman scott , flickr , flickr.com , folksonomy , rss , rss reader , tags , thomas vander wal , understanding web2.0 , Web 2.0 , web2.0

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?