By Popular Demand: Scheduled Email Blasts

The majority of the FeedBlitz mailings are driven via blogs – so the simplest way to schedule a mailing is to set the list’s mailing schedule to Express, and simply schedule your posts. Done and done, works great. The scheduling, though, has always been just for blog posts and not for any email outside of…

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Choosing an Email Subscription Service for your Blog

In my writings over the years, and in my book List Building for Bloggers, I’ve emphasized permission and relevance above all else for success with your email marketing and subscriber growth efforts. The reason for this is that with permission and relevance you get better deliverability “ your email is much more likely to make…

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Making the Most of Feedblitz: Creating a Basic Autoresponder

So, you’ve taken the time – and possibly spent the money – to create an ebook that knocks the competition out of the park. The marketing and social sharing of the ebook was a success. Hundreds of people (fingers crossed!) have downloaded your free ebook – or even better – have also signed up to…

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FeedBlitz Users Speak! A Powerful Tool for Bloggers

The poor blogging world. We’ve been dealt some serious blows in the last few months (she says, somewhat tongue in cheek). Twitter changes its API, making it harder for chat moderators to run events. Yikes! Google Reader goes away, leaving readers clueless as to what to do. The horror! And now, the writing is on…

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Media Relations: Advice from a Pro

One of the biggest challenges for any company can be getting publicity. For a startup, the barrier can be even higher, because it’s often less likely the parties involved have developed the appropriate relationships with the editors, bloggers and journalists necessary to get the word out. Even the most experienced public relations maven can be…

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Lions, Tigers, and Caches (Oh my!)

Site owners who utilize shared hosting or who are trying to conserve on bandwidth may find caching essential to keeping a site’s load time in line with the Great Google Overlord’s expectations. (Yes, the load time of a page can impact its search ranking.) The downside to caching is it can occasionally delay feed updates,…

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TypePad Enables FeedBlitz, Replaces FeedBurner Option in TypePad Dashboards

This morning we’re announcing that FeedBlitz has become the new RSS feed service available to TypePad publishers. FeedBlitz has replaced FeedBurner as the RSS provider option in every TypePad blog’s feed settings dashboard. Why is this important? Well, it’s great news for TypePad publishers who want to: Measure and manage their RSS feed’s audience; Increase…

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How FeedBlitz Can Replace Traditional Email Service Providers

Today’s guest post is by Jess Ostroff. Email is still one of the most powerful marketing tools out there, and we don’t take its impact lightly at Convince & Convert. With a daily newsletter of over 20,000 subscribers, and a blog editorial calendar that includes new posts at least five days a week, it’s important…

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Content to Cash: SEO, Email and the Sales Funnel

SEO – search engine optimization – is the name for the tips, tricks and techniques used by web sites to get themselves listed higher up the search engine results pages (a.k.a. SERPs). Many people, themes and plugins put a great deal of effort into SEO, building on their blogs and content sites to entice online…

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