Help! My FeedBurner Migration Message Isn’t Appearing or Updating

One of the most common support questions I run across is a variation of: “Help my FeedBurner feed hasn’t updated since [insert number of hours or days] and my readers aren’t seeing the migration message? Why are things broken?” There are a few potential causes for the FeedBurner feed to not update or for the…

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FeedBlitz Users Speak: How it Helps Us AND Our Clients

Three years ago, I used FeedBlitz to migrate my personal blog from FeedBurner as the RSS email delivery service. Now our team uses FeedBlitz on a regular basis, for multiple blogs, incorporating as much functionality as possible. As a marketing agency, we manage blogs integrated with various social media platforms, create newsletters, and use autoresponders…

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Activity-Based Subscriber and List Management: Triggers

Getting the right message to the right person at the right time is critical to making the most of your email marketing, and maximizing your results for your business, blog, or organization. If you’ve read the Making the Most of FeedBlitz free manual, you will be familiar with parsers. Parsers help automatically add subscribers to…

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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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