Safeguarding Subscribers and Publishers

Web-based malware is a headache. Not only for the damage it inflicts if you happen to visit a page hosting some rot that your system is vulnerable to, but also because if you’re unaware of a security problem on your site it may ultimately affect your site’s listing in search results. Google’s Webmaster Tools utility…

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FeedBlitz’s Podcast Capabilities: In-Depth

Expanding on yesterday’s news of FeedBlitz’s new podcasting capabilities, here’s a more detailed look at the features added to the service: iTunes new feed tag insertion Possibly the most important function, especially from a FeedBurner migration perspective, FeedBlitz AutoCast adds the required element to your podcast feed so iTunes can seamlessly transition all subscribers to…

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New Podcast Capabilities with FeedBlitz AutoCast

Introducing “AutoCast” – the latest extension of FeedBlitz’s RSS feed management services for bloggers, podcasters and online publishers. Ideal for those seeking a FeedBurner alternative, FeedBlitz’s AutoCast features provide a new option for producers seeking a replacement for the old FeedBurner SmartCast service. While replicating the most useful and commonly used features and benefits of…

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Making the Most of FeedBlitz: Using RSS Metrics

Using FeedBlitz’s RSS Feed Reports So now you know what FeedBlitz’s RSS numbers mean, how to get at them? First, choose your RSS feed’s icon from the FeedBlitz navigation, and you’ll be taken to the feed’s home page at FeedBlitz. The top of that page will show the circulation / reach chart (unless your feed…

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Making the Most of FeedBlitz: Understanding RSS Metrics

FeedBlitz collects a lot of data “ a lot! “ about how your readers interact with your RSS feed. We’re often asked what the terms we use mean, and how best to work with reports. Wish granted! Circulation Circulation is the total number of unique people to whom your feed was available in the given…

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Making the Most of FeedBlitz: Dicing Feeds with RSS Tag, Category Filters

One of the great things about a FeedBlitz RSS feed is that you can do more with it than simply share the feed URL. You can use filters to modify what the feed shows to subscribers. This enables you to create category-specific feeds automatically, which can then be used to create category-specific mailings. You do…

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Making the Most of FeedBlitz: It Splices and Dices!

One of the great things about FeedBlitz’s RSS feed functionality is how flexible it is. Which, of course, is one of the challenges: There’s a lot to figure out, and it can be daunting! Which brings me to splicing and dicing (well, splicing actually “ dicing (via filters) is in the next post). Splicing is…

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New: Template Versioning

FeedBlitz now automatically saves prior versions of your email HTML templates when you save either an easy or an advanced template. Previous versions of your saved templates then appear in the “Prior Versions” section at the foot of each of the design editors. You can preview your current blog posts using any previously saved template…

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Monetizing Mailings with Coupons.com, Escalate Network

Building on FeedBlitz’s existing monetization options for email and RSS feeds, I’m delighted to announce the results of a partnership with Escalate Network that enables coupon, deal and frugal bloggers yet another way to deliver value to their audience and boost their income every time they send a mailing. You can now add a Coupons.com…

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