Talking Feeds on the Entrepreneur Network Podcast

Listen in as host Eric Dye & I discuss: The key products and services FeedBlitz offers. What distinguishes FeedBlitz from the competition. Some client success stories. The future of FeedBurner. Will email become extinct ? Gotta love that last one (Answer: NO!). The audio file is available from this page – the session is a…

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Multi Subscription Quest – FeedBlitz Provides the Solution, by Megan Walker

The Issue – Multi Feed Subscription The company I work for recently went through a ton of changes. Take three high profile software companies, merge them in to one, and then re-package, re-brand and market in a whole new way. Not an easy feat by any means. Having four main sites, each with various RSS…

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Social Media Marketing is Not Just Another Channel – It’s Community Building, by Maddie Grant

Marketers love to think about social media as “just another tool” or “just another channel” through which to broadcast their promotional content. But social media is much more than just another billboard along the digital highway. Used in the right way, social media marketing can help you acquire new customers, convince them to buy more…

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Blasted Botnets

Today (August 22) between about 11:00 am and 1:30 pm eastern FeedBlitz’s availability was severely affected by what appeared to be automated queries using known botnet-style signatures. I do not think we were specifically targeted, but regardless, things certainly suffered for a while until we could restore order on the servers. To be clear: FeedBlitz…

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Free Webcast: FeedBlitz Use, FeedBurner Migration: Weds Aug 22 8pm EDT

Hi All: I’m presenting a webcast tomorrow hosted by the inestimable Dan Morris on how to get the most out of FeedBlitz, and also more on switching from FeedBurner to FeedBlitz – the why’s and how’s. The webcast is at 8pm eastern tomorrow, Wednesday August 22nd. Registration is required, click here to sign up. See…

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Listen TODAY 11am EDT: FeedBurner, FeedBlitz and Platforms

This morning at 11 am EDT I’m going to be on the Tonya Hall Radio show, streamed online at TonyaHall.net and available in Colorado Springs live on KRCN. I’ll be talking platforms and the risks therein, a topic that’s front of mind not only because of Google’s recent actions with FeedBurner, but also because of…

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Yahoo Subscriber Changes

About a week ago we started to get reports from some publishers that a lot of Yahoo addresses were bouncing out. They were concerned at the up tick, but looking at the deliverability analyses we saw here there was nothing wrong – FeedBlitz was responding correctly to bounces (aka NDRs) from Yahoo. Yahoo does periodically…

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Freshly Updated FeedBurner Migration Guide!

We’ve updated the FeedBurner Migration Guide to help you move more easily to FeedBlitz, the premium FeedBurner alternative. The changes include addressing some issues that might trip up some users, and a great new chapter at the end on some of the new things you’re able to do in FeedBlitz that you can’t in FeedBurner,…

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FeedBurner Officially Not Listening Any More

So is this how it ends – with a whimper not a bang. Yesterday, Google officially shut down the FeedBurner twitter account – http://twitter.com/FeedBurner – and its associated (awkwardly – but revealingly – named) blog, AdSense for Feeds. It’s a sad end for the once great FeedBurner brand. Google has long been tone deaf to…

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