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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Where Will Your Story Take You?

Every blog, every business, every one of us, has a story. You have yours – the arc that defines you, informs your decisions, and drives your efforts. Specifically with blogs and social media, the story of why people blog and what makes them keep blogging – which is a lot harder – is one of…

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How To Create Content Mailing Lists for Your Blog

For many bloggers, the opportunity to fine tune their email subscriptions is a great way to create focused lists with greater engagement. Visitors who arrive looking for content on one of the possibly many topics you might write about can get subscriptions to just that topic. For example, you might be interested in saving money…

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The FeedBurner Migration Guide is Here

FeedBlitz, the premium FeedBurner alternative, has released a free e-book on how to safely migrate your RSS subscription services from Google’s FeedBurner unit to FeedBlitz without losing subscribers. The PDF e-book contains nearly 30 pages of step-by-step instructions, with screenshots, to help bloggers and marketers frustrated with FeedBurner’s limited publisher branding, complete lack of support…

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Meet me in Person – Summer 2012 Event Schedule

Is next weekend really Memorial Day? Already? Yikes! How did that happen?! Anyway, while most of the U.S. winds down into Summer, my event and conference schedule is picking up. So if you’d like to catch up with me in person, here’s where I’m going to be: June 5-7: Blog World Expo, NYC (Attending) June…

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Page posts are missing / showing with my personal identity

If a post to a Page walll appears to be missing it is likely that the update has actually been posted using your personal identity instead. On your Page’s Wall, choose to see updates from “Others” and see if the post you expect is there. First, go to Newsletters | Mailings | Facebook, disconnect and…

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Facebook "Like" Button in Emails

FeedBlitz now adds a Facebook “Like” button to post-driven emails by default. Added at the foot of each email, the Like button extends the reach of Facebook’s social media graph to your email list, increasing the number of opportunities for your post to be “liked” and spread around Facebook to a larger number of user…

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