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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Automatic Facebook posts done right

FeedBlitz can post blog entries to your Walls, Pages and Groups that you manage. A sample Facebook post from FeedBlitz This post was made by FeedBlitz to the FeedBlitz page – http://www.facebook.com/FeedBlitz – at Facebook. It’s typical of how FeedBlitz posts to Facebook Walls, Pages and Groups. A post to Facebook contains the following elements: A thumbnail image…

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Adding the "Like" button to RSS Feeds

FeedBlitz’s RSS subscriber tracking offers many ways to share posts for RSS readers, including Twitter, Pinterest, and Sharing with Facebook. The “Like” button is enabled by default for new RSS feeds; publishers with RSS feeds created before August 16, 2010 can add the Like feature under the “Per Post Sharing” option. In order to make…

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Adding a Subscription Form to Facebook with the FeedBlitz Facebook app

It’s easy to add a tab to encourage your Facebook visitors to join your list. This is an important step to take, especially if a significant portion of your business or traffic is at (or originates from) Facebook. Before you add a subscription form, you will need a Facebook Page for your business, site or…

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