How do I link an autoresponder to a newsletter for new subscribers?

There are three ways to do this. In the Newsletter tab, choose your newsletter from the drop down in the menu bar. Click the “Thank” icon / link if it is available in the task list (if not, complete the other tasks to enable it) Define and / or pick the autoresponder on the following…

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How do I add or edit what and when an autoresponder sends?

Go to Responders | Articles. There you can create new items for the autoresponder to send, or edit current content and schedule. Edits and schedule changes will only affect subscribers who have yet to reach that part of the autoresponder’s sequence. IMPORTANT: Once a subscriber has finished the autoresponder they will not receiving any further…

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Can I use the same autoresponder with multiple newsletters?

With FeedBlitz, you can have the same autoresponder for multiple newsletters.  If you have a simple, single-step autoresponder to thank readers for subscribing, it would be appropriate for all the newsletters in your account. In order to set this up correctly, you’ll need to link this the desired autoresponder to each of your chosen newsletters and use the Triggering Lists tool from the autoresponder dashboard…

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Can I import subscribers into an autoresponder?

Yes, FeedBlitz enables you to import subscribers to an autoresponder. Import into an autoresponder is subject to the same restrictions and anti-abuse policies as our main newsletter import.  The difference is that importing new subscribers into an autoresponder will start the autoresponder mailing sequence automatically, using the import time as the start time. Like newsletter…

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Can I have an autoresponder that is NOT linked to a newsletter, e.g. a lead capture form?

Yes! You can have subscribers subscribe directly to the autoresponder. Say you want to offer just a multi-step email course, or a white paper download. Set it up as an autoresponder, and then grab the subscription form for it at Responders | Subscription Form. Visitors to your site can then subscribe directly to the email…

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Can I attach a PDF, White Paper or Coupon in a Funnel?

FeedBlitz does not currently store content beyond images, so the way to reward a new subscriber with a piece of collateral such as a document is to host the document on your site and then put the link to it in your funnel text.

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Why does FeedBlitz not allow generic email addresses such as "info"?

The policy exists for a couple of reasons. First of all, not allowing generic addresses like “info” and “support” is generally considered best practice, largely because these addresses are so common that they are very likely to be abused and most UN-likely to be properly opted in. So to help keep deliverability up we mandate…

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What does "overwrite values" mean on subscriber import?

Say you have already imported an email address into FeedBlitz, phil@feedblitz.com, along with two custom fields, FirstName and LastName, which contain Phil and Hollows respectively. Now say you have a new import file, again containing these three fields and again containing a row for phil@feedblitz.com, except that this time the FirstName field is Philip instead…

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What does "define custom fields" mean on subscriber import?

If you have a file you are importing, it can contain custom fields as long as each subscriber appears on their own row and the first row contains the column headings. So you might have a comma separated value (CSV) text file where the first row is email, firstname, lastname and the next might bephil@feedblitz.com,phil,hollows…

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