If I import a subscriber more than once, do they get multiple notifications?

If you are importing or uploading a subscriber into a list they are already a member of, they will NOT be renotified. If you are importing a subscriber into a different list which they are not currently on, then yes, they will get a notification to advise them of the change. However, you may not…

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I use the Add To Any widget. How do I access my subscribers?

When you use the Add to Any widget without registering your blog with FeedBlitz, you are in effect enabling your visitors to create lots of individual standalone email subscriptions to your site. Without a business relationship established between FeedBlitz, you and your blog, FeedBlitz has no way of knowing these subscriptions are related to each…

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I have an anonymous subscriber – I don’t like it! What can I do?

One of FeedBlitz’s (rarely used) features is to allow subscribers to be completely anonymous. If FeedBlitz allowed a publisher to override the subscriber’s privacy decision that would be a bad thing and we respect our users’ right to privacy.  In addition, it makes no sense to “block” anonymous subscriptions.  You can read more information on FeedBlitz’ privacy…

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How do I search for specific subscribers?

Go to the newsletter’s dashboard. Look for the text box under Subscriber Management and use the search feature. Once there, you enter your search criteria.  The search match works from the left of each subscriber’s email address, so a search for phil will match phil@feedblitz.com and philhollows@feedblitz.com but NOT thisisphil@feedblitz.com You can use the asterisk…

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How do I change a subscriber’s email address?

Simply go to the newsletter’s dashboard, then under Subscriber Management find “Edit”. You’ll need to have the original email address of the subscriber and the email address it should be changed to. Alternately, you can also instruct the subscriber as to how they can change their own email address, which is to have them go…

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Does FeedBlitz use double opt-in?

For all subscriptions created online, FeedBlitz requires dual opt-in. This ensures the highest quality lists for publishers using FeedBlitz, and that we maintain our excellent delivery rates. When someone enters an email address online at FeedBlitz to start a subscription, the user must also: a) Successfully pass the CAPTCHA image verification test (an audio equivalent…

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Can I skip the notification email for imports?

Update: Yes, you can IF you are importing from FeedBurner’s email subscriber list. FeedBurner uses double opt-in so we know the addresses are OK. Import email subscribers directly from FeedBurner is easy, fast and available at Newsletters | New and Newsletters | Subscribers | Import from FeedBurner. Otherwise, No – sending the opt-out email is…

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Can I remove the CAPTCHA and / or the dual opt in for my web form?

If you are interested in integrating with FeedBlitz, please read our blog post first: The FeedBlitz API: Workflow for Building a Plugin FeedBlitz enforces best practice, this ensures the highest quality lists for publishers using FeedBlitz, and that we maintain our excellent delivery rates. The CAPTCHA and dual opt-in serve two different but essential purposes:…

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Can I import subscribers into a funnel?

Yes. Import 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 imports, you cannot use this import to overwrite a subscriber’s preferences, nor…

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