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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What does the "08: ISP requested removal" unsubscription code mean?

What it does NOT mean is that the ISP is randomly deleting your subscribers! ISPs maintain what are called “feedback loops” (FBLs) for bulk email service providers (ESPs) like FeedBlitz. Reputable ESPs join an ISP’s FBL in order to trap complaints, which in turn means that an ESP can keep its reputation up and deliverability…

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Ads have started to show up in my subscribers’ emails!

If you have ads appearing in your newsletter, you may need to check the billing status of your account. If there is a problem with a payment, we continue to deliver your newsletter for a 15-day ad-supported grace period. To remove the grace period ads, simply update your billing information from within your FeedBlitz dashboard. If you…

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What is the difference between the "easy" and "advanced" email template editors?

Your newsletter’s template is the design, layout and formatting HTML into which your articles are inserted by FeedBlitz, creating the finished newsletter. Both template editors are available under Newsletters | Settings. The Easy template editor allows you to upload a logo, position it on the screen, and make some basic font and layout choices. It’s…

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My logo graphic does not display correctly in Outlook

Uploaded images and logos may display incorrectly in some versions of Outlook, which may display the image too small, scrunched up into a small square.  It is an Outlook bug, but the good news is that it is easy to work around in FeedBlitz. Start by clicking your Newsletter from the Account Dashboard.  Next, click…

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My custom fields don’t appear in the HTML form on my web site

When you create the subscription form for your web site with FeedBlitz, all that is asked for up front is the visitor’s email address. This keeps friction down for visitors as they start the dual opt in process. When you add custom fields to your account, the form on your site does not typically change…

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How FeedBlitz builds emails to subscribers and how to control it

How Emails are Built and Sent There are several steps to building the finished email delivered to your subscribers. 1. Reading the raw article content. The raw content for your mailing is read from your blog, your RSS feed, or from the FeedBlitz database in the case of newsflashes or traditional email contact newsletters. FeedBlitz…

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How do I turn off article ratings, email to a friend or the comment links?

All the extra “flares” that are in a mailing are controlled by first clicking on your Newsletter from the Account Dashboard.  Next, click the “I Want To” button in the upper right area of the page. Select “Settings, schedule” from the drop down menu.  On the next page, click the “Post Formatting” tab, then click…

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