How do I add a non-Feedblitz ad to a newsletter? Where does my ad code go?

If  ads are in the RSS feed that is driving your newsletter then the ads should just show up, provided that you are not truncating the text in your emails before the ad displays. You can add your own ads and sponsorships by using the advanced template editor.  In order to do so, please start…

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Help! My newsletters or subscribers have disappeared!

First of all: No, they haven’t! FeedBlitz keeps data for audit and compliance purposes, so it hasn’t gone. We just need to help you find it. What has probably happened is that you are not logged in to FeedBlitz with the address that manages these mailings. Log out and then log in with the correct…

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FeedBlitz sends abridged or truncated text even though it is set to send everything. Why?

If the source blogging system (or intemediate RSS management service, like FeedBurner) is set to produce a short feed then you need to change those settings so FeedBlitz gets to see the full feed. Check your blogging solution and / or FeedBurner RSS settings, then when you have them updated check that FeedBlitz is working…

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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 merge or transfer newsletters?

You can’t, but FeedBlitz technical support can do this for you if you end up with redundant copies.

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Can I limit text in mailings to encourage readers back to my site?

Absolutely. To limit text in your mailings, go to Newsletters | Settings | Content Settings | The Basics and enter a non-zero maximum character limit. If you’re not sure what to use try starting with 350 – that is usually good for the opening couple of sentences. You can also customize the “click through” call…

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Automatic Facebook posts done right

FeedBlitz can post blog entries to your Walls, Pages and Groups that you manage. Unlike other Facebook post automation services, FeedBlitz also adds a subscription link to each post, so that every time a post appears via FeedBlitz on your behalf you get the chance to grow your list. A sample Facebook post from FeedBlitz…

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A subscriber did not receive my email. Can you help?

FeedBlitz logs recent activity to subscribers. If you share your subscriber’s email address with us we can examine the subscriber’s status and their logs to determine whether FeedBlitz tried to send them email and whether or not it reached their ISP. We can share log entries to help downstream problem resolution if necessary. The problem…

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Can I send mailings without a blog using FeedBlitz, like my current contact mailing service?

Absolutely, yes! If you already have a FeedBlitz newsletter set up, you can send an email blast to your list (and use custom fields or email addresses to segment it) without an underlying blog article. This is the FeedBlitz Newsflash feature, and it is at Newsletters | Mailings | Newsflash Email Blast. When you construct…

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