Subscriber Management

Will I lose subscribers when leaving FeedBurner?

For email subscribers, the answer is no. In fact, you will probably get more activity from your mailing list after you move thanks to FeedBlitz’s better deliverability and smarter post truncation. FeedBlitz has a migration wizard that automatically pulls your confirmed FeedBurner email subscribers (and recent subscriptions awaiting confirmation) and imports them into your FeedBlitz…

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How to Migrate RSS Feed Subscribers from FeedBurner

1. Create Your FeedBlitz Account If you have not already done so, register for your account at FeedBlitz by clicking here. 2. Log in to FeedBlitz After you log in you will be on the Account tab. Click the “RSS” tab in the upper left green box, which takes you to the feed management area.…

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How to Migrate Email Subscribers from FeedBurner

The full tutorial on migrating from FeedBurner to FeedBlitz can be found in our handy FeedBurner Migration Manual. This answer assumes you’ve already migrated RSS readers from FeedBurner. 1. Access your FeedBlitz mailing list from the site navigation. 2. In the subscriber block, find the import option. 3. Select import from FeedBurner. 4. Enter your credentials…

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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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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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What aspects of subscriber list management does FeedBitz automate for me?

If you’re wondering what parts of subscriber list management FeedBlitz handles for publishers, you’re in luck because we work hard to take care of your needs completely. 1. All aspects of the online subscription process, including: Dual op-in confirmation CAPTCHA verification (image or audio) to prevent automated spambots IP and time stamp logging Automatically reminding…

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What are FeedBlitz’s policies on subscriber import?

Import is self-service; you do not have to wait for our approval as our automated anti-abuse features will stop the import if it does not comply with our policies. No spamming. You can only import subscribers you have permission to mail to, which includes email subscribers from other contact services or FeedBurner. No generic addresses…

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