RSS to Email – Blog Subscriptions

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 make the email appear to come from me?

For easier recognition, you may choose to change the sender information on your mailings.  In order to do so, start by clicking 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,…

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How do I change the activation email sent to new subscribers?

FeedBlitz sends a standard email to subscribers starting the dual opt-in subscription process requesting them to activate the subscription.  It is sent with your template applied. You can tailor the content of that email by clicking on your Newsletter from the Account Dashboard. On the next page click the “I Want To” button in the…

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Can I customize the subscription landing page?

Yes, subscription landing pages can be customized to fit your site and brand with FeedBlitz by building a branded page on your site and linking it in your FeedBlitz newsletter settings. You can specify the landing page to send subscribers to once they complete the dual opt-in subscription process. To start, select your newsletter from…

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Will FeedBlitz send old posts if I edit them?

Not usually, no. There is typically enough information in an RSS feed to prevent older articles from being remailed if you edit them. If you find that edits are being remailed then it may be that you are using an old RSS format (RSS 0.9x) which is archaic and lacks time stamp information. Go to…

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Where is the HTML subscription form code?

As a publisher, you want to advertise your sign up and encourage your readers to sign up for your newsletters. Publishers can either use the Classic Forms or the SmartForms to access and customize the code. First, click on your Newsletter from the Account Dashboard.  Next, click the “I Want To” button in the upper…

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When does FeedBlitz send an automatic email?

FeedBlitz will check your article source (usually a blog or RSS feed) on the schedule you determine at Newsletters | Mailings | Schedule. After it fetches your content, FeedBlitz determines whether or not there is one or more new articles to send out. If there is new content, FeedBlitz will create the mailing and send…

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