Email marketing is hotter than ever. “The money is in the list” is on the lips of every successful guru giving free advice. But, your newsletter is not the only worthwhile subscription service on your site. And, all of your offers don’t have to be delivered via email. Read on to discover what other subscriptions you can easily offer and promote and why you should to ensure your name stays in front of your audience.
Since NAMS, the rumor mill has been cranking up about Google closing down the FeedBurner RSS feed service. Some bloggers are advising that you should switch to FeedBlitz. But, there are several important factors to consider before you do, especially since FeedBlitz is not free like FeedBurner and the features it offers are a bit different. Here’s what we know to date, what we don’t know yet for sure, and what you need to consider before you make the switch.
You’ve worked hard to write great content and make your site a go-to destination. Unfortunately, all that great content and traffic also makes your site a prime target for scrapers to steal it. The Google Penguin will thump you on the head if you don’t ensure the search engine knows who wrote the copy. A great way to do that is to put a little piece of code in the footer of your RSS feed. Here’s how.
Every Wordpress blog produces RSS feeds. But, it’s better to deliver those feeds through Feedburner, which is owned by Google because it offers more features, like tracking analytics, more subscription options, and notifying Google that a new post has been made. Discover the plugins that properly redirect your site’s raw feeds to ensure that everyone who subscribes is counted and the content is optimized.
[RSStextbig] Every WordPress blog produces an RSS feed that viewers can subscribe to. But, you can’t track analytics and it is not optimized to be read easily on different devices. Feedburner is the top RSS feed delivery service. It’s free and owned by Google, offers feed reader and email subscription options, tracks analytics, and optimizes the feed for the viewing device. Discover how easy it is to burn your feed with Feedburner and how you should link to it on your site.
[RSStextbig] Did you know that the layout in your RSS feed may not match the formatting you have in your post? If folks subscribe to your feed via their feed reader or email, they are not likely to see the same pretty text-wrapped images that your site visitors experience. The good news is that you can easily fix this problem with the Align RSS Images plugin. Read on to see how this plugin works.
When most folks think of RSS feeds, the image of a little orange square comes to mind. But, there’s much more to know about feeds, including how it can improve your SEO, increase your readership, and automate your promotion chores.
Most themes for Blogger and WordPress include an Atom or RSS feed for your blog posts. To make your feed available to subscribers, or to use a feed burning service such as FeedBurner or FeedBlitz, you will first need to find the URL for your theme’s inherent feed.