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Using FeedBurner for your blog

Sunday, May 10, 2009 Posted by One-4-All

Feed is one of the media from our blog or web containing the contents of the blog or the web. But why our post need to become feed? Different thing between our blog and feed are in the content of both. Content of feed are 100% pure text and picture, no navigation, sidebar, adsense, and another widget. Feed needed for register in Google Webmaster Tools. Crawler bot needs feed.
Original feed in our blog must be have address http://addressblog/feeds/posts/default. Now we can redirect our original feed address to FeedBurner.

Why must to FeedBurner? with FeedBurner, we can get a lot of advantages. One of the advantages we can send our feed by email to anyone who was subscribe it. You can see another advantages in FeedBurner homepage. Now, I want to share how to register in feedburner.

For register in FeedBurner is so simple. Just go to FeedBurner homepage in which have homepage like this one.

Feedburner homepage

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And then sign using your google account. Now, you can start to burn your original feed. Type your original feed URL in the box and then click "NEXT" button. Finish. Now your feed was redirect from yuor original feed to FeedBurner.


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With feedburner, you can publicize your feed with a lot of feature.

1. Headline animator
Headline animator is an animated banner that cycles through your feed's five most recent items , like this one:
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2. BuzzBoost
BuzzBoost republishes your burned feed's content as go-anywhere HTML, Like this one:

3. FeedCount
FeedCount is another cool way to promote your feed. It is a dynamic graphic that always displays your feed's current circulation, as calculated by FeedBurner.

4. Email Subscriptions
This feature can Give your biggest fans another way to keep up with your blog or podcast feed by placing an email subscription form on your site. This feature will be appear like this one:
Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner
And many more feature that we can use to promote and optimize our feed.
After you was finished create your feedburner, don't forget to change your feed setting on your blog. Log in to your blog account, click "SETTING" tab, and then click "sitefeed". And change your orginally feed address (http://yourblogURL/feeds/posts/default) with FeedBurner URL.

Enjoy it.


Tey on May 11, 2009 at 8:29 PM said...

rss feed is a very good way to gain more readers. Very good to start email marketing. Thank for the info.

Sure we can xlinks, let me know when ur done adding my 3 blogs
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Prie on May 12, 2009 at 4:45 PM said...

Thanks! Its a good tips.

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