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Why submit RSS feeds to FeedBurner
Place feed on own website or burn in feedburner
Amandeep Singh




msg:3851294
 7:45 am on Feb 17, 2009 (gmt 0)

Hello

i had reviewed online topics and forums, and what i understood till yet is, we can write RSS feed ourself or through any software.

and after that we can burn it in feedburner OR upload it in our own website or any other host.

My doubt is.. Why we are burning it in feed burner? i think there were few features mentioned in form BUT if we upload that file in our own website we will use that link everywhere and in this way when somebody will click on it, we will get more trafic to our site,, isn't it?

Plz explain, if there's any drawback to upload feed in oun site than feedburner and also wat can be additional benefit in feedburner.

Thanks

 

bill




msg:3851326
 9:14 am on Feb 17, 2009 (gmt 0)

Welcome to WebmasterWorld Amandeep Singh.

FeedBurner's main attraction is its ability to track feeds. Their service primarily allows you to get an idea of how many people are opening and reading your feeds and how they're being used. That's difficult to track otherwise.

FeedBurner does offer a service called MyBrand (for free) that allows you to place your feed on a subdomain of your own domain. You don't have to use their domain if you don't want to.

Amandeep Singh




msg:3851332
 9:36 am on Feb 17, 2009 (gmt 0)

Can u explain it further..

i.e. how to do this.. i didn't get this featre..

bill




msg:3851961
 12:59 am on Feb 18, 2009 (gmt 0)

It's often best to learn from the source: MyBrand Overview and FAQ [feedburner.com]

Amandeep Singh




msg:3857277
 6:22 am on Feb 25, 2009 (gmt 0)


System: The following message was spliced on to this thread from: http://www.webmasterworld.com/rss_atom/3857275.htm [webmasterworld.com] by bill - 4:19 pm on Feb. 25, 2009 (jst +9)


Wat is more beneficial.? To have feed in Feedburner or upload in own website?

i need to know its pro's and cons'. Even i started this topoic earlier.. but didn't get satisfactory result.

plz explain..

bill




msg:3857284
 7:30 am on Feb 25, 2009 (gmt 0)

Wat is more beneficial.? To have feed in Feedburner or upload in own website?

As I explained before, you can have both if you use FeedBurner's MyBrand.

If you use FeedBurner you can take advantage of the various services they offer, including tracking, etc.

If you don't use FeedBurner, then you don't get to take advantage of their services.

Regardless, you have to upload your feed on your site anyway for FeedBurner to access it. If you're confused about the FeedBurner services offered they do have a lot of help documentation on their site that you could refer to.

nealrodriguez




msg:3875315
 5:03 pm on Mar 20, 2009 (gmt 0)

i like using feedburner because you can consolidate all versions of your feed - atom, rss - into one feed. google owns feedburner now too;

so who knows, they could probably use subscribers as a metric to determine a site's user base - unconfirmed.

i use a wordpress plugin called feedsmith that allows you to use your own domain's url, when somebody clicks the discovery button. it redirects to the feedburner link, but it lists all your articles which can drive traffic back to your site; if the person finishes the subscription then they are more likely to be a returning visitor when they check their feeds listing your articles.

abdobasha2004




msg:3885115
 8:37 pm on Apr 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

the value of feed burner is to organize subscribers, provide subscription forum, monetize feed items.

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