Feedblitz - Blog to Email

Feedblitz – Blog to Email

Mr. Nice Ash will be missing a lot of his favorite blogs since their corporate network will be installing WebSense. WebSense is a blocking software program aimed mainly at the corporate market but also used in some schools.

An alternative to subscribing and reading blogs is via email and FeedBlitz does this quite well (and I believe to be the most widely used service for this specific purpose):


FeedBlitz reads your blog’s RSS feed – a computer-readable form of your blog produced by all the blogging tools out there. It then figures out what’s new and sends the updates to subscribers by email.

The free standard service (nightly updates, no user-based branding or custom graphics) is FREE for publishers and subscribers. There are no ads, no popups; just your content formatted and delivered by mail.

With this, you can have a subscription form available on your blog where readers can sign-up and get updates via email (see the right nav box). There’s also a running count of subscribers just like the FeedBurner chicklet.

Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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10 Responses

  1. Jaypee says:

    nice! thanks abe for sharing this with us. ash asked me to send him updates on my blog so i will find this useful. i also installed a WP plugin where a subscribed email receives a full copy of the latest entry but im not sure if it works coz ash didn’t say anything.

  2. vonjobi says:

    don’t forget that feedblitz subscriptions are also counted by feedburner. this allows you to have a better picture of how many people are actually subscribed to your blog.

    on the other hand, people who didn’t know this have added the numbers in my feedburner and feedblitz chicklets and concluded that i have more subscribers than i actually do =)

  3. jaypee, i haven’t received any.

  4. Hasan says:

    Hai bro,! Gw pngen tau cara bqn situs di hape. Udh gw coba di youtomo tapi, ga bisa.! Bwt yg ngash infrmasi silhkn hbngin gw di imel gw. Thanks

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