7 Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic with
FeedBurner is a free service that allows you to track your feed traffic and all kinds of other
fun stuff. It won't create a feed for you from scratch as often believed - rather it wraps itself
snugly around a feed you bring in and adds its services therein. It has a few premium
options for the serious feed publisher, too.
People ask me all the time if I suggest that they use FeedBurner’s plethora of free feed
enhancement tools. I have always answered a resounding “Yes!” – But lately FeedBurner
has moved itself to a whole new level.
Did I mention most of these tools are free, and can help increase the traffic you get to your
blog, by using your feed? Don’t believe me – go to http://www.feedburner.com and see for
yourself. Tell ‘em Tinu sent you.
They have no idea who I am but it’ll be fun, I promise.
So enough with the warm-up already, and let’s start talking about some of these incredible
Increasing Your Blog Traffic with FeedBurner
Blog Traffic Increaser # 1- Give others permission - or shake the no-no finger with the
Creative Commons option, found under the Publicize tab in your FeedBurner dashboard.
It will pop in the logo if you like, and explain what permissions others have to use your
feed. Being clear about what permissions others have to use your feed will encourage them
to display your headlines on their site – or let them know that they must link to you to cite
Blog Traffic Increaser # 2- Turn your feed into a newsletter with Feedblitz or Squeet under
This turns your feed into a newsletter. It even gives you a subscribe form for your site. Now
you now have a(nother) ezine option to go with your blog without any extra work.
Blog Traffic Increaser # 3- Use the Browser-Friendly version, combined with FeedFlare to
explain what an RSS Feed is.
First on the Optimize tab, the Browser-Friendly version turns your RSS feed into a web
page, so that when new people click on your feed without knowing what it is,