Anybody can control the email-messages that Feedburner
directs to people who have signed up for your blog’s “subscribe by
- Telling new subscribers that they are going to get an email message, and what
to do with it (see the “subscribe by email” option on this site
for one way to do this), AND
- Configuring the details of the email that is sent: sender-address and message-text are both
important for maintaining your blog’s image, and ensuring that people
click the link and complete their subscription. Read Also : How to Set up Google Alert
the configuration options that are available.
Customizing the subscription-link
Log in to Feedburner, using the Google account that actually owns the feed you intend to
customize (remember it might be totally different from the same Google account that owns the blog
your using , especially if you are using Adsense to monetize your feed and
other money advertising and publishing Network.If you don’t have a Google Account, learn How to create Google Account Now!
Select the Publicize tab
Select Email Subscriptions from the menu on the left site and choose the Communication
Preferences option. This actually opens options in the main
window where you can effectively edit with ease.
- The default value is the email address associated with
the Google account that owns the feed. But you can change it to any
valid email, Please ensure it’s a valid email address.
- It may be problematic to select what email address to
use: the same one is used for both the subscription-activation email
and for every other post-notification email that is sent by
your feed. An address that looks like a real person (eg [email protected]) is less likely to end up in your potential subscribers
junk folder. But you may not want your personal email address
to appear to your email-subscribers every time you post, especially if the
blog is written by a team or belongs to a club or business.
- If you change the sender-address sometime
after your email-feed is set up, then some of your subscribers may stop
getting messages because they only have the previous address, not the new
one, on their friends list (white-list). If you’re going to do this,
be certain that the benefit of changing is worth losing a few subscribers
- Google (or perhaps Feedburners novel owners) have
provided some standard text, which is used unless you change it.
- The tone of this is very informal, eg starting with
“hello there” and (IMHO) irritating “we can’t wait to send you
updates”. You may want to change it to match the style and tone
of your blog.
press Save. Currently you are not warned
that changes will be lost if you navigate away (even just to the email branding
sub-option) – but they are.
The Email Branding and Delivery Options links lead to other panels, which
control the email messages that Feedburner sends when you send an items to your
blog’s feed. They will be discussed in another article, because they’re
too complicated to go into here.
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