About a week back I noticed that the stats for all my feeds at Google's Feedburner had turned to zero. Google acknowledged the issue a few days back. There has been a lot of speculation about the future of Feedburner with Google losing the Feedburner.
One little known and even lesser used feature of Feedburner is called MyBrand. MyBrand lets you use your own domain name to host your feed instead of feedproxy.google.
The past week our feed was down at Feedburner. It rectified itself after being down for nearly two days. Today, it went down yet again.
TechCrunch reports that Google has acquired Feedburner for $100 million dollars. This is indeed a great achievement for Feedburner. For us publishers, I see a lot of good things in store...
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Twitter has became a big hit these days. People twitter a lot in a day. Now some Twitter fan people came up with TwitThis, a wonderful service which allows Twitter users to share Feedburner processed feeds.
Finally the pleas of thousands of publishers has been heard. Google Reader is now reporting feed subscribers. Feedburner also reported the same.
Feedburner's recent Headline Animator Update shows that they place good importance in this as a marketing tool for your blog. I don't see why not. The headline animator is a convenient and easy way to advertise your site.
The WordPress team has just released WordPress 2.0.7.
If you have upgraded your site to WordPress 2.0.6 and are using Feedburner to serve your feeds, then this post is for you.