Do you have self hosted WordPress blogs? Are you planning to monetize your feeds via Google Adsense? The perfect solutions of these questions are to setup FeedBurner feed for your WordPress blog. If you purchase a self hosted WordPress blog, then your WordPress blog has inbuilt feeds for your posts and comments, but you can not monetize it later. Therefore, create a FeedBurner feed for your WordPress blog and redirect the existing WordPress feed to your FeedBurner feed. Your visitors are eligible for subscribe to you via email or their favorite RSS reader, such as Google Reader, My Yahoo, netvibes, newsfire… If you setup your FeedBurner feed for your WordPress blog, you can have an option to add the email subscription box to your blog for getting more readers and subscribers. Google runs FeedBurner, and it is free! So what are you waiting for? Many professionals using FeedBurner, if you published any post to your blog, then it will automatically be delivered to all your subscribers and ping to various feed reading services. Therefore, here is how to setup FeedBurner feed for WordPress Blogs.
SetUp FeedBurner Feed For WordPress Blog
I have already written an article to setup FeedBurner Feed for Blogger hosted blog, which is same as to setup FeedBurner feed for self hosted WordPress blog, so I am not planning to re-write the same article again here. Just follow the six steps mention in setup FeedBurner feed for Blogger blog. For more clarification, we have added a live video to setup Feedburner feed for this WordPress blog, and redirected the existing feed (for Genesis Theme) to FeedBurner Feed. If you are not using Genesis theme, then you can read the next post to redirect the existing WordPress feed to Feedburner feed.
* Look at the third step, mentioned in the above outbound page link, when you burn a feed for your WordPress blog, then FeedBurner will discover two feeds, so you have to choose one source for your posts as http://www.yourdoamin.com/feed/. You may burn your comment feed later by this process.
*When you successfully setup your FeedBurner feed for your WordPress blog, then noted down the new feed URL provided by FeedBurner. I will use it to redirect your existing WordPress feed to FeedBurner feed, and later you can monetize your feed with Google Adsense.
Once, you have setup FeedBurner feed for your WordPress blog. Its time to redirect existing WordPress feed to FeedBurner.