FIR Interview: FeedBlitz CEO Phil Hollows on RSS and the future of Feedburner


Listen Now: In May, Google quietly announced it would shut down the API for FeedBurner, the most popular tool for managing and measuring RSS feeds. While the service will continue to process RSS feeds – only third-party apps that use the service will be affected – Google has been quiet about the service’s future, telling […]

Moving on from Feedburner to Feedblitz


After seven years, it’s time to say goodbye to Feedburner and say hello to Feedblitz. A week ago, I wrote about my worries that RSS feeds delivered via Feedburner might not work after October 20, after a note on the Google Developers’ Feedburner website said that the Feedburner APIs would shut down on that date. […]

Prepare for goodbye Feedburner in October 2012


[Update September 15: Moving on from Feedburner to Feedblitz. I decided to move away from Feedburner. The post you're reading, and it's update at the end, tries to throw some light on a murky picture, with limited success. I've made my decision to go to Feedblitz, explained in the new post.] Did you know that […]

A look into RSS feeds managed by Google


Last weekend, all my RSS feeds that have been managed by Feedburner over the past four years were auto-migrated to Google. This is a culmination of a process arising from Google’s acquisition of Feedburner in mid 2007 where all RSS feeds hosted by Feedburner will be moved over to a new RSS service Google established. […]