Why does anyone care about Feedburner Subscriber Count ?
For some bloggers, it is a way to ‘show off’ their authority and let others (competitors mostly πŸ˜‰ ) in the blogosphere know how many readers like/liked their blog. For some, it’s another way of generating traffic, repeat visitors are very valuable!

How Long Does It Take For Me To Get 50 – 100 subscribers to my Feedburner ?
Frankly, this depends on your capabilities and how dedicatedly you blog. If you write great content and if you do it often, readers will be interested to read more articles from you and will subscribe, done by habit.
It also widely depends on your target audience and niche you deal in. If the niche you are dealing in has a lot of audience, then expect more subscribers.

I’ve seen a lot of feedburner subscriber count contest ? How do bloggers manage to get so many subscribers so quick ! ?
There are a few bloggers who have built their reputation in the industry over a period of time and it is easy for such bloggers to win such contests as they have hoards of traffic coming in.

Some bloggers take time and request fellow bloggers and friends to spread the word, use different marketing tactics like giving away a surprise gift to new subscribers during the contest period and such, and try and win the contests.

But there are a few smart souls who know how to fake their feedburner subscriber count.

For those who believe in hard work and taking the real route, read this article to learn how to attract more rss subscribers for real.

Does A Blogs’ Design Really Play An Important Role In Getting Me More Subscribers ?

One important aspect what bloggers seldom forget is that their blogs’ design plays an important role in getting them more subscribers. You need to strategically place your RSS subscription form/Feed button in the right place where it gets maximum exposure, ‘the profitable triangle’ in marketing terms. When they don’t find ‘IT’ how do you expect them to subscribe? Now this doesn’t mean that throw it right at your readers face, that’s the reason I mentioned Strategically Placed !

Most new bloggers want to make money right from the word go. But season bloggers first build a strong base of readers and then monetize their blogs. And building RSS readership should be high on ‘The must do’ list of any blogger who dreams to grow big.

If you are a new blogger and do not have a professional design for your blog yet, Mayank of Blog Design Studio is running a blog design contest, where you have a chance to win yourself a custom design by Mayank and team. Earlier I mentioned how bloggers try to spread the word across, and you can see Mayank has organized for some amazing prizes by Daily Blog Tips and Blogging Tips as well.

PS : I hope to win this contest, my blog badly needs a makeover πŸ˜€ … (Mayank if you are reading πŸ˜‰ .. )

11 COMMENTS

  1. @Rads – I’ve been lazy off late. Want do a lot more to TB’s theme, make it more personal + professional, I just hope it happens soon !

  2. Is it bad having a subscriber count in the 10’s of 1’s? πŸ™‚
    I had no idea that it was possible to fake a subscriber count. And I totally agree that it should be placed in a very obvious place. I currently have 4 feeds on my blog. 1 for all posts and 1 for each of the podcasts that I do.
    How many feeds can a page have before it starts looking like a feed farm?
    Just subscribed myself! Good luck in the contest.

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