3 Free Feedburner Alternatives July 5, 2015Posted by sandyclaus in Academic Technology.
In just a few weeks, Google will turn Feedburner’s API off. This comes months after the feed publisher’s Twitter and blog accounts were closed, its .jp domain was lost — and more than a year after the API was formally depreciated. Why is this happening and what can you do to avoid disruption?
Burning Down the Feeds
Despite the fact that it has been neglected by Google, Feedburner is beloved by many developers. Shutting down the API means that developers will have less flexibility when it comes to analyzing stats. And though no one can be certain that Google will shut it down altogether, many Feedburner users are concerned that it may not be the most reliable method for publishing, subscribing or monetizing one’s news feeds. As a result, many — including yours truly — will be looking for alternatives. Here are a few tools that we investigated.