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Reverse engineer an RSS feed to see who's subscribed (or how many people are subscribed) to an RSS feed?
IDK Pete, I am not too proficient with RSS. I think I heard that if you "burn" it through feedburner you get quite a lot of stats, may be they have what you need too
Misha nailed it, FeedBurner is definitely what you want for any feeds you distribute going forward. You can also include advertising in your feed but I think the top benefit is that you can analyze traffic. It's separate from Google Analytics for web sites, but nonetheless very useful for feed tracking. Google (owner of FeedBurner) has some info in its support section:
http://www.google.com/support/feedburne … opic=13075
Your current subscribers will not contribute to FeedBurner's stats unless you get them to resubscribe to your new FeedBurner URL for the feed. That could be a pain. Your best bet is probably to make new RSS feeds for each of the separate topics that you write about and distribute them through FeedBurner.
The other way to get feed usage statistics is from the server log files. You would have to contact HubPages to get that info, but I'm not sure they would have any interest in digging it up.
Good thoughts, thanks you two.
@fritteritter Have you plugged any hubpages stuff into feedburner? That's really where my curiosity lies. And if I'm doing everything right on feedburner I have one subscriber to my new hubs- me! haha
Well, I just started writing here 2 weeks ago and don't have quite a big enough repository of info on any one subject to get my feeds approved anywhere important. I plan to strike up a Feedburner account within the next month or so, but for now I'm still working on figuring out HP and stubbing out article ideas for when I have time to write them.
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