Adding a Feedburner Feedcount to your blog

This is the third post in the Feedburner Series. In the previous post, we have learned how to create a Feedburner RSS Chicklet. In this post, we are going to add a Feedcount button to your blog.

 Feedburner Feedcount

The Feedcount button shows how many readers have subscribed to your Feedburner RSS feed. Continue reading

Creating a Feedburner RSS chicklet

This is the second post in the Feedburner Series.  In the previous post, we have created a Feedburner RSS feed account. In this post, we are going to create a chicklet or an icon where our readers can subscribe using an RSS feed.

Instructions in Creating a Feedburner RSS Chicklet

1.) Log in to Google and go to to go to the window containing the list of your feeds.

2.) We only have one feed in our example as shown above. Click the title of your feed to go the Feed Stats Dashboard.


3.) In your Feed Stats Dashboard, select the Publicize tab, and then select Chicklet Chooser.

4.) In the Chicklet Chooser page, choose your standard RSS icon as shown below and copy the HTML code below the page.


5.) Paste the code in your text widget or any part of the blog where you want the chicklet to appear.

Blog appearance, design, and structure tips 2

In the previous post, we have discussed some tips about designing blogs. In this post, we are going to suggest the pages, widgets, and sharing buttons that you should place in your home page. We are not saying you include them all, but you might want to experiment to see their effect to your traffic.

  • Post List Tab/Page. As early as one month, create a Post List tab or page. This will enable you to organize your posts list later.  If your blog has grown much, you may want to create a page for each ‘big’ category. An example of this is Math and Multimedia, our main blog . Oor posts are divided into four: Mathematics, Multimedia, GeoGebra, and All4Free(for freebies).
  • Calendar Widget. Many blog platforms include a calendar of posts. This will make navigation easier and would likely generate more traffic. In most calendar widgets, the colored dates indicate that a post was made.

  • Top Posts/Popular Posts. If people visit a blog with a lot of posts, aside from searching in the search box, they would probably take a peek at the most popular posts. Continue reading
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