This guide will show you how to FULLY setup FeedBurner with your WordPress Blog and show you what options you need to configure to get more FeedBurner subscribers and drive more traffic to your Blog.
Sign up to FeedBurner using your Google Account.
This section is important, the name you give your feed address will be your FeedBurner URL, A good name for your feed title / address might be the name of your blog or website. (see TechSpotting’s FeedBurner).
Tick the boxes I have and Click Next
<h4>Optimize your FeedBurner options to improve compatibility</h3>
You will now be presented with the main menu for FeedBurner, lets get on with tweaking FeedBurner… Go ahead and Click on Optimize.
FeedFlare – Add Social Network links
Add some social networking links to your FeedBurner, tick the boxes on the social networks you want to appear in your feed.
We are now done in this section!
Add Email Subscriptions to your blog
Click on Publicize at the top of the page then click on Email Subscriptions.
Click Enable, you will now be presented with the following:
Copy the code from the box in FeedBurner, login to your WordPress admin area and click on Appearance > Widgets then drag a new text widget into your sidebar and paste in the code… Like this:
You will now see an email subscribe box in your site bar (look in the top right of this site for an example and subscribe while your here!)
PingShot – Notify Search Engines when you post
Notify search engines like Google when you post on your blog.
Click PingShot on the left then click Enable
Post from FeedBurner to Twitter Automatically!
This is probably the best way of posting new articles from your blog to twitter automatically.
Click on Socialize and add your Twitter account, then select your preferred settings!
Enable Adsense adverts in FeedBurner
To do this login to your Adsense account and click on feeds, add the feeds you want ads to appear in, you can also select how often & where you want the adsense ads to appear in your feed.
Redirect your WordPress RSS / Atom feed to your FeedBurner account
One last thing left redirect your WordPress feed to FeedBurner