What is RSS? How can I use it with Benchmark Email?
RSS is commonly defined as "Real Simple Syndication" and is a specific type of file format that allows you to subscribe to various News Readers and receive automatic updates from various sites you have signed up for. How does this benefit you and email marketing?
RSS November 26, 2020
How Do I Get the URL for an RSS Feed?
In order to have your blog articles sent by email using our "RSS to Email" feature, you need to have the URL address of the RSS feed of your blog. One way you can get the URL is by going to the View Page Source option of the browser and searching for RSS. It should look something like this: “< link href = "http://www.benchmarkemail.com/blogs/rss.xml" rel = "alternate" type ="
RSS March 11, 2021
Why am I not receiving my RSS Email Campaigns?
Start by checking if your RSS Email Campaign is active. Your RSS Email campaign will not send out any emails if no new content is found. You can verify this by checking the "lastBuildDate" or the "pubDate" attributes in your RSS Feed. An example is given below. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <rss version="2.0" xmlns:content="http://purl.org/rss/1.0/modules/content/" xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"> <channel> <title>Benchmarkemail Blog</title> <link> http://www.benchmarkemail.com/blog/feed </link> <description>Email Marketing Services - Create and send bulk HTML email
RSS August 2, 2019
What content is picked for my RSS Email Campaigns?
If your RSS Email Campaign is scheduled to be sent every day, the Feeds that have been added in the previous 24 hours will be sent. For Weekly RSS Email Campaign, the feeds for the past 7 days would be sent. Similarly for monthly RSS Email Campaigns, the feeds for the past month will not be sent. If no new feeds are found, the email campaign is not sent out.
RSS August 2, 2019