Anyone here who have seen good results going through this route? List building via "RSS to Email" set up?

(Taking a pulse if this strategy is still good nowadays)

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GomMagtibay Premium
While using Site Comments and Site Feedback, I have seen a number of blogs here in WA using this feature. I just forgot to bookmark their sites.
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DreamAngel Premium
I know nothing about this! Sorry!
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onmyownterms Premium
I've always found RSS to be a bad idea because it allows folks to read all of your content without ever going to your site, and many versions of RSS do not pass the email along to you as the site owner. Now, if you're sure to capture the email addresses that are subscribing via RSS, then that has more value.
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GomMagtibay Premium
Yes, that's the idea. These autoresponders, MailChimp, AWeber, and other major autoresponders, now have feature of capturing email address of people wanting to get notified of new blog posts.
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onmyownterms Premium
Yes, but that is not RSS, RSS syndicates your blog, and allows people to subscribe without having to ever interact with your site again.
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GomMagtibay Premium
I see.

But when I followed the instructions, they said it's RSS to Email?

Am I missing or misinterpreting something here?

Or, perhaps, these autoresponder companies discovered a way that instead of ending that way as you have explained, people get subscribed and notified everytime there's a new blog post.
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GomMagtibay Premium
Hi Mel, I have tested it. It's working fine, AWeber is broadcasting my blog posts. The ugly thing is that, you have to be sure there are no errors in the content because, once you have clicked publish button, it sends out and there's no way to correct any typographical error.
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onmyownterms Premium
So true, I'm just surprised they called it RSS - that's actually kind of 'dead' technology, but what they're doing is using the RSS methodology through their service, rather than having you do it from your site.
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