The following two communication methods, email and RSS feeds are handled through a company called Feedblitz.
This is a service that does not sell or distribute your email address to anyone. It is optional to create an account with them, if you do, you can modify how your communications are being sent to you. If you do not create an account, you will receive updates based on how Elephants at Work has set it up. There is no cost to you to use this service as a reader.
You may have noticed that you are receiving email updates from us less frequently. The reason is that the delivery schedule has been changed to a weekly event. You should see delivery of all new articles in your mailbox after midnight on Tuesdays EST.
If you hit the mail icon, you will be given a number of ways to subscribe other than the traditional email. Here are all the options:
- AOL Instant Messenger
- Microsoft Messenger
- Yahoo! Messenger
- Twitter DM each new post to you
- Twitter new posts to your followers
- Facebook Wall Posts
- LinkedIn Status Updates
Select your own personal option. An email will be sent to your account asking you to verify your subscription. Once you respond, you will be on the list to receive updates by email. You can
RSS Feeds are always an Option
Roughly 60% of our readers choose the RSS feed option because it gives you instant access to article updates. What that means is when you look at your reader feed, you will see the latest article headlines and you can click through to the ones that interest you. The benefit is that you eliminate all those extra emails sitting in your inbox gathering dust.
The RSS feed button is located at the top of any page of Elephants at Work. You can also access it by clicking on the button in this post.
The first time you click through, you will see options on the right hand side of the page to subscribe.
Subscribe to get Automatic Updates
When you select subscribe, you define how you want to receive the updates – through My Yahoo, Google, Bloglines or any of the other services offered. All these services are free and may reside on your home page.
Other Ways to Connect
You can follow me on Twitter through my Lynn Dessert account. You will receive updates on blog articles, updates on our new AssessmentRatings.com website to debut soon and other interesting tidbits that I tweet occasionally. If you like to Tweet, our blog posts are great to re-tweet!