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Thanks to a suggestion by yodaman5556 you can now subscribe to Brickset news articles by email, via Feedburner. Just click on the Subscribe link above ^^ in the news header and follow the instructions.

I suspect it will need tweaking slightly to adjust the Amazon alerts, so I've subscribed myself and will attend to it once the emails start to come through.

Do you think it should include the Amazon alerts, or not?

21 comments on this article

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By in United Kingdom,

I don't think they should Huw because it could qiuckly take up a lot of space on peoples email.

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By in United States,

If you're worried about that, then just don't hit subscribe. (Formerly LEGOlas1. This is the username I have everywhere else)

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By in United Kingdom,

^agreed. I'm sure a lot of people have their own amazon alerts set up for this purpose anyway.

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By in New Zealand,

Nice one Huw.

^
Personally I think amazon would be useful.
I get about 5000 emails a day, they just get auto-funelled into different folders.
Works well for a lot of things, although I do admit its a rather 1990s way of doing things :)

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By in United States,

One suggestion. Instead of having to go to the news area, wouldn't it be better to just have a 'subscribe' button in the drop down menu you get on home?

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By in United States,

I don't think the default should include them, but there should be an option for those that do want them to be included. :)

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By in United States,

Yes, an option to include the alerts would be nice.

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By in Canada,

Agreed, I don't think Amazon alerts should be included in the default config.

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By in United States,

Sounds cool, but i think i'll stick to coming here. (:

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By in United States,

Interesting idea, but I'll cast my vote in on the "no Amazon alerts" side.

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By in United Kingdom,

@Si_Dorking_Surrey 5000 emails a day?! That's a lot xD

I think the email idea is really cool, although I think it's not necessary to send Amazon offers as it might be a bit too much :P

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By in New Zealand,

Thanks Huw for incorporating this new feature that I suggested into the best LEGO fan and database site ever! I have just subscribed!

Thanks again! :)

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By in United States,

i dont think u should put in the amazon alerts,because theres too many and their pretty much useless to me

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By in Spain,

i think not.. or you would add all geographies in the mail?

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By in New Zealand,

BTW, I think that there should: 1.) be an option that users/subscribers can tick to enable Amazon alerts to be included in their email that FeedBurner sends ...or... 2.) if you can't do 1. then just don't include them. I never need to use Amazon -because it is wayy to expensive (I buy my books from The Book Depositary UK) and there isn't a NZ Amazon. I don't really mind what happens....really... :)

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By in Singapore,

@Huw, for our convenience, getting news article in the mailbox is good. However for website owner, you will / may see a drop in the visit count to the site, especially if the Amazon alerts are also sent by email. Thus IMHO, do not send Amazon alerts. :)

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By in Netherlands,

I vote for the option. I do not want them, but they are people who will. The mails will probably cause a drop on the site visitors. As, like me, read the news on the site and then on mail. They will come to the site but nor for news any more, only to comment and look for sets. Good idea though. I do not care if I have to check the site for news.

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By in Indonesia,

personally, I prefer not having amazon notices; you don't get much discounts in indonesia.

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By in United States,

skip the amazon, too many venders with sales and discounts.

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By in United States,

you should add a feature like on the shop.lego.com wishlist where you can put nice to have, want to have, or need to have!

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