Welcome to another installment of the blogging tips series. Last week Andrea from So Over This was kind enough to share tips on how to get more on social media. She provided a lot of great advice and she definitely knows her shit with how well she does on social media.
This week I want to focus on the flipside of social media marketing. I’m going to give some tips on how you can use automation to simplify your social media efforts. You still want to get social to get the most of these networks, but these tips can make your time more efficient.
Automatic Post Publishing Updates
The first thing you’ll want to setup is automatic shares when you publish a post. Since not everyone following you on social media subscribes to your rss feed, you might as well let them know when you have a new post on your blog. Plus it gets more links out there to help with your SEO efforts.
There are likely a few different services that can handle this, but I personally use TwitterFeed. It’s a free service and it’s fairly easy to setup. You just enter your rss feed details and connect your social media accounts. Then it automatically checks for new posts at predefined intervals. TwitterFeed can be setup to post to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Continue reading