If you think writing a blog post is over when you hit the publish button, Hello I think you should take a shower.
Blog posts, (no matter how epic they may be) are useless unless you promote the heck out of them.
If you donâ€™t know how to manage time to promote blog posts, where to share your blog posts or are looking for ways to automatically share your blog posts on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, etc., this is the post you had been looking for.
This post tells you how to manage social media promotions the smart way.
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Writing the blog posts were always the mid-step to successful blogging, the other half includes sharing the post with other relevant people, and readers who would find it useful. Unless you are one of the kinds of sites John Morrow has or Darren Rowse has, itâ€™s you who has to tell people that your blog is updated not the other way round.
Social media is no bad and is equally a blogging strategy like research or SEO. But, my point is why you should waste time on a thing that can be automated or left on auto-pilot. Here are some kickass tips on promoting your blog posts automatically as soon as they are published on auto-pilot.
Read mindfully the tips for social sharing of your blog post given and you will save hours in promoting your blog post on social media.
Auto Submission to Multiple Channels:
After writing a blog post, we have the tedious task of promoting our post to maximum social networks and other blogging communities. Here is what I use to get the hard work minimized. In this section, we will talk about how to submit posts without any work on our end, automatically as and when it is published.
Onlywire is an awesome tool for bookmarking your posts to nearly 30 sites simultaneously without even a single click. All you need to do it get an account on the platform and add your blog RSS to your profile.
Onlywire is probably the best free alternative to automated social posting. It is available as web form, a share button for your website and also as a browser extension and WordPress plugin. It posts up to thirty networks for free, and up to 50 networks, and three RSS feeds (that means three blogs) in paid mode. For 90% of us free mode is enough.
You can publish your blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook pages. The advanced settings of
Hootsuite is just more than an auto poster to social networks. It does pretty more than just sharing and includes tasks like scheduling updates, monitoring social analytics, etc. You will read more about other awesome features of HootSuite later in the post.
For now the auto-posting feature of HootSuite is not as bad as
Moreover, you can have separate settings for separate social media channels so that your tweets are different from your Facebook updates and vice versa.
4) Jetpack Publicize
Jetpack is a special plugin especially for WordPress bloggers that are yet to explore the rich functionalities of WordPress.org.
Jetpack is like a backpack that has almost everything you need. The publicize feature of Jetpack allows you to automatically share your WordPress posts to various social media channels too.
Although it may seem lucrative
Yes, when you post an update via jetpack the status appears as â€śJack posted on WordPressâ€ť instead of â€śjack posted on yoursite.comâ€ť, the link also shows no sign that it is from your blog. So if you are okay compromising your brand with free stuff you can opt for jetpack otherwise as I said SNAP PRO has no substitute.
Publicity that initiates after a small social action:
Triggering on social action means you do a small deed and gets huge social shares by default. Though this is not essentially auto-posting but comes in the dimensions of automated social shares. There are many sites that are community-based, and you post each otherâ€™s stuff and in return they post yours. This can strategically use as an automated process by giving at least 15-20 minutes week time and gain auto shares and tweet through the week.
Triberr is a social network/community for bloggers.
You can use it to get in touch and build relationships with influencers in your niche. Once you have a set tribe of your own or are a member of any tribe there, you have to invest as little as 10-20 minutes a week to interact and share the stuff of the
This will bring you on their radar, and they will start sharing your posts as and when they are
Triberr is also RSS based so if someone has put you on auto post your posts get shared to their social networks (Twitter, Facebook) as it is caught by the RSS reader in
SocialAdr is just like other tweeting services like Justretweet. Here you are expected to share other people stuff (as I said, never invest more than 20 minutes in this), and they will share your stuff. It is on a point basis where you are deducted with one point (you earned by sharing other peopleâ€™s posts) for each share of your own post.
It has one benefit that you can add various social media channels and not only Twitter. SocialAdr as of now supports many channels like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Ello to name a few.
3) Viral content buzz
Viral content buzz is co-founded by Ann Smarty, a household name for expert bloggers. Here you get the awesome service of getting shared by industry influencers alone.
It works on a point basis, and it gives you points based on the followers you have on a social network. If you have 25000 followers on Twitter, it will give you some 5 points (approx.).
The new scheduler allows you to schedule updates as well as customize it according to your platform and that too at your preferred time of the week. Investing less than a minute can give you unlimited social sharing automatically for the time coming.
5) DOshare extension for Chrome
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Hootsuite is the undisputed king of automatic social sharing tools. It has a hugely user-friendly interface and has much better features than buffer has. You can publish to various channels with a single click and it also allows automated sharing via the RSS feeds as we discussed above. I love this feature that ensures automated post sharing plus scheduling plus analytics all under one hood.
Hootsuite allows you to promote blog posts across multiple social networks, empower your team by assigning tasks to each of your teammates, in-depth analysis of your shares, vanity URL and much more. Why donâ€™t you try all these features for free for a full month by signing here?
Over to you
The ultimate list of social sharing tools (automated) goes on, whatâ€™s important is you should choose one that is power packed and value for money.
There is no point in wasting time in manual labor when investing a few bucks can get the task done automatically and that too in a very efficient way.
For me, I trust a tool that powers social management of brands like WWF, Virgin, etc. I suggest you to try Hootsuite and that too for free (for a full month).
How do you share your blog posts automatically?