This video shows the options you have when adding your WordPress post to social networks including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Tumblr. We demonstrate how to post to Facebook and Twitter manually and with HootSuite. We also demonstrate posting automatically with the Jetpack plugin for WordPress, and Buffer App.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you can keep up with everything on one page. HootSuite is an online social media client that allows you to view and manage all your social networks from one page. It also allows you to schedule post so that they are received when there most likely to be viewed and acted on.
Connections ProSites provides two options for auto posting to your social networks.
Auto Posting With JetPack
JetPack is a WordPress mega-plugin that adds several features to you WordPress site. The feature we are interested in Publicize option. This feature does two things.
First JetPack allows you to connect your blog to popular social networking sites and automatically share new posts with your followers. You can make a connection for just yourself or for all users on your blog. Shared connections are marked with the (Shared) text. You can use this feature with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumbler and Yahoo. When you post to WordPress you can choose which of these networks are automatically updated.
Second JetPack allows us to add sharing buttons on your blog post, pages, and media allowing your visitors to share your posts with their friends. Available services include Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumbler, Reddit, StumbleUpon, and Digg. It also allows your followers to easily email or print your page.
To setup JetPack you need a WordPress.com user id.
Auto Posting with Buffer
With Buffer you can easily add articles, pictures and videos to Buffer and they automagically share them for you on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and App.net throughout the day! Buffer allows us to schedule posts so that we posted when they are most likely to be viewed. Buffer App is an external service and requires its own account.
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