To share blog posts is as important as writing great and unique content. Sharing blog posts on social media are the primary method to drive traffic to your site. Without sharing it, you will face difficulty to drive traffic towards your site. Sharing your post not only drive traffic but it also maintains good rank on Google and other search engines. Your site will be more SEO friendly. Your site will get backlinks, as well as your site will be famous in no time because social media are a network of networks.
Previously, people used to share their post manually. First, share on Google, then Facebook and other social networks which seem to be boring and time-consuming. Sometimes you would be very busy that you won’t get time to share your blog posts on social sites. Sometimes you would be in hurry, and forget to share blog posts on social sites.
Social Media is the best way to keep your fan alert because your fan won’t have time to search everything on your site every time. Your fan would be waiting for the latest post on your site. Let your fan know what’s new on your site. This can be done only when you share your posts on fan following media sites.
This post will guide you to auto share blog posts to Facebook, twitter, and google plus using Feedburner, which is Google product (this is mainly for those who uses blogger CMS). For those who are using self-hosted Wordpress , they can use Jetpack plugin or any other plugins. You can also use the same method for WordPress as well.
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To auto share blog posts on blogger, we will be using the good product called Feedburner. Every process explained below is free of cost (meaning you don’t need to pay to use the product). With Feedburner, you can do the task. Since Blogger CMS don’t allow us to use the plugin, we would be doing each and every process manually and its very easy.
To share your posts on Google Plus is a very very easy task but your blog should be on same Gmail account on which you are going to share.
Go to Blogger >> Settings >> Posts, comments and sharing.
Scroll down and look for Share to Google +
Choose your account and click on a drop-down menu to choose yes.
You have successfully set up to share your post on Google Plus automatically.
Sign up for Feedburner by Google
Before starting the process, first, you have to sign up for Feedburner (must have Feedburner).
Go to Feedburner, type your blog address and click next.
Select one of the options (better to select RSS) and click next.
Type your desired feed address here and click next.
After finishing every setup, Now sign into your feed account and select your feed.
Follow the steps as shown above numbering.
Note: Currently Feedburner only supports Twitter account. You can use formatting options as you need. Twitter supports hashtags automatically. Each post is posted on only on one twitter account. To share the same post on the different Twitter account you should have a different feed.
Clicking on Add a Twitter account will move you to another window and click on authorize apps and follow the instruction (you should have a twitter account and should be logged in).
Since feed burner allows us to share only to Twitter, so to share a post to facebook automatically we will connect twitter with facebook. Whenever the post is shared on Twitter automatically the (shared post) Twitter status will be shared on Facebook automatically.
Log in to the Twitter account.
On the top right-hand side click on your profile picture icon and click on setting as shown in fig below.
Click on Apps on left appeared menu and click on connect to facebook.
click on Allow (note: deselect the above two button) and select the page.
So that you can have your posts posted on your facebook fan page instead of personal facebook profile. In this way, you can auto share blog posts on Facebook, twitter, and google plus automatically with Feedburner on Blogger CMS.
WordPress is the most used CMS in the world. About 25% of the sites use WordPress. It supports different plugin, which makes your tasks very easy. To auto share your blog posts you can use the plugin. You simply can use the plugin and give your social media site address and let the plugin do the task which is automatic.You don’t have to write any code to use the Jetpack plugin to auto share blog posts to Facebook and other social media.
At First, add the plugin. Now the new menu will appear on your left sidebar naming Jetpack >> setting and click on sharing and then connect your social media accounts. You must have wordpress.com account to use jetpack services.
Use self-hosted WordPress to do it more effectively and easily with different plugins.