8 Best Tools to Automatically Share Your Blog Posts

I am currently involved in a few private WordPress Facebook group and I have seen this question ask many times over again. How do I share my automatically when publish? What’s the best plugin that will auto post new blog posts to social media?  In this article, I will present to you what I believe to be the best option to achieve this and why. If you would like an in-depth walkthrough of the service I use to automatically share my latest post to my social media account then please let me know by leave a message in the comment box below.

As a one person blogger, you may not have time to spend hours writing your article and then hours sharing to all your social media accounts. Or even if you run a multi-authored blog like I do here with full time authored then if  you can auto certain aspect of running your blog with a personal touch it certainly helps.

So without further ado here are my recommendations to help you ease your workload.

Bufferapp

Social Media Management Buffer

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You will hear  and see these guys getting mentioned all over the web and for good reasons too. After reading all  the hype about buffer, I decided to check it out for myself. I have been using it for about two months now and so far really happy with it. What I like most of all is the ability to queue post to publish and the ability to set each post to share and different times throughout the week. Current I am using their basic plan purely because it gets the job done and I have yet to have a reason to upgrade. One thing I must say is that they only support up to 10 social account and 4 social network which are Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn accounts.

dlvr it share better

Another great option to consider is Dlvr.it which unlike Buffer offers a lot more social networks for you to post too. The networks supported here are Twitter, Facebook, Google+, StockTwits, Tumblr, StatusNet, App.net and LinkedIn. I have had personal experience with this site being a member for around 2 years.  The only fault I had with this site is they didn’t have the ability schedule which they have recently added. Highlights for me is their stats page which gives you an in-depth breakdown of thing like your reach, clicks, where you are getting shares and so on. 

 

IFTTT

IFTTT

I have recently discovered this amazing piece of web application which I believe you should all use it’s free and can work in conjunction with Hootsuite, Buffer and many others. The concept which is “if this then that” this being the trigger of over 170+ channels to choose from such as facebook, twitter etc… After selecting your trigger, then you can select what event you want to happen. Here is an example of how I use it: If This (new feed item from https://85ideas.com/feed/) Then That(create a link post on facebook). Hopefully, you are able to see the sort of thing you can use with this web app. Let me know how I did explain this site in the comments below.

Onlywire

OnlyWire Automated Social

Onlywire would seem like the clear winner on the page as they share to over 50 social networks but after using it for a few months I deactivated my account. The reason I did this is because the post share seemed very spammy, as they would share half the article in social networks that allows it like Google+. Maybe it was me not playing around the setting more but this really put me off as compared to the others I am used to.

CoSchedule

CoSchedule

This is an interesting solution if you not only want to promote your new content but your old post then defiantly check this one out. Here at 85ideas we try to create articles that will not just be relevant today but in years to comes. The reason I mentioned this is to help show the value of promoting your old articles also. Like the others mentioned above you can also schedule your post weeks ahead to save time. Another cool feature is that you can easily add team members at no added cost.

Other you might what to check out which I have not personally tried yet are:

HootSuite

Social Media Management Hootsuite

Postcron

Schedule Posts to Facebook
NextScripts

NextScripts

Wrap Up

If you feel that I have missed anything out then please let me know via the comments below. As with all our collections here at 85ideas we work extremely hard to ensure they are up to date and relevant. We recommend bookmarking this page for future reference. So there, you have it my top recommendation of tools to help you auto-share your post once published. If you found any value in these then, please consider sharing it or let me know how we’re doing in the comments.

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3 Comments
  • Adesegun Realwvn
    Posted at 15:04h, 08 February Reply

    please how can I connect from my blog to my facebook group directly? i run http://naijanewsrave.com

  • Kelly H. Wilkins
    Posted at 01:56h, 21 May Reply

    Great information. Its a struggle to figure out what the best app to use is for all my social networks. I appreciate your article.

    • Debina Joe
      Posted at 11:10h, 04 July Reply

      Hi Kelly,
      There is one more named Blog2Social. It is one of the finest social media cross-posting plugin, a user can cross-post blog posts on social media automatically, customized and scheduled.

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