How to Auto Post Blogs to Twitter Using Twitterfeed.com
Twitterfeed.com is a popular application used to auto post blogs to Twitter. In fact, latest statistics show Twitterfeed auto posting more than one million feeds to Twitter and Facebook.
Learning how to auto post to Twitter via Twitterfeed entails three basic steps
- Registering with Twitterfeed.
- Connecting the Twitter account to Twitterfeed by providing Twitter account details at Twitterfeed.
- Copy-Pasting the RSS feed URL for the blog or content that requires auto posting into Twitterfeed.
RSS feed URL is available in the following ways:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox have icons on the right-hand side of the address bar. Clicking on this opens the RSS feed.
- Most blogs and websites contain a button with the label RSS, Atom, Syndicate, or similar.
- The documentation of the blogging platform or software would show how to get the RSS feed URL.
RSS 2.0 or Atom format is the best option to select when multiple options of RSS Feed URL formats become available.
Twitterfeed has advanced settings options to customize the auto feed in terms of update frequency, the number of posts per update, post content, auto post prefix, auto post suffix, keyword filter and post sorting. Twitterfeed also provides various options to shorten the link. The default option is bit.ly.
An alternative to Twitterfeed is dlvr.it. Like Twitterfield, dlvr.it requires the RSS field URL to auto post on Twitter. Dlvr.it provides the user with the option to create a route from the RSS source URL to Twitter.