How to Use IFTTT to Automate Your Social Media Postings

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<ul><li><p>HOW TO USE IFTTT TO AUTOMATE YOUR SOCIAL </p><p>MEDIA POSTINGS BY ALLAN T. AGUIRRE </p><p> Allan T. Aguirre Your Virtual Office Manager </p></li><li><p>IFTTT means If This Then That </p></li><li><p>It allows you to link your web services </p></li><li><p>Lets start by opening your browser </p></li><li><p>Go to www.ifttt.com </p></li><li><p>IFTTT sign up page </p></li><li><p>Click Sign up </p></li><li><p>Enter your Email address </p></li><li><p>Enter your Password </p></li><li><p>Click Sign up </p></li><li><p>This is your IFTTT dashboard </p></li><li><p>An applet brings your services together </p></li><li><p>Click Get started </p></li><li><p>You can view recommended applets for you </p></li><li><p>Scroll down to view more </p></li><li><p>Or click Search </p></li><li><p>Select from the categories </p></li><li><p>Scroll down to view more categories </p></li><li><p>Lets have Social networks </p></li><li><p>Click Social networks </p></li><li><p>You will have social networks services </p></li><li><p>Lets click Facebook </p></li><li><p>Click Connect </p></li><li><p>Log in to your Facebook account </p></li><li><p>Enter your Email or Phone number </p></li><li><p>Enter your Password </p></li><li><p>Click Log in </p></li><li><p>Notification from IFTTT </p></li><li><p>Click Edit this if you want to change </p></li><li><p>Otherwise, click Continue </p></li><li><p>Another notification from IFTTT </p></li><li><p>Click Not Now to skip </p></li><li><p>Or click dropdown to change </p></li><li><p>Then click OK </p></li><li><p>IFTTT would like to manage your Pages </p></li><li><p>Click Not Now to skip </p></li><li><p>Click Review the info you provide to review </p></li><li><p>Then click OK after review </p></li><li><p>Start managing your Facebook </p></li><li><p>You can select from existing applets </p></li><li><p>For example, tweet your FB updates </p></li><li><p>This applet was created by a different user </p></li><li><p>Click Tweet your Facebook updates </p></li><li><p>Click Turn on </p></li><li><p>IFTTT needs to access your Twitter </p></li><li><p>Click Ok </p></li><li><p>Please read this note </p></li><li><p>Enter your Twitters Username or email </p></li><li><p>Enter your Password </p></li><li><p>Click Authorize app </p></li><li><p>You now have a new applet </p></li><li><p>For example, I posted this in my Facebook timeline </p></li><li><p>Immediately, it is my tweet </p></li><li><p>Click profile name to create new applet </p></li><li><p>Click New Applet </p></li><li><p>Click this </p></li><li><p>Choose a service </p></li><li><p>You can search the service </p></li><li><p>Or scroll down to search </p></li><li><p>Lets click again Facebook </p></li><li><p>Choose a trigger </p></li><li><p>Lets say something about your FB photos </p></li><li><p>Click You are tagged in a photo </p></li><li><p>Click that </p></li><li><p>Choose action service </p></li><li><p>Type to search a service </p></li><li><p>Or scroll down </p></li><li><p>Lets say I want Dropbox </p></li><li><p>Dropbox is a cloud storage </p></li><li><p>Click Dropbox </p></li><li><p>Click Connect </p></li><li><p>If you have a Dropbox account, enter your Email </p></li><li><p>Enter your Password </p></li><li><p>Click Sign in </p></li><li><p>Click Create a new account to open a Dropbox account </p></li><li><p>IFTTT notification </p></li><li><p>Click Allow </p></li><li><p>Next is to choose your action </p></li><li><p>Click Add file from URL </p></li><li><p>IFTTT links your FB to Dropbox </p></li><li><p>Click Create action </p></li><li><p>Review and finish the link </p></li><li><p>Click Finish </p></li><li><p>You now have a new applet </p></li><li><p>That you have created </p></li><li><p>If youre tagged in FB, your photo is in Dropbox </p></li><li><p>For example, I was tagged in this photo </p></li><li><p>I will log in with my Dropbox account </p></li><li><p>My Dropbox has an IFTTT folder </p></li><li><p>Click IFTTT folder </p></li><li><p>Click Facebook folder </p></li><li><p>Click the file </p></li><li><p>My photo was saved in Dropbox </p></li><li><p>I have now two applets </p></li><li><p>To create new applet, click New Applet </p></li><li><p>Click again this </p></li><li><p>Again, you have a selection of services to select </p></li><li><p>You can link your Gmail account </p></li><li><p>To your Evernote account </p></li><li><p>Or your Facebook account </p></li><li><p>To your Instagram account </p></li><li><p>And a lot more </p></li><li><p>IFTTT really empowers you to be more efficient </p></li><li><p>While having fun </p></li><li><p>Now signing out </p></li><li><p>I couldn't tell you in any detail how my computer works. I use it </p><p>with a layer of automation. </p><p> - Conrad Wolfram </p></li></ul>