By: Ramon Thompson If This Then That (IFTTT) is a service that allows you to create “Recipes” that perform tasks. IFTTT allows you to combine “ingredients” - services like Twitter, Pocket, and Buffer - in order to automatically share content. For example, you can save a Twitter link to your Pocket queue, and have it automatically added to your Buffer so that it’s shared with your followers when they are most likely to read your tweets.
A recipe follows this format:
If (This TRIGGER) then (That ACTION)
So, let’s say I would like to share the tweets I mark as favorites with my followers automatically. My recipe would look like this:
Once I activate this recipe, it's now visible in my Buffer queue, ready to be shared with my Twitter followers:
As you can see, IFTTT is a simple way to help manage sharing with your audience.
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