16 IFTTT Recipes for Social Media Strategy (on going)

tl;dr List of IFTTT recipes for social media that I use to help me automate my social media profiles. Categorized by network.

Previously in my Getting started on Social Media Presentation, I mentioned how IFTTT can help with automation Social Media Strategies.

I will list a list of IFTTT recipes for social media that I use to help me automate my social media profiles.

Categorized by network

Twitter

WordPress

Instagram

LinkedIn


Twitter

Twitter Recipes on IFTTT

Create Twitter lists around a hashtag

IFTTT Recipe: Create Twitter lists around a hashtag connects twitter to twitter

As the name suggests, it creates a list with title and description around certain #hashtag of your choice, very useful to keep track of conversation about certain hashtag.

All your tweets in a Google Spreadsheet

IFTTT Recipe: All your tweets in a Google Spreadsheet connects twitter to google-drive

I often look back at my tweets, but loading my tweets on Twitter takes a lot of time, what this little amazing recipe does is save all your tweet in single exceel sheet file, where you can simply search for your tweets quickly!

Track New Followers in Spreadsheet

IFTTT Recipe: Track New Followers in Spreadsheet connects twitter to google-drive

This one is really good to keep track of your follow rate, it simply add the username, date and link to profile of every person who followed you.

Save favorited tweets in a Google spreadsheet

IFTTT Recipe: Save favorited tweets in a Google spreadsheet connects twitter to google-drive

Whenever you favorite a tweet, this one will save a link to tweet in a spreadsheet on Google Drive. Again, it makes things really easy to go back and search for that tweet you favorited.

Send links you tweet to Google Spreadsheet

IFTTT Recipe: Send links you tweet to Google Spreadsheet connects twitter to google-drive

So what if you want to save only links you post to twitter? not every tweet, only links! this is one for you. Most of the links I tweet on twitter are articles I either wrote on my blog, or interesting articles i read on other blogs, this help me find them quickly, i use it as a bookmarking tool.


WordPress

WordPress Recipes on IFTTT

From WordPress to Facebook fan page

IFTTT Recipe: From wordpress to facebook fanpage connects wordpress to facebook-pages

A really simple way to share blog post on your Facebook fan page

WP to Facebook

IFTTT Recipe: WP to Facebook connects wordpress to facebook

WordPress to Facebook Profile

When a new Blog post is published, add to BufferApp

IFTTT Recipe: When a new Blog post is published, add to BufferApp  connects wordpress to buffer

Probably the only free way to post to Google+ page, is to use bufferapp, with this recipe you can queue your blog posts to your BufferApp account, and then make it auto share your blog post to Google+ or any of the services that Buffer offers.

WordPress to LinkedIn

IFTTT Recipe: WordPress to LinkedIn connects wordpress to linkedin

Just as the name suggests, whats best about this is it attempts to use the best image found on the blog post

Blog to Twitter

IFTTT Recipe: Blog to Twitter connects wordpress to twitter

Yup, it shares your blog post to Twitter automatically.

Any time you publish a blog post in WordPress, a public bitmark is automatically added to bit.ly.

IFTTT Recipe: Any time you publish a blog post in WordPress, a public bitmark is automatically added to bit.ly. connects wordpress to bitly

Very useful with the next recipe!

Record Bitmarks in Google Drive Spreadsheet

IFTTT Recipe: Record Bitmarks in Google Drive Spreadsheet connects bitly to google-drive

Combined with the above recipe, I use this to document short links of my blog posts, so i can use them later with UTMs and Google Analytics.

WP to Google Plus

IFTTT Recipe: WP to Google Plus connects wordpress to gmail

Simple post be Email, not sure if it still works though, haven’t tried it.


Instagram

Instagram Recipes on IFTTT

Automatically post your Instagrams as Twitter photos

IFTTT Recipe: Automatically post your Instagrams as Twitter photos connects instagram to twitter

When you post on Instagram, the photos will show up in your Twitter feed as full images rather than just links. Very usefull and i’ve made full documentation on how to use it and why to use it here


LinkedIn

LinkedIn Recipes on IFTTT

Send congratulations on work anniversary.

IFTTT Recipe: Send congratulations on work anniversary. connects linkedin to linkedin

It’s always good to keep in touch, this one makes sure you always congratulate your friends on linked it on their work anniversary!

Congratulate your LinkedIn contacts automatically for their new jobs

IFTTT Recipe: Congratulate your LinkedIn contacts automatically for their new jobs connects linkedin to linkedin

Following up on so many accounts on social networks can be very hectic, with this recipe, you can congratulate your LinkedIn connections on their new jobs.

I will keep this list updated, i’m only getting started with the post! IFTTT is really amazing and if you haven’t used it yet, then you could start with the above IFTTT recipes for social media.


Also published on Medium.


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