RSS -> Twitter

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Using multiple services to automatically feed your Twitter, FaceBook, LinkedIn and many more

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    There's an issue linking twitterfeed to ping.fm at the moment which those folks are working onbut you can bypass the twitterfeed step by logging into Ping.fm, choosing 'Feeds by Superfeedr' from the Services list, and posting your feed link there.
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RSS -> Twitter

  1. 1. RSS => Twitter and more a few steps to a full automative proces Hans Kuijpers 2Value & Jira ICT hans2103 donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  2. 2. Why connect RSS to Twitter? • People following you on Twitter get updates about new post on your website. • It saves time, because you post it once and it will be published on multiple sites. donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  3. 3. The proces in pictures • RSS feed • Yahoo pipes • FeedBurner • Twitterfeed • Ping.fm • Twitter / FaceBook / LinkedIn / more donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  4. 4. RSS feed • Go to the website you want to use as input • Find the RSS icon on the page or location-bar • Copy the link (https://www.yireo.com/blog?format=feed&type=rss) • The URL is needed in the next step. donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  5. 5. Yahoo pipes • Pipes is a powerful composition tool to aggregate, manipulate, and mash-up content from around the web. • Learn How to Build a Pipe in Just a Few Minutes Pipes only sounds hard.Yahoo made a video tutorial. Watch it and see how you can quickly turn your idea into a usable, working feed. (http://video.yahoo.com/watch/5260536/13878389) • The output of Yahoo pipes is a new RSS feed, to be used in the next step. donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  6. 6. FeedBurner • Use FeedBurner to get a SEO RSS link • Use FeedBurner so others can signup for mail • Use FeedBurner to get statistics • Read the Crash course #FeedBurner written by Dae Punt (http://www.daepunt.com/en/crash-course-feedburner/) • The output of FeedBurner is a new RSS feed, to be used in the next step. donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  7. 7. TwitterFeed • To automatically feed Ping.fm or Twitter I’ve chosen for Ping.fm, so I can automatically can feed LinkedIn, FaceBook and others as well • Before using feeding to Ping.fm from Twitterfeed, we’ll have to do some work in Ping.fm • Twitterfeed will come back after two slides donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  8. 8. Ping.fm • Ping.fm can be used to feed multiple social networks at once. FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter and more • Login to Ping.fm • Add Twitter as a service, make sure “status updates” is enabled. • Go to http://ping.fm/key and copy your application key. (To be used in the next step,Twitterfeed) donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  9. 9. Bit.ly • Use bit.ly to shorten URL • Use bit.ly to get statistics • Log in and add your Twitter details to “Linked Accounts” • Use the “API login” and “API key” in Twitterfeed donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  10. 10. Twitterfeed • Login to Twitterfeed and create a new feed to Ping.fm • Use the application key from Ping.fm • Click ‘get available methods’ and set methode to ‘status’ • Paste your feed from FeedBurner at ‘RSS Feed URL’ • Go to “Advanced Settings” and set “Update Frequency”, “Post Content”. Shorten URL using bit.ly. Use the application login and key from Bit.ly donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  11. 11. Final • It can take a while before Twitterfeed add your newly created feed into their process. After that it will proceed on your given frequency. • Don’t post on the pages you get your input from. It will turn into a loop. • We’ve used our own website as input in Yahoo Pipes. You can take any website you like, as long as it generates RSS feeds. • Good luck and have fun donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )
  12. 12. this tutorial was written for blog.opensourcenetwork.eu more tutorials about MageBridge, Magento or Joomla! on www.yireo.com donderdag 6 augustus 2009 (wk )

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