You might be aware of IFTTT by now. If not, then here's something you should know about it. IFTTT stands for "IF THIS THAN THAT". It is a free web-based service that allows users to create chains of simple conditional statements, called “recipes” which helps in automating web-application tasks.
IFTTT is like a magic wand. It does things like a magic. There are some useful IFTTT recipes for Twitter which will be helpful to you in your daily Twitter activities. The recipes are as follows:
- Tweet your WordPress blog posts
A tweet is sent out whenever you create a new post on your WordPress blog.
- Share your Blogger posts to Twitter
Automatically share your new Blogger posts to Twitter to make sure everyone reads your latest content.
- Tweet your new Tumblr posts
You make a new post on your Tumblr blog, this posts a new tweet with the post title, url, and tags.
- RSS to Twitter
New entries to an RSS feed will be automatically tweeted.
- Share your Instagram photos as native Twitter photos
When you post on Instagram, the photos will show up in your Twitter feed as a full image rather than just a link.
- Automatically keep your Facebook and Twitter profile pictures in sync
Keep your social accounts in sync by updating your Twitter profile image whenever your Facebook picture is updated.
- Automatically tweet your Facebook status updates
Share your Facebook status updates as tweets.
- Send FB page statuses to Twitter
Decide if you want the link back to the FB page in the tweet or not.
- Automatically save every tweet you send to a Google spreadsheet
Create an archive of your tweets in Google drive for simple tracking and to see all your content at-a-glance. You can choose whether or not to include retweets and replies.
- When you like a tweet, automatically save the link from it to your Pocket account
This recipe automatically takes the first link from any tweets you like and save it to your Pocket account. Read it on your own time!
- When you like a tweet it automatically adds that user to a Twitter list
Keep a special Twitter list of all the accounts you've liked.
- Post a good morning tweet everyday at same time
Set a time & context of the tweet to send out an automatic tweet every day.
- Save your liked tweets to Evernote
Automatically save your liked tweets to an Evernote notebook you choose.
- Automatically add users who mention you to a Twitter list
Add users to a Twitter list if they mention you.
- Automatically add users who tweet about a specific hashtag to a Twitter list
Add users to a Twitter list if they tweet about a specific hashtag you set.
I hope these IFTTT recipes will make a difference in your Twitter activities. If you happen to try any of these recipes, feel free to share your reviews with me. If I come across any new recipe related to Twitter on IFTTT, will update. Till then, happy cooking!