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Publicising Updates To Your Blog, Using FeedBurner And Twitter

If you publish both a FeedBurner blog feed and a Twitter feed, and you have people Following your Twitter feed, then you have a ready audience for your blog updates.

At your option, FeedBurner now publishes directly to Twitter. All that you need to do is to allow Twitter to access your FeedBurner feed - from your blog, or from any other feed that you publish.

For any FeedBurner feed that you wish to publicise, go to the Publicize tab, and the Socialize menu entry.
Connect your feed to the real-time social web! With Socialize, FeedBurner will automatically post updates from your feed to your social media account.
Learn more about Socialize

If this is your first FeedBurner feed being Socialized, you'll have to hit the "Add a Twitter account" button, and login to Twitter and / or authorise your Twitter account to access your FeedBurner account.

With a Twitter account connected to FeedBurner, check and update your Formatting Options and Item Selection settings. Examine the Sample Item Preview, and decide whether the Preview provides a good example of your blog. Then, hit the Activate button, at the very bottom.

As an alternative to FeedBurner, you can use the third party DeliverIt service, to publish to both FaceBook and Twitter.

Finally, get back to work publishing blog posts. And, enjoy the convenience of automated publishing to an additional blog service.

Comments

Ana said…
I'm at Feedburner but I don't know how to use it.
I tried many times, read and blah blah.... 3 readers.
LOL
Thank you for the tip anyway.
Chuck said…
Ana,

I think I'll suggest that you post in FeedBurner Help, at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/publicity-tools.

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