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Posterous Might Be Gone But Here Are 6 Alternatives To Replace It

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Posterous Might Be Gone But Here Are 6 Alternatives To Replace It

We all knew it was coming. Back in February Twitter announced that it would be shutting down Posterous by the end of April. Some bloggers saw it coming from the day that Twitter acquired the popular blogging platform. With that day finally here, if you’re still looking for an alternative to meet your blogging and automated sharing needs, we’ve come up with a list of 6 viable alternatives.

11-05-2013
Posterous Might Be Gone But Here Are 6 Alternatives To Replace It
Turn Your Email, SMS Inbox, Or Anything Into A Scoreboard With IFTTT And ESPN

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Turn Your Email, SMS Inbox, Or Anything Into A Scoreboard With IFTTT And ESPN

Keep up with your favorites sports team, however you like. The new ESPN channel for If This Then That (ifttt) means you can easily set up SMS, email and even phone notifications for your favorite teams. You could even automate Twitter to send up updates every time your favorite teams scores, if you want – the only limit is your own imagination.

13-04-2013
Turn Your Email, SMS Inbox, Or Anything Into A Scoreboard With IFTTT And ESPN
Supercharge Your Pocket Experience With These IFTTT Recipes

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Supercharge Your Pocket Experience With These IFTTT Recipes

Between the two of them, Pocket and IFTTT are excellent services that do their part in making their users more productive. Pocket gives users a one-stop shop to access all of the content – articles, videos and more – that they want to save for later viewing. Combine that with IFTTT, the ultimate automating service, and you have the ultimate way to automatically save content to your Pocket account, and more.

06-03-2013
Supercharge Your Pocket Experience With These IFTTT Recipes
Want The Hottest Phone Not On The Market? 5 Tips To Get The Nexus 4 Before It Sells Out Again

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Want The Hottest Phone Not On The Market? 5 Tips To Get The Nexus 4 Before It Sells Out Again

Are you waiting for a Nexus 4? You might wait a great deal longer if you don’t get one immediately after the Play Store restocks in mid-February. Fortunately, we don’t have just one method – this article presents six absolutely rock-solid strategies of becoming one of the first in line when the Nexus 4 arrives.

12-02-2013
Want The Hottest Phone Not On The Market? 5 Tips To Get The Nexus 4 Before It Sells Out Again
The Secret To Getting The Best Deals On All The Stuff You Want

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The Secret To Getting The Best Deals On All The Stuff You Want

If you make frequent online purchases using big-name retailers, such as Amazon, BestBuy, and Walmart, then you probably know about the deal finding sites SlickDeals and Fatwallet. A little known secret is that all the deal-hunting websites publish their best finds online through RSS feeds. The amount of deals found in these feeds staggers the mind. This article will explain two methods for extracting great deals from sites that specialize in finding sales.

15-01-2013
The Secret To Getting The Best Deals On All The Stuff You Want
IFTTT Automation For Your Facebook Page [Weekly Facebook Tips]

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IFTTT Automation For Your Facebook Page [Weekly Facebook Tips]

Facebook Page administrators realise that it takes time and effort to create a vibrant, useful page for fans to enjoy. While some administrators are paid for their efforts, many more are merely volunteering their time for a cause they believe in – their band, a local club or a cause. For these page admins especially, it’s incredibly useful to be able to automate as many of their tasks as possible. Now, when it comes to automating social media tasks, the best place to turn is IFTTT.

18-12-2012
IFTTT Automation For Your Facebook Page [Weekly Facebook Tips]
How To Use Dropbox’s Enhanced RSS URLs To Get Notifications When Your Files Are Changed

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How To Use Dropbox’s Enhanced RSS URLs To Get Notifications When Your Files Are Changed

With Dropbox introducing enhanced RSS URLs for your ‘Recent Events’ page, there are quite a few ways you can put this new feature to good use. Dropbox is already a must-have productivity tool, but with this new feature, combined together with a handy IFTTT recipe, you can easily power-charge how you and your friends or colleagues use the backup service.

17-11-2012
How To Use Dropbox’s Enhanced RSS URLs To Get Notifications When Your Files Are Changed
How To Be Completely Portable Without Your Own Computer Or Smartphone

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How To Be Completely Portable Without Your Own Computer Or Smartphone

This day and age it’s pretty uncommon to not see someone with a smartphone, tablet or laptop in a public place like a library. We’ve become quite reliant on them, wouldn’t you say? So reliant, we often say we “couldn’t live without them”. In my experience, I have never owned a smartphone or tablet. And there have been occasions where I’ve been without a laptop for weeks at a time, usually due to it being repaired.

27-10-2012
How To Be Completely Portable Without Your Own Computer Or Smartphone
How To Create Your Own IFTTT Recipes For Automating Your Favorite Sites & Feeds

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How To Create Your Own IFTTT Recipes For Automating Your Favorite Sites & Feeds

There are a few web services that can be considered “priceless” and IFTTT is one of them. The service, which stands for “if this then that” has the power to automate common tasks and help you discover better uses for services you already use. If you’re sick of manually doing things, IFTTT is a breath of fresh air. The service uses two main elements called triggers and actions which are organised by channels.

11-10-2012
How To Create Your Own IFTTT Recipes For Automating Your Favorite Sites & Feeds
Did You Know Twitter Deletes Your Old Tweets? Here’s How to Back Them Up

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Did You Know Twitter Deletes Your Old Tweets? Here’s How to Back Them Up

The importance of backup can never be overstated. No matter what it is, if it’s important to you, back it up. You never know when something might fail, and you’ll find yourself wishing you’ve taken the time to back up your stuff. Your Twitter presence is no different. In the several years Twitter’s been around, many of us have collected thousands of tweets, followers, DMs and lists. While not all of these can be backed up, why not save what you can?

17-09-2012
Did You Know Twitter Deletes Your Old Tweets? Here’s How to Back Them Up
Distributing Your Blog Content: The Best Auto-Posting Services

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Distributing Your Blog Content: The Best Auto-Posting Services

Are you a blogger? What about a blogger of multiple blogs? If you have several blogs to share and all of the popular social networks (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to share them on, you might be a bit overwhelmed. However, there are some excellent services to assist you with this process. I will show you both what the services themselves look like, as well as how the shared blog post appears.

15-09-2012
Distributing Your Blog Content: The Best Auto-Posting Services
The Perfect Way To Schedule Your Tweets: Tweriod + Buffer + Pocket + IFTTT

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The Perfect Way To Schedule Your Tweets: Tweriod + Buffer + Pocket + IFTTT

We’ve come up with the perfect way to figure out when to post your tweets, what services to use to automate the process, and also have a few tips and tricks for you on how you can keep your schedule filled even when you’re on the move. While this post focuses on Twitter, you can also use Buffer to schedule your LinkedIn, Facebook profile or Page updates.

08-08-2012
The Perfect Way To Schedule Your Tweets: Tweriod + Buffer + Pocket + IFTTT
Using IFTTT To Automate All Your Facebook Photos & Video [Facebook Tip Or Hack Of The Week]

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Using IFTTT To Automate All Your Facebook Photos & Video [Facebook Tip Or Hack Of The Week]

Not everyone uses Facebook to store their photos and video, but alternative photo and video storage still doesn’t seem to have the best social integration just yet. Most of the alternatives are designed for more public sharing and aren’t always great at alerting your friends when there’s something new to look at. There’s also no denying that there are plenty of bored friends our there who love to see photo and video updates from you via Facebook.

31-07-2012
Using IFTTT To Automate All Your Facebook Photos & Video [Facebook Tip Or Hack Of The Week]
Sync Posts Between Facebook, Twitter, Google+ & Your Links [Facebook Tip/Hack Of The Week]

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Sync Posts Between Facebook, Twitter, Google+ & Your Links [Facebook Tip/Hack Of The Week]

If you’re a fan of Facebook, you’re probably a user of a few other social networks too. You might have an account on Twitter or Google+, which you might use for work or just as a place to chat. You might also collect links in Google Reader, Delicious or Evernote. But do you know how easy it is to link them all together in just the right ways? Today, we’ll show you some of the best IFTTT recipes you can use with Facebook and Twitter.

24-07-2012
Sync Posts Between Facebook, Twitter, Google+ & Your Links [Facebook Tip/Hack Of The Week]
5 More Awesome IFTTT Recipes You Can Start Using Today

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5 More Awesome IFTTT Recipes You Can Start Using Today

We introduced MakeUseOf readers to ifttt in September of last year. Since then, I’ve made a few posts regarding the web service. Those two articles introduce 18 one-click “recipes” that can supercharge your Internet experience. As ifttt continues to grow, users are contributing new and more useful ideas. Thanks to this web service, anyone and everyone can automate and simplify their most routine tasks, absolutely free.

24-04-2012
5 More Awesome IFTTT Recipes You Can Start Using Today
10 Great ifttt Recipes To Automate Your Web Life

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10 Great ifttt Recipes To Automate Your Web Life

We’ve already introduced you to ifttt in a previous post and there have been several improvements made and new channels added to the web application since then. Automation and synchronization are two points that have to be stressed if you’re very involved in social web and GTD. To save you even more time and effort, I’ve assembled a list of 10 of the best Recipes that are currently available.

05-11-2011
10 Great ifttt Recipes To Automate Your Web Life
If This Then That: Connect & Automate Any Two Of Your Favorite Web Apps

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If This Then That: Connect & Automate Any Two Of Your Favorite Web Apps

Connect any two of your favorite web apps in creative ways. A sort of “digital duct tape” according to Linden Tibbets, the app’s creator, If This Then That (ifttt) lets you find new uses for web apps you’re already using by making it easy for you to combine them. The vision is to make the digital world, where programs exist in isolation, more like the physical world.

22-09-2011
If This Then That: Connect & Automate Any Two Of Your Favorite Web Apps