Twitter Poster User Guide

About Twitter poster

Facebook Poster To automatically share content from content feeds to your Twitter accounts you need to setup a Twitter posting campaign. From one Twitter posting campaign you can make posts to one or several Twitter accounts.

To be able to create a Twitter posting campaign you need to sign up for any of RSS Ground membership plans.

You can have one or several posting campaigns running simultaneously depending on your membership level limits.

Here is an example of an automated Twitter post made by RSS Ground:

Watch this quick user guide on how to create a posting campaign:

If you can't watch the above video tutorial, please read the text version.

Special Twitter posting campaign settings

Given that you already know what is a posting campaign and how to create one, in this section you will learn about specific settings which can be used in Twitter posting campaign.

'Twitter accounts' tab

First you need to choose what Twitter accounts you wish to make posts to. If this is your fist Twitter posting campaign and you never added Twitter accounts to any other posting campaign or if you simply wish to add another Twitter account for posting press ADD NEW. Follow the steps and authenticate your Twitter account. 

You can add several Twitter accounts to the same posting campaign and update.

To activate Twitter account for this posting campaign, make sure to press [II] icon. 

When you done with activating Twitter accounts press NEXT.

'Settings' tab

In Settings tab you set up posting features. They are all optional and can be used by default.

First you name your posting campaign. Be specific, make sure you will recognize a needed posting campaign among others.

Include keywords - specify one or several content filter keywords. Only content which mentions at least one of the specified keywords in its title or description will be posted.

Exclude keywords - specify one or several content filter keywords. Content which mentions at least one of the specified keywords in its title or description will be excluded from posting.

Shorten links with – here you choose a service to shorten links in your Twitter posts. Some shorten services require API keys, make sure you obtained them before you choose needed shorten service in this posting campaign.

Post to accounts – Twitter doesn't allow making same simultaneous posts to different accounts. Here you can set a order in which your account will be updated.

  • Rotate – tweets will be posted to activated Twitter accounts by turns, to one Twitter account at a time;
  • Random – with every campaign run tweets will be posted to a random Twitter account.

Posting mask – set the structure for your Twitter post:

%TITLE% - title of feed's article

%DESCR% - description of feed's article

%LINK% - backlink to original article.

By default it will be %TITLE% %DESCR% - %LINK%. You can add additional symbols to post mask, change the order of post elements, remove any element if you don't wish to use it.

Note: it is not allowed to use any hashtags in Posting mask. They all will be removed anyway.

Read more about posting mask

Post items - here you set the order in which content from your specified feeds will be processed and selected for posting.

  • Only new - only newly added after the previous campaign run content will be processed and posted.
  • From newest to oldest - if in content feeds there is no newly added content other not posted content will be processed starting from the most recent.
  • From oldest to newest - content will be processed and posted starting from the oldest.
  • Randomly - a random content from specified feeds will be processed and posted.

If you wish to post only fresh content to your Twitter accounts you are recommended to use 'Only new' option.

If you wish to ensure the gradual update of your Twitter accounts, you are recommended to use 'From newest to oldest' option.

If you make posts from content feeds where timestamp does not matter, for example product feeds or affiliate feeds, you may use 'Random' option.

Note: no matter what option was used in 'Post items', duplicate content will never be used for posting.

Number of items to post – here you set how many posts you wish to make at a time. 2-2 means 2 posts with each posting campaign run. 1-3 means a random number of posts from 1 to 3 will be made. Random posts number can add a unique pattern to your posting activity, to make it look more like a human behavior.

Automation and saving

On the last step you set your posting interval and scheduled campaign start and stop (if needed).

After you are done with all posting campaign settings, including automation, press SAVE CAMPAIGN button.

Your Twitter posting campaigns will be saved in My Account - Posting Campaigns section.

See our another user tutorial on how to manage your created posting campaigns.

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