Posterous, the blog platform with more than a few latest features plays a major role in the social media industry. The simplicity of Posterous helps in updating blogs with mush less effort. Your email account can be used to submit photos, videos, blogs, files, MP3 and many more in Posterous. Any document that is attached to your email can be posted on the Posterous account by merely clicking the “send” button. With little effort you can build your website and maintain a list of standard subscribers with this popular platform. Let us discuss a few tips and tricks that can be used in Posterous.
A single post can be spread among the various social sites like Twitter, Flickr, Facebook and many more. How do you do that? You need to click on Manage, select Autopost and add the sites that you like. When you want to post only on few sites , the following Posterous email addresses can be used
- email@example.com – A non-public post is created.
- firstname.lastname@example.org – A public post that cannot be tweeted is created.
- email@example.com – As the name suggests, the blog is posted only in Twitter.
- Twitterfirstname.lastname@example.org – Your blog is posted in Twitter and Facebook.
2. Unique Site Name:
The website name and address are the first things that catch the eyes of the reader. These names should be interesting and unique. Posterous gives you the liberty to choose and customize the domain name.
3. Bookmarklet Settings:
Bookmarklet is a brilliant option that can be used to make the best out of Posterous. You can post pictures, documents, video, music or any text from web pages instantly to Posterous. The Autopost option comes to your service once again. You can include tags from the Advanced Options link and decide whether to autopost the item or keep it private.
4. Feedburner For RSS Feed:
Track the number of RSS subscribers using Feedburner one. It can also be used to add bookmarking links, create interesting feeds and many more. In order to use Feedburner with Posterous, the following simple steps needs to be followed:
- Collect the Posterous feed URL which can be found on the right side of the Posterous blog.
- Feed the data in Feedburner and make a note of the address you created.
- Go to Manage-Settings -Analytics, and mention the URL you created for Feedburner. The URL should be mentioned after the website address.
Now you can enjoy the benefits of Feedburner for RSS feed.
5. Inline Photos:
When you send multiple photos through email, Posterous creates an album of the images. This gives a neat look and the reader has to click on every picture to view. However, if you like the images to appear in an order, type”no gallery” in your email.
6. Google Analytics:
Usage of Google Analytics in Posterous provides the data of the latest trend in keywords. You can check the number of page views, referring sites, average time spent on your site and other important stats that are necessary to increase the popularity of your blog.
In addition to all this, Posterous permits you to own multiple sites. Practice the above tricks and enjoy the best benefits from Posterous.