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Automatically Post and Schedule from RSS Feeds

November 13, 2020
Automatically Post and Schedule from RSS Feeds

Every new feature on Publer stands for a time-saving and effective marketing strategy. Leaving the narcissistic words apart, we’re excited to announce the updated RSS Feeds officially:

RSS Feeds Auto-Poster

RSS Feeds

RSS – Really Simple Syndication – stands for the files that contain updated information. This is the fastest way to make website updates easily readable.

It includes a title, description, and a link that the website author has created.

What Is The Advantage of RSS Feeds?

Wondering why professional digital marketers pay so much attention to RSS feeds? Its main advantage is being a multifunctional feature that eases a business’s life in many aspects. Let’s highlight the top five noteworthy benefits of utilizing this incredible feature.

RSS Feeds international connectivity and benefits

#1: It’s an excellent data collector!

RSS feature is a fantastic method of collecting essential data and performing marketing research. There are multiple channels to consider for RSS directories to submit your RSS feed for a broad audience to your news.

#2: Supports developing better content!

An accurate content tailored to your company’s targeted audience holds the key to success. Therefore, utilizing RSS feeds, reading articles is essential.

Analyzing your brand and competitors altogether points out the most valuable information you must know for the industry’s trends and customers’ demands. A forward-thinking business must create and update its content to its clientele’s language for more fantastic results. 

#3: Helps in tracking your competition!

You can quickly obtain effective keywords from competitors and prospects by implementing a search through an RSS feed reader’s database. Tracking your competitors is a must-do process to understand what marketing elements work best.

#4: Improves work-life balance!

Operating with RSS is easy and less time-consuming as it facilitates consolidating the content accurately. Newsletters, blog articles, news publications, and social media channels can be added to an RSS feed reader, saving you time struggling to keep notes or multiple tabs.

#5: Indicates potential influencers!

Let’s admit that creative influencers and their authority in the industry can boost your marketing results much more than algorithms. The uses of RSS have demonstrated themselves as a stellar method to observe and scan brand mentions. Once you track the individuals with strong ties to your industry, you get closer to a great deal to boost your brand’s promotion. 

RSS Feeds advantages to use for your business

The RSS Feeds Auto-Poster has gained tons of upvotes from customers on our Suggestions Page throughout the year, while it was also part of the yearly roadmap.

This new feature will help pull real-time updates from your favorite websites. They’re a terrific way to keep your social media feed populated and always be sharing trending news.

Except for the manual scheduling/posting, RSS items can get scheduled and automatically shared once the news is out or based on a specific posting schedule that you set up.

Capture that explains how to add a new RSS Feeds on Publer.

Must-Read Elements About RSS Feeds Auto-Poster on Publer:

  • There’s no limit on the number of RSS Feeds you add to Publer

  • Setting a default Signature, it will automatically show at the bottom of the caption once you schedule the RSS post.

  • If you have linked a URL shortener, the attached links are automatically shorter to the caption.

  • If you delete a team, you will remove all the RSS feeds that belong to that team.

  • Removing an RSS Feed won’t remove any of your scheduled items. (While the unused ones will get deleted.)

  • If you want to schedule an RSS item automatically, you should have a valid posting schedule on the accounts you choose.

  • To comply with Social Networks’ daily post limits, you will not be able to surpass each respective.

  • If anything goes wrong in the scheduling process of RSS items, you will receive an email notification.

Add New RSS Feeds

All you need to do is name the new RSS Feed and attach the respective URL. There’s no limit on the number of RSS feeds you can add. Each team will have its own RSS Feeds Library, which they can switch with a single click.

Add RSS Feeds Process

As soon as you add a new RSS Feed, you will have to choose one of the following options:

1. No action

You can add a new RSS feed URL and take no action. Keep all the RSS items organized, and decide to post or schedule them whenever. Meanwhile, Publer will pull any new RSS items as soon as they get posted on their original sites.

2. Auto Post

With the Auto Post option, every newly published item on the respective website will be automatically posted on one/any of the social networks you’ve previously selected. Decide whether you want to use the link titles or link descriptions as captions, and off you go.

Let’s suppose you want to publish every new article Publer posts automatically. You have already selected Facebook and Google My Business. Once you have a posted article on Publer’s blog, it will automatically get published on those two social accounts you’ve selected. Pretty smart and time-saving, right?

Auto post or auto schedule items with Publer.

3. Auto-Schedule

If you want to share the articles based on a specific posting schedule you’ve set up for your social accounts, then select Auto-Schedule. First, you need to select the social accounts and then the respective time slots you’ve previously created.

Use/Delete Items (one by one/ in bulk)

Simply select one or some of the RSS items that Publer pulled from the RSS Feed you added and decide to use/delete them.

Search and Filter RSS Articles

You can either search for an RSS Feed or a specific RSS item.

And you can also Filter by Usage

Select Used to filter the items that have already been scheduled (at least once). Otherwise, click on Unused to filter those who haven’t received any action yet.

Why is the RSS Feed Important?

From a business point of view, the RSS feed is important for quite some transparent reasons. It easily brings content to the reader, and that’s fairly enough!

  • The RSS feed is an important connection between a writer/publisher and a reader/subscriber.
  • Users can automatically subscribe to a Blog by simply using the RSS. 
  • Readers get more engaged with articles that contain a title and a description that helps them get a better/quick understanding of what the article is about.
  • It is an essential marketing tool for most digital marketers out there. That is because it provides easy access to the website content – with a click.
  • Website traffic – Even though we mentioned it above, it deserves special attention. Article clicks drive website engagement – therefore, they might become potential clients.
GIF: Now that sounds like the future

How to find the RSS feeds URL?

The RSS feed URL sometimes is hard to find. Some people use the Page Source, and others simply use some tricks.

Find the RSS Feeds URL by using the Page Source (Google Chrome):

  1. Right-click on the page
  2. Select “View Page Source”
  3. Click Settings on the top right side of the Chrome interface and choose ‘Find.’
  4. Search for ‘RSS’.
  5. Find the right RSS URL and copy it.

The RSS feed is sometimes easy to find. How? Add a ‘/feed’ at the end of the URL. For example, ‘’ That’s because WordPress hosts Publer’s Blog.

Multiple websites host blogs, such as:

Medium: You can find your RSS feed by adding /feed/ before the article’s title. Like this:

GoDaddy: You can find the RSS feed by writing the whole URL and adding ‘f.rss’ at the end. Like this:

These new features are available on both paid plans – Argentum (Silver) and Aurum (Gold).

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