HootSuite has stepped into the vacuum left by the July 1 demise of Google Reader, and here at The Time Finder, we are glad that they did!
Many people love RSS feeds for collecting and curating information which they then use in their businesses or personal lives in any number of ways. And for many, Google Reader had been a staple of on-line life. HootSuite’s Syndicator make it super easy to curate and share information from RSS feeds with your social networks. How? Read on …
HootSuite to the Rescue!
What HootSuite Syndicator does is allow you to add RSS feeds of your choosing to your HootSuite Dashboard for easy sharing with your social networks. If you’re already a HootSuite user, adding this rich content to your dashboard is a big plus, making your communication with your networks that much more meaningful (and convenient).
Here’s a quick video, describing how it works:
HootSuite Syndicator: 5 Easy Steps
The steps for installing and using the Syndicator are simple. All you need to do is:
- Install Hootlet in your Chrome browser.
- Click any RSS feed link (often found in the famous RSS icon).
- On the pop-up that appears, choose where you want to add the Stream in HootSuite.
- View your new feed in the HootSuite Syndicator dashboard streams.
- Read, curate, share with the networks you select. (That’s it!)
If you’re already a HootSuite user, I suggest that you check out this new functionality. It looks like a winner to me!
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