How to Publish Your Blog into Facebook

How to Publish Your Blog into Facebook

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Go further with your online visibility and save yourself some time by syndicating your RSS feed and Facebook fan page. Using Facebook’s built-in Import a Blog/RSS feed feature was unfortunately disappointing. The feature converts your blog post into a note and publishes it on your Wall and is supposed to publish into your fan’s News Feed. However, after the first import, it fails to continue to load into your fan’s News Feed. So I discovered an alternative solution called RSS Graffiti. It works great.

There are several customizable options: “RSS Graffiti periodically checks the RSS/Atom feeds that you specify and posts any new entries it finds to the Facebook Walls that you specify.”

And so we don't leave anyone out, if you have a WordPress blog that you would like to integrate into your Social Networking sites, you’re in luck. The easy to install Share and Follow plug-in features:

  • Automatic addition of the most popular share links to posts, pages, authorpages, homepage or archive pages
  • Automatic addition of Facebook Like, Stumble Count Button and Twitter Tweet/Retweet buttons, with share counters and different style configuration.

Integrating your blog into your social networking sites can effectively drive visitors to your site. There are several applications and plug-ins to choose from.

Comments

Great post. This was helpful. Bloggers will surely love this one especially those who work on Wordpress. Since Facebook is now the most popular social networking site and integrating your blog is a great idea.

This FB plug in is far from perfect. Here are some other comments about specific issues that others have experienced:
http://www.facebook.com/RSS.Graffiti?sk=reviews

Thanks for sharing RSS Graffiti. It came in really handy just now.

Hi,

This is very helpful post for the blogger. But I want to know how can we post drupal blog to facebook.

Could you provide any help?

Thanks

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