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How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your Social Media Profiles

How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your Social Media Profiles
If This Then That { pronounced as ‘ift’ in gift } © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com ·

If This Then That

{ pronounced as ‘ift’ in gift }

IFTTT is a free online tool that enables you

IFTTT is a free online tool that enables you © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can

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to connect your social media profiles together

to connect your social media profiles together © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

by setting up a simple formula called Recipes.

by setting up a simple formula called Recipes . © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can

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Hmm

What kind of

recipes could it be?

Hmm What kind of recipes could it be? © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

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The formula?
The formula?
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How to Use IFTTT

Creating an Account
Creating an Account
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Go to ifttt.com

Go to ifttt.com © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your
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Click on Join IFTTT

Click on Join IFTTT © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to
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Enter your chosen Username,

Enter your chosen Username, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

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Email Address,

Email Address, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your Social

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Type your password

Type your password © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your

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Then re-type it

Then re-type it © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your

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Click on Create Account

Click on Create Account © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

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This is your IFTTT Dashboard.

This is your IFTTT Dashboard. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post

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To start cooking up those recipes,

To start cooking up those recipes, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

Click on the Create a Recipe button

Click on the Create a Recipe button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

This page will appear

This page will appear © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

Click on the word this

Click on the word this © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post
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This page will appear
This page will appear
This page will appear © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

This page contains

different social media

profile icons called

Trigger

Triggers serve as the ‘go signal’ of the recipe .

Triggers serve as the ‘go signal’ of the recipe . © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You

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Creating Your Recipe: Step One

Activating the trigger
Activating the trigger
1 Creating Your Recipe: Step One Activating the trigger © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can

Let’s try creating a simpler recipe to help you understand the process.

Let’s click on the Evernote icon

Let’s click on the Evernote icon © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

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By default, the trigger channels are all inactive.

By default, the trigger channels are all inactive. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

To activate, click on the blue Activate button

To activate, click on the blue Activate button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

A login authorization prompt will appear

A login authorization prompt will appear © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

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Enter your Evernote username or email address

Enter your Evernote username or email address © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

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And your password in the fields provided

And your password in the fields provided © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

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Then click on the green Sign in button

Then click on the green Sign in button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

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Next, the authorization pop up appears

Next, the authorization pop up appears © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

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Click on Authorize

Click on Authorize © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your

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Click on Continue to the next step button

Click on Continue to the next step button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

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Creating Your Recipe: Step Two

Choosing the trigger
Choosing the trigger
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For Evernote, there’s only one available trigger

For Evernote, there’s only one available trigger © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

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This trigger fires every time you share a new public note link

trigger fires every time you share a new public note link © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How

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Click on this trigger

Click on this trigger © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

This will appear

This will appear © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your

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Click Create Trigger

Click Create Trigger © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your

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This appears. Click on the word that.

This appears. Click on the word that . © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

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Creating Your Recipe: Step Four

Activating the action
Activating the action
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The channel page appears

The channel page appears © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

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This time, you’ll

This time, you’ll choose an Action Channel.

choose an Action Channel.

For my Action channel, I’ll choose Google Drive

For my Action channel, I’ll choose Google Drive © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

This means that if I publicly share a new note link on Evernote,

that if I publicly share a new note link on Evernote , © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com ·

It will automatically be sent or saved to my Google Drive.

It will automatically be sent or saved to my Google Drive . © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com ·

Once you click the Google Drive icon, this will appear.

Once you click the Google Drive icon, this will appear. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You

Click on the Activate button

Click on the Activate button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post

A Google login prompt will appear

A Google login prompt will appear © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

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Enter your email address

Enter your email address © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to
Enter your email address © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

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And your password.

And your password . © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to
And your password . © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

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Then, click Sign In

Then, click Sign In © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to
Then, click Sign In © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

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An authorization prompt will appear

An authorization prompt will appear © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post

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Click on Accept

Click on Accept © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your

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Creating Your Recipe: Step Five

Choosing the action
Choosing the action
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Click on Continue to the next step button

Click on Continue to the next step button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

This will appear

This will appear © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your

Select an action for this channel once triggered

Select an action for this channel once triggered © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

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Say I want to save everything I publicly share on Evernote

to my Google Drive. To do that,

Click on the Create a document action channel

Click on the Create a document action channel © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

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This will create a new Google Doc to your chosen path.

This page appears

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These are called ingredients

These are called ingredients © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

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Creating Your Recipe: Step Six

Adding the ingredients
Adding the ingredients
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By default, the Google Doc (GDoc) title

By default, the Google Doc (GDoc) title © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

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Is set to be the same as your Evernote doc title.

Is set to be the same as your Evernote doc title. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How

To edit, click on the blue cross button

To edit, click on the blue cross button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

Parallel to the Document name field

Parallel to the Document name field © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

Document name ingredient menu dropdown appears

Document name ingredient menu dropdown appears © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

Click on the drop down arrow to select.

Click on the drop down arrow to select. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

The Document name ingredient menu appears

The Document name ingredient menu appears © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

Choose if you want the Document name of your GDoc be the same as

The title of the Evernote document,

The title of the Evernote document, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

The http://URL.com of the Evernote document,

The http:// URL .com of the Evernote document, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

The #tags of the Evernote document,

The # tags of the Evernote document, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

Or the CreatedAt of the Evernote document,

Or the CreatedAt of the Evernote document, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

For this tutorial, I want it to be

the same as the Evernote doc title.

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If you want to add more ingredient to your Document name,

the URL of your Evernote doc, for example,

Simply click on the blue cross button again,

Simply click on the blue cross button again, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

Click on the drop down arrow,

Click on the drop down arrow , © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT

Click on URL,

Click on URL , © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to

Then click on the Add Ingredient button.

Then click on the Add Ingredient button. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT
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Let’s move on to the Content.

This is the default content of your GDoc

This is the default content of your GDoc © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

It contains the title of your Evernote file,

It contains the title of your Evernote file, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

URL and the date the file was created.

URL and the date the file was created. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

If you wish to add the tags, all you need to do is

Click on the blue button

Click on the blue button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post

And add the tags ingredient

And add the tags ingredient © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post

Next, is the destination folder in your GDrive

Next, is the destination folder in your GDrive © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

You can create a folder in your Google Drive specifically

for the Evernote files you share publicly.

Once you’ve entered the name of the destination folder here

Once you’ve entered the name of the destination folder here © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You

You can now click on the Create Action button

You can now click on the Create Action button © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can

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Creating the Recipe
Creating
the Recipe

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This is your recipe.

THIS

If Evernote shares a new

THIS If Evernote shares a new note link publicly, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can

note link publicly,

THIS If Evernote shares a new note link publicly, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can

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Then Google Drive saves

THAT Then Google Drive saves a copy of it. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can

a copy of it.

THAT Then Google Drive saves a copy of it. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can

Click Create Recipe

Click Create Recipe © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your
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You have successfully created your first IFTTT Recipe.

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Other Features
Other
Features

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Create more recipes via the Create option here

Create more recipes via the Create option here © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

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And view all the recipes you created here

And view all the recipes you created here © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

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Recipes are categorized as personal (private)

Recipes are categorized as personal (private) © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to

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Shared,

Shared, © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your Social Media

and Favorites.

and Favorites. © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use IFTTT to Auto-Post to Your Social

To share a recipe, click this Share icon

To share a recipe, click this Share icon © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

To browse shared (public) recipes, click on Browse

To browse shared (public) recipes, click on Browse © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

To check a recipe, click the Check icon

To check a recipe, click the Check icon © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You Can Use

To turn off a recipe, click on the power icon

To turn off a recipe, click on the power icon © 2014 ThePhenomenalVA.com · How You
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Now go along and start making the internet work for you with IFTTT!

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