Buffer and IFTTT – A Match Made In Social Media Heaven

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In this article I will give you steps for connecting Buffer with your Tumblr account with the help of IFTTT.com. If you are not using IFTTT or Buffer, then you should be. Stop what you are doing and create your account today.
Buffer is a very handy tool for posting content across all of your social media channels. You can schedule your posts from the web or mobile apps. Buffer offers a free and pro plan called the “Awesome” plan. The good news is that the free version offers some great features.

You can connect the following social media accounts to Buffer:

  • Facebook Pages
  • Facebook Profiles
  • Facebook Groups
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn Profiles
  • LinkedIn Groups
  • LinkedIn Company Pages
  • App.net Profiles
  • Google+ Pages
Unfortunately Tumblr is not one of the current accounts you can connect. Not to worry. Simply follow the steps below to connect your accounts.
  1. Create IFTTT and Buffer accounts if you don’t have one already.
  2. Connect your Tumblr and Buffer accounts with your IFTTT account.
  3. Use this recipe to so that when you post a photo in Buffer it creates a photo post in Tumblr.
  4. Start posting
Stay tuned for more tips to make your social media experience better. Be sure to follow Buffer’s blog for some helpful tips.