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3 Steps To Automatically Create Tweets From Google+

Automating tweets on Twitter is an acceptable common practice when used moderately. While this post is not about whether automating tasks is right or wrong, I have seen several people on Google+ asking if there is a way to automatically post to Twitter from Google+, alleviating having to perform the same task manually on Twitter. After doing some research, I found a way to do it.

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Find Your Google+ User Number

The first thing you will need to do is find your Google+ user number. In order to do this, simply visit your Google+ profile page and look for it in the URL. I have highlighted the number of my user profile below. Be sure to copy (ctrl+c) your number to your clipboard.

Google+ Does Not Have RSS Feeds (Yet)

In order to automate a tweet, you typically need a RSS or XML feed to enter into your choice application or script to post to Twitter (Twitterfeed, Hootsuite, etc). Currently, I am unaware of a RSS or XML link for Google+ accounts (If there are, please let me know where to find them). No worries, as I was able to find an app that will create a RSS feed from a Google+ account on AppSpot. Continue reading