[Publish] Getting started with Bulk Buffer

Summary

Bulk Buffer is a free third party app, allowing you to bulk import posts to your Queues within Buffer Publish.

Bulk Buffer support can be reached via Twitter @BulkBuffer or via email sent to luke@lukelanchester.com.

Using Bulk Buffer

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Head over to  Bulk Buffer and click Start uploading for free.

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Click Allow access when prompted to authorize Bulk Buffer to access your Buffer account.

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Once logged in, you'll have the option to upload a CSV file, or add updates manually. Your CSV does not need to have any headers.  Here's a sample .

Notes:

  • It is not currently possible to bulk import posts to Pinterest accounts.
  • During the import process, Buffer Publish will turn any full URLs into short links. For more information on link shortening, please check out this guide.
  • It is not currently possible to import images or videos using Bulk Buffer.
  • If you include a link with your post, and import it to Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+ accounts within Buffer Publish, a link attachment will be automatically generated.

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Once imported, each post within your CSV will be displayed on the page. Feel free to make any modifications at this stage and then select which social accounts you'd like to share the posts to.

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Finally, click Send to Buffer.

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The posts will be sent to your Buffer Queues and from here you can make any changes and upload images/videos to go with your posts.