[Publish] Getting started with Bulk Buffer

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.

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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 Publish 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. You can download an example CSV here.

Notes:

  • It is not currently possible to bulk import posts to Pinterest accounts.
  • It is not currently possible to import images or videos using Bulk Buffer.
  • During the import process, Buffer Publish will turn any full URLs into short links. Learn more about link shortening here.
  • If you include a link with your post and import it to your Facebook and/or LinkedIn accounts, a link attachment will be automatically generated. Learn more about link attachments here.

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Once imported, each row from your CSV will be displayed as a post on the page. You can make modifications at this stage if you'd like to, 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 Queues and from there, you can make any changes and upload images or videos to go with your posts.

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