[How To] Boost your Old posts with Twitter in WordPress

[How To] Boost your Old posts with Twitter

    OLD is GOLD “ , very true statement but also  I see many times Bloggers saying “My posts have become old and hence not receiving any visits or traffic”. This post is my answer to their question. Today I am going to show you how to boost your old posts with Twitter in WordPress blogs.

    So here is an interesting wordpress plugin->  Tweet Old Post , which is used to tweet all your posts to your twitter account  randomly based on the time intervals specified by you. Below are few features of this amazing plugin :

  • Tweet Prefix : Now you can add few prefixes or tags which will be placed at the starting of the tweets in the format
    “{tweet prefix}:{Post Title}…{url}”

  • Post Data : If this option is set to yes then automatically the tweet format will be
    “{tweet prefix}:{Post Title}—{Content}…{url}”

  • URL from Custom Field : This option will allow to fetch the shortened url from the custom field specified by you or else it will use the url shortener in the deafault list as shown below :List of url shortener
    • #Hash tags : You can also insert default hash tags to be included in the Tweet.
    • Time interval : The Minimum Time interval for the Tweet and Random Tweet Interval can be set in this plugin.
    • Post Age :  Depending on the age of the post , this plugin will tweet the posts. This feature has left behind many twitter schedulers.
    • Category Based : The posts will be avoided of selected category as shown below

    Categories to Omit from tweets

    How to Install and Configure

    After installing and activating this plugin , fill the required fields as shown below :

    Configure Tweet Old  Post WordPress Plugin

    After filling the required fields click on Update Tweet Old Post Option and  Tweet Now to start tweeting at that instant of time. :) :)

    update and start off with plugin


    Thanks to Ajay Matharu


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    How do you promote your Old posts? :) :) Thanks for reading :)

    Sunil Jain

    I am a part-time cool blogger :D, who loves WordPress and Social Media. You can tweet with me => @gupshupblog

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    • http://www.chethstudios.net cheth

      This can be done manually and takes only 5 seconds.
      Too many plugins mean a lot of clutter. Every blogger can spare 5 seconds per day or max one minute per day to tweet his old posts. I do that often with amazing results. If your followers get a hint that you are using plugins or feeds to tweet they wont click on your posts :) …Why complicate simple things? :)

      • http://tech18.com Sunil Jain

        Hi cheth :)
        You are wright you can do it manually , but it takes much time to choose which post to tweet today and also here this plugin chooses the post randomly and also category based :) :)

        Many bloggers use several twitter applications by which they loose their account when it is hacked , so this is a better alternative and to make it more look like your regular tweet do not use default #hashtags and prefix option. This plugin is very much useful when you are very much active in Twitter and also sleeping ;)

      • http://www.thecopypasteblog.com Rahul

        somehow agree with you cheth regarding that feed plugin issue :)

    • http://mtaram.com Utkarsh Verma

      had been looking for such plugin since long… Thanks a lot for the awesome post :)

      • http://tech18.com Sunil Jain

        I am very much glad that you liked it :) :)
        I am sure this plugin will boost your blog traffic :) :)
        All the best ^~^

    • http://techiezlounge.com Shabnam Sultan

      Thanks , for sharing this plugin :) i would like to use it for my blog but my blog is very new and don’t have that much posts .

      • http://tech18.com Sunil Jain

        Not a problem friend ;) , You can change the minimum and random time interval ranging from 6 hours to 24 hours depending on your activity on Twitter :) :)
        Keep going :) :)

    • http://www.thecopypasteblog.com Rahul

      Nice pluggin ! was searching for something similar to this ! great find :) will be using it in my blog too.

    • http://www.shoutmeloud.com Harsh Agrawal

      I have few blogs with more than thousands posts. This plugin is very useful for me and recommend for other who have lots of posts..

      • http://tech18.com Sunil Jain

        Ya but you have to be careful as any other authors also can access the option page :) :)

        It has to be updated very soon :) :)

        • http://www.shoutmeloud.com Harsh Agrawal

          Yup I reported about this to Author. He said he fixed it now…

    • Namit Gupta

      Its an useful plugin for blogs with hundreds of posts but overdoing tweets may annoy twitter followers. btw its a gr8 post :)

      • http://tech18.com Sunil Jain

        Hi Namit :)

        You can stop this overdosing by posting daily and setting the post age option as per your frequency of posting :) :)

        Thanks for commenting :)

    • http://collegefallout.com Vivek Krishnan

      This can be really useful where you have a huge archive of posts.

      • http://tech18.com Sunil Jain

        Not necessary dude :D , If you just change the time interval , It can suit any of the blogs :) :)

    • http://winesworld.net Morten Pedersen

      This sound like a plug-in I will like. I shall have it a try and see what’s happening.
      .-= Morten Pedersen´s last blog ..Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso ( Santa Sofia ) 2007 =-.

    • http://techgopal.com techgopal

      nice trick…..

    • Rana Usman

      I think this will autotweet as well? am i right ?

    • Brandy

      Hey there.. This looks awesome. I use the TweetMeMe right now, but was looking for something more in depth.

      I need to have optimal twitter posts and am looking to launch a campaign for only my followers.

      Is this something that can be accommodated?

      Thanks :)

    • Brandy

      Ok, just installed, and used this plug-in. It rocks…. At first I thought it was offering different services, but this one is definitely worth getting. You can set up, customize and exclude certain posts or categories. It rocks. Good Job!