21x IFTTT Recipes For SEO, Bloggers & Digital Marketers

Do you wish you could have more time without spending hundreds of dollars on outsourcing?

That all of those little tasks could just be taken care of, and you didn’t need to worry about any of them any more. Well if that sounds like you, you’re in luck.

If This Then That allows you to take lots of your daily tasks and automate them, for free.

No strings attached.

 Making your life as a digital marketer much easier.
Since finding the tool years ago it’s become one of the main components of my everyday life. And now, I want to share with you how you can use it too.

So if you’re interested in having more time, the free tools in this article are for you!

Everything in this article is focused on helping you as a digital marketer – be it in content, SEO or elsewhere – make your life a whole lot easier.

What Is IFTTT?

IFTTT stands for If This Then That and it’s a completely free way to make you more productive and time efficient by automating some of the most mundane parts of your business.

The tool uses Recipes (also known as Applets) to connect different apps and tools to create productive workflows.

ifttt recipes

Think of them like a chain reaction; when you take an action in one tool, another happens in the tool that it’s linked to.

For example if you were to active this Recipe, every time you used a specific hashtag on Twitter, like #work, that tweet would directly post to Facebook:

ifttt twitter recipe

While this may only seem like a few seconds, it’s one of those tasks that have a positive impact on your entire workload after a few uses. And if you combine 10 to 15 of these across your workload the time savings really come into play.

The amount of tools that can be combined, for lots of different purposes, is almost limitless and applies to all industries and niches.

Just off the top of my head you can use Recipes for:

  • Google Docs
  • Evernote
  • Pocket

  • Gmail
  • WordPress
  • YouTube

  • Medium
  • ESPN
  • The New York Times

And that’s really just scratching the surface.

This means you never have to repeat a repetitive task that you don’t want to.

So, think of it like free outsourcing for the tasks you hate.

The IFTTT Recipes I Use To Run A 7-Figure Blog

If there’s one lesson I’ve learned over the years it’s this:

The bigger your blog the harder it is to remain productive.

You’re constantly bombarded with new and different time sucks that drain your energy and pull you in lots of different directions. So, I’ve been using IFTTT to help alleviate a lot of that stress.

In this section I want to show you the true potential of IFTTT by sharing with you the IFTTT recipes I use to automate my day-to-day marketing activities.

RSS Feed + Evernote = Automatically Curated Content

Every month I published an Income Report Roundup from various bloggers that have been tracking their income process. But what you probably don’t realise is that I don’t do any of the research for that.

Instead it’s all handled by an Recipe that delivers the information I need directly to my Evernote at the end of every month.

To do this I create an If This that states when a new article is added to my RSS feed with the keywords Income Roundup it triggers the process:

my income report roundup ifttt recipe

I then connect it to my Evernote to create a note with links to all of the relevant articles that gets delivered to me at the end of the month.

Meaning I save literal hours trying to find content with the relevant information.

WordPress + Evernote = Backup Blog Posts

It’s important to have backup copies of your blog posts. In the case anything goes south with your site, or hackers deleting all of your content, you should always have a fallback option.

For me this is using IFTTT to save my latest posts on WordPress to my Evernote database.

The first step is to connect up your WordPress account to IFTTT, and then select the New blog post trigger.

After that all you have to do is connect your Evernote account and have it save automatically once it goes live. Giving you a backup copy of your posts without any extra work at all.

backup your blog with ifttt

Luckily for you that comes as a pre-made Recipe that you can set up in just a few seconds right here.

RSS Feed + Email/Text = First Comment Exposure

Blog Commenting may not give you the best return from SEO, but it does give you an excellent opportunity to get your site some much needed exposure.

The best way to do this is by being one of the first comment on a new post.

To do this is simple. First head to the site you want to comment on and at the end of their URL type /feed/. For example:


Then you add that URL to the RSS feed as the If This trigger. It’s worth checking the site actually has the RSS feed before you do that, mind you.

best IFTTT recipe for blog comments

Depending on the importance of the site you can set this up to either email you instantly, or to text directly to your phone.

When there is a big, high traffic site I get a text directly to my phone so I can jump on and capitalise no matter where I am. But if it’s a middle of the road site I’ll get an email update and see to it as soon as I get chance.

Competitor Emails + Evernote = Deep Competitor Insights

In the blogosphere email marketing is super important. It’s at the backbone of every sale, every interaction and it’s where I make a lot of my money.

The same goes for your competition.

That means if you can study their emails you’re able to see exactly who they’re targeting, what they’re promoting and how you can steal some of their ideas.

This also serves to make you aware of affiliate options, copywriting lessons and when your competitors are about to make a large sales push.

To set this up, choose your email client as the If This trigger and choose the New email in inbox from option:

competitors email

Enter the email address that they use to send promotional emails:

how to setup the ifttt recipe

And then use Evernote as the Then that trigger to have these emails archive themselves directly into the app.

You could even log everything into a Google Spreadsheet so you have a database of relevant marketing emails to search at a moments notice ;)

IFTTT Tutorial: How To Use IFTTT

Learning how to use IFTTT is really easy!

  1. First create your IFTTT account and sign in
  2. See if there is a premade Applet to suit your needs
  3. If yes, activate it. If no then you can create your own recipe.
  4. Choose a service and a trigger for your Applet
  5. Select the action you want and hit ‘create action’

Let’s dig into this further:

You have two options when you’re using IFTTT; you can either use pre-made Recipes from developers, or you can create your own.

In my IFTTT tutorial I’ll show you how to create a tailor made Recipe to make your workday more productive.

Firstly to create your own Recipes you need to go to this link here, which will show you a screen like this:

how to use IFTTT

What you’re going to do first is create the if this and then the then that portions of this by connecting two tools.

Let’s say you want to take a specific action every day that you keep forgetting about. Well, you can create an IFTTT Applet that will send you a reminder every day.

Firstly click on the + this section of the text and choose the date and time service:

choose a service

You’ll then be able to choose the event that happens to trigger this process. For this example I’m going to go for Every day at.

choose a trigger

I can then set the specific time that I want to process to be triggered at:

choose a schedile

So as of 09:00 every morning this IFTTT will be triggered to take an action. But, what action is that going to be? Well that brings me to the next step…

You’re not going to need to click the + that section of the text:

nearly done

And from the tools list you can choose where you want to be reminded. For me, email is always the best place for me to get a reminder, so I’m going to link this to my Gmail account.

But you could set it up to send you an SMS, a new note in Evernote, an alert on your calendar or any number of places that your attention will be focused.

On the next page I’ll select the action I want to take, in this case send me an email:

choose your email

Then I can fill out the detail I want to receive. For this example let’s go for following up emails that I’ve sent out that need following up.

setup the settings

Hit Create action and there you have it. The next time 09:00 rolls around I’ll get a lovely little reminder in my inbox.

This is a simple example but the system is exactly the same for any Applet or process that you want to create. If you find an inefficiency that can be fixed, you can probably create a solution for it here.

But, if you don’t want to create your own Recipes, you can always use the pre-made Recipes people are already using…

The Best IFTTT Recipes For SEO, Bloggers & Digital Marketers

If you’re not sure what Recipes to make, or just don’t have the time or energy to do it yourself, you’re in luck.

Lots of people go out of their way to create and share their own personal Recipes and you can access them at the click of a button. Meaning you can maximise your productivity in just a few minutes.

In this section I’m going to share the 21 best IFTTT recipes for you to choose from. All you have to do is click the link, connect your accounts, and you’re ready to save time and effort.

Also, if any of these give you an idea for your own Recipe, you can just take the base recipe and use it to create your own in the future.

01: Create A Medium Story From Your WordPress Post

Sharing your posts on Medium allows you to get an extra set of eyes on your posts and drive traffic back to your site.

And now you don’t need to go through the process of formatting the same post twice. This Recipe automatically posts your new articles to Medium in real time.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

02: Monitor Brand Mentions

With this Recipe you can receive an email every time your brand gets mentioned on the internet. Helping you find link building and partnership opportunities without putting in any work.

Simply head over to Social Mention, enter your keyword, and take the link from the RSS Feed.

IFTTT tutorial for social mentions

Then take the link and add it into the Recipe. Now, once you get mentioned, you’ll get it delivered right to your inbox.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

03: Email Alerts For Wikipedia Page Updates

Wikipedia is still a great source of building links. So, why not get updates when a page is being updated to show dead links, citations needed or other updates you can cash in on?

Simple change the slug of this Recipe to fit the page you want (that’s the bit in bold: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_engine_optimization) and you’ll get an update delivered straight to you.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

04: Save Popular Posts From /TodayIlearned

Mining for content ideas can be hard work. So, how about getting them stored in your Pocket account instead?

The Reddit forum Today I Learned [tk] can be a great place to find useful information to use in blog posts and create topics around. All you have to do is check in on your pocket when it comes time to have an idea.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

05: Get A Reddit Digest Of Every Top SEO Post

If you’re learning about SEO, or you’re in the niche, you can get every top performing article delivered right to your inbox as a digest.

Meaning you can create a reading list, curate content for roundups or get instant access to new and successful techniques.

You could theoretically change the SEO for whatever niche you’re working in too.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

06: If Someone Comments On Your Post Receive It As A Text

Engaging with people is really important. But, it’s easy to miss comments when you’re trying to be active in multiple places.

So, if you’re commenting on a site that has an available RSS feed, you can add the link to IFTTT and have them send you a text as soon as they comment.

Meaning you can engage in real time, solve problems and create meaningful interactions without overlooking anybody.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

07: Save Feedly Post Titles To Google Drive

If you have a premium Feedly account this is a great Recipe to take advantage of.

It pulls the headlines of all of the articles that show up in your feeds and saves them to a Google Spreadsheet. Why?

Well it allows you to:

  • Track and monitor trending topics
  • See high performing headlines and improve your copywriting
  • See consistent content that your competitors are creating
  • Generate content ideas for your own blog

It’s a super simple idea that comes with lots and lots of benefits.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

08: Turn Trello Card Into Google Calendar Event

If you’re creating a content schedule and using Trello, this is a really invaluable Recipe to use.

Whenever you create a Trello card and assign a date or time, it will automatically be added to your Google Calendar and send you an update as the time comes closer.

This allows you to create a consistent posting schedule and never miss a deadline. Cool, right?

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

09: Archive Every Time You’re Mentioned To A Google Spreadsheet

Want to keep track of who’s talking about you in Twitter, and what they’re saying? This Recipe lets you do all of that in one tidy Google spreadsheet.

By following your Twitter handle or a hashtag you’re able to get each tweet that mentions those keywords stored automatically. Allowing you to track conversations and monitor your brand image.

It also gives you lots of opportunity to find new, interested, people to interact with.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

10-14: Share New WordPress Posts To Social Media

Keep forgetting to share your posts on social media? Don’t worry, this solution is for you.

As soon as you hit the Publish button on WordPress your post will instantly go live on your social channels. Letting your fans get their dose of your content as soon as it’s ready.

Just click any of the links below to access that Recipe:

15: Tweet Your Instagram Images As Twitter Native

Share your latest Instagram updates directly to Twitter with this simple Recipe. That way you can keep up with multiple channels while using as few as possible.

>>> Get This Recipe Here <<<

16: Save The Tweets You Like To A Google Spreadsheet

One of the best ways to find new content (and marketing ideas) is to scratch your own itch and see what you like.

This IFTTT Recipe takes every tweet you like and puts it into a Google spreadsheet for you to look at a later date.

You can then ask yourself:

  • Why did I like this Tweet?
  • What can I use from it?
  • Is there content that I can create from it?

And give yourself a good understand of what makes you – and potentially your audience – tick.

18-21: BackUp All WordPress Blog Posts

You can never have too many backups of your work. Anyone who has ever lost thousands of words and never been able to retrieve them will tell you that.

But luckily you can now save all of your finalised WordPress posts the minute that you publish them. Meaning you never have to worry about losing all of your content again.

I’d recommend using two or three of these to make sure you’re covered, or just connect it to your favourite tool:

Wrapping It Up….

I hope by now you can see that IFTTT is a great tool to help you be more productive without needing to outsource any of your work.

 The amount of Recipes you can create really is endless!
The best way to use this tool is to find the real problems in your workflow and then connect two tools to make the problem go away.

Which are the best IFTTT recipes for you?

Which ones have you created that work well? Let me know in the comments…

101 Responses

  1. jack efron

    Honestly saying that wonder-full tricks, keep going bro

    • Matthew Woodward
      June 22nd, 2020 at 10:17 am

      Thank you, Jack!

  2. Nguyen Duong

    Great. You saved my day.

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 3rd, 2020 at 9:23 am

      Glad to hear it

  3. Guillermo Alfredo Rechy Carrillo

    this is really an excellent article, it’s meant to complement my ifttt strategy of my blogs

    • Matthew Woodward
      February 25th, 2020 at 12:06 am

      Thanks very much – hope it proves helpful

  4. chirurgie esthetique tunisie

    great, well done

    • Matthew Woodward
      May 27th, 2019 at 5:29 am

      Thanks – hope it helped.

  5. Mira

    Really helpful information Matthew, I’ve recently started to get more into IFTTT, it’s great for publishing my posts across several platforms

    • Matthew Woodward
      June 21st, 2018 at 11:54 am

      Great news Mira

  6. Ali Ahmad

    great content regarding link building for seo

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 2nd, 2018 at 9:02 am

      I only post great content, glad you think so Ali

  7. Randy

    Great information. Do you ever have issues with IFTTT and Wordpress? I setup applets and now get multiple posts of the same post on my blog and not sure where to start troubleshooting.

    • Matthew Woodward
      January 31st, 2018 at 10:19 am

      Do you have some duplicate applets?

  8. Sanju Joseph

    Nice Read! Thank You :)

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 2nd, 2018 at 1:43 pm

      Cheers Sanju

  9. Wilson

    Really nice .. i think this will reduce my sharing time .. Great post again. keep it up.

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 2nd, 2018 at 1:50 pm

      Thanks Wilson, will do

  10. Ali

    You made this complex process very simple by writing step by step. Thank you very much

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 2nd, 2018 at 1:46 pm

      It’s simple when you break it down :)

  11. Satish Halmare

    SIR your post is very helpful to me and my newly creating blog I follow your strategy and I have a result for my blog thank you

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 3rd, 2018 at 12:07 pm

      Hi Satish, you’re welcome

  12. Daniel R

    Amazing post, regards from Brazil.

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 2nd, 2018 at 1:58 pm

      Thanks Brazil :)

  13. Simon

    Another great post Matt.

    I’ve been using IFTTT for a while and I totally agree that it is a massive time saver. I particularly like being able to post to other platforms to get that extra exposure.

    I have seen the Medium Applet before so Ill definitely be giving that a go.

    Thanks, Simon

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 3rd, 2018 at 12:10 pm

      Thanks Simon

  14. Bradley Benner

    Great post, Matthew. I really like the notification Applet for new blog posts so we can jump in and comment. I’ve already added this Applet to my list :) Thanks for the tip.

    • Matthew Woodward
      October 31st, 2017 at 1:33 pm

      No problem Bradley!

  15. Hazel Jarrett

    This has been on my to-do list for ages and I kept putting it off as it seemed quite hard to do! Thanks for your help here Matthew

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 3rd, 2018 at 12:12 pm

      No problem Hazel

  16. Derek

    Thanks, Matthew! Great post! You do come up with some rare gems from time to time. And this post certainly qualifies. Thanks for sharing.

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 2nd, 2018 at 2:05 pm

      Cheers Derek, I love a rare gem

  17. Check Results

    What an incredible IFTTT Recipes, well explained. The Strategies are quit different but really very very superub. Thank you for the awesome post.

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 2nd, 2018 at 2:07 pm

      Different but superb! I like it :)

  18. Michael Irving

    Just came across IFTTT a week ago.
    Looking for some natural branded backlinks to dilute my rich anchor text profile. Hoping I can get some juice too.
    What are your recommended web 2.0s?

  19. Phil Gregory

    Been using this bad boy for years. Just running in the background for a list of Twitter/ Linkedin followers.
    Very handy for filtering people into niches and doing #ff posts

    • Matthew Woodward
      August 8th, 2016 at 12:37 pm

      Yeah great tool, and its free!!

  20. Sam

    Really useful post, I’m going to give IFTTTT a go. I struggle posting on a daily basis, as such I would rather schedule everything in one go.

    Thanks Matt and keep at it!!!!

    • Matthew Woodward
      January 6th, 2016 at 10:12 am

      That makes two of us haha

  21. Gary

    Hey Matt

    Great tutorial (as usual), which RSS reader do you use these days now Google Reader is no more?

    • Matthew Woodward
      November 21st, 2015 at 6:10 pm

      Feedly :)

  22. Jay

    Nice post Matthew :) are you use before syndication networks with IFTTT?

    • Matthew Woodward
      October 22nd, 2015 at 5:02 pm

      Yes you can use it for that as well :)

  23. drew

    Excellent post, Thanks

    • Matthew Woodward
      October 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 pm

      No problem :)

  24. Buddy

    Thanks for sharing such a great tool! I’m now trying IFTTT together with Evernote. The last one is a bit intimidating at first glance, but I will manage. ;-)

    Now that you use Evernote, do you (still) use Google Calender? What is the best way to get everything in one place?

    • Matthew Woodward
      June 27th, 2014 at 3:17 pm

      Yeah I use Google calendar for anything time based/setting up reminds which then funnels into IFTTT and Evernote :)

  25. Tushar Thakur

    Nice automation stuff.

    Can I do like this: Once I publish any new blog post on my blog it should automatically shared on FB, twitter and Google+?


    • Matthew Woodward
      June 4th, 2014 at 4:21 pm

      You can if you want but I just use buffer for that

  26. Krissanawat

    thank matt
    I use ifttt forward any feedly and email to evernote

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 25th, 2014 at 12:57 pm

      Yeah I use feedly > evernote as well :)

  27. Sandy

    Hi Matt, IFTTT is cool
    Just heard it from your blog. Thanks

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 18th, 2014 at 10:11 am

      Hope it helps you out Sandy!

  28. Jonny Hardwick

    Nice one Matt. I use a lot of automation in my business and I can never get enough of the stuff. I love it! It turns me on slightly :)

    Never heard of this tool until now. I do automate a lot of the tasks you mentioned but never in this way, and this is actually a much easier/simpler way than some of the other systems I’ve built up.

    I’m going to have a play with it now and see what else I can automate. Thanks man!


    P.S. I’m not sure why but I only just received an email about this post. I thought it was a new post until I looked at the date. Can you shed some light?

    • Matthew Woodward
      February 13th, 2014 at 9:13 am

      Thanks Jonny!

      Yeah your in my autoresponder funnel

  29. Trigger IM

    I just set up a whole fancy schmancy string of these for a couple other sites last night. Very funny that my opt-in with you was timed to send me an email about it this AM. :) Such a great tool! I’ll have to check out your recipes later today.

    By the way, I noticed that the links from your email campaign are not tagged. I recently learned that un-tagged links from referrals such as emails often lose the referrer in Analytics and end up being attributed to direct traffic. Therefore, you might not be able to calculate the real ROI/value of visitors from actual direct traffic vs referral traffic since it’s not truly segmented properly. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this!

    • Matthew Woodward
      January 23rd, 2014 at 10:08 am

      Hahaha its a strange world :)

      There are lots of cool uses for it though.

      Yeah you are right about that, I should track email better ^^

  30. Michael

    Hi Mathew, great video.

    I was trying to use IFTTT with my YouTune subscriptions. Want I want to do is if a new video is published then I want to add it to my Watch Later. I have the RSS feed of my new subscriptions videos, but can’t work out a way to get them onto the Watch Later list. Any ideas?

    Or perhaps there’s another way to create a playlist of these videos. I’d also love to be able to have the videos automatically removed from the Watch Later list if that is at all possible.

  31. jewseboy

    Im having trouble connecting Thunderbird with Evernote with the add-on Ive found to date. I read that Evernote has stopped supporting TB but noticed you are using TB

    Can you post the link to the TB specific add-on you are using please?

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 27th, 2013 at 2:46 pm


      You need Thunderbird 3.1.7 & Evernote Web Clipper to get them working together :)

  32. Clifford

    I’m a huge evernote supporter and just found out about IFTTT. This video is perhaps the BEST example of what IFTTT can really do. Thanks for taking the time to put it together and post it. My imagination is running wild with ideas.

    • Matthew Woodward
      April 25th, 2013 at 8:44 am

      No worrys – everyone understands what it does but a lot of people struggle with the application of it

  33. Peter

    I’ve already setup Evernote following http://www.thesecretweapon.org/. Only bummer is that I’m on Snow Leopard Mac so there is really no easy way to follow along completely. But the organization method itself is fantastic. Once I combine with IFTTT i’m going to be 10x more productive!

    Thanks again!

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 27th, 2013 at 11:38 am

      It is an amazing system – what problems are you facing with the Mac integration of this?

      • Peter
        March 27th, 2013 at 11:45 am

        Well you can’t integrate evernote with mac mail. There is a script online, but it only works w/ Mac Lion and above. I have Snow Leopard. But other than that it’s great! Just setup a recipe on IFTTT to put any link I post on FB into a notebook on Evernote. Awesome!

        • Matthew Woodward
          March 28th, 2013 at 9:10 am

          Ahhh I see – well don’t forget you can create notes in evernote by forwarding email to your evernote email. In the client click on the usage button to see your evernote email address then just forward notes to it :)

  34. Peter


    • Matthew Woodward
      March 27th, 2013 at 11:03 am

      Now put it to good use :P

  35. ran

    sorry, I forgot to say ” thank you so much”


    • Matthew Woodward
      March 18th, 2013 at 9:25 am

      No worrys =D

  36. ran

    really great,,, you’re really kind guru..

    nice regards from Indonesia..

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 18th, 2013 at 9:24 am

      Urgh Guru is a horrible world – I’m still learning!

  37. Robert

    I was just about to start using Google Reader to keep up with some blogs related to my niche + some other blogs only to find out Google Reader is being shut down in July.

    Are there any alternatives that will work with IFTTT?

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 18th, 2013 at 9:15 am

      Hi Robert,

      Thinks like readability are already supported but I’ll worry about this once reader shuts down and a new king is crowned ^^

      • Robert
        March 18th, 2013 at 1:33 pm

        True, a lot can happen in a few months. Readability looks nice.

        • Matthew Woodward
          March 19th, 2013 at 9:09 am

          Yeah it is one of the better ones I’ve seen – we’ll see what happens though!

  38. jespana

    Matt you forgot to add the annotation within YT to be able to click on the videos. Or it could just be my iPad3 that will not allow it.

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 12th, 2013 at 9:51 am

      Yeah they are there :) You might have the annotations option turned off

  39. Mike Brewer

    This is so awesome it’s mind-boggling.

    I must say – I have heard of this service more than once but never taken the time to understand it.

    You did a compelling job of dumbing it down us 90mph types.

    Thank you for taking time.

    Your rock.


    • Matthew Woodward
      March 12th, 2013 at 9:50 am

      Hi Mike,

      No worrys =D Hopefully once you have it setup you can increase speed to 100mph ^^

  40. Rob

    Nice post again. Thank you.

    Do you know if it possible to “concatenate” recipes?

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 12th, 2013 at 9:49 am


      I dont think it is sorry =\ You could create a few that chain together though? Where the ‘That’ in the previous recipe triggers the ‘IF’ in the next one

  41. SamMatla

    Wow. I’m blown away. I don’t see how I haven’t heard of this before as a productivity geek! I don’t user evernote at the moment but I suppose I should probably have a look into it.

    Ahh still can’t believe this even exists. I know what I’m doing today! Cheers Matthew :)

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 12th, 2013 at 9:47 am

      A productivity geek that doesn’t use Evernote or IFTTT – what is the world coming to :P

      • SamMatla
        March 12th, 2013 at 9:37 pm

        MS OneNote ;) it’s much easier as I use it on Windows 8 as an app. Hey I do use IFTTT now!

        • Matthew Woodward
          March 13th, 2013 at 11:15 am


          Ahh hadn’t heard of OneNote – does IFTTT support it?

          • SamMatla
            March 14th, 2013 at 12:21 am

            Unfortunately not, I might contact them and see what they think. Not sure if there’d be as much demand for it though.

          • Matthew Woodward
            March 14th, 2013 at 9:36 am

            Well its a big Microsoft product and I know IFTTT are gearing up with new services at the moment, so dont ask – dont get :)

  42. Marius Fermi

    I love me some IFTT, however I did lose a bit of interest when the Twitter sharing got messed up with API disappearing etc.

    Nice post!

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 12th, 2013 at 9:47 am

      That was only when using it as a ‘trigger’ though I think?

  43. Angela Booth

    Brilliant tutorial, Matthew. I played around with IFTTT, but could never get a real handle on it, so I forgot about it.

    However, after your run throughs of how you use it, I’ve got some excellent ideas of how I can create my own recipes.

    Thank you — I’m off to get started with IFTTT again, now that I know what to do.


    • Matthew Woodward
      March 12th, 2013 at 9:46 am

      Hi Angela,

      No worrys – thought I would throw in a few real world examples of how I use it :)

  44. Brian Owens

    This is amazing. Fits perfectly with Profit Hacks stuff (if you’re familiar with that course). Owe you for this post Matthew!

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 11th, 2013 at 3:04 pm

      I’m not sorry, glad you liked it :)

  45. Fred Williams

    That’s a pretty cool service, and it’s free. I may have to toy around with that to see how I can use it in my business.

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 11th, 2013 at 3:05 pm

      Awww man there are SO MANY uses for it!

  46. cubicle free Quinn

    Great Video Matt – Cheers! I love IFTTT too – I use it to help me know when bloggers I follow post :-) As you can see it works.

    • Matthew Woodward
      March 11th, 2013 at 3:05 pm

      Hahaha ^^ got any other creative ways you use it?

      • Quinn
        March 27th, 2013 at 2:17 pm

        I also use it in conjunction with my VAs – so that they get notified of important things that require their action or further filtering

        • Matthew Woodward
          March 28th, 2013 at 9:19 am

          Interesting – what services are you blending for that?

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