Buffer is a smart tool, which helps to schedule social media posts for further publishing. Buffer allows to send posts on social networks: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Short.io & Buffer Zap automates the publishing process. After a new short link is created, a post with a link title, description, and web page preview is published to chosen social channels. You can send a short link to eight social networks at once.

If you want to schedule, choose the date, time, and social channels in the Buffer account.

Short.io & Buffer Zap allows having a rest after a hard workday, even if the post should be published at 11 PM.

Straight to the video guide or follow the instruction:

1. Go to Zapier.

2. Choose Make a Zap.

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3. Search for Short.cm and click its icon.

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4. Turn on trigger and continue.

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5. If you configure this Zap for the first time, you need to connect your Short.cm account. Click Connect an Account

6. Go to your Short.io account or directly to https://app.short.io/settings/integrations/api-key

7. Open User Menu.

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8. Choose the "Integrations & API" tab.

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9. Copy API key.

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10. Paste API key to connect Short.cm account. Continue.

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11. When account is on, continue.

12. Choose a domain and continue.

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13. Pick a sample of the link to test.

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14. Now you need to add an action. Search for Buffer and click its icon.

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15. Choose an action depending on your needs. The example is Add to Buffer.

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16. Connect your Buffer account.

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17. After an account is on, continue.

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18. Fill in necessary fields to send a short link. Continue.

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19. Send a test to make sure you've made a correct setup.

Important: Turn on your Zap.

After shortening, a link will be automatically added to social networks you specified in Zap settings.

Video Guide

A step-by-step video guide helps to correctly set up this Zap.

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