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✨ STEAL my content automation flow✨
There are two things in life I can guarantee - Notion coming up with 1,000 updates cos they can 💅🏽 and people asking me ‘how I produce so much content’. To appease the masses, I’ve made a little video & guide breaking it down:
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HACK 1: Automatic Tweet > IG Screenshot Flow:
I preload Hypefury with tweets & content pillars in the recurrent posts section
I create a weekly schedule based on the pillars e.g. every Friday at 6pm, tweet something from the ‘Callouts’ category.
At the moment I only want tweets that include ‘🧨’ to get pushed through to Instagram. I make sure anything I want to get pushed through to Instagram starts with this emoji in Hypefury
In Zapier, I create a new zap for the Twitter > Pikaso > Instagram flow
For the first step of the zap, I filter the tweets I want to send through to Instagram (watch the video for more details)
For the second step of the zap, I set up the connection from Twitter to Pikaso and choose the styling I want
For the third step of the zap, I connect Pikaso to my Instagram Business account with a pre-filled caption (watch the video for more details)
Everything gets posted automatically 🏽
HACK 2: Auto-distribute TikToks:
Tools needed: Repurpose.io*
All my ‘short-form’ videos start life in TikTok
They then get sent to Repurpose.io where they are distributed to all my social platforms.
Within each platform, there are customisation options where I can dictate things like keeping/removing hashtags and adding default text.
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✨ Oh HEY new inbox✨
Notion’s updates inbox just got a makeover. On a personal level, I have been smashing that ‘Mark as read’ button * a lot * with client updates. Additionally, the ability to reply from within the inbox section (a la what you might see in other apps like Instagram) is *chef’s kiss*
How are you loving the new inbox?
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✨Gimme that blanket✨
If you’ve been paying attention, Notion ran a Twitter competition a little while ago. If you sent a photo of your cat’s set-up, you could win a blanket.
All I’m saying is that the end result is GREAT and thanks to Notion’s unique style, there is an endless amount of possibilities. Some blanket ideas:
Palm tree/beach scene
1 x big ass globe
Dog (because, equality)
What are your blanket ideas?
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✨ Notion Ambassador link up 😍✨
Oh I LOVE it when the Notion family comes together!
Context: Josh & Tasia are two fellow Notion Ambassadors. Tasia is currently starting her digital nomad journey in the US and has met up with him on one of her stops.
Tools come and go but community stays forever. At the end of the day, Notion’s moat is its community. It’s the reason I’ve been here for three years!
As I explore more of the world, one of the first things on my list is now ‘I wonder if there are any Notion Ambassadors I can meet up with’. Pretty frickin’ special for a tool to have that effect
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✨ Goals vs dreams ✨
Difference between a goal and a dream is a plan!
Not only did I want to highlight this tweet to give you a little nudge to get started on that to-do list but ALSO, I am a huge fan of the subtlety of the ‘completed’ checkbox. Trés chic 💅🏽
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