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.@Mention Pro Tip: How To Let Everyone See What You’ve Replied

You’re witty, well-versed in theoretical physics or some sort of creative wunderkind and your Twitter followers have no idea.

How can this be? Well, you’re not the showy type and this side of you only comes out when you’re @replying to certain folks – and as we all know, a tweet that starts with an @mention is only seen by you, the recipient and folks following both of you.

If only there was a quick and simple way to share those tweets with all of your followers. There is.
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2 Ways To Seamlessly Tweet From Google Reader Using Buffer

Google Reader has always been one of the most popular article aggregators on the web mainly because it has the good ‘ol Google look and feel that makes it easy to navigate. The online reader also makes managing subscriptions a breeze, and its recommendations for stuff that you might like are spot on.

However, one of the biggest things missing from Google Reader is social sharing capabilities. Unless you count Google+, the reader doesn’t have a native feature that lets you post what you’re reading to social networks. For instance, Tweeting an article that you picked up from Google Reader can be cumbersome, because you have to go to the original article and hit the Tweet button from there, instead of doing it all from the reader.

Thankfully, the guys at Buffer came up with a couple of ways to solve Google Reader’s social media shortcomings, at least when it comes to Twitter. (For the uninitiated, Buffer is a nifty tool that automatically schedules your tweets at optimal times to ensure that you get the most exposure for your content.)
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