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How To Create a Posterous Group - New Feature at Posterous.com

Do you use Posterous?  Are you uploading photos to your Posterous site from your mobile device? Did you know you can post to Posterous using the email feature?  I started using Posterous when I discovered how easy it is to take a picture with an iPhone (or other mobile device) and upload it to my Posterous site all in under 60 seconds.  I use it frequently when I travel because it's simple, fast, and very efficient.

Now you can create groups on Posterous and share content with other selected individuals of your choice.  Posterous.com is much like Wordpress or Blogger in that it is a blogging platform.  Adding content to your Posterous site online or via a mobile device is sooo easy and now with the ability to create unique groups on the fly, this will really differentiate Posterous from the other on-the-go blogging platforms. 

How To Create a Posterous Group

Step 1

Send an email to newgroup@posterous.com, name your group using the subject line and you're on your way.

Step 2

Invite those you want to share or contribute to the group via an email and you're done! Groups can be made public or private, it's your choice. Here's a quick video sharing the above steps to help get you started.

Before you create your first group(s), consider all the possibilities and ways you can use this for both personal and business.  I think you'll agree that this can be quite a useful tool and a great way to share and contribute information on many different levels, and to many different audiences.

Some ideas to get you started:

  • A Photo/Video sharing group for family, friends, or your neighborhood and community.
  • A Podcast or Broadcasting group for sharing audio files, music, podcasts and other sound files.
  • A Company or Business group to share documents, ideas, advertising and marketing concepts.
  • A Technical Support or Blogging group to share tips, tools, and tech tricks with each other.
  • A Social Media FAQ group to learn and share with your select group of associates.
  • A Team group of all your affiliates and associates to discuss and share ideas and referrals.
  • A Group for...(insert your idea here....)

I haven't created any groups just yet, but I'm about to give it a try. If you're up to it, share your group with others here, (only if they're public of course) we'd love to see how your creative ideas and groups evolve.

 

     

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Comment balloon 20 commentsBrad Andersohn • January 05 2011 07:35AM

Comments

I always love your posts!  Thank you for another winner.  I can't wait to check it out!  Kim

Posted by Kimberly A Norgard (Devlin McNiff Halstead Real Estate) almost 10 years ago

Hi Brad,

I do use Posterous and I love it.  It's so easy and always with you!  Thanks- Cindy

Posted by Cindy Edwards, CRS, GRI, PMN - Northeast Tennessee - 423-677-6677 (RE/MAX Checkmate) almost 10 years ago

I just spoke to someone about this and they love it.  They take a picture of a property and then upload it and write a blog....all in about 5 mins.  Gotta try it.

Posted by Diane Osowiecki, Greater Nashville Real Estate (Diane O and Friends - Benchmark Realty) almost 10 years ago

Hey, thanks for the tutorial on this.  I will be checking it out.  Sounds fantastic.

Posted by Paula McDonald, Ph.D., Granbury, TX 936-203-0279 (Beam & Branch Realty) almost 10 years ago

Hey Brad thanks for this I use flickr I wonder if I should switcvh to this? Any ideas or should I use both ? Thanks for the post

Posted by Charlie Ragonesi, Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros (AllMountainRealty.com) almost 10 years ago

YOu always teach me something new...I am still using your zillow widgets for occassional posts too!  Thanks!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) almost 10 years ago

Hi Brad,

As always, a very informative and useful post.  You have given me many new things to try and to learn from.

Thank you.

Posted by Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist (Immediate Home Solutions) almost 10 years ago

Thanks for the tip

It has been bookmarked for future use

So many ways each one like a scale

Enjoy the day

Posted by Don MacLean, Realtor-Homes for Sale- Easton Mass (New England Real Estate Center Inc.) almost 10 years ago

Brad, I tried Posterous awhile back but didn't stick with it.  Now with your instructions, I'll try it again!

Posted by Susan Brown (Keller Williams NE, Kingwood Texas (Humble & Atascocita too)) almost 10 years ago

I use Posterous a lot, but usually to comment on material created by others, and mainly for link bait, I fear.  The notion of using it for group activity is a fun one.  Thanks for the post.

Posted by Juliet Johnson, Jacksonville Photography & Digital Marketing (Vizzitopia) almost 10 years ago

I'm going to have to give it a rip, too.  I have a few Posterous sites.  One of them is a password site for the Cub Scout Pack...  This might work for that purpose, too.

Posted by Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy (Century 21 Results Realty) almost 10 years ago

Brad, thanks for the post and continuing to share the goods on the latest and greatest tech sources.

Posted by William Collins, Property and Asset Management (ERA Queen City Realty) almost 10 years ago
Thanks Brad. Will have to come back to this. Need to get my posterous up and running a little better first.
Posted by DeeDee Riley, Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas (Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA) almost 10 years ago

OK, so I finally got around to creating a group. It's public so no invite is needed to join. 

Come on by, say hi, and post something if you like. Some really cool groups have started up already, I've joined a couple others I was invited to and they're pretty creative I might add.  :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) almost 10 years ago

Brad, we can always count on you for cutting edge info! I have used posterous some but I really like the idea of groups! Thanks :)

Posted by Sharon Alters, Realtor - Homes for Sale Fleming Island FL (Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty - 904-673-2308) almost 10 years ago

I'm collecting some success stories for my test group above (#14), just got another one today from a member using video. Cool! :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) almost 10 years ago

I don't use posterous as of this comment - but this post has certainly put it on my radar to investigate!

Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty (Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area) almost 10 years ago

Brad, sounds easy and fun.  I used posterous for awhile but then slacked off.  I'm off to get on it again.  This is a great way to start a family or community group.  Soooooooo Easy!

Posted by Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528, Real Estate Salesperson (Coldwell Banker, 170 N Main Street, New City NY 10956) almost 10 years ago

Lora - Posterous and creating groups really is easier than one might think. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) almost 10 years ago

Hey everyone,

Sorry for all the updates (if you subscribe to this post or my blog) the scribd player was showing up HUGE on this post and I was trying to adjust and correct it.  If you were notified via email about the updates multiple times, that's what I was doing here and I apologize for the email bombardment and inconvenience.

Thanks. :-)

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) almost 10 years ago

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