Postano helps users enhance their websites with real time social content. The use begins by adding content from popular sources, including Facebook, Twitter, RSS feeds, Google News and YouTube. The user can select specific colors to go with their existing web page’s color scheme. Users who are embedding content can opt out of customizations. Content filtering buttons and search boxes are also available so users can control what shows on their site and how it is found by visitors. Users are given multiple publish options when adding the customized social content to their website. The first option is to create a vanity URL while the second requires a paid subscription and allows the user to embed content directly into their site using the code provided by Postano. To enhance user engagement, Postano automatically adds Facebook “Like” and Twitter “ReTweet” buttons so visitors can easily share the content they find on the user’s site without actually leaving the site to pass it along.
Postano was created to allow users to give their websites and blogs a “social life.” The application was focused on enhancing content by making it dynamic, accessible and easy to share. Users can easily add new items to web pages that blend seamlessly. The current version of Postano offers multiple options so users can choose the most effective and economical way to use the application.
Postano is appealing for several reasons. Users can easily add social content to their websites to breathe new life into their pages and blogs. Along with providing a simple content solution, Postano includes a number of handy features, from color customizations to built in social network sharing tools for Twitter and Facebook. Postano is very easy to use and allows the user to improve their content and grow their website audience.
A new visitor to the Postano website will be taken in by the lush, green image of a serene forest with an animated brook flowing along around rocks and refreshingly green foliage. The application’s user interface doesn’t include any shady trees or calmly flowing waters, but it does offer a user friendly environment to add and customize content. It was not possible to add the RSS feed of AppAppeal to the news stream.
A new user can begin by clicking the grey “Get Started” button positioned along the left hand side of the Postano homepage. The user can also click the blue “Get Started” link nestled in the top, left hand corner of the page. Regardless of which the user clicks, a pop up box will appear and ask the user to sign in using their Facebook profile. There is no alternative option available at this time. Of course this makes some sense since Postano utilizes social content in its service. The addition of a Twitter log in might be a nice touch to give users more flexibility.
Postano provides users with four account options, based on the number of fans the user’s profile receives. Users with up to 2,000 fans are provided free access to all of Postano’s current basic features. Users who maintain up to 10,000 fans can pay around $10 per month to use Postano’s services. The third plan is intended for users with up to 100,000 fans and costs around $100 per month. Users with more than 100,000 fans are required to contact Postano to receive a customized quote.
Anyone who maintains a website or blog could turn to Postano.com to enhance their content offerings and give visitors more reasons to return and interact. The application provides a number of convenient options that cater to users with audiences of all sizes.