Ever wondered how you could automate a repetitive task? I love “automations” and I find iMacros very useful. iMacros is an awesome browser-based macro recorder that can record and automate tasks on its own. Macros automate repetitive tasks and thus help one save time.
Do you perform a lot of repetitive tasks every day? With iMacros you do not have to carry out the same tasks every day. You can simply record the task on macros and play it and sit back while your task is automatically carried out. Tasks like filling web forms and submitting, downloads and uploads, data extraction could be automatically carried out using iMacros.
Imagine iMacros typing in your username and password to all the your emails every morning, submit your posts to various social networks, visit your favorite blogs and tweet their latest posts, retweet posts from tweet exchange sites like easyretweet or justretweet so you can earn points, follow/unfollow people on Twitter, post on all the groups you belong to on Facebook, send message to all your Facebook contacts etc…
Getting Started with iMacros:
There are countless things one can do with iMacros just by simply recording tasks and play them. So you can automatically perform every task you normally carry out on a daily basis using iMacros. The iMacros extension is available for the following browsers; Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Simply download and install the extension on any browser of your choice.
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Recording a Macro:
iMacros record button allows you to record tasks so you can play them back later. With iMacros you can record anything on the browser, save it and play it to perform same task exactly the way you recorded it. Just click the Record button on the iMacros and start performing some tasks on the browser, click stop when you are done and save your macro.
Click on the “Play” button to have the iMacros automatically carry out the task same way you recorded it. You can even run your macro as a bookmark by simply right-clicking on it and selecting “Add to bookmark” from the menu.
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iMacros is quite a useful tool for me, it’s amazing what this little extension could do. Think of any repetitive task at all you carry out daily and record it with iMacros and have it automatically carry such tasks out for you. Bloggers like me can also find this extension very useful. What repetitive tasks do you perform with iMacros? Please share with me because I will also like to explore it more and more.
What a lovely post. i never thought about something like this before :D but i’d like to ask just one question; Does the extension have any side effect?
Nwosu Mavtrevor says
No it does not, it simply automate your tasks just same way you would have done it manually, i want to record a macros that will submit my recent blog post to at least 100 social media sites, when am done i will share such macros here with you.