Simplify Blogging Tasks with TextExpander

Simplify Blogging Tasks with TextExpander

TextExpander for Amazon Affiliate Links

Over at the SmileOnMyMac Blog, Gordon Meyer (author of Smart Home Hacks) offers a great tip for speeding up tedious blogging tasks with TextExpander (Mac only):

Here’s a great tip for bloggers and the like. I use TextExpander to create a handy macro for creating Amazon Affiliate links. It’s much easier than using Amazon’s web interface.

After defining a shortcut in TextExpander, adding an Amazon product link to his blog with his unique Amazon Affiliate information is as easy as copying the product’s ISBN or ASIN the clipboard and activating the defined trigger, a task that could be repurposed for a variety of other repetitive processes.