HotShp social publishing to Pinterest, LinkedIn, Hootsuite, Buffer, SocialPilot using Zapier

Connect HotShp and your social media management platform of choice via a Free Zapier account. Zapier connects with 28 social media marketing apps as of this writing. Examples are - Pinterest, Hootsuite, Buffer, SocialPilot. Here is the complete list. When our expert writers write social posts, you can either publish manually or automatically publish your post on the schedule of your choosing.

For this use case, Zapier's free tier is more than sufficient.

Use an existing template to create your connection

We have Zap templates to connect HotShp with Pinterest, LinkedIn, Hootsuite, Buffer, and SocialPilot. If you have any other integration suggestions. Please send us an email at and we would be happy to help.

You can see all the templates here -


Pick the template you want to use and click "Try It".

If you do not have a zapier account, you can create a free account at this step.


Sign in to HotShp

Click Sign in to HotShp

A new window will open up. Enter your API Key. Your API Key can be found at

Enter it in the previous window.

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Setup Pinterest (example)

This example covers Pinterest. But, similarly, you can set up any of the other social media platforms.

You will need to sign in to your Pinterest account and pick a board where the Pins should be added. 


Turn the Zap ON by clicking on Turn on Zap

Once fully setup, you should try and publish something from HotShp. When you go back to a social post, you should see Zapier as a button. You can use that button to manually publish, it will also be used to publish automatically on your scheduled time.



Enjoy Posting!