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Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

The report combines a variety of social media analytics from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to benchmark your business’ overall success on social. The Group Report allows you to compare and analyze your social strategy across networks by aggregating common metrics across channels and timeframes. More Networks, More Data. What’s included?

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources


Aggregation. How Marketing Might Want to Aggregate, Filter, Curate, Publish and Distribute. Social filtering? Can you give priority to your own content within the aggregated content? Social distribution strategy?  How to Curate Content for an Aggregated Content Site. What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing. Then aggregate. Images?

Customer Experience in the Age of the Aggregator

Simply Measured

It’s 2016, and I’m sad to say that I regularly encounter brands on social media who live and die by their boilerplates, or simply just don’t respond and use their channels as content distribution networks. By making the choice to be present on a social media platform, you must also accept that it is now a new touchpoint for customers (and potential customers) to contact you on.

Content Curation versus Content Aggregation

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Content Curation versus Content Aggregation: A Velvet Mr. T Painting Two posts brought to my attention the discussion starting to take root about the worlds of content aggregation versus content curation. Not an aggregator. Curation goes one step beyond aggregation by adding an active, ongoing editorial component. Aggregation has its place.

A Social Network For Genetics Research: Can It Help Isolate Parkinson’s Genes?

The Realtime Report

Can social networks help with medical research? The world’s first genetics-based social network – as 23andMe labels itself – is looking to show they can. The company recruited people using social media, and at Parkinson’s research conferences. Social Media Campaigns 23andMe crowdsourcing DNA genetics medical research Parkinson's

Social Media Growth: 65% of Adults Online Now Use Sites [Infographic]


A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project on social media reveals that nearly two-thirds of adults on the Internet say they use social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, up slightly from a year ago. use social-networking sites. Among online adults: 83% of 18-29 year-olds. 70% of 30-49 year-olds.

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Thank you Google, for the Antithesis of a More Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

The need for a social network that automatically aggregates all my “friends&# and then cuts off the irrelevant noise. Or are we in an infinite loop of growing out of social networks every five years? The thoroughness of it all did not imply the need to mindlessly obsess over “integrating&# all other social channels with Google+.  Anyway.

The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users. The sheer amount of traffic that social media sites see every day makes it an insurmountable task to manage multiple social profiles manually. Happy Friday!

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter by Adam Sherk on September 13, 2010 The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press has published the results of its latest survey on news consumption and related topics. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Do you automate your social media activities? Blogs Facebook Featured Humor LinkedIn People Social Twitter Workplace YouTube best practices cartoon social media social networking strategy tipsCheers!

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation

Print this article | Read this article in: | Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation We are no longer just consumers of content , we have become curators of it too. As I see it: " Aggregation is automated, curation is manual. Automated aggregation is not the solution. In fact, aggregation can equal aggravation. Guess what?

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity SMM

Amid all of the hype, conferences, and rapid adoption of social media marketing by organizations from sole proprietors to the Fortune 100, there remains an undercurrent of skepticism. This surfaces in posts like Social Media Skepticism , 5 reasons why social media skeptics maybe right and Business social networking: where’s the ROI? Reasons Social Media Sucks. 1.

Why the Future of Social Community is Omni-Social

Convince & Convert

It’s no longer enough to rely on social networks for community infrastructure. Smart companies are now combining owned and rented community functions into a 1+1=3 scenario I call Omni-Social. Click for the replay of the Omni-Social Webinar. But this, of course, makes social community more expensive and less efficient as brands are forced to pay for Reliable Reach.

Should Your Social Networks Mingle?

Direct Marketing Observations

A lot of the apps and web services that come across the desk lately have to do with consolidation and aggregation. In fact, back in April there was a pretty good post in Social Media Today on 7 social media aggregation tools that you should use that caught my eye. Yoono connects you to your social networks and messengers. Twitter is your peer network.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Search for a brand name or keyword across all of the most popular social networks at once?

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Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

With an exponential rise in the use of social media platforms between the 2010 World Cup and today, One Stadium Live provides a unique venue to aggregate the increasing amount of conversations soccer fans are having across the world. Social Media Campaigns Facebook Google Isobar One Stadium Live Online forum soccer social media Social Media aggregation Sony Twitter World Cup

Social Networks and Privacy

Janet Fouts

This is especially true when you are on multiple networks. Think of your online conversations as an aggregate whole and not just one network at a time. You can’t mention activism and social media without James Karl Buck coming up. His tweet activated his social network and word spread quickly. Change the date across all your networks.

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

Several great new features were recently added to the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer by co-founder Tony Karrer. For example as I’m writing this, I see a few great posts right up top: •  3 Questions To Ask About The Qualified Lead You Just Received… •  Do B2B Editors Get Twitter? •  The evolution of social media power and influence.

How to Choose the Right Social Channels to Reach Your Customers

Convince & Convert

For the user of these social networks, the question is how much time do you want to spend posting, tweeting, pinning, creating or following? In social media, it’s about quality, not just quantity. Questions to Determine Your Dominant Social Channel(s) If you’re not sure where to start, ask yourself these questions: Where is your target buyer? posts per day.

3 Reasons Why Pinterest May Succeed Where Google+ Has Failed

SocMed Sean

The results are uniquely crowd-sourced aggregations and classifications of content from across the Web. The sudden explosion of traffic to Pinterest has a lot of analysts scratching their heads trying to determine Pinterests’ magic recipe (no pun intended) and what impact the explosive growth in membership might have on other social networks. So Why Now? Digg this!

Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

understand that you’ve recently made a significant change in your work situation what can you tell me about that? A: After an aggregate of 9 years at Microsoft, being the CMO of a $100M dollar digital agency, and a writer, I wanted to get back to my roots in terms of “building” something that had huge customer promise and could make a dent in reality as we know it.

This Week in Social Media – 5/29/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page. Template: Blogging and Social Media Policy. Social Media Handbook for Local Red Cross Units.

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators by Tamar Weinberg on September 23, 2009 Share This is a guest post from Josh Schnell, founder of and web developer. The major “Web 2.0″

The Gamification of Social Media

Social Media Marketing

It sits squarely in the social networking space, but it has a different twist - one from which I think businesses may be able to gain valuable insights, all while allowing people to enjoy themselves. But like the other sites, it's also a social network itself. By linking your social activity from other sites, you see your net worth rise more quickly. What is it?

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How to Use Social Media to Plan Your Next Vacation

Ignite Social Media

And now social media platforms are catching on as well. With new features from Pinterest and Google, knowing how to use social media to plan your next trip can make the process easy breezy; check out these features and see for yourself. The post How to Use Social Media to Plan Your Next Vacation appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough? To me the real question is: when one site aggregates another’s content, how much attribution is enough? Personally I think aggregated stories should always include an inline attribution link. Thanks for the write up.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Managing staff who participate in social networks. Not surprising - it goes a long way to protect the company from fallout if/when staff do ignore the social media guidelines in place. . BBC Staff Editorial Guidelines Personal use of Social Networking and other third party websites   [link]. IBM’s Social Computing Guidelines   [link]. Opera  [link].

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) Note: apparently after Mumbrella and Ross Dawson reported on the final point (social media distribution sites getting some perks) this was backtracked by, at least temporarily. Their own staff? Fairfax?

The Facebook Empire Ends Here

Geoff Livingston

As Gini Dietrich blogged last week, there is a real expectation gap between people providing information with Facebook’s tools, and the social network’s use of that data. Given that laissez-faire attitude, who knows how comments from this blog and others will be used in aggregate? This is one very small site in the grand scheme of the social web.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest


 Social media is always on. Social media timing tools. Topsy , an app that has been around for a few years, performs social network trend analysis. Fannit combed the Web and aggregated the timing information below, which you can use as a general guideline. Facebook Google Plus LinkedIn Pinterest Social Media Twitter Google Social media marketing

[Cool Infographic Friday] How Digital and Social Media Have Transformed Nonprofits


Nonprofits say three of their top four engagement channels are now digital: websites, email campaigns, and social media; the only non-digital channel that’s seen as among the most effective is in-person events. 2. Online giving is on the rise, especially via social media. Facebook is the foundation of social success. Nonprofits have gone all-in on digital.

Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

However, the social network has been working on  Reader for more than year, according a report in the Wall Street Journal and is said to resemble Flipboard. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Reader Google Reader News aggregator Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans.  However, I am largely unconcerned. Image via CrunchBase. Today, we are hearing reports that Facebook is going to launch a reader application, and my first thought was, I hope this won’t change Facebook’s current update feeds.

Social network commerce and referrals: Rubbish in, rubbish out?

The Way of the Web

Two recent studies into social networking referrals and Facebook ecommerce left me slightly perplexed until the obvious answer smacked me in the face. The first was a study by ForeSee Results , which showed that 1% of website referrals came direct from a social networking url, and that’s after a survey of 188 websites and over 295,000 responses from individual consumers.

People Curation


He takes us through a few different models of content curation.  I’m going to need to compare these to my post on Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources to see if this classification changes things. But before I get to that, let me step through what he talks about. Individual content curator tools – example How do these trends interact?

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali 7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks December 21st, 2010 Tweet I first heard about Amplify earlier this year; I believe it was at the January chapter meeting of IABC/DC Metro. Plus there are too many networks. It’s easy. Bingo.

Aggregate your online activity using Tumblr [Tutorial]

Categories Popular CAN Categories: iPhone Mac Windows WebApp Games Processing openFrameworks iPad Books Browse CAN recommendations Store Social Join, Submit and Share your projects with CAN using these social networks See the latest. It collects all your “social networks&# activity and creates a linear feed where your friends can leave comments. Read more.

Association Curation


The article goes on to talk about different kinds of opportunities that trade associations and professional societies have including Associations Social Media Opportunities. This is what I start with in Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources. On the surface, this is pretty classic example of association curation and aggregation.  Curatio

Facebook Pages Can Cross-Post Videos to Pages With Different Owners, Business Managers

SocialTimes Facebook

Product manager Anaid Gomez-Ortigoza  announced the update in a Facebook Media blog post , adding that 169,000 pages on the social network are currently using cross-posting and highlighting this video  from the page for NBC ’s America’s Got Talent, which tallied more than 126 million views across six pages. See why Simon Cowell thinks Grace VanderWaal is the next Taylor Swift.

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21 Sources For Blog Ideas

Small Business Mavericks

Your RSS aggregator – Do you subscribe to the most popular blogs in your niche? Niche social networking sites – Have you found one that serves your niche? Blogging for Small Business blog marketing blogging ideas social networking TwitterWhere do you get your blog ideas ? If you are a successful blogger in your niche, then I’d be willing to bet that you don’t get your ideas for posts all from one source. There are plenty of places to go online to get ideas for your blog posts. Twitter – Who do you follow? Check out their links.

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