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Five models of content curation

SocialFish

I’d love you to tak a look at this post by Rohit Bhargava:   Five Models of Content Curation. This is a pretty good deconstruction of how we actively curate content for you here on SocialFishing, and it’s a useful way to think about particular kinds of posts you could be posting on your association or nonprofit blog relative to your industry topics.

Content Curation: Are You Doing it Right?

Spin Sucks

Content curation is the hot ticket item in social media and business these days. Content curators — or editors — find, sort, categorize, and distill the big data and vast amount of content that’s available. Content curation is so much more than simply compiling lists and dropping articles, blog posts, and images into pretty templates. It is a big time business.

9 Curated Moments From The Social Curation Summit

Firebelly

In July, I participated in the Social Curation Summit in New York City. Here are 9 noteworthy sound bites from Twitter that represent the variations in conversation, people and moments – my curation from within the Social Curation Summit. People turn to curation when search stops working. When content fails, it may not fit the culture of that community.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

And talks to where they perceive to be the real opportunity: The real opportunity here, in my opinion, is to create – and curate – the best content focused on one specific area frequently enough that you become the one brand that consumers look to for this information. Curation. How Marketing Might Want to Aggregate, Filter, Curate, Publish and Distribute. Am I curating yet?

Facebook Timeline for Brands: Curation and Palpitation

Dave Fleet

So, while curation is absolutely important, and companies should think about the story they need to tell, they also need to recognize that brands don’t control everything that people see on their Timelines. That means, even though you’ve curated your timeline carefully anything that someone has posted about your brand could show up, and what does show up changes dynamically.

15 Key Facts about Content Curation

Writtent Blog

For many content marketers, curation is something of a silver bullet. For many companies, it’s no longer enough to blog three times a week and release a white paper once a quarter. The average B2B marketer is using 12 different  content marketing tactics , and a curation strategy can boost the volume of information shared without dramatically increasing the workload.

Social Media Time Management: The Best-Kept Secrets Revealed for Curating, Creating and Promoting Hot Content

Katie Lance

The right question should be, “What social networks should I focus on that will build my community and build my business?” When you can answer those questions, you can then put into your calendar when you are going to do three major things: Curate content. Curate, create and promote! So let’s break this down a little further… Curating content.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

mashable.com

Tips for Great Content Curation. Steven Rosenbaum is the CEO of Magnify.net , a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. He’s also the author of Curation Nation. You’ve heard the buzz word — curation — being thrown around like it’s a gadget we all know how to work. Content curation. Web Curation.

Who are your curators?

www.missiontolearn.com

Mission to Learn – Lifelong Learning Blog Know Better. Who are your curators? by Jeff Cobb I had already planned to write a post about “curators&# today when I noticed that Jeff De Cagna has posted about the “ content challenge &# over on SmartBlog. —- First things first: What is a Curator? The first is to find great curators. Live Better.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

mashable.com

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]. Steven Rosenbaum is a curator, author, filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of  Magnify.net , a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. His book Curation Nation from McGrawHill Business was published this week. That’s called a gallery, and a gallery owner is a curator.

Do You Know When to Create and When to Curate?

Convince & Convert

Paul Haskell , Social Media and Content Marketer at Omaha Steaks , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss curation versus creation on different platforms, success in visually focused social media platforms, and the culture at a family-owned company. The Art of Curation. Pinterest, Paul says, has been a great platform for curating recipe lists. Listen Now.

Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager. With a boom in social media presence of brands, the role of a Community Manager is growing.

10 Thought Leaders Share Thoughts on Curating Content

www.toprankblog.com

Within the field of content marketing, curation is becoming a popular topic of discussion. Curating content can provide the best of both. Content curation can takes many forms: feeds, “channels&# (such as on YouTube), it can appear on blogs, or even be the links you upload to social media sites such as Facebook. There is a value in curation and a value in creation.

The Top 100 Blogs to Curate for Social Media Power Users

Buffer Social

Looking for some fresh content to curate and share on social media? With so many blogs to choose from , the challenge can sometimes flip from finding content to share to choosing which content to share. At Buffer , we’re lucky to have some data on the most popular blogs that are read, loved, and shared by social media power users. Seth Godin’s Blog – 796.

120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs

Pamorama

Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . It is a way of creating relationships and community so people feel loyal to your brand, and it helps you become recognized as a thought leader in your industry. steps for creating a successful blog. What do they want and need from a blog like yours? Be consistent.

The Three C’s of Social Content: Consumption, Curation, Creation

www.briansolis.com

The 3C’s, Consumption, Creation, and Curation Bucking the trend of growth in the “creator&# category, Twitter, for instance, grew by 30 million users in the last few months.  Twitter isn’t so much driven by pure creation as it is rich with a combination of curation and consumption. In doing so, we literally make the world a much smaller place. briansolis Hi Matt.I

Social Media Strategies: The Changing role of Content Strategist

Social Media Citizens

Adding value and the art of Curating. It’s also very important to understand that company can add value not only by creating the new content but also by curating the existing one. There is a big discussion going on about Creation vs. Curation and Who is the King – Content or Curator? Bain-sourcing and community building. Content Strategy. Distribution.

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

www.fastcompany.com

Expert Blog. The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. This blog is written by a member of our expert blogging community and expresses that experts views alone. has set out to associate themselves with the craze that is “social curation": What is this Pinterest? No one is really looking at the bigger, underlying picture--the fact that social curation isn’t really social at all. At the core, though, social curation is incredibly self-centered. There’s no sense of community--no we, ours, or us involved. Fast Company. Search.

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King

www.businessinsider.com

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King Steve Rosenbaum , Magnify.net | Jun. Curation Is King." Ok, I hear all the content-makers sharpening their knives to take me on. Its new communities that were previously silenced by their inability to access broadcast distribution outlets now getting to have their chance in the spotlight. curation". Curating anyone can do.

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

www.huffingtonpost.com

Inspiring Funny Obsolete Scary Must-Have Amazing Innovative Nerdy Read More: Courtney Holt , Curate , Curation , Myspace , MySpace Music , Steve Rosenbaum , Technology News Get Technology Alerts Email Comments 3 First look at the New MySpace promises changes in design -- embraces community knowledge and passion. LPH: Curator - museum. HuffPosts QuickRead. Loading.

Conversation Agent: Curating Information as Content Strategy

www.conversationagent.com

» Curating Information as Content Strategy Content, which is anything that informs, educates, or entertain online, is your business digital body language. Content and community Which is where there is opportunity for resource-strapped businesses to make a dent. They aggregate and curate news. Better yet, build a community or tribe. Curating content is what we do!

Twitter Chats: A Doorway Between You and Your Community

Spin Sucks

They curate conversations around a particular topic on a regular basis. They build community. They build community. And if you use social media well, it is a great way for you to build community. Have you already pre-seeded your community? When I talk about pre-seeding (not “preceding,”) your community, I don’t mean simply using a hashtag you’ve decided on.

‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators

mindymcadams.com

By Mindy McAdams HOME BLOG ABOUT Teaching Online Journalism You will see something cool here if you upgrade your Flash player. Notes from the classroom and observations about today's practice of journalism online « What we now know about blogs Keep them coming back (how?) But when Jeff Jarvis talks about “curation&# — which he has been doing for quite a while now — he means the activities of sorting, choosing, and display, which museum curators perform based on their extensive knowledge of the subject area of an exhibit. Where is it from?

Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"

blogbrevity.posterous.com

For great social media discussions, follow the conversations on #smchat every Wednesday at 1 pm on Twitter, join the #smchat Ning community , and get the transcripts. Content Curator is a DJ. As a Content Curator, you should be entertaining. Ultimately, when your friends or followers share your curated content with their friends, THEY look smart and cool. Think 70-20-10.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. And I’m hoping you can tell us if our strategy makes sense or if it sucks (don’t hold back!), so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. We have more than 10,000 high-quality photos – spectacular shots of polar bears , aurora borealis ,  coral reefs ,  ancient ruins – that we’ve curated and optimized. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community. Lasica.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. Which blog post promotion tactics are most effective? Is it still worthwhile to get listed in blog directories, and if so, which ones?

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Content Curation versus Content Aggregation

www.content-ment.com

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. My experience with curation is more specific. Over the past few years, publishing content in this manner makes me a curator of sorts. Thanks!

Secret Sauce for Small Business: Building Social Media Communities

Blue Focus Marketing

“Social Media Communities Empower Small Businesses&#. Twitter is an amazing place to meet interesting people and join communities.   But sometimes “ amazing &# is an understatement when it comes to Twitter relationships. Social Media Communities Create Value. Building your own community on Twitter is about creating value in terms of content and relationships.

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping. The world doesn’t need another fashion blog, yoga site, or recipe roundup. Not the formula.

How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

Social media can be the magic that helps people find your blog articles. A few years ago, blogging and social media were separate. Blogging was long-form, serious, and crafted. Some people predicted that social media would replace blogging because of declining attention spans. Blogging and social media not only amicably co-exist, they complement each other.

Content Curation Tips: 6 Places to Find Content to Share on Social Media

Writtent Blog

Content curation isn’t a quick fix for your staffing woes, or a way to escape your company’s need to think in campaigns. MarketingProfs’ Ann Handley shared at the recent Inbound13 marketing conference that she believes effective content curation is a way to enhance a company’s existing strategy. Who knew that Google+ was a dream come true for content curation specialists?

4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now

blog.junta42.com

Junta42 Content Marketing blog The Content Marketing Revolution How Junta42 Works Find a Vendor Blog Community About Us Top 42 Blogs The Book « Are My Customers Interested in What I Have to Say? Main September 22, 2010 4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now I caught Paul Gillin's column in B2B magazine yesterday on how curation is the new creation. Today, curation is nearly as important as creation." " Paul also points out that curation is as old as collecting itself. To do that, curation must be part of the mix. 

The Future Of Content Curation

neilperkin.typepad.com

With an explosion in the amount of content vying for our attention, quality content curation of all kinds has a high value. The real value in social curation is relevance. Earlier this month, The Guardian decided it wanted to reflect some of the debate and discussion going on in the science community. Blog powered by TypePad. Original column here. Please try again.

Are you thinking about your blog all wrong

Convince & Convert

Not all that long ago, blogs were consumed consistently and comprehensively. blog was a comfortable slipper of information that fit into your daily (or near-daily) pattern because you were “fed” updates via RSS and/or email. Blog consumption is a Mixtape not an Album. You were loyal to a blog and a blogger, the same way you were loyal to an artist and an album. No more.

How to Build Community on a Blog: 24 Must Read Articles from around the Web

ProBlogger

This week we’ve published a series of posts on the topic of building community on a blog with these posts: 9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog. The 5 Stages of Building a Culture of Community on a Blog [A Case Study]. Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog. The ‘rules’ differ for each community.

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 5: The Curator Attributes And Skills

www.masternewmedia.org

Print this article Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 5: The Curator Attributes And Skills What skills do I need to have if I want to be an effective real-time news curator ? What makes a great news curator stand out from those who do automatic aggregation or from bloggers who create simple news stories lists? What does exactly a news curator do?

How publishers curate the world of content

emediavitals.com

eMedia Vitals Vital Answers eMedia Jobs Blog How GEO scales international content to local markets Blog NewsTilt lesson: Know thy audience Blog A ‘niche within a niche’: Behavioral targeting. Blog Publishers integrate new Foursquare features Article SB Nation: Turning fan bases into media brands eMedia Vitals Life Beyond Print.™ Curation platforms, which have moved beyond the RSS feed , provide varying levels of automation, functions and technology to suit a media companys needs. The amount of curation versus staff content varies by publishers.

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