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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. We like them a lot.

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. This is where talented curators shine.

Five Types of Social Curation

Spin Sucks

Curation. There’s even an entry in Wikipedia for digital curation: Digital curation is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets. Is there a such thing as “social curation?”. Five Types Of Social Curation. like to break things down into sections, so the way I see it there are five elements to social curation.

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?

15 Key Facts about Content Curation

Writtent Blog

For many content marketers, curation is something of a silver bullet. 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. We’ve compiled some of the most fascinating stats and facts on the state of content curation: 1. Curation Is Social.

6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

So my new thing is curated news sites.  Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se. During my time off of blog reading, I discovered (or rediscovered) a bunch of new curation sites, some of which have now become my “morning newspaper time”  I though you might be interested in checking them out for yourself. Anyway. It was a breaking point.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Socialmedia.biz

Curation is essential for cementing your views, growing your audience, building relationships and expanding your message. Unfortunately, though, curating can be an aspiring thought leader’s greatest challenge. There are many frustrations associated with curating content, but luckily there are powerful solutions out there. Post by Adi Englander. Let’s get started. Adi Englande

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.

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). Join us for an 8-week online certificate program , providing 15 hours of CAE credit , where you will: learn from experienced community managers about the fundamentals of community management strategy. WEEK 2: Launching your new community

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. The difficult part is that there is a lot that goes into a world class content curation strategy. We’ll be talking a lot about great curation tools in this post. Content curation tools.

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.

Why the Future of Social Community is Omni-Social

Convince & Convert

The online community pendulum is swinging back. 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. But this, of course, makes social community more expensive and less efficient as brands are forced to pay for Reliable Reach.

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.

How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again:  Community managers have a challenging job. To drive participation and engagement around the contest, the community management team for Ikea Singapore responded to every comment with a funny meme starring the Shelf Help Guru. They’re on the front lines of your social media and digital channels each and every day as the voice of the company.

Community Management Continues to Mature [REPORT]

SocialFish

The Community Roundtable’s essential 2012 State of Community Management Report is out. these three kinds of community structures often coexist around a single organization or company. - the complexity of distributed and decentralized relationships with customers collide with corporate cultures (this is exactly what Humanize is about!). Clarity over control is needed.).

Who are your curators?

www.missiontolearn.com

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. He sees “content curation&# as one of the most significant innovation opportunities available to organizations. —- First things first: What is a Curator?

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.

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.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement. Below I’ll highlight a couple of simple and effective methods that’ll help grow a B2B Facebook community through engaging content curation. How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Go Viral.

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The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

www.fastcompany.com

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. ); Copyright 1997-2007 Omniture, Inc. Fast Company.

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!

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. That becomes a really big issue with content curation.

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.

Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy

Mindjumpers

Creation and curation form the core of content development. Content development combines creation and curation. As a result of the ever-changing digital landscape, consumers are taking a more active role in creating, curating and sharing content. Your brand can also curate content to ‘borrow’ cultural content to show your expertise through others.

What’s in Your Community Manager Job Description?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. ————— Are you thinking of hiring a community manager? Here’s a sample community manager job description for you. But wait!

Why Human-Curated Content Outstrips Computers Every Time

Convince & Convert

Elias Roman , Co-founder of Songza , joins the  Social Pros Podcast  this week (on the 99th episode!) to discuss the undeniable power of excellent curation, delivering content to users that is perfect for the moment, and what makes people hit the “share” button. This is your music experience, curated. Elias Roman, Songza @eliasroman. Please Support Our Sponsors. Coming up!

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.

When is the social curation bubble going to burst? — Tech News and Analysis

gigaom.com

When is the social curation bubble going to burst? You just can’t move for social curation services right now. Social curation exists in a complex space for organization and discovery that overlaps with everything from to-do lists to tagging, from bookmarking to recommendations… and, of course, big sharing platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Curation is hard.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. They could, of course, have just asked a journalist to cover it.

Nurturing Your Community - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Community Management cannot be taken for granted. You don't build a Community of relevant individuals over night. To maintain and nurture your Community is the core task. If your Community is satisfied they will be the best ambassadors that you could ever have. There are a couple of factors that you need to keep in mind when working with your Community on Social Media. The spirit of Community lies in it having a momentum of its own. Content curation is essential in these time. Give your Community something special. It takes time.

Target Dabbles in Curated eCommerce with “Awesome Shop”

Convince & Convert

Currently in beta launch, the site curates Target’s most popular and trending offerings from its website and Pinterest data into a visually stunning eCommerce experience. Inspired by Pinterest, the Target Awesome Shop combines the look and feel of a curated visual shopping catalogue with real-time data to better identify the top gifts and must-have items. Own Your Innovation.