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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Content curation offers a way to repackage and repurpose the work of others to serve the needs of your brand’s audience. Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). Permium version includes automated content curation. Sample review:  “Add and curate content from any public webpage. Pricing:  free.

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. This is where talented curators shine.

How To Curate Content Better In Less Time

Peg Fitzpatrick

Learning how to curate content is an essential task for social media managers. As a social media marketer, you need to both create original content and curate content from other sources. Time spent reading niche-related blog articles is important to keep up with industry news. Slow and steady may win the race in some industries, but smart marketers are quick and agile.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Fortunately for us, there are reliable visual resources to curate content from. Curate GIFs from directories like GIPHY, GIF bin and apps like DrumUp. If you want to schedule GIFs ahead of time, or add them to your curated content, you could do that on DrumUp , a content management app (disclosure: DrumUp is a client of the Godot Media, the company I represent). 3.

How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

SocialFish

While this is a problem for many industries, the savvy marketing professional or social media expert sees it as an advantage. However, Google did not have to create all of this content but rather just curate it for others. Content curation surrounding plumbing topics will help you spread the word about your store, get more calls and maybe even improve your search engine ranking.

15 Key Facts about Content Curation

Writtent Blog

For many content marketers, curation is something of a silver bullet. Rand Fishkin of SEOMoz has joked that we’re in the midst of a content arms race; companies across all industries have realized the power of custom content , and are actively competing to produce better-quality materials. We’ve compiled some of the most fascinating stats and facts on the state of content curation: 1.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Socialmedia.biz

Becoming a recognized influencer in your industry takes a lot of effort. 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. Challenge #2: Automated curation tools have been known to aggregate low quality links.

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

How curation changes our lives: I recently went down to the war museum at Duxford for the second time this year to celebrate a family event with my parents and my son. How much more content is being produced already which isn’t being curated and tagged, and therefore lies undiscovered? All totally normal. Consolidated B-24M Liberator Second World War American Bomber.

New Research Finds the Curation vs Creation Sweet Spot

Convince & Convert

This act of finding good content and sharing it is known as content curation. This creation-vs-curation paradox inspired me to look for some answers in the data. Our customers are typically professional marketers representing a range of company sizes across most major industries. Which Works Best, Curation or Creation? When looking at clicks, curation clearly dominates.

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.

Let’s Be Clear on Content Creation vs. Content Curation

agora pulse

Content Creation versus Content Curation … which is best for your brand? Content Curation  is the process of gathering existing information like blogs, social media posts or, ebooks relevant to a particular topic and sharing it with your brand’s followers. Content curation is huge: only 5% of marketers surveyed said they never share third party content. What do they like?

Unleash your curation creativity: 4 cool storytelling tools

SocialFish

These are curation tools for publishing – in other words, not just curation as in filtering information for yourself, but curation in order to blog about some particular “story&# or present content in a visually interesting way for other people to look at. Click on this screenshot to see the Meetings Industry Daily). STORIFY. Topic: Champions League Final).

Myths Keeping Social Media out of Regulated Industries

Adam Sherk

Curate, don’t just self-promote – no one likes the guy at the party who does nothing but talk about himself. By now Twitter is an important part of most publishers’ audience development and content promotion efforts. But in reviewing the Twitter presence of newspapers, magazines and other content sites on a regular basis I’m often surprised by the mistakes and missed opportunities that still occur. So to help out I’ve created a list of Twitter tips for publishers. that I hope are now well-established fundamentals. So spread things out through a diversified Twitter strategy.

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

Katie Lance

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. For me, I spend a few minutes every morning looking for great content to curate. The most precious resource is time! Systems are key.

The Case for Content Curation

blog.openviewpartners.com

Curation-ism, Part 1: The Case for Content Curation. Curation-ism, Part 1: The Case for Content Curation. By this point, content curation is a widely adopted term, but what exactly does it entail? The Case for Curation. Two Misconceptions: Those Who Can’t Create Curate and You’re the Only Person with Something Original to Say. OpenView. Our Story.

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.

A Marketer’s Guide to Content Curation

blog.hubspot.com

There is an elephant in the online marketing “room,” and the elephant’s name is Curation. Curation is the most important part of online marketing that no one is talking about. Applying Curation to Our Problems. Curation. Curation has become a fixture for many successful news blogs on the web today. Examples of Curation.

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

www.fastcompany.com

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. has set out to associate themselves with the craze that is “social curation": What is this Pinterest? What industry trend can I tie this to and how can my brand capitalize on it? No one is really looking at the bigger, underlying picture--the fact that social curation isn’t really social at all. Social curation companies like Pinterest, Storify, and Foodspotting are essentially creating hubs for crowdsourcing interests like wedding ideas, hipsterized photos, and tweets that appear social on the surface. Email.

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.

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. They aggregate and curate news. Curating information as content strategy Which is where the idea that curating information could be your content strategy comes in. Curating content is what we do!

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

Welcome to my new series of posts “Social Media Strategies" where I will try to clear up some taboos about social media strategies, tools and other buzz words of our social life which sometimes unnecessary confuse us in this industry. Adding value and the art of Curating. Today I will discuss the content strategy and the changing role of content strategist. Content Strategy.

3 killer ways to create & curate social content

Socialmedia.biz

Content curation. and we have content curation (sharing others’ articles, videos, etc.). There’s no precise ratio of created to curated content. For many, it’s simply easier to curate content, since all you have to do is scour your social stream or find great content in your own research and share it. Know what to curate. Chris Dlugosz / Creative Commons BY.

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. In fact, content creation is costly and painful though this may be, may not result in measurably better content than content curation. Mixing creation and curation is essential for survival. Im ready.

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

blogbrevity.posterous.com

One night, you could find a contingent of international folks for world music, on another, black leather, purple hair and tattoos for alternative and industrial music. 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. Dig deeper! 8.

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!

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. Introducing Jelly from Jelly Industries, Inc. Listen Now. Yahoo!

7 Simple Secrets to B2B Lead Generation Titles that Convert like Crazy

Aggregage

At Aggregage, we see lots of content marketing pieces across a wide variety of industries. CurationMany content marketers seem to miss out on a key aspect of success – the title of your white paper, eBook, guide, webinar, etc. Creating great content and not spending time coming up with a title that will convert to clicks and leads is all too common. However, I’m a techie (Ph.D.

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Online Content Curation: The Key To Building Visibility, Authority And Value

www.masternewmedia.org

Curated in real-time. When I first wrote about this , six years ago, I called this type of work newsmastering and newsradars , but now that the real-time element has come into play, as much as social media, video, Twitter and other new content sources, the original idea of what a newsmaster / content curator is and what tools and features are really needed has certainly started to change.

Social Media Trends 2012 – Content Curation in PR

Proactive Report

In her post about social media trends in 2012 Beverly Macy says content curation is important because people want to know what’s important and they want to discover interesting and relevant content. “Competitive advantage goes to companies who quickly figure out how to enable effective aggregation curation. Ensures all curated content is correct and from a reliable source.

Research Reveals 7 Keys to Lead Generation Success

Aggregage

This represents more than 1,000 titles across 10 industries. As you would expect, certain topics have better or worse performance in each site/industryCurationWe’ve recently concluded a significant research effort across our different sites/newsletters that evaluated the effectiveness of different lead generation pieces.  This is the single most important performance factor.

How the Very Best Content Curation Is Done on Social Media [SSM002]

Buffer Social

Rand shares all sorts of content on marketing, SEO, technology, and startups, and he does so with a fine eye toward curation. Content curation on social media is a great way to provide value to your audience and build your own brand. How does he go about his content curation? The future of curate-worthy content [hint: visuals will be key!] (17:32). Share on social.”

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

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. Media companies have been curating content for centuries, but the idea of online content curation is something all content marketers need to consider as part of the content marketing  plan. Brands must position themselves as the trusted industry experts.

The Creative Plateau and Content Curation

socialmediatoday.com

Sign up | Log in Home Post on this site FAQ Help About Us & Contact Jobs The Creative Plateau and Content Curation Tags: content creation Social Networks October 11, 2010 by Scott Gould 0 So why is the amount of newly generated content beginning to bottom out? Content curation is the human act of filtering online content. There are no real rules governing curation. Pros 1.

Content Curation: Learning from others and sharing their knowledge

www.heidicool.com

Content Curation: Learning from others and sharing their knowledge June 29th, 2010 | Category: Blogging , Content , Social Media written by: Heidi Cool Over the past few months the subject of content curation has been coming up more often. Some of you have actually been curating content for years, others are just hearing about it, so it seems a good topic for discussion.

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

www.masternewmedia.org

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. Human-powered, manual news curation is. Curation is a step above that, human selection.

Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change

www.idealog.com

Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Posted by Mike Shatzkin on September 21, 2009 at 12:50 pm · Under Authors , Community , General Trade Publishing , New Models , Publishing , Supply-Chain , Vertical Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Every time I read a story about why newspapers are failing that doesn’t mention the role of aggregation and curation in their troubles, it reminds me that something very fundamental is being missed, even by very sophisticated observers.

6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Following on from previous articles looking at hashtag tracking and Instagram analytics , our latest list is a kind of greatest hits if you will, looking at 6 free social media monitoring tools for a variety of uses, with tips and recommendations from some experts in the industry. BuzzSumo: Create (and Curate) Better Content. Hashtagify: Understand Hashtag Connections. ” 4. Iconosquare: