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Optimizing Twitter For

Small Business Mavericks

Have you heard of ? What today a specific Upon tweeting, @mentions anyone whose tweet is included in that news curation. So is, in effect, becoming a new source of traffic and links for webmasters. And you don’t even have to be a Go to and search for online publications with specific keywords. You might even sign up for a By building relationships on Twitter with Social Media At 8:00 a.m.

Social Media Newspaper: Australian Media Tweets

Laurel Papworth

You can create your own online newspaper from online community content using – so I thought I would create a social media newspaper from the tweets of Australian journalists. If you would like to see what these journalists are tweeting about on Twitter go to  @SilkCharm/australianmedia But if you like the pretty newspaper below, go to

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

Webbiquity SMM Cool Web Tools Social Media Marketing Actionly Adam Holden-Bache Adam Vincenzini Argyle Social BackType Beevolve Blekko buzz tacking tools convert PowerPoint to Flash cool social media tools eCairn FlowTown free animation tools Jay Baer Josh Rose Klout Laurie Sullivan Lithium Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Flowtown. Klout.

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Playing With

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Playing With September 3rd, 2010 Tweet I’ve been playing with Get Shareaholic test Filed under Social Media , Twitter | Tags: neville hobson , , twitter newspaper | Comment (0) Site settings comment help?

Lovin': Paper.Li

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Lovin’: Paper.Li 02/06/2010 tags: Social Media , Twitter , twitter apps by Annalisa Morgan Whilst doing the usual morning scan of Facebook, I came across a sponsored link to a new Twitter app which grabbed my attention; it’s called  Paper.Li. have said about it too. what a year!

People Curation


I just finished reading a great post by Ville Kilkku titled:  Klout, Triberr,, and the future of content curation.  It made me realize that people curation should be a lot of what we are really talking about here.  Automated or semi-automated content curation ( But before I get to that, let me step through what he talks about. Curation

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

Other, more controversial suggestions included allowing automated services to generate tweets for your or using filler tweets like 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. My thought is that if it’s not useful to those that choose to follow me, what’s the point?

My newspapers | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

For businesses, it gives them another opportunity to showcase the most important or relevant information for their audiences. I use to share content from other Social Media Club members. Y0u can also add keywords from Facebook or specific hashtags to your Like, you can notify the people who have been included in the stream/story.

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8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish This content curation tool will help you find, customize, and publish content on the web or social media in a zap. With the help of you can create newsletters with top content. Content curation describes the act of searching the web for awesome topics, blogs, quotes, news articles, videos, images, or other forms of content to share with your audience. Check ‘em out! adapts its auto-tweet

Danny WhatMough

My post yesterday about generated a fair bit of reaction and so it’s interesting to learn today that the service has decided to withdraw its auto-tweet feature: “We hear the complaints, and are looking into ways to satisfy Tweet. users while reducing the spammy feeling for others. We are thus testing a new type of tweet. It doesn’t just say a daily is out – it shares the top story of the day. We believe such a tweet clearly conveys more interesting info for followers. Does this solution make it any better?

Why and automated curation are doomed to fail

Danny WhatMough adapts its auto-tweet » Why and automated curation are doomed to fail September 5, 2010 // Tweet If you’ve been active on Twitter recently, you will have no doubt come across You know, those autotweets that crop up from time to time encouraging you to click through and read xx’s ‘Daily’ Essentially,

35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr,, the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks. Image credit: The Wonder of Tech. Facebook is of course (by far) the largest social network. TopRank ).

Curation is Not Aggregation


Do you compile a list of the individuals whose values and behavior you’re comfortable with providing you with a lens into a specific area? I’m not a big fan of and other so-called “curation” sites, because they’re less about curation and more about gobbling up and spitting out mass quantities of information. Curation is an art form into itself.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage Hubpages – Create a hub somewhat a cross of Squidoo and Why and automated curation are doomed to fail. And relative to the sheer volume of content available to me, I’m actually consuming a smaller percentage every day. How do you do it and what tools are available to you? How do you do this in a time-efficient manner? Images?

Content Curation: Are You Doing it Right?

Spin Sucks

While G oogle alerts  will locate and list stories and articles, and platforms such as  may work for amateurs,  good content curation requires the human factor — someone with a pulse — to make sense of the collective information chaos. Today’s guest post is written by Susan Young. Content curation is the hot ticket item in social media and business these days.

Take the Easy Route. Everyone Is Doing It.

Spin Sucks

And This past weekend, Danny Brown , Geoff Livingston , and I had an email conversation about the sameness of the blogosphere. Mark Schaefer has long called it the social media chamber: Something I’ve always been overly sensitive to not becoming. Tools such as Storify quickly aggregates content, without having to create it. It’s easier to use aggregation tools.

Automated Filtering vs Human-Powered Curation


With solutions like and Browse My Stuff grabbing attention, and with people like Robin Good doing a series on Real-Time News Curation , and Ross Dawson tells us has curation has hit the tipping point , it seems like the concepts of curation, aggregation, filtering are suddenly a central conversation.  Of course, this has long been a conversation as Robin, Ross or I could tell you. Let’ me first provide some background on filtering. Approaches to Automated Filtering. Semantic Filtering – exclude or include based on semantic analysis of content.

Social News Curation: Simplifying or Adding to our Social Media Overload? The great thing about is that you can define the content of your newspaper based on whose links or what hashtag you find most interesting. The layout includes sub-sections for topics such as Technology, Business, Politics and Arts & Entertainment, and Twitter The Twitter is a service similar to

Social News Curation: Simplifying or Adding to our Social Media Overload? The great thing about is that you can define the content of your newspaper based on whose links or what hashtag you find most interesting. The layout includes sub-sections for topics such as Technology, Business, Politics and Arts & Entertainment, and Twitter The Twitter is a service similar to

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

Curators are also flocking to the twitter newspaper/aggregator can be a rich resource from other influencers and is even being used to cover events via their twitter hashtag. 4. See "Conferences & Speakers: A Hashtag is Now Part of Your Brand." As mentioned in No. 3, look for or create for events. Content Curator is a DJ. Whom do you know?

Set Up Social Media to Give You Great Post Ideas

ProBlogger is great for pulling in content from Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, as well as YouTube and your RSS feeds. This guest post is by Douglas Lim of The 10 Habits of Highly Effective Social Media Marketing People. High-quality content is tweeted, liked, bookmarked, and shared around. Twitter. To complete your List, follow the prompts as directed.

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

agora pulse

Paper.Li- This is a great social media marketing tool which curates your popular tweets and formulates them in a super handy online newspaper. Content Creation versus Content Curation … which is best for your brand? This is the hot debate raging in the marketing world. Content curation is huge: only 5% of marketers surveyed said they never share third party content. What do they like?

Content Aggregation: The Future of (B2B and Consumer) Media?

Webbiquity SMM

These technologies include Browse My Stuff (which powers both the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer ) and , which enables users to create custom online “newspapers&# based on a Twitterer and his/her followers, a hashtag subject or a Twitter list. is free but doesn’t offer any filtering options for results. “Traditional&# media is struggling. Weekly news magazines are declining, newspapers are shriveling, and industry trade magazines are downsizing. What do these trends mean for the future of news gathering and information delivery?

Increase Twitter Engagement with Hashtags and HASHCORE


This could be due to the topic of the tweets, people who follow specific hashtags, trending topics, or the apps that pull tweets based on topic such as Did you know that tweets that include one to two hashtags have a 21% boost in engagement according to Buffer ? It’s built specifically for bloggers who want to add more Twitter engagement to their content. HASHCORE in Action.

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

Writtent Blog

Set Up a Paper.Li. While the results of automated content curation can be mixed, one of the best-known tools for Twitter is 75% of marketers don’t have the time to create custom content. According to the experts at Curata, time and resource constraints are a major barrier for many companies who want to build a content empire, but lack the time. Create a Twitter List. AllTop.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION] has been mentioned – it is surely just aggregation. For example Alexa says that has a far larger audience than – and that’s from simple algorithmic aggregation. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Hopefully.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Scared Kitty


awesome Twitter content curation tips inspired by – want to be the ultimate content curator in your niche? This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Business / Career. Dear California: I’m Leaving You. Tweet.

The future of publishing: Social News Curation

iMedia Connection - ad:tech blog Articles Blog iMedia Blog ad:tech Blog Videos Events People Connection Resource Connection Jobs iMedia UK Home › iMedia Connection Blog › Opinions Opinions The future of publishing: Social News Curation Posted by Uwe Hook on September 27th, 2010 at 6:50 pm By now, you should have heard about (If you never experienced a real

Measuring Social Media ROI & Goal Conversions with Google Analytics 5 – Daily paper site which compiles tweets from various users in lists, by hashtag, and by following. Build, Publish & A/B Test Landing Pages Without IT Log In or What Is It? Benefits Features Templates Partners Pricing Support Blog Contact Us - 1.888.515.9161 The Unbounce Blog Remember this: every page can be better. When someone subscribes to your newsletter. Step 1.

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4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now

That's the core concept behind and Browse My Stuff. Posted by: Matt | September 22, 2010 at 03:42 PM @Tony - really like the 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." You can too.

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

Storify , , Pearltrees , , and are becoming the coveted services of choice amongst curators as they not only enable the repackaging and dissemination of information, they do so in captivating and engaging formats. Personally, I believe the answer lies in the nature of circumstances. If drinking from the glass, it is then half empty. If pouring, it is half full.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Vadim Lavrusik offers his list of “the top 20 third-party websites for making your Twitter experience more useful and easier to manage,&# including tools for management, filtering (such as the very cool create-your-own-newspaper site ), spotting trends, making lists, finding new followers, measuring influence, sharing photos and video, conducting polls and more. And much more.

Five Social Media Trends To Watch in 2011

Other tools, such as and Flipboard (for iPad), also curate Twitter, primarily based on content popularity, and make that content much more reader-friendly. Home About Archives How To Pitch SME Newsletter SME-TV Speaking Work With Me Five Social Media Trends for 2011 November 16, 2010 · View Comments Share Where is social media headed? You should subscribe. What have I missed? 

The Unsexy Truth about Finding Traffic for Your Blog

ProBlogger Last week I tweeted that I’d not checked my Google Reader account in a month. Well, it turns out that I’m not the only one. Within minutes, I started getting tweets back from others saying that they rarely check their RSS feeds any more. Instead, people were finding content from other sources including: Twitter. Facebook. email subscriptions. apps (some drew in RSS feeds, but others were recommendation engines). The decline of RSS? It struck me just how much things have changed over the last two or three years. Fluctuations in social media traffic. Search Engines.

Should Blogs Syndicate?

Aggregage and Browse My Stuff are both computer and crowd-driven aggregators and have made choices that are more favorable to bloggers.  If you go back and look at the cons associated with syndication on Ardath’s post, they are not associated with aggregators like and BrowseMyStuff. As a blogger, I’m continually facing the question of whether I should syndicate my content and how actively I should attempt to get it syndicated.  There are a lot of potential aggregators out there.  Ardath Albee’s recent post Using Content for Inbound Marketing: Mine or Yours? Reach.

What really ended EMAP’s golden days?

The Way of the Web

And that’s before we get into the likes of, or Flipboard etc. (I actually remember bringing in the wonderful Andrew Davies from Idio to discuss the idea of personalised digital magazines on-demand to a bemused audience). It makes for interesting reading – the relationship between Robin Miller and David Arculus for example. By way of context, the ‘glory days’ appear to have been 80s and 90s – basically right up until around the time when I joined, which was after U.S Suddenly we were able to produce a variety of RSS feeds for starters.

Efficient Blog Commenting: Save Your Time and Energy


Use This guest post is by Jane Sheeba of Find All Answers. Commenting on other blogs is an integrated part of blogging, and it’s vital. You need people for successful blogging and blog commenting is one of the coolest ways to build loyal relationships. This post is based on Joe’s guest post here at ProBlogger, where he wisely gave a strategy for commenting on other blogs. want to add more to it, to make the strategy energy- and time-efficient. Effective blog commenting. It’s part of my strategy, though, so I need to be efficient in my commenting.

The Future Of Content Curation

It's a function long owned by magazine and newspaper publishers through the role of the Editor, but now for some at least, one performed by the networks that we're a part of, or by technology through social bookmarking services like Delicious, or Apps like Instapaper, or social content aggregators like The real value in social curation is relevance. Original column here.

Is Content Curation The Future Of Marketing?

Small Business Mavericks

You’ve likely heard of sites like and One marketing concept that has caught on and become very popular in the last couple of years is the idea of content curation. There are several content curation platforms online that make this easy for the average small business owner to accomplish. These are online curation platforms that you can join and start curating, but is it worth it? personally think that online content curation is somewhat overrated. Many curation platforms allow publishers to include text-based content, videos, images, and social media content.