Content Curation: Are You Doing it Right?
MAY 24, 2012
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.
79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012
AUGUST 18, 2012
Find the answers to those questions and many, many more in this collection of 72 fascinating social media marketing facts and stats for 2012. 70% of marketers plan to increase the number of different social platforms they use in 2012. Google+ is expected to reach 400 million users by the end of 2012. Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers.
3 Ways To Tell If Facebook Fans Like The Content You’re Curating
AUGUST 10, 2012
You’re curating content on your Facebook page. Are people actually clicking through to read the articles you’re curating? How do you gauge your curation efforts on Facebook? Blog Content Marketing Curation Facebook Social Media Social Media Marketing content curation content marketingYou hope and think your fans appreciate it, but how do you know ?
Social Curation Will Not Cure Your C.P.A.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
Social curation will not cure your C.P.A. Social curation might help your continuous partial attention tendencies. Social Curation can make for a consumable “social” experience. Find some curators to guide your social experience. That’s what your social curators will hopefully do for you. Social Curation will not cure your C.P.A. C.P.A.
9 Curated Moments From The Social Curation Summit
AUGUST 31, 2012
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. everyone now is a curator. Shot with an iPhone. Hope you enjoy this.
20 Social Media Blogs You Should Read in 2012
JANUARY 28, 2012
Here’s a list (in alphabetical order) of some great social media blogs to read in 2012. As the founder and CEO of Social Fresh, a social media education company, he curates some of the smartest voices in online marketing, online and offline. Social media is now an essential component of doing business. world. Are you reading any of these blogs? Leave a comment and let me know!
How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing
APRIL 3, 2012
Wednesday, January 4, 2012. How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing. The most interesting wave hitting the social web in 2012 is social curation. launched as a social information curation platform, Quora adopted boards for a similar purpose, and Fab.com launched a structured social commerce feed. Commerce.
Five Types of Social Curation
DECEMBER 22, 2011
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. I like to break things down into sections, so the way I see it there are five elements to social curation.
Facebook Timeline for Brands: Curation and Palpitation
MARCH 8, 2012
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.
5 Tips for Great Content Curation
APRIL 29, 2012
5 Tips for Great Content Curation. April 27, 2012 by Steve Rosenbaum. 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.
23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012
DECEMBER 4, 2012
As noted in 33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012 So Far , posted here a few months ago, social media marketing adoption is now so widespread there’s little further question of “if” or “when” in the minds of most marketers–but many “how” and “what” questions still remain. Research] by Heidi Cohen.
Three Values to Hold High in 2012
JANUARY 16, 2012
Three Values to Hold High in 2012. the individual level, mastery means staying up-to-date on social media best practices, curating engaging content, and having the right plug-ins on your blog to make it successful—however you define that. Today’s guest post is written by Shelley Pringle. . Promanad had one of the most interesting corporate cultures I’ve ever experienced.
Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
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.
2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter
Blue Focus Marketing
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
A week ago, Tom announced the 2012 #Nifty50 Women on his Webbiquity blog , and now I am pleased to announce the winning 2012 #Nifty50 Men. So, without further ado, here are the 2012 #Nifty50 Men, each of whom has represented the technology world on Twitter with class, dedication and integrity. Nick creates & curates ideas by playing with the future. in August 2006.
When is the social curation bubble going to burst? — Tech News and Analysis
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
When is the social curation bubble going to burst? 14, 2012, 4:52am PT. 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.
Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]
MARCH 8, 2012
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.
The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites
APRIL 3, 2012
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? 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. At the core, though, social curation is incredibly self-centered. Fast Company.
6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of
OCTOBER 21, 2013
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.
Shareaholic Becomes a (Top Notch) Content Curator
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
With Channels, Shareaholic now joins the ranks of leading content curators like AllTop , Social Media Today , B2B Marketing Zone , Business2Community and Social Media Informer. Media Social Media Marketing AllTop b2b marketing zone Business2Community content curation content curator content discovery tools Dan Zarella Darren Herman Janet Aronica Jayme Soulati Mari Smith networks of content publishers Pam Sahota Peg Fitzpatrick Shareaholic Channels Shelly Kramer social media informer Social Media Today social sharing tools web browser extensionsParenting. Fitness.
Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media
JUNE 21, 2012
When it comes to staying on top of social media, one of the big challenges we have is to find the social media tools that will help us achieve a happy medium between curating, listening, engaging and producing content. My primary platform for content curation is Twitter. How To Resources Shonali Burke Social Media best content curation tools buffer app. What to do? ” 1.
8 Tips On Developing A Social Publishing Approach For Brands
AUGUST 13, 2012
It encompasses the entire process of audience-based editorial planning, content development — curated and created, content-triggered conversation management, distribution and, of course, consumption and conversion measurement. Develop messaging that is supported by both curated and created content. Conversations and conversion need provocation. Remember your core values and strengths.
The Case for Content Curation
APRIL 4, 2012
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.
The Anatomy Of Content Marketing [Infographic]
AUGUST 8, 2012
This approach includes content marketing through curating, creating and promoting the brand’s core ideas and values to its clients. Blog Content Marketing Curation Social Media Marketing content marketing infographic Kelly RynardThe ContentPlus Infographic: The Anatomy of Content Marketing below depicts the importance of an integrated marketing approach.
28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Find the answers to those and many more questions here in more than two dozen of the best Twitter how-to guides, resources, tools and reviews of 2012 so far. ” Tailoring Twitter: The ROI of Curating Content on Twitter by Successful Blog. Liz Strauss explains the benefits of curating content on Twitter and how to do it well, closing with “The ROI of curating content on twitter is the influence gained from incrementally staying in sync with the tools and the culture while still listening.” Twitter isn’t just for the birds anymore. ” WTF?
Social Media Trends 2012 – Content Curation in PR
DECEMBER 16, 2011
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. Suggests stories and items to other curators.
Relevant Social Content is Visual, Spatial and Mobile
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Blog Blogging Content Marketing Curation Instagram social curation Social Media Social Media Marketing WritingToday’s article is a guest post by Jason Bean , Internet Marketing Sherpa at Deep Ripples. I recently wrote a post that discussed how Major League Baseball used Instagram to really connect with their fans. That handle = content. Social is Visual. Where Are You.
Best B2B Marketing and Sales Strategy Guides and Insights of 2011
JANUARY 3, 2012
Social media, content aggregation and curation , user-generated content and other developments have dramatically changed the B2B buying cycle over the past few years. social media ROI, lead quality, content marketing) will remain priorities in 2012. And Finally… Future Trends: 2012 Online Marketing & Technology Predictions by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. Now What?
Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends
AUGUST 26, 2012
I am also curating interest lists — and this is where Facebook is really shining for me. The average Facebook user in the United States has 229 friends, initiating 3 friend requests every month and accepting 4. The Pew Internet & American Life Project indicates your age says a lot about your friends. A Generation Xer, my friends today number 334. The best example is high school.
Social Media is Complicated [Infographic]
MAY 18, 2012
To demonstrate that complexity Buddy Media created this image that shows all of the brands/companies involved including: analytics, social scoring, ad networks, facebook apps, content curation, twitter apps, photo sharing, social TV, and URL shorteners… to name a few. ” Why do brands need help with this? Well, it’s complicated. Click the image below to enlarge.
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013
DECEMBER 28, 2012
Curated lists were used a lot in 2012 and will be leveraged much more frequently to categorize people and observe trends. Between my profile and pages and groups, I’ll be using features on a more regular basis that I began using for the first time in 2012. That is the order of my priorities in 2013. Facebook in 2013. If you enable me to subscribe to you , even better.
TweetLevel’s New Influence Measurement Tool Delivers Far More Than A Score
The Realtime Report
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Idea Starters may not necessarily have a large audience themselves, but they are typically well connected to other idea starters, curators and amplifiers. Curators, one of the most influential groups even though they typically have smaller number of followers, because they maintain discussions long after Idea Starters have left and Amplifiers have lost interest. and web links.
Facebook and Twitter Offer News Organizations Much More than Just News Delivery
MARCH 19, 2012
The Pew Research Center’s The State of the News Media 2012 is out and the section on What Facebook and Twitter Mean for News makes for an interesting read. And a Facebook Page is a good place to aggregate and curate user-generated content to tell more of a story, particularly at the local level. Furthermore, Twitter and Facebook are about much more than just news delivery.
A 12 Word Social Media Policy
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
If not, check out these examples curated by Debra Askanase on Pinterest , or even better, start by using our template. Continuing my “awesome finds on the interwebs” series this week, here is the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media’s 12-word social media policy. You heard that right. 12 words. This is so awesome that I’m reposting the whole article here for you.
The Sales Association Launches SalesProCentral
MARCH 14, 2012
CurationThe Sales Association has unveiled SalesProCentral generously sponsored by Leads360. The Sales Association is the premier professional society dedicated to sales and business development professionals. They are happy to launch SalesProCentral as an industry resource for their members and for non-members alike. B2B Response Databases: Which is Best? B2B Sales? Sales Motivation.
Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011
JANUARY 9, 2012
Curating the curator here, as Gabrielle Conde links to and summarizes 100 educational posts about Twitter, covering the gamut from setting up a Twitter account to using hashtags to marketing and prospecting strategies, from authors like Marian Schembari , Michael Brenner and the ebullient Diana Adams. It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing.
How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
Curation tools allow you to gather and automatically share content. Today’s guest post is written by Yvette Pistorio. . Because of the fast pace of social media, we are constantly bombarded with distractions from one social network or another. I recently asked on our Facebook page, “If you had only 20 minutes a day to spend on social media, what would you focus on?” Plurk.
It’s Not Your Facebook Page, It’s You (That’s The Problem)
JUNE 19, 2012
Third, YOU have to create (or curate) content your audience wants. I hear it a lot. “We had/have a Facebook page, but it didn’t/doesn’t do anything.” ” If you’re thinking this right now about your brand’s Facebook page, forgive me for being the bearer of bad news, but your Facebook page is not going to do anything. Promote your page.
The Year Of More
JANUARY 3, 2012
While many article and columns look back at the year that was or posture on the year that will be, it's becoming abundantly clear that 2012 will - without question - be the "Year of More.". Businesses who have struggled with the technology revolution (and don't kid yourself, there are many businesses that are still playing catch up) will continue to struggle, but it's becoming less about physical infrastructure and much more about a philosophical perspective on what businesses need to look like in 2012 and the year of more. curation. More social. More global. More local.
Community Management Continues to Mature [REPORT]
APRIL 4, 2012
The Community Roundtable’s essential 2012 State of Community Management Report is out. This report is a must read every year. Run, do not walk, to go download it. It’s free. these three kinds of community structures often coexist around a single organization or company. - badly managed internal communities cause more chaos and confusion, not less. Yep, that means you.
Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know
JANUARY 16, 2012
Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience (Beth Kanter). There has been so much going on lately in the social media blogosphere that it seems the most efficient way to let you know the most important stuff is in a quick round-up post. So here’s the latest on: Google+ and Google search. Google+ Brings Out The Big Guns (SocialMouths). Pinterest. Facebook.