79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

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.

3 Ways To Tell If Facebook Fans Like The Content You’re Curating

Firebelly

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? You hope and think your fans appreciate it, but how do you know ?

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Social Curation Will Not Cure Your C.P.A.

Firebelly

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. Blog social curation

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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. everyone now is a curator.

Curation is Not Aggregation

Firebelly

Curation is the big new buzzword this year in social media circles — collecting information in a strategic amassing of selected information that’s presented in a new way to draw out the subtleties and patterns that might not otherwise be noticed when looking at the group in toto.

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing

blog.eladgil.com

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. 2010-Now Structured Sets And Social Curation. ▼ 2012.

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.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

mashable.com

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. Content curation. Web Curation.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to those questions and many more here in almost two dozen of the best social media guides, tips, tools, insights and rants of 2012. ” Beyond the Basics: 30 Fresh Social Media Tips for 2012 by KISSmetrics.

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.

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

gigaom.com

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. But there’s an extra difficulty, too, for this new breed of social curation services. Curation is hard.

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. Scoble says a curator is “an information chemist.

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? 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. Our so called “social” worlds have become flat and one-dimensional, just like the static content we curate on a daily basis.

Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

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.

Shareaholic Becomes a (Top Notch) Content Curator

Webbiquity SMM

With Channels, Shareaholic now joins the ranks of leading content curators like AllTop , Social Media Today , B2B Marketing Zone , Business2Community and Social Media Informer. Shareaholic, a content discovery and sharing tools vendor, yesterday announced Shareaholic Channels , a new way to find the most relevant, fresh content based on topic.

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. “Quartz is a digitally native news outlet, born in 2012, for business people in the new global economy.

8 Tips On Developing A Social Publishing Approach For Brands

Firebelly

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.

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. Curate It, and They Will Come.

The Anatomy Of Content Marketing [Infographic]

Firebelly

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 Rynard

28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

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. The Top 20 Twitter Clients being Used in 2012 by WindMill Networking. Twitter isn’t just for the birds anymore.

Relevant Social Content is Visual, Spatial and Mobile

Firebelly

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.

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. ” There are already a slew of tools that enable curation of content.

Best B2B Marketing and Sales Strategy Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

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.

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Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends

Ari Herzog

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.

Social Media is Complicated [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

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.

TweetLevel’s New Influence Measurement Tool Delivers Far More Than A Score

The Realtime Report

Idea Starters may not necessarily have a large audience themselves, but they are typically well connected to other idea starters, curators and amplifiers.

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

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.

Facebook and Twitter Offer News Organizations Much More than Just News Delivery

Adam Sherk

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.

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A 12 Word Social Media Policy

SocialFish

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.

The Sales Association Launches SalesProCentral

Aggregage

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.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Neal Schaffer recommends HootSuite , Buffer, tweetspinner , Triberr and other tools for functions like SEO and content curation among his favorites.

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It’s Not Your Facebook Page, It’s You (That’s The Problem)

Firebelly

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.”

The Year Of More

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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.". That may not happen this year, but you will see that consumers will be even more social in 2012. If you were hoping for convergence and a world where one device rules them all, 2012 will not be the year for this (but it will - hopefully - happen at some point in the not-too-distant future).

Community Management Continues to Mature [REPORT]

SocialFish

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.

Making Google+ Worth Your Time

Janet Fouts

Stefan Svartling Is a wonderful curator of all things geeky and tech. This morning I had a conversation with a friend about Google+ and it’s a conversation I used to have about Twitter.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

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.

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38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Cindy King reviews a handful of fairly new tools, including Storify , a content curation tool that “gathers content from various social media platforms to create your own story. Innovation is alive and well in the development of cool free and low-cost web-based tools and apps.

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Your Big Brains Can Raise Awareness of Your Organization, Part 1 of 2.

SocialFish

You can write blogs, publish white papers, curate great content, create creative infographics or make YouTube movies – all of these are excellent and relatively easy ways to go about establishing yourself or your organization (or both, I’ll get to that).

The Launch Ticker = Awesome Way to Get Your Tech News Fix

SocialFish

It’s basically a Google Doc, continuously updated and curated by Kirin Kalia and other researchers. Are you interested in technology news and what’s happening out of Silicon Valley, but no time to read through the hundreds of tech blogs and tech news magazines?

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Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Is curation necessary? Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?).