Curation is Not Aggregation

Firebelly

While it’s not as pure and noble as content creation, it’s more than aggregation. Are you a curator or an aggregator? Aggregation is an amassing of content. Just like little kids who collect rocks, grabbing at every rock and pebble they can find, aggregators find any and all pieces of content that relate to their chosen subject. An aggregator will get books about airplanes. An aggregator will gather Merlots of any kind, or even just “reds.”

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

Webbiquity SMM

Instead, successful media will become aggregators and editors of content, rather than creators. Online content aggregation is as old as the Internet itself, beginning with AOL. Technology to “scrape&# websites and republish content (legally or not) has also been around for some time, but until recently, doing content aggregation well required either a massive investment in infrastructure (like Moreover ) or a unworkable level of manual effort.

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Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They’ve aggregated the entire Internet into what’s cool and what’s not so cool. Content aggregators, RSS readers and new social networks are all aiming to deliver the most sought-after content to the people who want the news, wherever they are comfortable.

The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough? To me the real question is: when one site aggregates another’s content, how much attribution is enough?

On hardwork, Shorts Cuts and Aggregating in Digital

Direct Marketing Observations

In the world of digital, there exists the potential to aggregate your activities and consolidate your digital streams so as not to duplicate work. Do you ever hear anyone after a huge win, a major client victory or a momentous occasion within an organization say the following? Without the short cuts and the corners we cut, we would have never made it…”.

How to Create a Latest Posts Portfolio Page with WP RSS Aggregator

Kikolani

The plugin you will need is WP RSS Aggregator. Once you have added all of your feeds, you will create a new page on your WordPress website and add in the WP RSS Aggregator shortcode where you want your latest posts to be displayed. If you want more advanced features, such as thumbnails, categories, and keyword filtering, you can purchase add-ons for the plugin on the main WP RSS Aggregator site.

Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

The Group Report allows you to compare and analyze your social strategy across networks by aggregating common metrics across channels and timeframes. After analyzing the Group Report for aggregate data across your social networks, you’ll have a better understanding of your social efforts as a whole. This post Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report originally appeared on Sprout Social. We’ve wrapped up our reports overhaul with an update to our Group Report.

Content Aggregation and Everything Else You Need to Know About it

Social Media Marketing

Here comes the role of Content Aggregation At this time of trouble for a business, the Content aggregation has emerged as a genie from the lamp. Content Aggregation - The Definition. Content aggregation is predominantly about garnering the content from digital sources on a pre-specified relevant topic. But what are Content aggregators? There are diverse benefits of content aggregation for your business, and we have listed a few below.

Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Reader Google Reader News aggregator Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans. However, I am largely unconcerned. I have had a Reader account for several years now, but hadn’t really ever used it. I did, at one time, make use of an RSS reader called BlogBridge. I liked that it had the ability to search through feeds to find specific content.

gazeMetrix: Monitor Your Visual Brand Mentions Based on Image Recognition

Mindjumpers

With all the various monitoring and social data aggregations tools combined, brands are increasingly able to collect true insights. This obliges brands to put in a lot of human efforts in filtering through all the data collected by aggregation tools. Big Data Instagram Social Media PR Visual content analytics brand mentions data aggregation gazematrix insights monitoring photo sharing share of gaze share of voice Social Data social PR VenueSeen visual brand mentions

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

This works much like the highlighting feature in Kindle…it acts more like a news curator than a compiler — and there are plenty of aggregator apps out there — but it’s a fast way to check out what others are reading, too. A personalized news aggregator. Aggregate content from a wide range of web sources (news and blogs) based on keyword searches, filter results to remove duplicates and by date/time ranges, and deliver dynamic news feeds on web pages.

Should Your Social Networks Mingle?

Direct Marketing Observations

A lot of the apps and web services that come across the desk lately have to do with consolidation and aggregation. In fact, back in April there was a pretty good post in Social Media Today on 7 social media aggregation tools that you should use that caught my eye.

Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

With an exponential rise in the use of social media platforms between the 2010 World Cup and today, One Stadium Live provides a unique venue to aggregate the increasing amount of conversations soccer fans are having across the world. Social Media Campaigns Facebook Google Isobar One Stadium Live Online forum soccer social media Social Media aggregation Sony Twitter World Cup

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

Mindjumpers

Get acquainted with news aggregation services. Therefore, it can be a good idea to use a blog aggregation tool such as Netvibes to create a dashboard of relevant content sources. Social Media Tips blog connected conversation delicious Mashable Netvibes news aggregation services PR pros social news backgrounder success

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

The intent of the sites is to aggregate and make it easy to find great content. Business Blogging Social Media Marketing Ambal Balakrishnan b2b marketing zone Brian Carroll content aggregation content curation Gini Dietrich Harry Hoover Paul Dunay social media informer social signals Tony KarrerSeveral great new features were recently added to the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer by co-founder Tony Karrer.

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Social Media Content for Business

Mindjumpers

The SMI is an aggregation site for content about social media. Aggregation sites like SMI makes it easier to locate content. Technorati Tags: news aggregator , smi , Social Media , social media blog , social media informer , social media resource. Tweet.

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. Marketers need to think like publishers not only to improve their company’s visibility in search (which is where 93% of B2B buying cycles now start ) but also to address the differing information needs of buying team members, at different stages during the decision process.

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We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2)

Firebelly

This week, however, I want to talk about those who aggregate content from all over the web and syndicate it through their Twitter streams. They were simply aggregating content from around the web and pushing it through their Twitter stream.

Can Big Data Help You Make a Genuine Emotional Connection?

The Social Media Hat

How data and social media aggregation help you understand and connect with your customer on a more intimate level

How AI-driven customer personalization is driving the top line

Meltwater

AI is enabling the world’s largest brands and retailers to aggregate disparate customer data so they can better understand their consumer base, enhance their user experience online and offline and… Read More >>>. Blog AI & Innovation

5 New Business Books That You Should Read (But Probably Never Heard Of)

Twist Image

" Being a human aggregator is the key to growing an existing business or starting a new one. aggregator. There is a lot of great business book reading happening right now. Three of the bigger (and more well-known) business book authors within my tool shed of interest have (or are about to release) brand new books.

What Is a Social Media Hub and Why Would You Use One?

Webbiquity SMM

The content can be aggregated in real time from social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Youtube. Aggregating your brand-related updates on social media hub can magnify the impact of disconnected posting efforts. Guest post by Anne Griffin.

How to Coach Marketing Teams to Measure Success

Oktopost

Be a content aggregator, not a content provider on social media. Perhaps the biggest gain any marketing team can receive is learning how to measure success. In today’s data driven world, B2B businesses need to rely on numbers more than ever before. But can numbers alone predict success?

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How To Engage On Sites Using Facebook’s New Commenting Plugin

Dave Fleet

Company-related conversation aggregated on employee Facebook profile. Lost opportunity to aggregate relevant conversation and to activate advocates on page. Aggregated conversations provide additional content for Facebook pages.

6 Ways to Use Hashtags in Instagram Stories

Convince & Convert

In Instagram Posts: When you put hashtags in the captions of your Instagram images, the images will appear in the public aggregation of those hashtags (assuming your profile is public). The Bad News: When you place hashtags in your Instagram Story, your images or video will not always be accepted into the hashtag aggregation—yes, even if your profile is set to public. The aggregation of these hashtagged Stories depends on engagement and the quality of the image or video posted.

Socialized Joins Social Media Informer August 25 Launch

Socialized

I was asked to participate in this week's launch of this new site which looks to have a great strategy for aggregating and distributing social If you're a regular reader of this blog and you're very observant, you may have noticed the Social Media Informer badge on my right sidebar.

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Digimind and El País Partner to Monitor Online Public Discourse about the 2017 Catalan Elections

Digimind

Digimind recently partnered with Prisa, a global Spanish and Portuguese media group and the official public opinion aggregator for the Catalan elections to be held on December 21st. Social media has undoubtedly become a preferred means for individuals to express their opinions, especially when it comes to matters of public interest.

Checkout the Social Media Informer

Josh S Peters

Much like similar aggregation sites (Alltop, Social Media Today, etc.) Do you like aggregation services like these? That guy right there has been added to The Social Media Informer. Not sure what that is?

Checkout the Social Media Informer

Josh S Peters

Much like similar aggregation sites (Alltop, Social Media Today, etc.) Do you like aggregation services like these? That guy right there has been added to The Social Media Informer. Not sure what that is?

The Social Hub Guide for Brands

Pixlee

Social hubs gather all your content from different social networks, aggregate it, and display it in one place. Support a contest or giveaway by aggregating posts with a shared hashtag on a microsite to highlight the user-generated content that’s created. There are several self-serve platforms available that can help you aggregate your social media profiles. Connect your social networks or plug in the hashtags and handles you want to display to start aggregating content.

4 Ways to Make Sure You Always Have Something to Say Online

yMarketingMatters

Content Aggregators: As you monitor the web, you will find favorite sources that publish relevant content all the time. Using RSS (Rich Site Summary, or sometimes Really Simple Syndication) news feeds, which are common on most online publishing sites (look for the familiar orange icon), content aggregators assemble feeds from different sources, including Google and Yahoo Alerts, into one place so you can scan all of them at once to find items of interest.

How to Showcase Your Social Media Skills and Land Your Dream Job

Webbiquity SMM

This includes knowledge or social media advertising, social media management, and social media aggregator techniques, as well as the most popular tools used to monitor, design, and manage social media marketing campaigns. Guest post.

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The Ultimate Social Media Information Destination: Social Media Informer Launches

Webbiquity SMM

Want to stay up-to-date on the latest social media news and thought-leadership commentary without visiting a gazillion different sites, relying on an RSS feed (or someone else’s filter) that inevitably misses important news, or following aggregation sites that regurgitate the same over-exposed content from a handful of popular sites?

Facebook Website Custom Audiences Based on Pixel Events

Jon Loomer

Refine by Aggregated Value. The second option when clicking to refine is “Aggregated Value.” For example, an audience could be created for those who come back multiple times to make purchases totaling more than $1,000 in aggregate. You can apply frequency to any event, but let’s focus on the PageView event… This allows me to target those who have viewed the most pages on my website — in aggregate. Aggregate Purchase Value.

UPDATE: Customize Facebook Ad Creative by Placement

Jon Loomer

It does appear, though, that the original version posted to my page (the “existing” post) includes aggregated metrics consisting of both paid and organic. Facebook first started rolling out the ability to customize ad creative by placement more than two years ago.

Facebook Pixel Events and Custom Conversions: Best Practices

Jon Loomer

For example, here’s an audience of all purchases… But, you can also refine by URL/PARAMETER or aggregated value. If you refine by Aggregated Value, you could even create an audience of all people who made at least two purchases during a given time period.

Red Dress Collection Presented by Macy’s

Ignite Social Media

UGC Aggregator at the Venue. One of our favorite additions to this year’s event was the UGC aggregator that we created to engage the audience pre-show. The aggregator was displayed on a large screen for all to see behind the runway. In the world of social media marketing, it’s a misconception that we’re always hidden behind our computer screens scouring social channels 24-7. Every so often, we get the opportunity to support our client’s event activations via social.

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3 Alcohol Brands Killing It on Social

Likeable

It even released a restaurant locator that aggregates restaurants in any zip code offering takeout, and is rewarding anyone who orders from those restaurants with a rebate card to use on a Bud Light when the restaurant reopens.

Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

Surface content sources, compile lists, links, aggregate and package content, publish and distribute content. Surface content sources, compile lists, links, aggregate and package content, publish and distribute content. The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess.

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More business social media than you can shake a stick at

SocialFish

We’re honored to have been invited to be included on Social Media Informer , a brand spankin’ new social media blog aggregation site that showcases lots of great content specific to social media for business.

4 Ways to Make Sure You Always Have Something to Say Online

yMarketingMatters

Content Aggregators: As you monitor the web, you will find favorite sources that publish relevant content all the time. There are a number of good aggregators on the web. Bonus Tip: Before deciding on an aggregator, check out its mobile app. It’s probably the most common problem faced by business owners who use social media and blogging for their business: What am I going to say? What can I post that is topical, interesting and valuable?

Tools for Monitoring Online Conversations: Part 2 of Monitor Your Brand Online

Harp Interactive

In order to make things easy you should fiirst create a place that will aggregate all your monitoring results like an RSS reader. Here are some RSS aggregation services : Google Reader , Bloglines , Fastladder. This blog post is the second in the 2 part series on brand monitoring.

Create the Ultimate Social Media Report That Impresses Your Clients (and Boss)

agora pulse

You can create and save customized reports with metrics from 1-5 social profiles; analyze aggregated data charts; automatically send reports every week or month chock full of data, and choose date-to-date comparisons to see how your social media efforts are doing. Then choose the individual and aggregated data you want to include, such as audience insights, content summaries, and community management.

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