Content Aggregation For Links, Traffic And Buzz

For this post, I am not talking about scripting content, I am talking about manually collecting it and being a human aggregator of the best, editorially chosen material. If they like how you aggregated them and you added value, they’ll likely share it.

Am I curating yet? Drawing the lines between creation, aggregation and curation

Home Comment Caviar Be 3-D. My Work Content Curation Subscribe Dare To Comment Fresh insights on social media and content curation marketing from a young professional in the field Am I curating yet? Click here and come right back) Would I then be a curator or an aggregator?

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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. It isn’t uncommon to see people sharing articles on FriendFeed, including all the images from the post, and then copying the entirety of the text into the comments section.

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. Share it on StumbleUpon.

Aggregate your online activity using Tumblr [Tutorial]

Subscribe to 8824 RSS Subscribers 321 Aggregate your online activity using Tumblr [Tutorial] October 19, 2008 | In Tutorials , WebApp | View Comments Friendfeed is a great site. Â Â To aggregate your activities you will need to use RSS import function in Tumblr.

How to Promote Your Content Across Owned, Earned, and Paid Media

Convince & Convert

Some paid content promotion tactics that can be very effective include: StumbleUpon Paid Discovery – StumbleUpon lets you buy clicks at low, low prices fromsocially engaged visitors. You want to encourage people to engage with the content, comment on it, and share.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

Ultimately, we’ve been offered the opportunity to completely rethink the passive “comment sections” of the past. Today, the comment section provides a tool to build community engagement around a publisher. The trick is not to think about comments in terms of five years ago.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website. Highlight the best comments, selectively hide comments (e.g. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

a comment?, Aggregate Your Other Social Streams If you’re only on Facebook, this step isn’t for you. Share your thoughts in the comments. Thanks for allowing me to comment! Reply Tamar Weinberg May 5, 2010 at 6:19 pm Hi Jamie, thanks for commenting.

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Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 6: The Tools Universe

MySyndicaat , whose parent company, Kipcast has now grown into a multi-faceted service providing advanced news aggregation and republishing widgets for online brands and media companies, has been the true pioneer of this space. gather, aggregate, b. what sources can you aggregate?

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too Written by Glen, this post has 66 Comments I have a confession to make.

We'll Always Have Blogging

Social Media Marketing

While blogs are typically identified by having comments enabled for a two-way dialog, in reality the site owner is really in the driver's seat and has more control over it. The topic can be singularly focused or can be an aggregate of other blogs.

Social Media Optimization Tools

This addon helps identify articles that are becoming popular on services like Digg, Reddit and StumbleUpon giving you a heads up to submit to other services. Tweet SUBSCRIBE TO TOPRANK’S TIPS NEWSLETTER View Comments Rate this Post: ( 9 votes, average: 4.89

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Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

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100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

Hopefully, this list will give you enough choices, and if you know of a monitoring tool you’d like to recommend, please use the comments box. Exploit them instantly by engaging and commenting. Comment by Jean-Marie Bonthous on 18 September 2010 : Great list, congratulations.

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12 Social Media Marketing Myths


Yes, many social media tools are free to use, including Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, the social network building tool Ning, and content aggregators like StumbleUpon and Digg. Many tools can drive traffic, including Twitter, Digg, StumbleUpon, blogs, and SEO, but word of mouth trumps them all — one friend telling another, “Hey, check this out!&# The tools are out there, and the number of people who know how to aggregate and interpret the data is growing.

Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : HOW TO: Optimize Your Social Media Marketing Strategy December 29, 2008 Dan Schawbel View Comments Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For email share email share Do you like this story? Let’s see who comments on this post ;) Interested in more resources?

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

Adding a message board, adding product reviews, aggregating the latest news from your industry might be an option. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share it on StumbleUpon.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary


This list will constantly evolve — please add other terms in the comments below and I’ll be happy to incorporate them. The service began as a blog comment search engine. Comments are a primary form of two-way communication on the social Web.

Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

Alterian SM2 helps you review positive and negative comments made about your brand across various social media channels – blogs, micro-blogs, wikis, social networks, and media sharing sites with alerts delivered directly to you in real-time. One of the best features within the Sentiment Metrics system is the ability to respond to comments, questions, and remarks directly from the system. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share it on StumbleUpon.

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King

The emergence of a new King -- a Curation King, reflects the rise of the new Aggregation Economy. Sponsored Link: Receive email updates on new comments! 57 Comments 3 1 Flag as Offensive albert (URL) on Jun 15, 10:25 AM said: Just checked out

Using the 'Steal-O-Meter' to Gauge if Stories Steal or Promote

The Post itself offers numerous ways for readers to share Shapiras own story, from putting it on Digg, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Twitter, Reddit and more. Aggregator Blurb What It Is: An automated news aggregation site reusing a headline and blurb, along with art, without adding anything new.

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Content Curation: Learning from others and sharing their knowledge

Blogs, E-zines, Aggregators "Cats Who Code" offers good how-to tips. Crowd Sourcing/Bookmarking/Social Media Recommendations Sites such as Digg , StumbleUpon , and Delicious can be great places to find content that other people have liked or found useful in some way.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Here, Ann Smarty contributes a guest post on best practices in guest posting, from planning your approach and brainstorming topics to following through by responding to comments. 5 Reasons Why You Should Respond to Every Comment by Daily Blog Tips. comment again later.&#.

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65 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog


Submit your blog to social bookmarking sites like Digg and StumbleUpon. Readers like to read other people’s comments, especially those who responded to their comments. So, take advantage of that by using a plug-in like Comment Notifier to automatically let your readers know of new comments posted on your blog. Leave quality comments on blogs that are related to your niche. Make sure your comments add value to the blog.

12 Filtering Tips for Better Information in Half the Time

Buzz Marketing for Technology

and StumbleUpon 51 Comments. and StumbleUpon. If you’re utilizing Delicious and StumbleUpon correctly, both later in this article, all the important stuff will come back to you. StumbleUpon is a valuable tool as a reader or a blogger. Leave a comment.

5 Actionable Tips to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic


Alternatively just leave a comment on one of the pins requesting that someone invite you. The plug-in can publish nicely formatted messages to your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Blogger, LiveJournal, Delicious, Diigo, Stumbleupon, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Plurk, VKontakte, WordPress, and Tumblr accounts. Share your Competitions with other Comp Aggregators. Competitions, if done correctly, can be used to build engagement with your site (comments, sharing, collaboration).

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Knowing the right people to send something to on StumbleUpon or keeping a conversation going on FriendFeed for example. They would typically leverage social networking sites and news aggregators, and engaging in such a way that their message or product is communicated.

4 Ways To Answer Your Shopping Questions via Social Media


Luckily for our generation, the Internet is available to answer many of our retail questions by aggregating and collecting the opinions and experiences of buyers all over the world. If so, please let us know in the comments section below… Email this to a friend?

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Larry Brauner shows how to use a “very social and spam-free strategy&# to dramatically increase website traffic from social bookmarking sites like StumbleUpon and Amplify. Greg Finn introduces a dozen tools and pages to help identify the most influential users to connect with on various social sites including Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon and Twitter. 7 Social Media Aggregation Tools To Simplify Your Streams by Social Media Today. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

Social Media Informer Launches


Social Media Infomer is a new hub and aggregator for social media content makes it easier to cut through the noise and find a signal. It also uses the same underlying Browse My Stuff technology , which enables publishers, PR agencies, corporations and other enterprises to efficiently SEO-friendly build branded content aggregation hubs. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share it on StumbleUpon. On August 25, 2010, Social Media Informer launched.

Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As an example, I followed two major news aggregators for awhile, but the updates were just too frequent for my needs. Still Learning December 19, 2009 at 5:07 am { 1 comment… read it below or add one } Exeter Design April 6, 2010 at 8:34 pm Thanks for the article. Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Be sure to wrap all code in <code></code> tags.

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? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share it on StumbleUpon. - Getting Started with Social Media - A Guide and Resource List

You’ll find that some of the websites you’re evaluating have their own vibrant communities in the comment sections, but often the conversations head to Facebook , Ning , CollectiveX , LinkedIn Answers , Twitter , Google Groups , Yahoo Groups , forums, mailing lists, or other places.

11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

People love data, and they love knowing how data can be aggregated to make conclusions. They love charts and graphics, and they love the findings that can be made from this data in aggregate. Comment on other bloggers’ posts consistently. Thanks for commenting, Megan!

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

137 Small Business Twitter Tips (Small Business Trends): One hundred and thirty seven people were asked to offer their best Twitter tips, and this has been aggregated and put in a document (PDF, but not linked to this page) for all to see.

Lovin': Hootsuite Gets An Upgrade – The Cube's Review « The Cube

Gemma Went

The adorably animated Hootsuite owl (available with the Blue Steel theme only), which acts as a new launch button aggregating all of its services.

How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Now that Friendfeed aggregates every social site you use (for the most part — they’re still missing some ), anyone can see that you’ve just thumbed up that article on how to find porn behind a WebSense firewall even though you may have done it as a favor to your friend. (Or

How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since FriendFeed aggregates numerous social networks, it can give you a lot more information about its users, especially with regards to how and when they engage with online content. FriendFeed isn’t just an aggregator, though.

The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many people found the research interesting, but a number of people commented that the social networks probably shouldn’t be grouped together. Let’s get ready to rumble… Generic network: StumbleUpon : In the blue corner we have Stumbleupon – one of the largest social bookmarking sites on the web. While some argue that StumbleUpon traffic is targeted, the broad nature of content categories and misclassification of content means this is rarely the case.