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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.

From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. First, scientific knowledge is difficult to aggregate.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. If you are officially representing your company, you’d want to create an Official Page.

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Why Reddit Continues to be Relevant

Idaconcpts

According to Digg’s top brass, these changes were meant to bring in more revenue to the site, giving corporations and companies more control over content and more exposure for their own content.

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Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

But Tootzypop is part of the Glam Media network of sites, and I know from placement on Glam verticals that it’s our posts on exactly these topics that tend to get the highest aggregated traffic. Does my audience want entertainment, or community, or both? Guest post by Marcia Zellers.

Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella

Laurel Papworth

Note to bloggers: if you point out fallacies in the way companies do marketing, PR and so forth, you can have pretty intense debates. So I thought I’d aggregate the attributes of Cyberbullying/CyberStalking amongst adults. What is a cyberbully?

NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

Lauren: Our team started the NBCLocal account a little over a year ago because we wanted to be part of the Digg community in the most transparent way possible, and we wanted to connect the national and international Digg community with interesting local stories.

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Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

In you guessed it–another guest post–Wayne Howard describes his method for quickly building the following for a new blog, using tactics such as Facebook postings, the BloggerLuv community, Twitter, LinkedIn and contests. then provides tips for maximizing company blog success.

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Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

These include aggregation and integration of content; ease of use; speed of delivery; broader access; consultative advice; facilitation of solutions, etc.

Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

Buffer Social

With our community’s help, we put together an ultimate list of content curation sources across multiple industries. Ecommerce Marketing Blog by Shopify: A blog about ecommerce marketing, running an online business, and updates to Shopify’s ecommerce community. . Smashing Magazine : For professional web designers and developers. . Fast Company : Innovation in technology, leadership, world-changing ideas, and design. .

Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Then and Now In the good old days, say from the 1850s onwards, marketing was mostly a one way “communication&# : companies advertized their wares via local media like newspapers, magazines, and traveling salespeople. The time has come for companies to be part of the conversation.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Noting that “Smart and savvy companies have positioned themselves as authoritative experts and trusted sources of information by creating their own content,&# Gordon Plutsky outlines a six-step process for consistently connecting with prospects through relevant, compelling content. A Cheat Sheet to Help You Conquer Social Media by Fast Company. Five Rules for Responsible Social Marketing by Fast Company. You need help from the power users in that community.

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Seth Godin on Steroids: Here’s My Evernote Password

Viper Chill

” Source: Fast Company. ” Source: Inc Magazine. ” Source: Inc Magazine. As a result, Dean Craven Laycock insisted that he resign from all extracurricular activities, including the college humor magazine. ” Source: Inc Magazine.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

40 Key Elements to Getting Started in Social Media (Louis Gray): Mike Fruchter writes an awesome blog post on Louis Gray’s blog about how to get involved in social media, from branding to blogging to Twitter to community. Here are 10 reasons why you as a company entity should avoid it.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Crowdsourcing, a term coined by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 issue of Wired magazine, is a model of labor that has been fully embraced on the Internet over the past couple of years. Weve written about a number of companies that employ crowdsourcing to produce their product or service here on ReadWriteWeb, but in this post well specifically look at companies that allow you to leverage the crowd to get something done. aggregators. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Companies that didnâ??t Facebook or LinkedIn) or other communities of practiceâ?? The investment these companies will make in blogs, social networks, and communities will â??stimulate Week 4-- Aggregators and RSS Feeds. Services for Companies and Organizations.

11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By putting effort into the writing process, you reap the benefits of a community that supports you because you lift them through your words. Smashing Magazine ), among other things. People love data, and they love knowing how data can be aggregated to make conclusions.

How to Strategize Your Annual Content Calendar Without Going Crazy

Convince & Convert

Magazines are arguably one of the first publications to rock content calendars. Their content calendars do this traditionally to help their customers (marketers) know how to connect their advertisements into the big picture of each magazine issue.

Customer Anthropology: The Art of Observation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You wont read much about it on the Web because its still competitive-advantage stuff: What I know about the science of it I cannot disclose under a confidentiality agreement, and most of the companies doing it (Steelcase, Intel, Volkswagen, Microsoft -- thats Bill Gates in the pith helmet at right, from a recent Forbes Small Business magazine article on the subject) arent talking about it much. Darwin Magazine. Fast Company Blog. Grist Magazine. Orion Magazine.

How to Save the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

fluency -- our ability to function socially in the modern complex world, to be of use socially to others in our communities. This could show what people value in others in their networks/communities, and what they offer, and how that effects both their popularity and the strength of the community as a whole. Building a Community-Based Society. Darwin Magazine. Fast Company Blog. Grist Magazine. Intentional Communities. Orion Magazine.

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Confessions of a CKO: What I Should Have Done

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I have already written about where I think KM is headed: From content to connectivity , with social networking applications and expertise-finding and community-building processes taking over in priority from the populating and management of massive, just-in-case, context free repositories of documents, and From corporate content management to personal. Track and aim to halve the aggregate amount of non value added time. Darwin Magazine. Fast Company Blog. Fast Company.

Personal Knowledge Management - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While we did not coin the term, what we use the term to mean has received considerable uptake in the KM community, and is starting to be used, at least in part and in pilots, in quite a few organization. The old model, which we pursued from 1994-2004, is focused on content and collection. -- the acquisition, organization & aggregation, storage and dissemination of content under organization-wide taxonomies using customized tools and containers, just-in-case it might be reusable.

How to Save the World - PKM An Update

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While we did not coin the term, what we use the term to mean has received considerable uptake in the KM community, and is starting to be used, at least in part and in pilots, in quite a few organization. The old model, which we pursued from 1994-2004, is focused on content and collection. -- the acquisition, organization & aggregation, storage and dissemination of content under organization-wide taxonomies using customized tools and containers, just-in-case it might be reusable.

Content Is Everywhere - The Changing Tide Of The Internet

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Here's what Arianna Huffington had to say about the acquisition of her company to AOL: "AOL's Patch.com covers 800 towns across America, providing an incredible infrastructure for citizen journalism in time for the 2012 election, and a focus on community and local solutions that have been an integral part of HuffPost's DNA. You can see by AOL's performance and some of the media punditry that this is a company in transition. citizen journalism online community.

PKM and the Organization - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Many companies that jumped early onto the KM bandwagon have all but abandoned it, while many organizations that waited are now repeating the mistakes of the pioneers. Organizations provided staff with access to the Internet, but most of those who were inclined to use it already had it at home and were using it there, without the restrictions imposed by the company -- so that, too, was of marginal benefit. Darwin Magazine. Fast Company Blog. Grist Magazine.

Connecting 2 the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The true gap, therefore, is between those educated in a traditional way and the new "skills" needed to work in a module setting (able to move people, companies, offices, departments around without losing knowledge or the knowledge product) communicating through a network (rather than the old vertical structures) with critical thinking and problem solving skills that allow workers to react to the environment as it changes and create new knowledge (or knowledge products) in a short period of time.

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook The Facebook Marketing Bible: 24 Ways to Market Your Brand, Company, Product, or Service Inside Facebook (Inside Facebook): Justin Smith shows how Facebook includes a variety of channels that spread the word in a very in-depth blog post. The Social Networking Guide for Newbies (Fast Company): Social networking is much like networking in the real world. Definitive List of Video Aggregator Sites (SEO Space): There are a lot of video sites beyond YouTube.

Social Pros 21 – Joe Stupp, Chipotle

Convince & Convert

Read on for insights from Joe and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : only 33% of people on social networking sites follow a company or a brand on social media sites). Thanks of course to Jill’s company Argyle Social for being the presenting sponsor of Social Pros.

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

Convince & Convert

Nobody forced companies to get involved with their customers in this way. But yet so many companies are using Twitter as a post-modern headline news service. Startling to me, but less than 1% of the participants would use Twitter as the first way they’d contact a company when they need customer service. The company can’t ignore me then!&# Twitter is also where aggregators (e.g. Twitter is also where aggregators (e.g.

Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush | social crm | Social.

Convince & Convert

We are aggregating vast amounts of data, and in our integration with Facebook for example, we don’t open up everything we get because some of it just isn’t relevant. JB : How are companies incorporating influence metrics into their marketing? JB : In addition to influencer outreach, how can companies engage in influence mining for customer service? Should companies treat customers differently?

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

While the service was a little too basic to pay for, I do still enjoy the company’s Postrank tool. Here are some other methods I use: Reading books Google Alerts for specific keywords Reading magazine headlines (copyblogger style) Thanks for some very good ideas. Home What the F

2897 Words on How to Create Viral Content (The Key Element Behind.

Viper Chill

Discussions start from questions, and this is a great way to get a conversation going in your community, especially if you make bold statements on a hot topic. I find inspiration from magazine covers, books, and other bloggers along with my own imagination. Home What the F ?