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.

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. To focus in on specific network growth, turn to the Twitter Profiles, Facebook Pages, Instagram Profiles and LinkedIn Company Pages Report.

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?

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.

gazeMetrix: Monitor Your Visual Brand Mentions Based on Image Recognition


Startup company gazeMetrix opens up for an entirely new way of monitoring online conversations. With all the various monitoring and social data aggregations tools combined, brands are increasingly able to collect true insights. Monitoring brand mentions, share of voice, sentiment etc.

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How to Build the Perfect LinkedIn Company Page

Sprout Social

Be honest: when’s the last time you updated your LinkedIn company page? Although the platform may not seem to be scoring as many headlines as Facebook or Instagram, companies can’t afford to sleep on their LinkedIn presence. At a glance, running your LinkedIn company page might seem pretty simple. Below we’ve broken down the anatomy of the perfect LinkedIn company page whether you’re looking to optimize your current profile or start from scratch.

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success


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.

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. Your company needs to become a YOUtility. ” Among her ideas is increasing your company’s “findability.”

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Analyze Page Performance With the New LinkedIn Company Pages Report

Sprout Social

As an official LinkedIn® Certified Company Page Partner, analytics are a key component of Sprout’s integration. We’re excited to announce that we’ve added the LinkedIn® Company Pages Report to our suite of network reports.

How to Fight For More Social Media Resources In Your Company

Convince & Convert

Even adorned with the latest and greatest social media management software and automation and workflow and APIs and the entire chorus line of digital marketing shiny objects, actual human beings in your company need to be at those controls. Social media management software companies, et al.

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

Both of these sites bring together content from leading experts and companies like Brian Carroll , Paul Dunay , Ambal Balakrishnan , Harry Hoover , Gini Dietrich –really too many to list. The intent of the sites is to aggregate and make it easy to find great content.

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August Social Trends

Ignite Social Media

People Insights : In this section, marketers can learn about LinkedIn audiences at an aggregate level – such as who they are, where they’re from, and what they engage with.

How Team Sprout Uses Its LinkedIn Company Pages Report

Sprout Social

As a SaaS B2B company, LinkedIn has become an increasingly important part of our social strategy. That’s why Sprout’s LinkedIn Company Pages Report is so important for our team.

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How To Set Up a Presence on LinkedIn


And rightly so, with 100 million professionals following 1,9 million companies on LinkedIn, it is worth considering to grow a presence here on LinkedIn. Now the question is who follows your company on LinkedIn and why? Your basic company profile is set up.

Where Most Got Social Business All Wrong, Including Me

Convince & Convert

Companies that want to become a social business for the sake of “becoming a social business” doesn’t make sense. Even before the book, I talked about the need for companies to start thinking about socializing their business. Or better yet, a media company.

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

Dave Fleet

Today, let’s take a look at what the implications are for companies running engagement programs. Have company employees log in and comment using their own Facebook profiles. Avoids potentially negative comment streams being pushed to the company’s Facebook page.

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). This location tag is your best bet to make it into an aggregated Instagram Story.

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

2 LinkedIn’s new ways to track companies. LinkedIn Pages, a refresh of LinkedIn Company Pages, help people engage with companies and organizations, and to connect with the people behind the company. Are you making the most of these features on your company’s Page?

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You Need To Know: Social Media and Retail

Laurel Papworth

Google collects as many check-in services as it can, aggregates the reviews and then displays them. This article first appeared in on Smart Company. Online Communities Smart Company social media Facebook retail TwitterI travel. A lot.

[Cool Social Tools] Centscere for Millennial Giving


The company is actively building an analytics service designed to gather data and uncover trends across its donors. Imagine an engine that analyzes and aggregates an individual donor’s traits across multiple social media profiles.

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4 Ways to Thump Your Competition with Better Facebook Analysis

Convince & Convert

Managing a Facebook page is a major part of many companies’ marketing and communication programs, but the data we use to measure the effectiveness of those efforts is sorely lacking.

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


It’s a big reason why so many company blogs and social media accounts are abandoned. 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.

[Cool Social Tools] Centscere for Millennial Giving


The company is actively building an analytics service designed to gather data and uncover trends across its donors. Imagine an engine that analyzes and aggregates an individual donor’s traits across multiple social media profiles.

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[Please Share!] Are you a Millennial aged between 25-30?


We are looking for people who work in companies or nonprofits, large or small, local or global, B2B or B2C – but NOT freelancers, startups or self-employed Millennials, since the survey is basically about what you might change if you were in charge.

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[Please Share!] Are you a Millennial aged between 25-30?


We are looking for people who work in companies or nonprofits, large or small, local or global, B2B or B2C – but NOT freelancers, startups or self-employed Millennials, since the survey is basically about what you might change if you were in charge.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Social media relies on the premise that we’ll believe what people tell us more readily than if we were told the same thing by a nameless, faceless company. world-wide shows that just 25% of respondents said their friends and peers are credible sources of information about companies – a decline of 20% since a similar analysis in 2008. That’s why it’s more important than ever for companies (in social media or otherwise) to embrace the truth.

10 of the Best Customer Data Platforms to Power Cross-Channel Marketing


DPMs are usually used to aggregate or pool third-party data into a single point and leverage that data for better messaging, targeting, etc. But are CDPs for B2B companies, too? In fact, CDPs have tremendous potential for B2B companies.

Data is the New Oil


Ranging from Facebook to Google to Zynga, thousands of companies are building sustainable businesses on the aggregation of personal data. Data mining has been likened by the World Economic to a “new type of raw material … on par with capital and labor.” One might said to oil.

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Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

Comment syndication and aggregation – commenters can push their comments to Facebook; comments left as a reply over there are aggregated back on the original site. Do you think this is a net good or bad thing for companies?

It’s All About.SOCIAL

The Realtime Report

Most third-party platforms automatically assign companies an altogether forgettable web address like or Using an aggregated site provides a comprehensive portrait of the brand’s news, promotions, and updates.

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A Curated List of Facebook Marketing Reference Guides

Jon Loomer

Using Facebook’s own description for this resource: “Grow is a content and events programme that shines a light on people, companies and trends challenging the status quo.”. Facebook’s library of guides and resources is vast, yet these references can be a bit intimidating to navigate.

Facing Information Overload? Cronycle Can Help You Filter Through the Web’s Flood of Content

This is where tools like aggregators such as Feedly or Flipboard come in. Cronycle , a content discovery and collaboration platform for professionals, takes that aggregation a step further (full disclosure: Cronycle is a Blonde 2.0 Image courtesy: CC BY-SA 2.0, Flickr, 25031050@N06.

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

Harp Interactive

You can hire a Social Media Monitoring company who will not only use syndicated or subscription tools like Radian6 and employ a combination of techniques and report on what’s being said but will also formulate effective response strategies and implement reputation management techniques.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

I did a website analysis and custom demonstration for a local IT recruiting company recently. This is a very successful company. They need a pipeline of companies that want to hire them to recruit on their behalf. By Peter Caputa.

Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans


Undergraduate – The Aggregate Loan Limits. Now if the total amount you end up receiving over the course of your school life reaches the loan aggregate limit, then you shall not become eligible for any new loans. Best Credit Repair Companies.

Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools


Twubs Twitter Chat Tools aggregate Tweets from all Twitter clients in real-time so that chat participants can better engage in the conversation and hosts can more effectively moderate their chats.

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Koka Sexton

Between online storage, email, web servers and my pictures, I use different companies for different things. I have lost my interest in Yahoo though I do follow their company information like the new CEO Carol Bartz.

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible


All statistics are aggregated to protect individual privacy. Demographics Pro has just launched their new Instagram analytics tool. Unlike other analytics tools, this one provides deep demographics (see my bold below) – not just number of followers and basic engagement metrics.

The New Dilemma: Social Media Exposes Us to Too Much, Too Often

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This change in content consumption and the viral features introduced by many web companies has now created an overabundance of information which in many cases is no better than spam. Two of the most successful companies in this space are StumbleUpon and Flipboard.