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’s certainly not unthinkable that someone will import your RSS feed into another website without ever gaining any permission to do so.

Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Twitter has been around now for nine years; during that short time it’s changed both the PR profession and practitioners alike. I’ve built an international following and have had many great opportunities come my way thanks to my Twitter profile. How to be smart on Twitter.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Grab content (articles, videos, whatever) from your web browser, email, or a wide range of apps including Twitter, Flipboard and Pulse, and save it in Pocket. Sample review: “Trapit creates a personalized content feed based on your specialty, interests, and passions. 21) Feed My Inbox.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Products , RSS & Feed Management.

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The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Twitter launched “ While you were away ” to show tweets you may have missed since you last opened the app.

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Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. I have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. 12) Analyzing your RSS feed [.] ¬

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Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

I liked that it had the ability to search through feeds to find specific content. But little by little Twitter and Facebook have taken over the reader duties for me. Today, we are hearing reports that Facebook is going to launch a reader application, and my first thought was, I hope this won’t change Facebook’s current update feeds. Earlier this month, rumours about Facebook’s possible Google Reader replacement erupted when mentions of RSS feeds appeared in Facebook’s code.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. does for Twitter and carries it across LinkedIn and Facebook”).

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A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Ever since Twitter picked a business model based on advertising, the company has been emphasizing the importance of creating a “consistent experience” for Twitter users. ” First, Twitter needs to build the wall, and that means reining in developers. .

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

You: Dude, isn’t this post supposed to be about how to automate Twitter? In August 2014, I took over the Twitter account for the Chicago Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Find the RSS feeds for each source. We select the “Wisconsin Only” feed, like so: You: Nice.

Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools

SocialFish

For those of you looking for a better way to manage your Twitter chats, Twubs.com just released some new free tools that are also API compliant. According to Ferraro, the company designed its tools simple interface for both novice and more experienced Twitter users.

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Twitter for Lawyers

Janet Fouts

It’s a big topic, and there’s no way I can cover Twitter for lawyers in the allotted 10 minutes plus Q&A, so I thought I write up a bit more here for those who attended and those who didn’t. Twitter and privacy. Getting started on Twitter.

How to Find the Best Twitter Hashtags

Sprout Social

Twitter hashtags help make posts from disparate posts and conversations connected around the same topic easier to find and search. Including trending and popular Twitter hashtags in your social media posts is a great way to boost your messages to reach people beyond just your own followers.

PR Departments Take Note: How to Find Relevant Journalists on Twitter

SocialFish

Just came across Press Pass , a directory of journalists on Twitter categorized by media outlet , by beat and by region. “You can also find out what [the journalists are] personally interested in, as Press Pass highlights the stories that they’re sharing through their Twitter feed.

Hey, Twitter: I Want My Realtime Search. (And I Want It Now.)

The Realtime Report

Twitter’s been making all kinds of announcements about enhancements to Twitter mobile. ” “Now with Twitter Cards , so you can see the story from an official news organization right in your Twitter stream!” But Twitter wants to be a media company.

9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / 9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful | Subcribe via RSS 9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful July 20th, 2009 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share Twitter is certainly an interesting phenomenon. It’s not so much because Twitter is a difficult tool to use, it’s just that for most normal, every day people, it’s a useless distraction.

Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. Twitter as a tool to communicate during conferences. Twitter as a tracking device.

How to Use Twitter to Generate Writing Ideas

Kikolani

Twitter can be a very valuable tool when it comes to generating writing ideas, if you know how to use it. Here are some ways to come up with content topics using Twitter. So how do you find the experts in a niche on Twitter? Twitter Advanced Search Results.

Everything You Need to Import and Display RSS Feeds with WordPress

ProBlogger

Just as other people are displaying and reading your feed in their apps and devices, you can use external RSS feeds to supplement and strengthen your site’s primary content. Feeding external RSS content to WordPress: adds relevant, useful content for your readers to enjoy.

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

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? consumers from ExactTarget and CoTweet (they are clients) called Twitter X-Factors shows that just 5% of Americans follow even one brand on Twitter.

Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter? ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. ExecTweets is a resource to help you find and follow the top business executives on Twitter.

Facebook testing new tools for business and personal use

The Way of the Web

On Monday, they announced that selected news individuals can now integrate real-time information by using either a Public Feed or Keyword Insights API. The benefit for Facebook is that it is likely to be used far more in coverage of news and events, alongside the existing usage of Twitter.

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friendfeed Explosion

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS FriendFeed Explosion Whats going on with FriendFeed? They’ve brought their expertise to a slightly different area: social network aggregating. Users tell the feed which networks they belong to (Facebook, Digg, Last.fm

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Personally, I do leverage tools like Paper.li, but as an aggregation tool, not for the purpose of filler tweets.

We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 1)

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Search: Tempur-Pedic "Ask Me" Commercial | Main | 4 Ways To Celebrate MLK Day With Social Media » January 13, 2010 We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 1) I have never written a rant post before, but nothing seems to bother me more online lately than when I log into Facebook and Im assaulted by a stream of peoples tweets in the Live Feed. Social technologies make syndication and aggregation simple.

Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Twitter Tools: tagwalk. Provides a snapshot of your Twitter account including your latest tweets, who you talk to, your links, mentioned by, interests, stats and more. Taweet (beta) is a social calendar and event promotion application for Twitter. Twitter Directories.

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

yMarketingMatters

Tools like Google Alerts and Yahoo Alerts monitor the web for you and alert you, by email or through RSS news feeds (see below), every time a new piece of information relating to your keywords is posted to the web. There are a number of good aggregators on the web.

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

Socialmedia.biz

We get our information from different news outlets, publications, live coverage and events happening on Twitter, Facebook feeds, and countless other sources. This is where tools like aggregators such as Feedly or Flipboard come in. Image courtesy: CC BY-SA 2.0,

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

yMarketingMatters

Tools like Google Alerts and Yahoo Alerts monitor the web for you and alert you, by email or through RSS news feeds (see below), every time a new piece of information relating to your keywords is posted to the web. There are a number of good aggregators on the web.

Building a Social Empire

Koka Sexton

My initial plan on Twitter was to create an identity on there for myself and create a couple of profiles that I could use as aggregators of sorts. So I set up RSS feeds from my favorite tech and social media blogs to flow right into the profile as new updates.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

But it makes sense: the more often your blog is “seen&# on other sites, the more people will bookmark it, subscribe to your RSS feed, and type in the URL directly. Twitter is the most productive, driving more than half of all non-blog social media visits.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The introduction of social feeds by Facebook, Twitter and other social networks changed the way that people discovered content. Services like Twitter and Technorati have made it easier than ever to discover the personalities, influencers and top content sources in any niche.

4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

Idaconcpts

When you really want to get the word out, spreading that news across Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ are the go-to mediums. It’s important that everything you post to your feeds be relevant and engaging. What social aggregators have you used?

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Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

You can set up your streams based on relevant keywords and use filters to get the latest content from specific sources, including websites, twitter influencers, or RSS feeds. Plus, you’ll get to see the latest content from your Twitter network.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Even if you have several social media accounts (Twitter, Linked In, Facebook), Drum up will allow you to manage it all from one place (dashboard) where you can monitor your posts and tweak your preferences or settings. Feedly is basically an RSS aggregator.

The 10 Top Social Media Tools Brands are Using to Succeed in 2019

Buffer Social

7: Feedly. #8: BuzzSumo will break the results down by Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Reddit shares. Feedly. Details: Our next tool is Feedly. Feedly is great for so many things. Instead, you can add all those RSS feeds to Feedly and see them there.

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Contagion, Social Media, and Why Things Catch On

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. Students who are not already on Twitter are to join it and build up a follower base, tracking who looks at their tweets, etc. “Therein,” Jeff says, “lies the delta of value that aggregating those folks on Facebook creates.”

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

Oktopost

Think of it as a CRM on steroids, in the cloud; connected to and feeding your customer or lead acquisition platforms with data in real-time. . DPMs are usually used to aggregate or pool third-party data into a single point and leverage that data for better messaging, targeting, etc.

Media Relations Gone Wrong: How Not to Pitch a Journalist (Video)

Adam Sherk

Or stand over the fax machine feeding through one press release at at time. I sent it to you on Twitter. It is called aggregation! The Internet and social media have certainly made it easier to conduct media relations in a more efficient and less intrusive way.

Invitation Avalanches, Attention Infidelity, and the Science of the Social Break-Up

Convince & Convert

Part 8 of the Subscribers, Fans, and Followers research series , “The Social Break-Up&# includes this data that frankly shocked me: 41% of Twitter users have followed a brand, and subsequently unfollowed. How many clicks can you generate from your 50,000 Twitter followers?

The 10 Top Social Media Tools Brands are Using to Succeed in 2019

Buffer Social

7: Feedly. #8: BuzzSumo will break the results down by Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Reddit shares. Feedly. Details: Our next tool is Feedly. Feedly is great for so many things. Instead, you can add all those RSS feeds to Feedly and see them there.

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How to Use #Hashtags to Improve Your Social Media Marketing

yMarketingMatters

Once someone clicks on that hashtag, they’ll be brought to a page that aggregates all of the posts with the same hashtagged keyword in real-time. Twitter: The network that brought us the hashtag is the most popular site to use it on.

Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

Twitter Feed Content. To help visitors stay in tune with the latest news regarding your brand, you can use the “Twitter Feed” widget to display your latest tweets. You can also choose to display content from a Twitter profile, replies, and favorites.

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