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Curation is Not Aggregation


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. Much more.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources


Aggregation. How Marketing Might Want to Aggregate, Filter, Curate, Publish and Distribute. Can you give priority to your own content within the aggregated content? How to Curate Content for an Aggregated Content Site. Then aggregate. Content aggregation drives viewers, but can it drive profits? Curation: The end of content aggregation as we know it.

Customer Experience in the Age of the Aggregator

Simply Measured

In the age of the aggregator, the power of the consumer has never been greater, and brands simply can’t afford to enter the social realm and try to “play the game” by their own rules — whatever those are. There are reasons why I start my product searches on Amazon and not Google, reasons why I order take-out through JustEat and don’t call the restaurant directly.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Google Review Count: 350. Google Review Count: 346. Google Review Count: 342. 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. Google Review Count: 323. Google Review Count: 289.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest


Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. Timing+ helps you decide when it’s best to post on Google+ by evaluating your historical post data. When to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs — and when not to. Google+. Social media is always on. Blogs.

What’s the law around aggregating news online? A Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices

ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER What’s the law around aggregating news online? So much of the web is built around aggregation — gathering together interesting and useful things from around the Internet and presenting them in new ways to an audience. This should be required reading for anyone interested in where aggregation and linking are headed. and Google News.

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

Google recently announced it is killing off several of its services, which it does from time to time. This time though, Google cut services for a tool that isn’t just “popular.” ” Google Reader is the bedrock for how many people collect information on the Internet. On The Death Of Google Reader is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. He also blogs.

Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Optimization Tips by Adam Sherk on September 3, 2009 This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it. Google News uses “Citation Rank” to try to determine the original source (i.e.

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Interview With a Small Business Owner Crushed by Google

Bill Hartzer

Mr. Zoot originally claimed that he, as a small business owner, has been crushed by Google. He’s been only for over 10 years, and, in the past several years Google has taken steps through various algorithm changes and other policies, to crush his business online. Bill Hartzer: How long have you been using Google for your business needs? Google Search Engines

3 Ways Google Search is impacted by #SocialMedia & #GooglePlus

Laurel Papworth

Should your business bother with social media, Google Plus and SEO/SMO? Does Google Plus make a difference to Google Search? If your customers find you by searching on Google, you might want to consider these three points: Where are the Plumbers WITHOUT a Google Plus Page? The Green boxes are aggregators and directories. Have a look at this image.

Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change

Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Posted by Mike Shatzkin on September 21, 2009 at 12:50 pm · Under Authors , Community , General Trade Publishing , New Models , Publishing , Supply-Chain , Vertical Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Every time I read a story about why newspapers are failing that doesn’t mention the role of aggregation and curation in their troubles, it reminds me that something very fundamental is being missed, even by very sophisticated observers.

Google News Not Always So Great at Favoring Original Sources

Adam Sherk

News publishers are all too familiar with the fact that Google News doesn’t always do such a great job of favoring original sources in its story clusters. It is not usual to see a syndicated, aggregated or simply re-covered version of an article gain prominent visibility over the original. Related posts: Google News Wants Title Tags to Match Headlines?

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We Me We – Why the Curation vs Aggregation Discussion is Messy


In Aggregation Is Not Curation – There Is A Big Difference , Tom Foremski provides definitions of curation and aggregation: Curation is a person or persons, engaged in the act of choosing and presenting things related to a specific topic and context. Aggregation is the collection of as many things that can be found related to a topic. Aggregation is just collecting.

3 Reasons Why Pinterest May Succeed Where Google+ Has Failed

SocMed Sean

The results are uniquely crowd-sourced aggregations and classifications of content from across the Web. And what about Google+? Google’s entry into the social space started with a big bang and, just as rapidly, fizzed. So what does Pinterest have that Google+ doesn’t? Where they have exceled over Google+ is by offering something unique. So Why Now?

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation

Print this article | Read this article in: | Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation We are no longer just consumers of content , we have become curators of it too. As I see it: " Aggregation is automated, curation is manual. Automated aggregation is not the solution. In fact, aggregation can equal aggravation. Guess what?

I’m Worried About Google Plus

Direct Marketing Observations

It’s no secret to most of us in the digital world that Google’s track record in trying to roll out socially infused applications is not good. I can’t even remember the last time I checked in at Google Buzz. I’m starting to think that maybe Google Plus might fall into that category as well. google Google PLusHere’s why. To consume it?

Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

This online forum, which opened on May 1st, compiles the comments and conversations of soccer fans across the world on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, organizing them all on one website. Users can quickly browse between the World Cup’s “loudest” and “latest” posts on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ with One Stadium Live’s easy-to-use home page.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader. However, none matches the power of Google Reader. Some of these may work with RSS readers from Newsgator, Bloglines and others but they are written with Google in mind.). The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader. The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader.

5 Crucial Link Building Strategies After Google Panda 4.1


Many people have been affected by the chain of Google Panda updates which began to roll out in February 2011. With an influx of information readily available, it’s become more important to provide only the best results for those using Google while skimming through search results. Google Ranking Criteria. You’ll notice Google Panda 1.0 How come Google made this change?

Is Google Analytics Right For Your Business?

PWB Marketing Blog

When folks stopped by my table, most people asked questions about social media, Google AdWords, Google Analytics, and B-to-B Internet marketing. Google Analytics was a close second. So, I thought I’d discuss in this post how to evaluate whether Google Analytics is right for your business. Google Analytics is used by about 50% of the top 1,000,000 websites as ranked by Alexa. There’s a reason why Google Analytics is so popular – it’ll help you increase ROI, identify your best customers, and it’s free. Google limits 50 websites per account.

Increase Your SEO By Appearing on Google News


Getting on Google News. As Google’s algorithms get ever more efficient at filtering out good content from bad, more and more companies are turning to content marketing and guest posting to increase their Google page rank and appear higher up searches. As such, one content marketing strategy that has surfaced recently is to try and get ones site featured on Google News.

A Holiday Guide for the Content Marketer

Spin Sucks

This is where your strategic process will need to incorporate content aggregation and consumer research tools to keep your time sensitive content on trend and relevant to its intended audience. Google News and Alerts. Lots of brand managers use Google Alerts to keep track of what others are saying about their brands. By Cosette Jarrett. A Holiday Guide for the Content Marketer.

Four Ways to Keep Content Fresh

Spin Sucks

They aggregate a bunch of content every day (at least 10 articles) around one topic (I subscribe to entrepreneurship, leadership, and social media). Comments Hello there, just was alert to your weblog via Google, and. Communication Content blendtec content ideas fresh content Google alerts new content ides SmartBrief will it blend writer's blockBy Gini Dietrich. And they would.

Offsite Content Marketing: Six Tactics to Reach New Audiences

Spin Sucks

It builds your authority in the eyes of Google, which is very, very important for search engine rankings. Other sites, such as PR Daily , aggregate content, which opens your content to new audiences (particularly because they always provide the valuable link to your site). Look, Google owns YouTube. Google decides your authority on a topic. Google+. Comments!

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

Drawing the lines between creation, aggregation and curation by Ian Greenleigh on June 11, 2010 · 9 comments The tweet below sums up what I suspect many of us feel about the debate surrounding creation, aggregation, and curation. I think it’s close to universally recognized that Google News, for instance, has been in the aggregation box. Now, "curation is king."

Thank you Google, for the Antithesis of a More Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

[Ed: I know we've had a LOT of posts on Google+ here recently. The first reaction to all the talk around Google+ and it’s Facebook-killing armor was, “Oh God, not another one.&#. Google+ cuts out the noise by adopting the “follow/unfollow&# conundrum, very similar to Twitter. A viral (forgive the cliche) spin out was evident with Google+. Anyway.

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators by Tamar Weinberg on September 23, 2009 Share This is a guest post from Josh Schnell, founder of and web developer. The major “Web 2.0″

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? Personally I think aggregated stories should always include an inline attribution link. Thanks for the write up.

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. Examples range from Google News and Yahoo! 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. Post on Google Buzz. “Traditional&# media is struggling.

Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans. Earlier this month, rumours about Facebook’s possible Google Reader replacement erupted when mentions of RSS feeds appeared in Facebook’s code. Do you use Google Reader? Goodbye, Google Reader: 5 Alternatives to Get Your RSS Feed Fix. Facing the música: I select a Google Reader replacement. RIP Google Reader: How to Continue Subscribing to World Soccer Talk. Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Reader Google Reader News aggregator

Aggregation or Content Hijacking

SocialMouths personal branding | social media | blog design Follow @socialmouths: Twitter Facebook RSS Home About Us What We Do Connect Aggregation or Content Hijacking Usually when other blogs post your content is a good thing, you increase your visibility, you get some extra traffic and depending on the blog, it could even be good for your search engine ranking. But wait! Awesome! Really?

Google News – then and now

Proactive Report

Google News launched in September 2002. What started as an aggregator of news content has gone through some interesting changes in the last 10 years. With a “B” The Atlantic has an excellent article about Google News over the past ten years. It’s a fascinating read for any PR person who aims to get content into Google News. Read the full article here.

Understanding Which Social Platforms to Choose When [infographic]


With Twitter, Facebook, now Google+ and more, it is easy to confuse one with another and forget about the specific social strategy. An aggregate of 4 billion things get shared every day, which is approximately twice as much as a year ago. Marketing & Communication Social Media Facebook Google Infographic Mark Zuckerberg social sharing TwitterInfographic.

How to Use Social Media to Plan Your Next Vacation

Ignite Social Media

With new features from Pinterest and Google, knowing how to use social media to plan your next trip can make the process easy breezy; check out these features and see for yourself. Destinations on Google. In March of this year, Google Search added a new feature specifically designed to help people plan vacations. And now social media platforms are catching on as well. It is!

Facebook Announces New, Improved Share and Save Options, Social Plugins

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced in a blog post that it released Save to Facebook and Share to Facebook buttons for Google Chrome; redesigned its social plugin buttons (like, share, send, follow, recommend, save); and will offer publishers the ability to add like, comment and share buttons to the bottom of Instant Articles “in the coming weeks.”.

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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. The main problem with data aggregation is that malicious developers are not only accessing your information, but they are also able to access your personal identifiable information (PII). One might said to oil. The Rush for Data. Takeaway.

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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. Â A more advanced example of this aggregation is the TN2020 Summit blog. Read more. Tumblr is the answer.Â

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


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. 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.

Are Aggregators Really The Problem? | PlagiarismToday

Copyright Myths Press Contact Are Aggregators Really The Problem? for nearly $6 billion in 1999, had some choice words for content aggregators such as Google News when discussing the issue as part of a panel. He said that, when thinking about such aggregators, “The word that comes to mind is vampires. He also encouraged newspapers to block Google News from linking to their content as well as block other aggregators. But are aggregators really the problem many in the mainstream media want to believe? What is An Aggregator Anyways?

SEO in 2014: Where It’s All Headed


2011’s Panda and 2012’s Penguin updates were just warm ups for Google’s biggest update to date: the notoriously hard to pin down Hummingbird. Google made virtually all keyword data private, or “(not provided)” while also adding a ton of weird new SERP elements. then here you go: Google Tore the Keyword Down. SEO 2013 2014 Google+ great carmac matt cutts seo news

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