Curation is Not Aggregation

Firebelly

Curation is the big new buzzword this year in social media circles — collecting information in a strategic amassing of selected information that’s presented in a new way to draw out the subtleties and patterns that might not otherwise be noticed when looking at the group in toto.

Twitter Adds Aggregate User Age Information to Gnip Audience API

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter announced the addition of aggregate user age information to the Audience API (application-programming interface) from Gnip. Aggregate user age information became the 11th demographic model available for audience analysis, joining: Gender. Many users provide birthday information in their profile settings. Language. Interests. TV genre. TV show. Location (country). Location (region). Location (metro). Device category. Wireless device network.

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Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Great picture and post on the Information Overload Paradox : The post talks about the issue of overload: I can certainly consume more content than I could two decades ago, but no matter how much content is available, I can’t consume much more. Aggregation. Then aggregate.

What’s the law around aggregating news online

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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.

Introducing Social Media Informers

Ari Herzog

Joining Janet Fouts , Kyle Lacy , Alex Blom , Dave Fleet , Joel Postman , Damian Davila , Jennifer Jones , and others, you can add “social media informer&# to my bio the next time you introduce me. That is, my and their blog content are now syndicated and aggregated on a new online community that informs you about social media. In this sense, the site aggregates content but doesn’t own it; each blogger owns it.

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

Several great new features were recently added to the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer by co-founder Tony Karrer. Social Media Informer covers topics such as social networking , small business and brand monitoring.

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. This post Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report originally appeared on Sprout Social.

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

Socialmedia.biz

With the noise of information out there on the web, readers need help to find the topics that interest them most and collaborate with their teams. So it can be time consuming to try and find fresh, relevant content when scouring social networks for important information.

Content Aggregation For Links, Traffic And Buzz

thefuturebuzz.com

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.

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. ” As Chris notes, “pushing information out to customers and prospects is not nearly as effective as it once was.

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

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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.

Aggregation Editorial Social Layers

Aggregage

He discusses how the value of using aggregation and curation: A simple enough idea, in practice curation of external and social content has been relatively difficult for media brands and other organisations to put themselves at the centre of the flow of information and content around them.

12 Filtering Tips for Better Information in Half the Time

Buzz Marketing for Technology

12 Filtering Tips for Better Information in Half the Time: RSS, Del.icio.us Topics: Low-Information Diet. Bottom-up instead of top-down information distillation? 12 Filtering Tips for Better Information in Half the Time: RSS, Del.icio.us Information is power!

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

Mindjumpers

This is something that creates a good opportunity for businesses to utilize the online channels to communicate interesting and relevant information about their brand or product. Get acquainted with news aggregation services.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. They illustrate information that would be unwieldy in text form and they act as a kind of visual shorthand, making information easy to understand and consume.

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.

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Hawaii Tsunami Proves Social Media Power Again: Information is a.

Bare Feet Studios

If you think about the mechanics of panic, it largely stems from a lack of information and and abundance of misinformation. It also helps allocate resources and it keeps exponentially more people better informed than traditional media alone.

Social Media Informer Launches

Idaconcpts

On August 25, 2010, Social Media Informer launched. 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. idaconcpts is one of the featured sites through Social Media Informer.

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

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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. June 24, 2010 at 3:20 am Inform?cijas

Facebook Updates: Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audience Enhancements

Jon Loomer

Aggregate values: Total amount someone has spent. Facebook Marketing News and Information Facebook Advertising Facebook Dynamic Ads Facebook Dynamic Ads for Travel Facebook Website Custom Audiences

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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. Why would anyone click through to a source when they are no longer required to click the link to finish getting the information from an interesting article?

Checkout the Social Media Informer

Josh S Peters

That guy right there has been added to The Social Media Informer. Much like similar aggregation sites (Alltop, Social Media Today, etc.) Social Media Informer has been created to help bring out the best social media information out there.

Checkout the Social Media Informer

Josh S Peters

That guy right there has been added to The Social Media Informer. Much like similar aggregation sites (Alltop, Social Media Today, etc.) Social Media Informer has been created to help bring out the best social media information out there.

Aggregation or Content Hijacking

socialmouths.com

There is a fine line between aggregation and just hijacking content. In this posts we’ll review two different real-life scenarios based on the same piece of content and we’ll discuss the etiquette for good honest aggregation, what not to do and how if affects the source.

Content Aggregation: The Future of (B2B and Consumer) Media?

Webbiquity SMM

What do these trends mean for the future of news gathering and information delivery? David Koretz offered one vision recently on MediaPost, writing: The news organizations of tomorrow will no longer be loud-mouthed pundits espousing a barely informed worldview. 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.

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? Now you can, at Social Media Informer , a social media content hub launched today.

Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

At any one time I’ll see updates from friends and family mixed up with information from brands whose pages I’m connected to and marked as an interest. Do you think that the Facebook Reader will provide you the news and information you need? Facebook Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Reader Google Reader News aggregator Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans. However, I am largely unconcerned.

Data is the New Oil

Idaconcpts

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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How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

Three of the top 12 traffic sources for this blog were syndication or content aggregation sites: B2B Marketing Zone , Social Media Informer and Social Media Today. Every blogger wants more traffic. How to get it?

A Great New Social Media Resource | Social Media Informer

Saying It Social

There’s a new kid on the block for finding great information about Social Media for Business. Social Media Informer is a topic hub that collects, organizes and finds the best posts and articles on the use of social media for business. Topic Hubs are sites that aggregate content from a variety of sources, organize that content around keywords in the topic domain, and support both manual and social curation of that content.

Featured On The Social Media Informer

Taylor Marek

The reason I’ve been quiet over the past couple days, other than taking a break to be offline with friends and family, was because I was in communication with the Social Media Informer. The Social Media Informer aggregates the latest Social Media news from across a myriad of blogs, mine [.]. Tags: General Social Media Social Media Informer Social Media News I have some awesome news for everyone.

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

yMarketingMatters

Your online publishing will enjoy a more successful start and have a better chance of surviving if you begin by developing streams of information that serve as ongoing sources for ideas and research. Here’s how to develop streams of information and ideas for your content publishing: 1.

Content aggregation drives viewers, but can it drive profits?

emediavitals.com

™ Login Register Advertise with Us Browse by Topic In Focus iPad Smartphones Social Media SEO / SEM Paid Content Content Aggregation / Curation Hyperlocal Tags Advertising Audience Development Design Editorial Technology Products & Resources Publisher's Playbooks Industry events Site index Content aggregation drives viewers, but can it drive profits? ” Other aggregation-focused publishers are already there, albeit on a smaller scale.

Featured On The Social Media Informer

Taylor Marek

The reason I’ve been quiet over the past couple days, other than taking a break to be offline with friends and family, was because I was in communication with the Social Media Informer. The Social Media Informer aggregates the latest Social Media news from across a myriad of blogs, mine included! Visit the Social Media Informer for the latest social media news! General Social Media Social Media Informer Social Media News

Featured On The Social Media Informer

Taylor Marek

The reason I’ve been quiet over the past couple days, other than taking a break to be offline with friends and family, was because I was in communication with the Social Media Informer. The Social Media Informer aggregates the latest Social Media news from across a myriad of blogs, mine included! Visit the Social Media Informer for the latest social media news! General Social Media Social Media Informer Social Media News

Aggregate your online activity using Tumblr [Tutorial]

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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.

Featured On The Social Media Informer

Taylor Marek

The reason I’ve been quiet over the past couple days, other than taking a break to be offline with friends and family, was because I was in communication with the Social Media Informer. The Social Media Informer aggregates the latest Social Media news from across a myriad of blogs, mine included! I have some awesome news for everyone.

Tradeshows Need to Get in the Information Business

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Get In the Information Business. If tradeshows are in the information business, they need to team with journalists and companies to communicate with attendees. This may be in the form of podcasts, blogs, or social media — but the point is that information needs to flow more freely and on a more timely basis so exhibitors are able to make better, more informed choices while attendees receive relevant information that will enhance their experience at the show.

Association Curation

Aggregage

What surprised me though was that the article does not bring up the opportunities for curation and aggregation by trade associations and professional societies. This is what I start with in Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources.

Socialized Joins Social Media Informer August 25 Launch

Socialized

If you're a regular reader of this blog and you're very observant, you may have noticed the Social Media Informer badge on my right sidebar. I was asked to participate in this week's launch of this new site which looks to have a great strategy for aggregating and distributing social