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.

Content Aggregation and Everything Else You Need to Know About it

Social Media Marketing

In the digital sphere, Consumers mainly concerned with either social media or eCommerce platforms where they are accessing and sharing their sentiment-driven content or indulged in commercial activities. Here comes the role of Content Aggregation At this time of trouble for a business, the Content aggregation has emerged as a genie from the lamp. Content Aggregation - The Definition. But what are Content aggregators?

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

Webbiquity SMM

“Traditional&# media is struggling. 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. to topic-focused niche sites such as (using social media as an example) Social Media Today and Social Media Informer. For example, the iPhone got huge social media exposure when first released.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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Social media: the ultimate skills cheat sheet

Sherrilynne Starkie

The term ‘social media consultant’ can mean different things to different people because there is a whole range of skills and talents on offer. The cheat sheet provides a summary of the key skills a well-rounded social media consultant should possess. Articles, website content, social media updates, email campaigns. Video Production Social networks are increasingly optimised for video content.

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Social Media Content for Business

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers Blog has been featured on the Social Media Informer (SMI). The SMI is an aggregation site for content about social media. Aggregation sites like SMI makes it easier to locate content. 5 Great Infographics About Social Media. Tweet.

Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Sony has teamed up with media agency Isobar to create a new interactive platform for this year’s World Cup, called One Stadium Live. Social Media Campaigns Facebook Google Isobar One Stadium Live Online forum soccer social media Social Media aggregation Sony Twitter World Cup

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: Buddy Media. 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. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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The Winning Social Media Content Strategy TV Networks Use

Convince & Convert

From a marketing perspective, there is no such thing as “social media.” Posting the same social media content, in multiple channels, at the same time is no longer a winning strategy. Your social media strategy should adopt the same approach.

5 Essential Skill Sets For Your Social Media Team

Ignite Social Media

We hope you had time to catch our team’s August webinar on Staffing for Social Success ! One point we drove home during the webinar is that resource allocations for social media teams are constantly changing. Is your social media team empathetic and skilled in listening?

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Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is no less true for the world of social networks. ″ and social networking technologies that have been created in the last several years have been a major boon for consumers and web users. I guess it’s a “social&# problem.

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?

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. Bookmark a site on a social bookmarking site where they can look it up later and where some of their contacts might discover it.

Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success

Mindjumpers

Tweet When having established a well-planned social media presence and your business has connected with relevant media and influencers, you might consider whether it’s time to take the next step and give your PR efforts a social boost as well?

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Expert summary compilations (example: Soulati Media ). The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. A social network / curation tool for images.

3 Social Media Promotions to End Your Fiscal Year

Ignite Social Media

Social promotions are an easy way to show success as you wrap up this year, and here are 3 different social media promotions that you can execute on a fairly quick turnaround. There are many different social promotions you can execute in order to generate additional engagements.

Professional-Strength Social Media Aggregators - The Net-Savvy.

Net-Savvy Executive

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. Topics on B2B Marketing Zone include social media , inbound marketing and business blogging.

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Social Media Event Promotion: The Complete Guide

Hootsuite

When it comes to social media event promotion, it’s important to make a plan. Social media tools let you engage with your audience in creative ways that boost attendance and make for a better experience. 6 ways to promote an event on social media before it happens.

Social Media For YOUR Learning

Mindjumpers

He has a special interest in using social media for learning and blogs. With social media coming in, this has become far easier, defined and exhaustive, than ever before. How teachers can use social media for learning.

Social You Should Know—April Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

A lot happened this month in social media with most of the news centered around the Facebook privacy scandal. What we learned from that experience is that many people in Congress do not understand how social networks work and that Facebook has a lot of action items to follow up on.

What Does 2013 Hold for Social Media?

Mindjumpers

As of 2012, social is already too big to ignore. It’s an example of a company truly taking part in activities similar to those of a media company by offering a non-branded service to their target group. US digital media usage: A snapshot of 2013.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How can marketers make more productive use of their time on social networking sites? How can you make sure your company’s social media policy doesn’t run afoul of employment law? How can you measure (or can you measure) social media ROI ?

Social Media Engagement is the New Social Media Marketing: How To Do It Well

Buffer Social

At Buffer, we think a lot about the future of social media. Social media is as much about engagement with other people as it is about sharing content. It’s why we call it “socialmedia. People expect businesses to respond on social media, and fast.

Social Media Attribution: How to Get Started

Buffer Social

Especially when it comes to a top-of-funnel channel like social media, how can you ensure social gets credit for the impact it’s having? Attribution is very close to another key social media metric: ROI. This can be the same across all your social channels.

3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Content on Social Media

Convince & Convert

As social media has enabled the wide sharing of ideas by way of articles, photos, and videos, the question of who owns what ideas is only intensifying. In the social media era, the question of who owns what ideas is only intensifying. Do you own your ideas?

9 New Social Media Statistics and What They Really Mean

Convince & Convert

My friends over at Social Media Examiner just released their 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report. It’s a survey of 2,800 marketers from around the world, asking about their attitudes and plans for social media usage.

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events

Convince & Convert

Social media changes all of that, enabling events and their planners to have long-term, nuanced, shifting interactions with attendees. 7 Ways To Use Social Media To Create Buzz-Worthy Events from Jay Baer. You should also gather social information from all registrants.

How To Keep Up With A Million Social Media Changes

agora pulse

Social media marketing never stands still. New platforms, changes to algorithms, new features, new opportunities to integrate social media marketing. You have to stay on top of all these social media changes while also giving great service to your clients.

5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

I was invited to contribute a column to an upcoming social media guidebook from Media Industry Newsletter and Folio. How does social media activity impact search engine optimization? Fortunately a good deal of social activity revolves around sharing links.

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3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Content on Social Media

Convince & Convert

As social media has enabled the wide sharing of ideas by way of articles, photos, and videos, the question of who owns what ideas is only intensifying. In the social media era, the question of who owns what ideas is only intensifying. Do you own your ideas?

How to Use #Hashtags to Improve Your Social Media Marketing

yMarketingMatters

Hashtags are a way for social media users to tag their posts with keywords, which in turn make them easier for social networks to organize and users to search. Each users’ trending topics is different based on their location and social connections.

The Single Most Important Trend to Consider in Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Over the nearly 9 years I’ve been here at Ignite Social Media I have been fortunate enough to have hands on experience working with brands to develop an overarching social media strategy that meets their business and marketing objectives.

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Should You Outsource Social Media?

Direct Marketing Observations

That if they had their druthers, they would outsource their social media activities. Because what they won’t admit is that social media is a big time suck and furthermore, they might not even admit that they are tired of “engaging&# every day.

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.

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.

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity SMM

Amid all of the hype, conferences, and rapid adoption of social media marketing by organizations from sole proprietors to the Fortune 100, there remains an undercurrent of skepticism. It’s true that social media remains in many ways a sort of wild west.

Think Like a Television Network to Create a Winning Social Media Strategy

Convince & Convert

From a marketing perspective, there is no such thing as “social media.” Posting the same social media content, in multiple channels, at the same time is no longer a winning… Click To Tweet. Your social media strategy should adopt the same approach.

All the Ways to Run a UGC Social Media Campaign

Ignite Social Media

UGC (user generated content) has been a buzz word in social media for a while now. To get started, there are a variety of ways to run a UGC social media campaign for your brand. A step up from this, and very relevant on social right now, is video content.

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The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

A staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users. Social media automation addresses this challenge beautifully.