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: 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.

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What Is a Social Media Hub and Why Would You Use One?

Webbiquity SMM

Are you familiar with the concept of a social media hub? Though the idea of pulling all of your organization’s social media feeds into a central hub has been around since at least 2014 , they still haven’t found wide use outside of trade shows and corporate events.

How to Showcase Your Social Media Skills and Land Your Dream Job

Webbiquity SMM

When evaluating you as a job applicant for any role in marketing (particularly social media marketing) or public relations (PR), prospective employers will scrutinize your social media presence and activity. Guest post.

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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

Top 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020

agora pulse

Shopping for your company’s first social media tool or needing to upgrade to a new social media management app? But with dozens of available options, how do you know which is the best social media tool? 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020.

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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Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

The report combines a variety of social media analytics from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to benchmark your business’ overall success on social. Turn Social Data Into Actionable Insights.

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 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.

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 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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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.

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.

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

Net-Savvy Executive

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.

Social Media Best Practices to Help Guide You During Any Crisis

agora pulse

Most of us social media managers operate and plan for businesses to continue to succeed, and everything to be good in the world. What Social Media Managers Need to Do First in a Crisis. Check other social media automation systems like Triberr, Viral Content Bee, Quuu, and other reciprocal sharing systems or RSS Feed aggregators. Do re-evaluate your ad copy and make sure it is still relevant in today’s social environment.

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 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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

7 best social media audit tools in 2019

Unmetric

Social media audits pose a great opportunity to help you understand the relationship your brand has with its audience. It helps you identify gaps and gives you more clarity on how your brand performs across several social media networks. Why perform a social media audit?

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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?

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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?

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.

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.

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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Should you let social media conversations direct your business?

Dave Fleet

Here’s a question for you: Should you let conversations in social media direct your business? If you’ve worked in the social media space, that seems like a pretty straightforward “yes”, right? Take Insights in Aggregate. Tweet.

Who’s Driving the Data Movement? Social Media Managers

Buffer Social

What if the most valuable data person on your team is your social media manager ? When you think of all the many data roles on a team, social media rarely bubbles to the top. Regardless, teams with social media managers are sitting on a goldmine of data and information.

What Are You Looking Forward to in Social Media in 2020?: Experts Round-Up

agora pulse

We asked some of our favorite social media experts to share what they look forward to seeing in social media for 2020. Here’s what got them bright-eyed and excited … Jay Baer: “2020 is going to be the year that brands stop random acts of social.

Social Media Specialists Are No Longer Needed

Direct Marketing Observations

If you’ve been in this business for any length of time, then its time to take your collective aggregate knowledge of social media and add it to the overall mix of what you know and do. We all did something before social media.

Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Tools for an Engaged Social Presence. I am always interested in finding the best and latest tools to enhance and expedite the social media experiences, maintenance and growth for Harp and for our clients. Provides a snapshot of your social media presence.