5 Infinitely Handy Content Curation Tools

Harp Interactive

Blog Content Creation Content Marketing Tools and Resources #tagboard alltop content marketing Facebook interest Lists HootSuite scoop.it

Social Media Informer

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social Media Informer is a website that collates social media blog posts to create an online where people can get all the latest news, information and opinion. Regular readers of this blog may notice a new widget featured in the right margin.

Trending Sources

How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

do they have a blog, how prominently is it featured, social bookmarking links, social media account links, etc.). • Twitter metrics (followers, following, frequency of tweets, general level of interactivity).

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

Blog posts. According to Google, there have been 77,400 blog posts, articles and guides written that contain “SEO basics” in the title tag. Identify the top blogs in any segment using AllTop , then note who those bloggers include in their blogrolls. Read their blogs and leave thoughtful, value-added comments.

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The Death of Blogging: Part 271

Ari Herzog

It seems that every month there is a newspaper article about the death of blogging. Verne Kopytoff wrote a sensationalist headline in the New York Times in February 2011 entitled, “ Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter.” The Importance of Guest Blogging.

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30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. more here in 30 of the best business blogging guides and resources of the past year. Why Blog.

Confirmation That We Kick Ass

Waxing UnLyrical

After more than a year (much more, though I don’t remember exactly how long, that’s how long it’s been), I woke up at 4:50 am today to see this email (bolding mine): Subject line: Alltop Submission Accepted. Well, whaddya know?

8 Steps to Write a Meaningful Blog Post

Ari Herzog

I get a lot of my ideas from other blogs. I also turn to Alltop when stuck. He shared how to get blogging ideas from emails. When I find my writing segues away from the title, I copy that chunk of text and create a new blog post from it. Productivity blogging

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Blog Platform. Comments are the life of your blogging community.

The Death of Blogging: Part 271

Ari Herzog

It seems that every month there is a newspaper article about the death of blogging. Verne Kopytoff wrote a sensationalist headline in the New York Times in February 2011 entitled, “ Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter.” The Importance of Guest Blogging.

90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

www.jeffbullas.com

Jeffbullas's Blog Internet Marketing Home Bio Speaking Grade your Site Marketing Resources Twitter Jeff’s YouTube Contact Congratulations: You have successfully subscribed! 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock 1. Develop a series of how to blog posts 13.

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The Top 100 Blogs to Curate for Social Media Power Users

Buffer Social

With so many blogs to choose from , the challenge can sometimes flip from finding content to share to choosing which content to share. At Buffer , we’re lucky to have some data on the most popular blogs that are read, loved, and shared by social media power users. Moz Blog – 672.

More Ways to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic Without Google Search

ProBlogger

In previous posts, I have talked about some of the tactics I’ve learned and used to build a Google-less approach to attracting blog traffic. Here’s an example: I published a guest post on Blogging Wizard in April two years ago. Then, choose those blog sites that fit your criteria.

More Ways to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic Without Google Search

ProBlogger

In previous posts, I have talked about some of the tactics I’ve learned and used to build a Google-less approach to attracting blog traffic. Here’s an example: I published a guest post on Blogging Wizard in April two years ago. Then, choose those blog sites that fit your criteria.

How To Curate Content Better In Less Time

Peg Fitzpatrick

Time spent reading niche-related blog articles is important to keep up with industry news. Alltop: Create a MyAlltop page to see the blogs that I pull in to review when I curate from this platform. Learning how to curate content is an essential task for social media managers.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Blog Comments (The blog is on WordPress) Disqus This is what I use to manage comments here at Convince & Convert. ChatCatcher This is a nice little tool that finds Tweets about your blog posts, and automatically adds them as comments. Flickr Creative Commons Search This is my go-to source for photos for the blog and presentations. Note that nearly 40% of all subscribers to this blog are via email, not RSS. Great little app for on-the-fly blog management.

Your Secret Weapon Against ‘Don’t Know What To Post’ Syndrome

Absolute PA

finding inspiration for your own content topics, like blog posts and subscriber emails. One of my other favourites is Alltop. Alltop is like an online magazine rack featuring some of the best blog sites neatly categorised in easy to find topics.

The Ultimate Toolkit for the Professional Content Marketer

Kikolani

Also, check out the social media pages and accounts of your competitors and access their blogs – see what conversations are going on – use those to come up with topic ideas. Alltop : You can set up an account with Alltop and get news feeds related to your niche.

Blogging for Startups: 10 Essential Tips to Make it Work

ProBlogger

Blogs serve as a great way to increase organic traffic and establish the all-important relationship of “know, like, trust” through the provision of free content. If you’re just running a blog, your resources are likely going to be used to generate more subscribers.

12 Essential Tips for Revitalising Your Blog in 2012

ProBlogger

As 2011 comes to a close, now is a better time than ever to evaluate your blog, its performance, and most importantly, what you can do to improve your blog in 2012! A point I always like to drive home is that you will never find blogging success by turning into an “eternal student”, one who always consumes information but never creates or takes action. And that is an essential ingredient to growing a popular blog. What about your blog makes it distinct?

10 Facebook Hacks to Make Your Small Business Look Colossal

Kikolani

Sharing insider news from other authority blogs and bigger brands could eventually bring you to the focus of both your fans and followers. For starters, you could create a list of blogs to follow on feedly and track their latest blog posts. Blog Marketing Social Media

Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

There are a lot of places to list your blog for getting the maximum exposure, as well as places where you can receive blog reviews that may be the first impression a visitor may come across for your site. Here are some to add your blog or submit your site to in order to increase your blog traffic and reputation. Want to get reviews and ratings for your writing skills and your blog? For Top Blog Lists. Want to get listed as a top blog in your niche?

Best Business Blogging Tips and Guides of 2010 (So Far), Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

How can you craft more compelling blog headlines? How can you get more links to your blog? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more of the best guides to business blogging of 2010 so far. Blog Optimization, Post Title SEO & Deadeye Targeting by aimClear. Annabel Candy details eight traits to cultivate for blogging success, such as being concise, focused and persistent. Meaningful Metrics for B2B Blogging by Proteus B2B Marketing.

Take a Peek at Who I Read

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Take a Peek at Who I Read Written on August 15, 2009 by Justin Levy in alltop , justinlevy , social media 3 Comments - Leave a comment! What is AllTop?

Six Sources for Nonprofit News

SocialFish

It’s this added bit of editorial content that pushes the blog news roundup to one of my favorite types of curated content. Each month, the Nonprofit Technology Network offers a member roundup of nonprofit technology news blogged by its members. Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

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How to Increase Twitter Engagement with Nestivity

Kikolani

Promote your blog posts with discussions on Twitter. Invite people to come and talk about your latest blog posts on Twitter. On communities by bloggers, you could use this to talk about your user experience on their blog or website. Blogging

10 Little-known Ways to Get Traffic to Your Blog

ProBlogger

Getting traffic to a blog is the major challenge a blogger faces. Many have read about various traffic generation strategies, but they find it difficult to get traffic to their blogs because these tips are no longer as effective as they once were. For example, guest blogging used to be very effective, but now that a lot of people are doing it and talking about it, it’s no longer as effective as it used to be. Secret blogging clubs. Blogging collaboration.

Why to Join Me and Improve Your Life

Ari Herzog

How many blogs sit in your RSS reader? Which blogs do you never visit? What is it about a book (or a shirt, cup, blog subscription, or other capital dust) that you accumulate it and hold onto it? I am also eliminating unread blogs from my RSS reader.

Is Social Media Strategy Required or Redundant?

Convince & Convert

Instead, he links to his own Alltop website , where he excerpts the original content and then includes a link for the “rest” of the story. disclosure: On a couple of occasions, my blog posts have been tweeted from his account) .

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Marshall Kirkpatrick talked about aggregation and filtering several years ago in How to Build an RSS and Blog News Site for Your Project where he had cobbled together a solution using Google Blog Search, dapper, Feed Digest, PostRank, Roller, and others. CMS and Blogging Platforms.

Social Media Outreach for Beginners

Sprout Social

Sending dozens or hundreds of direct messages to people you’ve never interacted with and asking them to share your blog post isn’t outreach. Her Twitter handle includes Sprout, she hosts our Twitter chats and appears on our blog. Alltop.

Is Social Media Strategy Required or Redundant?

Convince & Convert

Instead, he links to his own Alltop website , where he excerpts the original content and then includes a link for the “rest” of the story. disclosure: On a couple of occasions, my blog posts have been tweeted from his account) . Each of these Alltop pages include five banner ads. If so, I need to talk to the HR Director at Alltop immediately. I don’t have a problem with Guy Kawasaki. I enjoy his books. His track record in business is substantial.

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Content Curation Tips: 6 Places to Find Content to Share on Social Media

Writtent Blog

AllTop. It’s tough to define what AllTop is exactly. Using AllTop effectively could incorporate the following steps: 1. Subcategories lead you directly to a dedicated page, where AllTop blogs are listed in order of popularity and authority.

88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

5 Engagement-Driven Elements You Should Add to Every Blog Post by Content Marketing Institute. Here are five things to add to every blog post to increase engagement. 5 Steps to Personalize Repurposed Content for Your Target Audience by TopRank Online Marketing Blog.

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How to Triple Your Audience and Lead Generation With Content Syndication

Writtent Blog

While blogs and social media may be replacing print media as primary information highways, the basic concept of syndication is definitely alive and well on the web. Not only can you syndicate your blog with the help of an RSS feed, there’s a number of websites which may republish your content.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

It enables users to perform slashtag searches, so for example, rather than just searching for “social media marketing&# and getting a zillion results of all types, you can search for “social media marketing /blogs&# to see only results from blogs.

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Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

Methodology Wikis High Tech United States Peter Kim Bayer Berocca Blogger Relief pack Blog/Blogging Healthcare United Kingdom John Galpin Bank of America Medal Me! Whittemore DC Goodwill The DC Goodwill Fashion Blog Blog/Blogging Not for profit United States C.B. Blog Blog/Blogging Media & Entertainment Vietnam ePi.Longo ePi Tech Inc.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

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 The 3 Amigos: Email, Blogging, Social Sharing August 19th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet For a while now, there’s been too much talk about social media vs. email vs. search.

The Baconator on Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Right here on WUL, there are a few that I’m proud of (you’ll remember how thrilled I was when we finally got the Alltop badge ). We bloggers like badges.

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How to Create Your Own Industry Recap, Resources, & Mashups

Kikolani

Photography Links by Light Stalking – Recaps aren’t limited to just online marketing blogs. Google Reader – I have tons of subscriptions organized by the topics in my Fetching Friday (blogging, business, freelance, personal development, SEO, and social media).