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How the Very Best Content Curation Is Done on Social Media [SSM002]

Buffer Social

Rand shares all sorts of content on marketing, SEO, technology, and startups, and he does so with a fine eye toward curation. Content curation on social media is a great way to provide value to your audience and build your own brand. How does he go about his content curation?

The Top 100 Blogs to Curate for Social Media Power Users

Buffer Social

Looking for some fresh content to curate and share on social media? The Top 100 Blogs to Curate for Social Media Power Users. Fast Company – 1,106. HubSpot’s marketing blog – 1,067. HubSpot Sales Blog – 202. Business 2 Community – 155.

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Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

Buffer Social

Curating top content from around the web is a great strategy to increase your social media reach. But where do you start with curation? With our community’s help, we put together an ultimate list of content curation sources across multiple industries. I hope you’ll find some great websites for your content curation strategy. The big list of content curation sources across multiple topics. What’s your favorite content curation source?

Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer Written on January 13, 2010 by Justin Levy in email , hubspot , rss , social media 40 Comments - Leave a comment! In a recent survey of their customers HubSpot found that their customers preferred to subscribe to blogs via email subscription nearly 12 times more than their preference for RSS.

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7 Reasons to Believe Guest Blogging isn’t Dead

Writtent Blog

He admitted “There are still many good reasons to do some guest blogging (exposure, branding, increased reach, community, etc.).”. Is your company’s latest press release a guest blog if it gets picked up by a major publication? Blogging Company News “So stick a fork in it.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

It takes a community to build a community. So much of building a community requires understanding people and engaging with them. Now you may wonder, “ How do we build a community? Senior Analyst at Forrester ( @TomGrantForr ) “You don’t build a community.

What does a social media analyst do?


Now that social media is mainstream with every company, the demand for marketers with social media skills is higher than ever. A social media analyst develops a company’s online presence and helps create brand awareness through the use of social media networks.

4 Tips for Honing Your Content to Reach Gen Z

Convince & Convert

Digitally inspired companies such as Tahzoo specialize in creating roadmaps for companies who are looking to understand their customer’s entire journey in order to drive targeted content.

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

For smaller companies, Meshfire, Sendible, and Hootsuite lead the pack. And for the midsize company, Sendible, Meshfire (again), and Oktopost are leaders.

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

That means if you are only monitoring your brand’s social media accounts, you’re missing most of the social conversation about your company, products, and services. Identify sudden changes in the discussion volume to protect your company image.

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Where is the Instagram Aesthetic Headed in 2020?


Instagram Aesthetic Trends #3: A Curated UGC Feed . Thanks to the repost to Instagram Stories feature, and tagging profiles in posts and stories, brands can now curate their feed with content created by their biggest fans.

9 Critical Components of a Successful Social Media Strategy

Social Media Strategies Summit

They should guide all of your campaigns, content creation, and community management activities. Furthermore, 80% of consumers say they are more likely to do business with a company if it offers a personalized experience. curated and ? Community engagement efforts.

How to Write a Great Social Media Manager Job Description (and Hire a Top Social Media Manager)

Buffer Social

The job description is one of the first few things potential applicants read and a well-written job description can increase the chances of you hiring the best social media manager for your company. Here’re the common key sections of a job description: About Your Company or Team.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people. Hint: it helps to have a community manager.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Expert Community Manager with the Focus Expert Network, a network of thousands of leading business and technology experts who answer questions and post thought leadership content. Connie is the Community Strategist for the Alterian (formerly Techrigy) SM2 social media monitoring platform.

The Psychology of Marketing: 18 Ways to Use Social Proof to Boost Your Results

Buffer Social

We’d ask the guest (and the community) a series of questions to get her insights on the topic. Example: Daniel Wellington, a Swedish watch company that is known for their elegance and minimalistic watches, often sponsors micro-influencers on Instagram to promote their watches.

15 Habits of Legendary Content Creators

Writtent Blog

We’ve highlighted some of the many ways modern content creators can boost their productivity and quality, by curating brilliant expert advice: 1. Maggie Hibma of HubSpot recommends immersing yourself in industry news every day, even if it’s your day off our you’re on vacation.

37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

Identifying influencers and content curation possibilities. This free social media class on how to monitor what your audience and customers are saying online is for marketers looking to keep a finger on the pulse of their community. Offered by : HubSpot. Created by : HubSpot.

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28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

62% of the Fortune 500 companies have at least one Twitter account, and the average Fortune 100 firm maintains 10 separate Twitter handles to support different product lines, divisions, functional areas and geographic regions. Mart Prööm explains half a dozen things companies can do with Twitter brand pages, such as using calls to action and promoting limited time offers, and includes 12 examples of famous brand pages including Disney Pixar, Audi, Pepsi and Red Bull.

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Content Promotion Strategy: 23 Proven Ways to Explode Website Traffic

Writtent Blog

In order to help you turn your business blog into an authoritative website, we’ve curated content promotion ideas to boost your strategy: 1. Marketer Steve Weller recommends delaying the promotion of your content, to instead focus on curating really great stuff. Curate Thoughtfully.

10 Marketing Techniques for Content Marketers from Traditional Advertising

Writtent Blog

As HubSpot blogger Dan Lyons points out, it’s not like the situation is going to improve next quarter, either. Simply put, it makes viewers passionate about Apple’s product, and defines the brand’s position as a company that caters to creative rule-breakers.

A Complete Guide to Instagram Marketing: Get the Playbook That Drives Results for Instagram’s Top Profiles

Buffer Social

Build your community. Showcase your company culture and values. Share company news and updates. Our top goal is to build and nurture an engaged community of Buffer users and supporters. Culture focused (showing the human side of your company).

33 Ways to Use Social Media to Make Sales

Rebekah Radice

A7) Create #content AND curate to support it. Companies need to be creative, fun and consistent in driving brand awareness or services through social media campaigns. Because we engage with our followers and build a sense of community #influencerchat

Become a Content Marketing Powerhouse: Secrets to a Super-Sticky Strategy

Rebekah Radice

But it’s also relationship marketing – something many companies are still (IMHO) failing at. Great Companies Tell GREAT Stories. And that’s the secret great companies understand. Then look to tools for content curation.

88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: HubSpot. How to Build an Unbeatable Content Marketing Plan by HubSpot. Slideshare is the largest Powerpoint sharing community on the web, but it is so much more than that. 23 Types of Lead Gen Content to Put Behind Your Landing Pages by HubSpot.

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

Plus, you can pull in any RSS feed, add them to a curated folder full of your favorite content creators, and Voila! If you’re a brand or agency, use tailored trends to find a cause or topic important to your company. This works in multiple ways: Builds community rapport.

7 Tips for Reposting Instagram Stories & User-Generated Content


Summer Fridays and Blue Bottle even go as far as to include their own branded GIFs and create trendy Instagram Stories collages for their UGC Instagram Stories: Memo Bottle highly curates what user-generated content they share on their feed — while these photos look like they could be from a lookbook or photoshoot, they’re all photos shared by their customers and fans! Tip #6: Repost UGC Stories to Build & Grow Your Instagram Community.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

40 Key Elements to Getting Started in Social Media (Louis Gray): Mike Fruchter writes an awesome blog post on Louis Gray’s blog about how to get involved in social media, from branding to blogging to Twitter to community. Here are 10 reasons why you as a company entity should avoid it.

Starting a Blog: 20 Attainable Steps to Epic Success

Writtent Blog

An estimated 60% of companies in the US have a blog, and many view it as an integral part of their outreach. Image credit: HubSpot. Do you know who your company’s ideal customer is? Curated Content. Respond quickly, and work diligently to build a community.

How to Get More Content for Your Blog


Supplement with Content Curation. If your challenge when it comes to content creation is coming up with original blog topics, then one way to fill up your editorial calendar is by adding curated content. Tips for Great Curation Pieces. Don’t only use curation pieces.

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

Plus, you can pull in any RSS feed, add them to a curated folder full of your favorite content creators, and Voila! If you’re a brand or agency, use tailored trends to find a cause or topic important to your company. This works in multiple ways: Builds community rapport.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success


Find people that are influential to your particular field, as well as publications or companies that you admire, to follow. Popular content management systems like Hubspot and WordPress offer social plugins, making this step even easier. This is a guest contribution from Jaclyn Freeman.

Social Media Scheduling: How to Always Be One Step Ahead

Sprout Social

While it might have been a few centuries before social media existed, the same sentiment rings true to marketers and community managers today. But a HubSpot study found brands that post twice a day with under 10,000 followers see fewer clicks the more they post.

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Did You Miss? 22 MUST READS of 2013


” The Secret to Scaling Social Networks and Local Marketplaces (Platform Thinking) – a must read for anyone involved in community management. 7 questions you’ll face as you modernize your company (John Stepper). Here are some of my absolute favorite posts of the year.

20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling

Buffer Social

An idea to try: If you want your Facebook fans to read stories about your customers or your company (instead of driving them to another site), it might be better to write longer Facebook posts. Curate user-generated content on Instagram. Here are 17 inspiring examples from HubSpot.).

How to Be a Guru: 6 Paths to Blogging Stardom


MarketFace is a good example of a company that uses this strategy. Create case studies for private consumption: Companies that employ this position create content don;t just share it with the public. You may write one long blog post a month as a guest for other blogs, remain active on Facebook, and curate tons of information on Twitter, which would be enough to keep you in the minds of your customers. This guest post is by Neil Patel of Quick Sprout.

Ultimate Guide to Instagram For Fashion


A fashion-forward Instagram strategy can drive traffic, make sales, and attract a loyal community of followers. Shoppers are no longer limited to searching for an outfit by scrolling through endless studio photos on a company’s website.

Get Over Your Creativity Block With These 20 Social Media Content Ideas

Buffer Social

Company announcements or milestones. If you are feeling a little stuck, HubSpot has shared 11 cool live streaming ideas for Facebook, Periscope, and more. Curate user-generated content. Our Instagram strategy is built on curating awesome photos from the Buffer community.

6 Proven Strategies for Successfully Promoting Content Across Social Media

Buffer Social

Working with peers can be as easy as agreeing to curate and share each other’s content on social media, teaming up on a blog post, or going a bit deeper by creating free resources that your audience will find useful. Build a social media community.

Ultimate Guide to Instagram Video: Stories, IGTV, Live, Posts, & More!


Video marketing is no longer just for companies with big budgets, with an estimated 81% of businesses using video as a marketing tool in 2018. . With current emissions we are on a crash course that will be felt across all ecosystems, communities and economies.

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The Complete Guide to Instagram Ads: A Step-by-Step Guide to Advertising on Instagram

Buffer Social

The Power Editor and Facebook’s Marketing API are for people who want to create a huge quantity of Instagram ads at once while Instagram Partners are experts who can help with buying and managing ads at scale, engaging with your community, and creating Instagram content for you.

101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

They are there for their community and make them feel appreciated and connected to a brand on a more personal level. With Feedly, you can subscribe to multiple RSS feeds, categorize content, and then curate for sharing on social media.

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6,595 Words on a Traffic Generation Tactic You’re Not Using (But Should Be)

Viper Chill

WIth just three months of cash left before they went bust, Crew founder Mikael Cho needed something to help turn his company’s fortunes around. That simple decision became the best the struggling company has ever made. Like Crew once again (do they use the same marketing company?),