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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Content curation offers a way to repackage and repurpose the work of others to serve the needs of your brand’s audience. Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). A social network / curation tool for images.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Fortunately for us, there are reliable visual resources to curate content from. Curate GIFs from directories like GIPHY, GIF bin and apps like DrumUp. Curate expert quotes or tips on simple backdrops to share on your social media pages. Guest Post by Jessica Davis.

7 Ways Social Media Managers Can Publish Smarter

agora pulse

Let’s look at seven ways social media managers can publish smarter, from scheduling to social listening. Whether you’re managing social media for your company or you’re handling strategy for a handful of clients, you’ll want to be choosy about where you post.

#CMAD 2017, Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator


We invited Rohit to apply some of his 2017 Trends to community management and a really insightful conversation ensued! CMAD 2017, Session 8: Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator from 5:00 Films & Media on Vimeo. Open Community

15 Key Facts about Content Curation

Writtent Blog

For many content marketers, curation is something of a silver bullet. Rand Fishkin of SEOMoz has joked that we’re in the midst of a content arms race; companies across all industries have realized the power of custom content , and are actively competing to produce better-quality materials.

Target Dabbles in Curated eCommerce with “Awesome Shop”

Convince & Convert

Currently in beta launch, the site curates Target’s most popular and trending offerings from its website and Pinterest data into a visually stunning eCommerce experience. So, what can companies and brands learn from the Target Awesome Shop? ‘Tis the season for shopping and gift giving.

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

Writtent Blog

According to the experts at Curata, time and resource constraints are a major barrier for many companies who want to build a content empire, but lack the time. Content curation isn’t a quick fix for your staffing woes, or a way to escape your company’s need to think in campaigns.

Publishing & advocacy: the power of social amplification

Sprout Social

To simplify employee advocacy, Bambu, by Sprout Social streamlines curation and distribution in a central platform to enable your employees to seamlessly share your content. With Bambu, social media managers can amplify the reach of messages and tap into the power of their people by quickly curating content and distributing to their employees. You can empower teams to share to their networks so they are consistently promoting the latest company news, blog posts or product updates.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. The difficult part is that there is a lot that goes into a world class content curation strategy.

Publishing ?ontent is Half the Battle: Here is The Other Half

Writtent Blog

Publishing content is just the beginning… Start with your team. On Twitter, you may mention a person or a company that’s included in the post to increase your odds of getting a few retweets. Share with communities. If you actively participate in a web community (i.e.:

How Companies Like Bored Panda, REI, and Vox Are Growing Their Organic Reach on Social Media

Buffer Social

Facebook Live) or by building a niche community through a Facebook Group, you can likely get a higher organic reach. This made Bored Panda’s Facebook Page the most engaged publisher Facebook Page last October, according to NewsWhip. Curate user-generated content.

Why and automated curation are doomed to fail

Danny WhatMough

and automated curation are doomed to fail September 5, 2010 // Tweet If you’ve been active on Twitter recently, you will have no doubt come across This is personalised curation and is surely the way forward. and automated curation are doomed to fail [link] [.]

8 Different Ways to Post to LinkedIn Using Agorapulse

agora pulse

However, your company page can easily blend in with the competition on this social platform. Fortunately, an optimized publishing strategy can help your page stand out from the crowd. Prefer planning ahead rather than publishing content at the moment? Bulk publish from a website.

How to create a social media calendar that works

Sprout Social

Don’t rely on exciting things happening within your community or company to dictate what you post and when. Use a combination of promotional material, entertaining content and curated or user-generated content. Publishing

Caring, Consistency, and the New Relationship Marketing

Convince & Convert

But it really will not be the same kinds of results if there can be some genuine interaction and someone in charge of that in the company, that could be outsourced, who’s listening and paying attention because you know why, the consumer has come to expect it. Jay: Hey, everybody.

Nanoinfluencer marketing 101: How I got 1000 engaged followers in 30 days

Sprout Social

Are you looking to become an influencer with a supportive community of followers and sought after brand partnerships? I also frequently visited the ‘Suggested for You’ section at the bottom of the Activity tab which are curated based on my account. Analytics Engagement Publishing

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.

Where Most Got Social Business All Wrong, Including Me

Convince & Convert

Companies that want to become a social business for the sake of “becoming a social business” doesn’t make sense. Deploying internal communities using software platforms like IBM or Jive just because your competitors are doing so is a complete waste a time, money and resources.

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How to build your social media marketing strategy for 2019

Sprout Social

To create authentic and lasting brand awareness, avoid solely publishing promotional messages. These numbers speak directly to which networks your brand should approach and what types of content to publish. Whether you’re an agency providing insights for your clients or an enterprise company discovering your own demographics, an all-in-one dashboard solution is critical. This is the number of clicks on your content, company name or logo. Engagement Publishing

The Social Newsroom: Pieces of the Puzzle


Oreo brought it to the world’s attention and made it big with their Super Bowl ads, but the concept continues to gain attention from companies and is attracting even more questions about how brands can integrate it into their current social media strategy.

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How to Get Heard in a Noisy World

Convince & Convert

From publishing hard-line content to making outlandish promises, the carnival barker school of content offers plenty of gimmicks that sound bold in theory but just look idiotic in practice. Keep that in mind when curating your online universe.

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21 Social Media Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without

Sprout Social

Are you in charge of getting your company’s social media marketing up and running? This means you don’t have to publish as often. You should outline: How often you plan to publish on each social media channel. What type of content you plan to publish.

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Measuring the Best Times to Post on Social Media

Sprout Social

Managing these communities takes knowledge and a fair share of hunches. Managing multiple accounts makes it hard to know the best times to publish on social media. But knowing all the possible times in the day can make publishing simpler. Share Industry and Company Events.

7 Reasons to Believe Guest Blogging isn’t Dead

Writtent Blog

Every marketer with an internet collection gasped when Matt Cutts, Google’s head webspam fighter, published these words on his personal blog a little over a week ago. So, is it truly pointless to publish guest content? Blogging Company News “So stick a fork in it.

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. However, trying to organize, manage, and publish your social media content is no easy task. Know Your Different Types of Content to Publish.

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How to Optimize Your Social Media Workflow

Sprout Social

The company that promises you 4,000 followers in an hour will not give you valuable customers. These tasks depend on if you’re the only person managing the company’s social media account or if you’re part of a team. Curate content. Listen to your community. Publishing

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Why Facebook Is Cleaning Up The Neighborhood

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Facebook founder and brainchild, Mark Zuckerberg , just published a long post about how Facebook will be changing in the next little while. Here is the TL;DR synopsis: less content from brands and news publishers in your news feed, and more content from family and friends. So, it has to clean up the social community. So what is going on now that would convince Facebook to shift away from its recent role as a news publishing powerhouse? publishers.

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Use an editorial calendar for content marketing

Sherrilynne Starkie

This tool will provide a plan for social media distribution for each piece of original content and even for curation of other’s content and general social media community engagement. This article was originally published on Thornley Fallis.

The Long Tales - The Best In Business Innovation Content - Issue #5

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A leader of the free world is stripping down one of the biggest companies via Twitter (slicing billions from their market cap). Beverage Company Califia Farms Publishes Branded Magazine 'Pour Over' - MediaPost. All of this, brought to you by the nut-beverage and coffee company Califia Farms. Sit back, take a sip and imagine what your brand might be able to produce and publish. from publishers. mostly traditional publishers. Which company?

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Digital Marketing In 2014

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In all of those years (and even as I type this), I have never bothered to build a database, to collect emails and to better understand my community. So many companies collect email addresses and (basically) spam everyone the same way. Social media is an amazing place to connect, inform, build community, deliver superior customer service, to speak to consumers in a human voice and much more. community building. publishing.

How to Produce Social Media Content for Your Business


Creating and publishing great content on a regular basis can be quite overwhelming and is a lot of work, so you need to get organized and figure out a schedule that works for your business with a (1) content strategy and (2) a content calendar. (1) Company news and announcements.

The New Face Of Content Marketing

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" Woe the brand that is not creating, publishing and curating relevant content. They struggle with everything from the strategy to the editorial content to the creation of it, and even the best places to publish and share it effectively. On May 21st, I published my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete. My impression was that this deluge of content would upset my online community, and that there would be some semblance of negative comments and pushback.

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As part of the business fabric, social media marketing is an ongoing activity with a beginning for every company but no real end (though specific social networks may go, e.g., Jaiku, Pownce, FriendFeed…). 28: The 21 Best Content Curation Tools. #29:

On IWD, Advice for Women in PR, From (Mostly) Women in PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Watching what’s been going on this International Women’s Day (that’s today, in case you’re wondering and/or have been living under a rock) has been pretty interesting: The New York Times has done a pretty good job of curating what’s been happening around the world today.

Top 7 Social Media Management Tools of 2018

However, marketing on social media goes beyond just publishing content. Trusted by more than 800 Forbes 1000 companies, HootSuite offers an intuitive, user-friendly interface that’s easy to navigate and helps you seamlessly manage your social media content across various channels.

Time Spent Is The New Impression

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Prior to digital media, all a publisher had was "time spent" as a metric over an above the simple impression. Did they like it so much that they are willing to share it with their community? . The media monitoring companies have been looking at how many viewers are spending time with content forever. community. content curation. Engagement just got a whole lot more interesting. Facebook made a major update and announcement this week.

The Social Contract Of Social Media

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The truth is that you have to choose your social contract prior to publishing anything. On top of that, you have to make the social contract dramatically clear to each and every business unit within your organization, because when it works and people start connecting with your brand, the first thing everyone in the company will want to do it pollute the community and engagement with sales and offers. community engagement. publishing.

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Spend Time on Social Media in 2017

Buffer Social

A little bit of content creation , curation, audience engagement , emails, outreach, and some Buffer scheduling. 9:30-10am: Respond and engage with community. 1-1:30pm: Respond and engage with community. 1:30-2:00pm: Curate content. Engage with community (I=7, C=7, E=7).

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Spend Time on Social Media in 2017

Buffer Social

A little bit of content creation , curation, audience engagement , emails, outreach, and some Buffer scheduling. 9:30-10am: Respond and engage with community. 1-1:30pm: Respond and engage with community. 1:30-2:00pm: Curate content. Engage with community (I=7, C=7, E=7).

Monday Roundup: Influencer Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke is President & CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™.