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.

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

Finding, curating, and sharing valuable content is a very time-consuming process. Content curation is the process of filtering through huge amounts of content from different online outlets to find the best content to share with your social media audience.

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Five models of content curation

SocialFish

I’d love you to tak a look at this post by Rohit Bhargava: Five Models of Content Curation. Content curation, or the organizing, filtering and “making sense of&# information, is a role every association should be focusing on very consciously by now.

9 Curated Moments From The Social Curation Summit

Firebelly

In July, I participated in the Social Curation Summit in New York City. Here are 9 noteworthy sound bites from Twitter that represent the variations in conversation, people and moments – my curation from within the Social Curation Summit. everyone now is a curator.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

And talks to where they perceive to be the real opportunity: The real opportunity here, in my opinion, is to create – and curate – the best content focused on one specific area frequently enough that you become the one brand that consumers look to for this information. Curation.

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.

15 Key Facts about Content Curation

Writtent Blog

For many content marketers, curation is something of a silver bullet. The average B2B marketer is using 12 different content marketing tactics , and a curation strategy can boost the volume of information shared without dramatically increasing the workload. Curation Is Social.

6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se. But the real crux of the site is that it’s a storyteller community , where people can build off of each others’ stories.

Periscope Updates Website With Curated Broadcast Channels

SocialTimes Twitter

Periscope released an update for its website , which puts a large focus on curated channels. With this update, users can browse featured curated channels based on specific topics or events, such as “Police, Race and America” or “NFL: Road to Super Bowl 51.”

Facebook Timeline for Brands: Curation and Palpitation

Dave Fleet

So, while curation is absolutely important, and companies should think about the story they need to tell, they also need to recognize that brands don’t control everything that people see on their Timelines.

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). develop the skills to nurture (or troubleshoot) any online community. Here’s the program outline: WEEK 1: Planning for your community.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

mashable.com

5 Tips for Great Content Curation. Steven Rosenbaum is the CEO of Magnify.net , a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. He’s also the author of Curation Nation. Having a voice as a curator means more than creating and curating your own work.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement. Below I’ll highlight a couple of simple and effective methods that’ll help grow a B2B Facebook community through engaging content curation.

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Why the Future of Social Community is Omni-Social

Convince & Convert

The online community pendulum is swinging back. It’s no longer enough to rely on social networks for community infrastructure. Smart companies are now combining owned and rented community functions into a 1+1=3 scenario I call Omni-Social.

Community Management Continues to Mature [REPORT]

SocialFish

The Community Roundtable’s essential 2012 State of Community Management Report is out. these three kinds of community structures often coexist around a single organization or company. - badly managed internal communities cause more chaos and confusion, not less.

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.

How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Community managers have a challenging job. To drive participation and engagement around the contest, the community management team for Ikea Singapore responded to every comment with a funny meme starring the Shelf Help Guru.

Social Media Time Management: The Best-Kept Secrets Revealed for Curating, Creating and Promoting Hot Content

Katie Lance

The right question should be, “What social networks should I focus on that will build my community and build my business?” When you can answer those questions, you can then put into your calendar when you are going to do three major things: Curate content.

Who are your curators?

www.missiontolearn.com

Who are your curators? by Jeff Cobb I had already planned to write a post about “curators&# today when I noticed that Jeff De Cagna has posted about the “ content challenge &# over on SmartBlog. —- First things first: What is a Curator?

What’s in Your Community Manager Job Description?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. ————— Are you thinking of hiring a community manager?

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Socialmedia.biz

Curation is essential for cementing your views, growing your audience, building relationships and expanding your message. Unfortunately, though, curating can be an aspiring thought leader’s greatest challenge. Post by Adi Englander.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

mashable.com

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]. Steven Rosenbaum is a curator, author, filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Magnify.net , a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. Scoble says a curator is “an information chemist.

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?

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

www.fastcompany.com

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. This blog is written by a member of our expert blogging community and expresses that experts views alone. has set out to associate themselves with the craze that is “social curation": What is this Pinterest? No one is really looking at the bigger, underlying picture--the fact that social curation isn’t really social at all. At the core, though, social curation is incredibly self-centered.

Conversation Agent: Curating Information as Content Strategy

www.conversationagent.com

» Curating Information as Content Strategy Content, which is anything that informs, educates, or entertain online, is your business digital body language. Content and community Which is where there is opportunity for resource-strapped businesses to make a dent.

10 Thought Leaders Share Thoughts on Curating Content

www.toprankblog.com

Within the field of content marketing, curation is becoming a popular topic of discussion. Curating content can provide the best of both. This group blog is nothing more (or less), that curated content; items its contributors and often its readers find and share with others.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. We have more than 10,000 high-quality photos – spectacular shots of polar bears , aurora borealis , coral reefs , ancient ruins – that we’ve curated and optimized. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community.

Do You Know When to Create and When to Curate?

Convince & Convert

Paul Haskell , Social Media and Content Marketer at Omaha Steaks , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss curation versus creation on different platforms, success in visually focused social media platforms, and the culture at a family-owned company. The Art of Curation.

The Three C’s of Social Content: Consumption, Curation, Creation

www.briansolis.com

The 3C’s, Consumption, Creation, and Curation Bucking the trend of growth in the “creator&# category, Twitter, for instance, grew by 30 million users in the last few months. I wonder about "Curator".

Social Media Strategies: The Changing role of Content Strategist

Social Media Citizens

Adding value and the art of Curating. It’s also very important to understand that company can add value not only by creating the new content but also by curating the existing one. Bain-sourcing and community building.

Irresistible Content Curation and Creation -Free Webinar Live Training

Pam Moore

Free Irresistible Content Curation and Creation Training Webinar – Here is What you will learn: . 5 foundations for success to curate and create content even on a super tight budget! How to use the top tools to start curating content immediately!

When is the social curation bubble going to burst? — Tech News and Analysis

gigaom.com

When is the social curation bubble going to burst? You just can’t move for social curation services right now. But there’s an extra difficulty, too, for this new breed of social curation services. Curation is hard. The curation field is only in its infancy!

Why Human-Curated Content Outstrips Computers Every Time

Convince & Convert

to discuss the undeniable power of excellent curation, delivering content to users that is perfect for the moment, and what makes people hit the “share” button. This is your music experience, curated. Elias Roman, Songza @eliasroman.

Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager.

Content Curation versus Content Aggregation

www.content-ment.com

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Content Curation versus Content Aggregation: A Velvet Mr. T Painting Two posts brought to my attention the discussion starting to take root about the worlds of content aggregation versus content curation. The phrase used was "curation is the new aggregation."

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King

www.businessinsider.com

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King Steve Rosenbaum , Magnify.net | Jun. Curation Is King." Its new communities that were previously silenced by their inability to access broadcast distribution outlets now getting to have their chance in the spotlight. 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. Business 2 Community – 155. It’s out there — in spades! Almost too many spades, right?

Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"

blogbrevity.posterous.com

For great social media discussions, follow the conversations on #smchat every Wednesday at 1 pm on Twitter, join the #smchat Ning community , and get the transcripts. A Content Curator is a DJ. As a Content Curator, you should be entertaining.

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

www.huffingtonpost.com

Theres one word that sums up the new MySpace says Music Chief Courtney Holt: "Curation." When I look at the word curation I think whats interesting to me is that everybody can be a curator." even someone who is just passively consuming is effectively curating."

The Future Of Content Curation

neilperkin.typepad.com

With an explosion in the amount of content vying for our attention, quality content curation of all kinds has a high value. The real value in social curation is relevance.