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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 ). Ideal for live blogs, breaking events, and conferences. Permium version includes automated content curation. 1) Storify. 2) Pocket.

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. This is a pretty good deconstruction of how we actively curate content for you here on SocialFishing, and it’s a useful way to think about particular kinds of posts you could be posting on your association or nonprofit blog relative to your industry topics. We like them a lot.

Content Curation: Are You Doing it Right?

Spin Sucks

Content curation is the hot ticket item in social media and business these days. Content curators — or editors — find, sort, categorize, and distill the big data and vast amount of content that’s available. Content curation is so much more than simply compiling lists and dropping articles, blog posts, and images into pretty templates. This is where talented curators shine.

Five Types of Social Curation

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Curation. There’s even an entry in Wikipedia for digital curation: Digital curation is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets. Is there a such thing as “social curation?”. Five Types Of Social Curation. I like to break things down into sections, so the way I see it there are five elements to social curation.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

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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. How Marketing Might Want to Aggregate, Filter, Curate, Publish and Distribute. Am I curating yet?

Facebook Debuts Featured Events on iOS App in 10 U.S. Cities

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gained access to a new Featured Events feature Monday. Josh Constine of TechCrunch reported on the launch of the feature, saying that the events are curated by Facebook employees, and categories include art, entertainment, family, festival, fitness, food and drink, learning, community, music and sports. What we do is have a team of people who are basically looking at events on Facebook that have broad appeal, that a lot of people could go to, and they’re highlighting ones they think will be good to list out. Facebook iOS users in 10 cities in the U.S.

15 Key Facts about Content Curation

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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. We’ve compiled some of the most fascinating stats and facts on the state of content curation: 1. Curation Is Social.

Are you a community manager?

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Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). Join us for an 8-week online certificate program , providing 15 hours of CAE credit , where you will: learn from experienced community managers about the fundamentals of community management strategy. WEEK 2: Launching your new community.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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Jobs Events Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable! 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. In reality, good content curation isn’t as simple as pushing a share button. Content curation.

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. Try to talk about events organized by your company or that you’ll be attending. Go Viral.

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[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events

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We’re a small team that has built a powerful platform to help your community members connect live. Private online communities. Here’s what QiqoChat can help your community do: Let your members “self-organize” and schedule video chats to discuss the specific topics that are on their mind. This makes the live event that much more productive.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

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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. His book Curation Nation from McGrawHill Business was published this week. That’s called a gallery, and a gallery owner is a curator.

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

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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. There’s no sense of community--no we, ours, or us involved. Events. ); Copyright 1997-2007 Omniture, Inc.

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

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We are now the architects of our own experiences, forever changing the information super highway and the paths for connecting people, information, and events. 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". startups.

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

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Events. When is the social curation bubble going to burst? You just can’t move for social curation services right now. Social curation exists in a complex space for organization and discovery that overlaps with everything from to-do lists to tagging, from bookmarking to recommendations… and, of course, big sharing platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Apple.

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. Songza also brings on high-profile curators to create playlists and interact with their listeners. Elias Roman, Songza @eliasroman. Please Support Our Sponsors. Yahoo!

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Content Curation versus Content Aggregation

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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." My experience with curation is more specific. What does curation look like, then?

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

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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. Ultimately, when your friends or followers share your curated content with their friends, THEY look smart and cool. for events.

How publishers curate the world of content

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™ Login Register Advertise with Us Browse by Topic In Focus iPad Smartphones Social Media SEO / SEM Paid Content Content Aggregation / Curation Hyperlocal Tags Advertising Audience Development Design Editorial Technology Products Publisher's Playbooks How publishers curate the world of content Reactions: 1 Comments 1 Advertisement Its nothing new that many news websites augment their own content with repackaged content from around the Web, but the applications have evolved along with the technology. The amount of curation versus staff content varies by publishers.

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‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators

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» ‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators The Latin root of the noun curator means “to care.&# But when Jeff Jarvis talks about “curation&# — which he has been doing for quite a while now — he means the activities of sorting, choosing, and display, which museum curators perform based on their extensive knowledge of the subject area of an exhibit. Then consider the job of the museum curator. If we talk about curation, we refer to more than a simple act of filtering. Curation,’ and journalists as curators.

4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now

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Junta42 Content Marketing blog The Content Marketing Revolution How Junta42 Works Find a Vendor Blog Community About Us Top 42 Blogs The Book « Are My Customers Interested in What I Have to Say? Main September 22, 2010 4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now I caught Paul Gillin's column in B2B magazine yesterday on how curation is the new creation. Today, curation is nearly as important as creation." " Paul also points out that curation is as old as collecting itself. To do that, curation must be part of the mix.    4.

Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight to Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I attributed this to the event that I called “the advent of utilitarian social media sites” which, in hindsight, is sort of silly because if you put anything to use, it is utilitarian – but I digress! Their push and call for community is starting out as a digital campaign, and then bringing people together in person in order to strengthen the community. Anything. Cater2.me

The Creative Plateau and Content Curation

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Sign up | Log in Home Post on this site FAQ Help About Us & Contact Jobs The Creative Plateau and Content Curation Tags: content creation Social Networks October 11, 2010 by Scott Gould 0 So why is the amount of newly generated content beginning to bottom out? Content curation is the human act of filtering online content. There are no real rules governing curation. Pros 1.

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation

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Print this article | Read this article in: | Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation We are no longer just consumers of content , we have become curators of it too. As I see it: " Aggregation is automated, curation is manual. Human-powered, manual news curation is. Curation is a step above that, human selection.

Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change

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Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Posted by Mike Shatzkin on September 21, 2009 at 12:50 pm · Under Authors , Community , General Trade Publishing , New Models , Publishing , Supply-Chain , Vertical Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Every time I read a story about why newspapers are failing that doesn’t mention the role of aggregation and curation in their troubles, it reminds me that something very fundamental is being missed, even by very sophisticated observers.

Social News Curation: Simplifying or Adding to our Social Media Overload?

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Home Social Games Marketing Virtual Goods Web Video Jobs Events PRO « Fashion Explosion: Lustr App Guides You Through NYC’s Fashion’s Night Out 7 Priceless Tips On How To Go Viral » Social News Curation: Simplifying or Adding to our Social Media Overload? Read on for the verdict on social news curation. But does it live up to the hype? Paper.li Paper.li

Social News Curation: Simplifying or Adding to our Social Media Overload?

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Home Social Games Marketing Virtual Goods Web Video Jobs Events PRO « Fashion Explosion: Lustr App Guides You Through NYC’s Fashion’s Night Out 7 Priceless Tips On How To Go Viral » Social News Curation: Simplifying or Adding to our Social Media Overload? Read on for the verdict on social news curation. But does it live up to the hype? Paper.li Paper.li

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 5: The Curator Attributes And Skills

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Print this article Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 5: The Curator Attributes And Skills What skills do I need to have if I want to be an effective real-time news curator ? What makes a great news curator stand out from those who do automatic aggregation or from bloggers who create simple news stories lists? What does exactly a news curator do?

Real-Time News Curation - Types And Real-World Examples

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Print this article Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 3: Types And Real-World Examples Whats more important? I am certainly not trying to build a full and comprehensive list of all examples of curated news out there, but only a showcase of the best representative references I have been able to find during my research. Types of Curation 1. What does culture want?

TED Is Bizarro World

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I've been attending the actual TED conference since their last event in Monterey. I wasn't sure that I had accomplished anything worthy of sharing, and if I had anything of value to add beyond warming a seat and priming my own brain to the TED community. TEDx are local community events that are licensed by TED, so that individuals - in their local community - can hold events in a similar style. While many of the TEDx talks do find their way on to the TED website, and gain a ton of traction, these events are vastly different from the TED conference.

How Is Instagram Becoming More Usable for Your Brand and Your Audience?

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As we learn, we look forward to improving the comment experience for our broader community. This will make Instagram a friendlier, easier-to-navigate, and, ultimately, more usable environment for both people wanting to engage in social minus the harassment and for brands attempting to make followers feel safe, gain valuable feedback, and cultivate strong, engaged communities on Instagram.

PBEVENT 2015: A Roundup of Tips and Advice Shared at the ProBlogger Training Event Sessions

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On August 14 and 15, more than 700 bloggers and online creatives descended upon the RACV Royal Pines on Australia’s Gold Coast for two days of learning and networking at the ProBlogger Training Event. One of the key themes of the event was to make small changes. Community Management: Credit: Mick Russell. What small actions can you take to love and delight your community?

#Milaap4Hope: A Global Conversation on Sustainable Giving

Waxing UnLyrical

This event, curated by #Milaap4Hope across several social networks, actually started last night – 6:30 am IST but “last night” for us – and will continue all the way through 9 pm ET tonight. There are a ton of events planned, from Google+ Hangouts to Twitter chats, that will encourage a dialog around sustainable giving. Sorry! Besides! We’re back!

The Moments That Made Social Slam 2013 Momentous

Waxing UnLyrical

You’ve already heard about what a wonderful event it was, from so very many people. at SMMWorld: “At the recent Social Media Marketing World event, I ran into Ian and asked him how many sessions he had attended and he said ‘none.’ curated. Career Events Networking Shonali Burke Social Media #soslam building relationships social slam 2013 Filter.

Facebook Reactions – Three Months On

Mindjumpers

One really interesting thing to come out of this so far was Facebook’s first ever testing of a temporary Reaction – a flower for Mother’s Day in the US (and other countries that celebrate this event in May). This shows their intentions for the future and the massive potential for customised actions on one-off days or events such as this. Value for Marketers. In Need of Wow’s.

How To Use Agorapulse To Promote Your Next Event

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Have you ever been tasked with the job of managing social media for events? You are responsible for building awareness, selling tickets, managing attendee queries, keeping the momentum going during the event, ensuring that people are using the right hashtag and dealing with issues that arise. By the time the event is over your energy levels are close to zero. Before the event.

The future of publishing: Social News Curation

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iMedia Connection - ad:tech blog Articles Blog iMedia Blog ad:tech Blog Videos Events People Connection Resource Connection Jobs iMedia UK Home › iMedia Connection Blog › Opinions Opinions The future of publishing: Social News Curation Posted by Uwe Hook on September 27th, 2010 at 6:50 pm By now, you should have heard about Paper.li. (If What do you think?

How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck

Spin Sucks

In any event, 20 minutes a day isn’t much time when you’re implementing a social media marketing plan. I’ve been managing online communities for the past few years and I thought I’d share some of my best practices for saving time and being more efficient with your social media endeavors. Curation tools allow you to gather and automatically share content. Twitter. Plurk.

How to Curate 6,000 Pieces of Content This Year

Convince & Convert

Todd Wheatland, VP of Marketing at Kelly OCG, joins the Social Pros Podcast from Content Marketing World in Sydney, Australia this week to discuss producing massive amounts of relevant content, curating your personal brand, and how to get your followers to share your content. Bill Boorman runs a series of groups called Tru Events. Todd Wheatland, Kelly OCG @toddwheatland.

Using Social Media for Government Communications

Spin Sucks

The city uses Twitter to share important updates and information, but also to serve as a curator for what’s going on in our fine town. From concerts to library events, jobs and airport cancellations, the @CityPortland Twitter handle acts as a one stop shop of all the goings-on Mainers in the know, need to know. This city uses the Facebook page to: Keep citizens informed.