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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.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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How To Curate Content Better In Less Time

Peg Fitzpatrick

Learning how to curate content is an essential task for social media managers. Content is an essential part of your social media marketing plan. As a social media marketer, you need to both create original content and curate content from other sources.

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

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media and blogs require a certain frequency of posting to remain “viable” and effective. Fortunately for us, there are reliable visual resources to curate content from. Curate GIFs from directories like GIPHY, GIF bin and apps like DrumUp.

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. Author Steven Rosenbaum writes in Curation Nation.

Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

We use multiple social networking platforms, which have different audiences and expectations. Enter: Twitter curation. There are several services that curate or organize tweets based on Twitter lists or keywords. to share content from other Social Media Club members.

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23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results.

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.

How to Produce Social Media Content for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

If your business already has a presence on your chosen social media profiles or if you are just starting out, you know that you have to post great valuable content continually and consistently to attract new followers and retain the ones you have. Ideas for Content on Social Media.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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Eight PR Trends that Will Affect Your Jobs in 2017

Spin Sucks

12 Days of Christmas Communication 30-day challenge artificial intelligence curated conversations fake news michael stelzner narrative science personalized experience PR metrics private conversations professional development slack slack community social media giants

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Social Media Strategies: The Changing role of Content Strategist

Social Media Citizens

Welcome to my new series of posts “Social Media Strategies" where I will try to clear up some taboos about social media strategies, tools and other buzz words of our social life which sometimes unnecessary confuse us in this industry.

Are Bloggers Community Managers?

Spin Sucks

Are all bloggers also community managers? Jayme Soulati , in suggesting this topic , wondered if ignorance regarding community management might explain some blog failures. Are Bloggers Community Managers? Are Failed Blogs Victims of Neglectful Community Management?

Riff App: Build Community and Have Fun

Spin Sucks

Now, I don’t often get really excited with new social media innovations. Digging into your customer stories, employee stories, community stories. Anyone who has ever turned to social media to ask a question (either business or personal), raise your hand.

When Social Media Fills In The Blanks

Waxing UnLyrical

You’ve probably noticed that while I’ve gotten back to curating a decent amount of content on Twitter, I haven’t really been “on” all that much lately. Social media’s a lot of fun, but never more so when it helps you fill in the blanks.

6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy. Pro Tip: Peter Trapasso ( @petertrapasso ) , Social Media Consultant. Twtrland: Improve Your Own Social Channels.

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Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns.

How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Plan With 13 Growth Hacks

Convince & Convert

Here are 13 data-backed growth hacks we learned at CoSchedule while building our social media marketing plan. I think you’ll find they’ll work for your social media marketing, too. And now you have tons of headlines you can A/B test using your social networks.

Using Social Media for Government Communications

Spin Sucks

Because the city of Portland uses social media for government communications, I notice a notification from them on Facebook. 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.

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. To succeed in today’s connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products. Offers audits and reports plus daily social media alerts.

How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck

Spin Sucks

Because of the fast pace of social media, we are constantly bombarded with distractions from one social network or another. I recently asked on our Facebook page, “If you had only 20 minutes a day to spend on social media, what would you focus on?”

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? 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. The Top 100 Blogs to Curate for Social Media Power Users.

You Have $100 to Spend on Social Media Marketing. Here’s One Way to Spend It.

Buffer Social

How big is your social media budget? That’s why a hypothetical situation like — what would you do with $100 to spend on social media marketing ? — Giveaway: New Social Media Strategy Class + 2 Months of Skillshare Premium.

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Social Media Automation Rules No Brand Should Break

Sprout Social

Usually when you hear about social media automation, you picture the cringe-worthy automatic direct message that sometimes happens after you follow a new account. Do I still have time to check into social media? You still need to check in on messages and your community.

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.

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. facebook social media

4 Best Practices to Maintain Your Social Media Coverage During Summer Vacation

Ignite Social Media

If you’re planning to take a vacation or just take some time away from the office this summer, you’ll want to ensure you think of your social media coverage plan. As a community manager , you know that social media doesn’t sleep. Queue up curated content.

20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling

Buffer Social

But can we actually tell a story on social media? Is it possible to narrate a story with social media posts that are supposed to be short and sweet? It turns out there are many ways to use social media for storytelling! Resources Social Media Marketing

11 Storytelling Formulas to Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing

Buffer Social

These formulas can be applied to your company’s overall marketing, content you produce, social media updates, copy on your website, and more. 11 storytelling formulas to supercharge your social media marketing. The hero of our stories should be our customers and community.

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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.

Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

Social media marketing evolved from something only a few cutting-edge brands did to an integral piece of every company’s marketing strategy. Choosing Your Social Networks. Set your strategy up for success right out the gate by choosing the best social networks for your brand.

Nurturing Your Community - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Community Management cannot be taken for granted. You don't build a Community of relevant individuals over night. To maintain and nurture your Community is the core task. If your Community is satisfied they will be the best ambassadors that you could ever have. There are a couple of factors that you need to keep in mind when working with your Community on Social Media. The spirit of Community lies in it having a momentum of its own.

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. They’re on the front lines of your social media and digital channels each and every day as the voice of the company.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

As a result, businesses continue to desperately find new ways to reach their fans and build their online reputation on this leading social media platform. An active Facebook wall creates the kind of social proof you need to show creativity and authority.

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4 Steps to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Convince & Convert

Simply too many brands use social media as a free advertising platform where they can sell, sell, sell. While the drive to push sales on whatever platform available is admirable, social media (as most of us have realized by now) plays by different rules.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Socialmedia.biz

You need to show people that if they want to be in the loop, all they need to do is look at your social channels for the latest links you’re posting. Curation is essential for cementing your views, growing your audience, building relationships and expanding your message.

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

Social media management tools are constantly evolving in order to keep up with businesses’ and marketers’ needs. For this blog post, I’ve approached some of the top influencers and bloggers in the social media world and asked them two questions regarding social media management tools.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How can marketers make more productive use of their time on social networking sites? How can you make sure your company’s social media policy doesn’t run afoul of employment law? How can you measure (or can you measure) social media ROI ?

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has become a core element of marketing across businesses of all types and sizes: maintaining active, optimized profiles; sharing industry-related updates; amplifying their own content; and engaging with prospects, influencers, advocates, and customers.

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.