The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. Sample review: “One of the most important tools in a marketer’s tool belt is knowledge.

STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? How do they link the community to competitive advantage? Communities are organizational orchestras, and marketing is the conductor. Invest more in analytical tools.

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Trending Sources

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. The analytics tools built into social networks provide a bit more detail, though only within their own platforms. These tools can help you find out.

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Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have useful tools they’d like you to know about. ———— Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community. What Is an Online Community? Enterprise-Level Community Platform.

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What do you think about your community platform?

SocialFish

But where do community managers go when they’re getting ready to spend $10,000 or more per year for on-domain community software? Why isn’t there a Yelp specifically for community software? Let’s flex our community manager muscles to solve this problem.

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As with Facebook , Twitter, and other popular networks, Google+ has also inspired its own ecosystem of tools. Sample review: The Google+ tool “I find really useful is CircleCount. This was the seventh post in the Best Online Business Tools series. #1:

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Cool Social Tools: PwrdBy

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. PwrdBy has developed a mobile application platform built specifically for the nonprofit community. Cool Social Tools Mobile Nimble Nonprofit

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5 Easy Tools for Social Selling Success

Webbiquity SMM

A big reason for this is a lack of organizational tools. And then, one day, a host of tools were released that made it SO MUCH EASIER. 5 Easy Tools for Social Selling Success. With these five tools in place, you’ll have all your bases covered. Guest post by Austin Duck.

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

No one has time to put every one of those tools through its paces. 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.

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How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

What if there was a way to create sustained engagement in communities and collaborative experiences that harnessed genuine motivation and strove for positive outcomes for participants? Purpose-Driven Communities. Tactical goals in the context of a community experience, yes.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

You may have created great content, and you may have a good distribution plan, but shares and engagement are unlikely to come unless you have also focused on community building. Automation and tools. Content Marketing Public Relations automation community building content marketing

“Community Manager” Confusion

Waxing UnLyrical

about what the difference is between “community manager&# and “social media manager?&# I know I am – and I am both a community manager and a social media manager! My title is “online community & social media manager.&# Guest post by Maggie McGary.

45 Marketing Tools to Consider for 2017

Razor Social

What are the hottest marketing tools you should be using in 2017? As we test out a lot of tools, we are going to share the tools we use on a regular basis. Zapier is a great tool for automating your marketing tasks. This is also a good tool for identifying influencers.

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6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. To follow up on this, here are essential tools that will help you get more exposure to your content. These tools could be the difference between content that goes unseen, and content that goes viral.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

increase exposure, build awareness, drive engagement and create a community around your cause. So without further ado, here are eight social media management tools and apps that will help you enhance productivity while cutting down time: 1. Raven Tools.

[Cool Social Tools] The Power of Breezio

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! —— Imagine if you could harness the collective wisdom of everyone in your community.

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Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning

SocialFish

Here’s a link to the list, which includes articles on social learning and the difference between social media and social learning, then a list of social media tools and platforms that I think go hand-in-hand with social learning. Social Media Platforms and Tools for Social Learning.

Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve found that one of the most important things to do, when trying to build one’s online community, is to participate consistently in your preferred channels. Yes, there are various tools you can use to cross-post your updates, for example, or to automate your updates.

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

You know how I love posts about content curation tools. It reads like an online magazine and is updated by community members constantly. Additionally, highly engaging, active creators are also featured on your newsfeed to help build a community: RebelMouse.

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Monday Roundup: The Right Business Tools

Waxing UnLyrical

On to this week’s roundup; and this week, we’re focusing on business tools. As we all know, the right business tools can save us time, money, and increase efficiency. So below are five posts that include helpful tools from around the web. Happy Monday!

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Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. The goal of the social media team is to find ways to keep the company’s message meaningful and relevant for the community- making them want to stick around.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While social media marketing is optimized through the use of social media monitoring and management tools, social campaigns are most effectively built and managed through the types of tools in this post. Optimizely is a neat tool for this.” — RazorSocial. Ad Monitoring Tools.

Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! This flattens the traditional community structure and lowers barriers to interaction among members.

The Five Best Pinterest and Instagram Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As with other social networks, the right tools can help marketers use these platforms more effectively. Here are a handful of the best tools for growing your brand’s following and monitoring your results on Instagram and Pinterest. This is the tool for you!”

Monitor Your Brand’s Instagram Activity with New Reporting Tool

Mindjumpers

Simply Measured just made that task easier with the launch of a new Instagram reporting tool.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Innovation is alive and well in the development of cool free and low-cost web-based tools and apps. It’s great to find a tool that automates some little process or provides a new capability you’ve been looking for, and fun to find a tool you didn’t even know you needed.

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

Pamorama

To succeed in today’s connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products. There are countless tools out there, offering many ways to analyze, measure, display, and create reports about your engagement efforts.

YOU’RE INVITED: Community Manager Appreciation Day, Washington DC #CMAD

SocialFish

Next Monday, January 26 is Community Manager Appreciation Day! Community is what we all do, and we’re passionate about it. Definitely check out what’s going on for CMAD this year, including 24 hours of Google+ hangouts and Community Manager Appreciation Awards, on the official website.

Social Media Management Tools Compared

Ignite Social Media

One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool? We certainly recommend using a social media management tool for many brands, but not necessarily the same one for every brand.

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. You don’t have to rely on Facebook’s marketing tools to build a loyal following.

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Comparing 21 social media marketing tools [Chart]

SocialFish

According to the latest research by TrustRadius, buyers of social media management tools are looking for eight core functionalities: Community management. The chart below summarizes functionalities offered by 23 social media management tools.

Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention

SocialFish

And of course I was excited to get a chance to talk about my favorite subject, online community, with my friend Josh Paul , in the session we presented yesterday, Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention. Two of these three can be addressed/alleviated with online community.

Cool Social Tools: BigMarker

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. BigMarker gives you all the tools to plan, conduct, record, store, and share your community’s web conferences. Engage everyone in the community for feedback.

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10 Twitter Tools You’ll Actually Use

Sprout Social

But luckily there are tools you can use to make life a little easier. There are hundreds of Twitter tools out there you could try, but that doesn’t mean your business needs them. But in most cases, you’ll use a tool once and never again.

2013 State of Community Management Report Stresses Importance of Community Managers

SocialFish

Even though my current role is broader than community management, I’m still a community manager at heart and it’s still my passion. If you want to see value from online community, you need to invest in community management.

The 11 Best Free Email Marketing Tools

Sprout Social

Just like having the perfect social media publishing tools , you need to know where to find the best free email marketing tools. One of the more popular tools available from MailChimp is the Subject Line Researcher. Coding Tools. Community.

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20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

There are many powerful social media tracking and analytics tools available that can monitor your performance on social media sites like Twitter. TwitterGrader : Twitter Grader is a free tool that allows you to check the power of your Twitter profile.

The Characteristics of A Community Manager

Mindjumpers

Every week, we blog about how to optimize your brand’s social media presence, which tools to use and what the newest updates on the major social networks mean to your brand’s way of engaging with your target group. The Community Managers (CM). The corner stones of community management.

20 Tools to Grow Your Business, Efficiency and Productivity

Waxing UnLyrical

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post on the five productivity tools I found myself using frequently. Without further ado, here are 20 tools to help you grow your business, by keeping you efficient, productive, and in the know. Email, contacts and calendar/scheduling tools.