IMPORTANT: what’s in store for associationTECH now Posterous is going to die?

SocialFish

You may have heard that Twitter has bought Posterous , the platform the blog is on right now. Today we are welcoming a very talented group from Posterous to Twitter. Posterous Spaces will remain up and running without disruption. Content Strategy Risk and Social Media

How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. Once that’s done, you can then transfer your content across.

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105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

From our research at CoSchedule , we found that planning awesome content is a major challenge for most content marketers. I also like to mix up our content types to keep our editorial calendar fresh for our audience. What Types Of Content Will Help You Tell Your Story?

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The Ultimate Toolkit for the Professional Content Marketer

Kikolani

Content marketers have to wear many “hats.” This is a huge job, and it is no wonder that many businesses are abandoning their content marketing programs in favor of just plain old web-based advertising, if they can sustain it on their budgets.

7 Content Marketing Poop Scoops

Convince & Convert

I believe the most common content marketing question I field is: Barry, how do I make exciting content about (insert dull product category here)? On one hand, it’s a good question in that the marketer asking it knows dull content is deadly.

ICYMI: What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches us About Content Marketing from Aptify. Content creation is a grind. Gain an inspirational perspective from this unlikely source to make content creation more fun, authentic, creative and effective. How do you curate content?

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How to Get Started with User Generated Content

Pixlee

User-generated content (UGC) feels like one of the biggest trends in marketing right now—it’s considered the most authentic and trusted form of media available. That the content your customers post about you online can be your most valuable marketing asset. .

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What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Buffer Social

Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms. Here are the general guidelines: Facebook : Videos and curated content. LinkedIn : Jobs, company news, and professional content. Blog posts and curated content.

What You Need to Know About Visual Content for Social Media

agora pulse

We all know that visual content is key to social media engagement — so why are so many marketers slow to incorporate visual content in their social media marketing plans ? How Do We Know That Visual Content Performs Best? What Types of Visual Content Should You Be Posting?

Content Promotion Strategy: 23 Proven Ways to Explode Website Traffic

Writtent Blog

“If you write great content, people will find it.” While that’s certainly an idyllic thought of a world in which marketers can just focus on creating outstanding content, it’s just not accurate anymore. Don’t solely rely on sharing titles to promote your content on social media.

[SLIDES] What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches us About Content Marketing from Aptify. Content creation is a grind. Gain an inspirational perspective from this unlikely source to make content creation more fun, authentic, creative and effective. How do you curate content?

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7 Reasons Why No One is Sharing Your Blog Content

Engaging Brand

In today’s connected world, it’s important that your content is shared with others through building links. Your reach spreads as your content is shared. If you notice that no one is sharing your content, that’s something you want to change. Unfocused Content People like to share content that is useful, interesting, entertaining and timely. Focus your blog content on a particular topic or niche. Invite guest posters to share their insights.

How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. So assuming you don’t want to move from Posterous to another third party service like WordPress.com, Tumblr etc, what do you need to do? Once that’s done, you can then transfer your content across. This will let you download a Zip file which contains contains your content.

Blog Authorship: Tools to Keep Your Blog Content Safe from Plagiarists and Duplication

ProBlogger

If you spend days and nights creating the most outstanding content ever, this post is for you. As a contributing writer, I know all too well how difficult it is to create content that strikes the right chord with editors and readers. Plagiarism Detectors Can Find Content Thieves.

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

blogbrevity.posterous.com

A Content Curator is a DJ. On Twitter, you are mixing content, content that the audience you hope to engage will find--not only interesting--but, irresistible, irresistible enough to comment on, @reply, retweet, share, like, etc. As a Content Curator, you should be entertaining.

Why your business must own its content

The Way of the Web

But conversely, it’s never been more important to own the central location where you’re creating and publishing your content. For example you grant LinkedIn the rights to distribute and commercialise: any user generated content, ideas, concepts, techniques or data to the services, you submit to LinkedIn, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you…”. In terms of business assets, you need to own your content, and the benefits that will come from it.

105 Ideas to Add to Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

From our research at CoSchedule , we found that planning awesome content is a major challenge for most content marketers. I also like to mix up our content types to keep our editorial calendar fresh for our audience. Content That Tells a Story. Posters.

The 5 Step Voyage of Creating Awesome Content

ProBlogger

Do you struggle for content inspiration? You’re falling victim to content stagnation, and it’s something we all deal with. Let’s make sure you’re doing this content creation thing right. Step #1 to Creating Awesome Content: Grab their Attention. Writing Content

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

Writtent Blog

75% of marketers don’t have the time to create custom content. 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. That’s enough content to fill a 25-million page book!

Script Video Marketing Success with the Right Content

ProBlogger

While it’s true that video content can enhance engagement at a much greater rate than its more static counterparts, if quality is being compromised, your video marketing endeavor isn’t going to get as far as it could. Script Video Marketing Success with the Right Content.

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12 Steps to Producing a Podcast

Convince & Convert

Most frequent is my nearly-daily video show Jay Today (read this post to see how we make 8 pieces of content out of each episode ). Our newest addition is Content Pros , where the tips and tricks of the world’s best content marketers are revealed. Atomize the Content.

How to Produce a Podcast

Convince & Convert

Most frequent is my nearly-daily video show Jay Today (read this post to see how we make 8 pieces of content out of each episode ). Our newest addition is Content Pros , where the tips and tricks of the world’s best content marketers are revealed.

Social Networking Stats: 25 Million LinkedIn Profile Pages Viewed Daily, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. The new updates particularly encourage LinkedIn users to share content from the platform, reports AdWeek. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 368 million users. via China Daily. Renren: over 170 million users.

Vacation + Guest Posters = Awesome

Jeff Esposito

Instead of letting the content on this blog go stale, I have reached out to some of my best friends in the online space to pen some guest posts that I am sure you’ll enjoy. It has been a while, but Mrs. Espo and I have decided to take our first real vacation in over two years now.

How I’m Using Google+ to Create Content and Collaborative Opportunities on my Blogs

ProBlogger

I’ve tried a variety of things, including using it as a blog of sorts (making longer posts), for status updates (what I’m doing), as a pseudo-RSS feed (sharing links to posts I’ve written on my blog), looking for great content that others are sharing to reshare, and much more. The opportunity was not to drive traffic to content on my blog: it was an opportunity to actually help create content for my blog. Social Media blog content collaboration Networking

Content Curation: Learning from others and sharing their knowledge

www.heidicool.com

Go to Home Page: Access Key 1 Skip to Main Menu: Access Key 2 Skip to Section Menu: Access Key 3 Skip to Main Content: Access Key S Skip to Search: Access Key 4 Skip to Footer: Access Key 5 Cool Its not just an attitude , its my name. The process of content curation is pretty simple.

30 Low-Cost Ideas for Content Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

Writtent Blog

If you ever want to really annoy a marketer, tell them that content is low cost marketing. While the thought isn’t entirely false, content certainly isn’t cheap. A 30 minute interview with a customer could be repurposed into loads of low cost marketing content. Repurpose Content.

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Social self-importance: Why content curation will never be king

daretocomment.com

No one gives a damn what content you’ve shared if you haven’t brought considerable value to the table first. Successful content curators have proven themselves, in whatever space they inhabit, prior to their success in curation. Have I become disillusioned with content curation?

7 Writing Strategies to Boost Traffic on Your Blog

Writtent Blog

While you’re at it, ensure that your content is still relevant. Every blog post is an opportunity to rank, drive traffic your site, and sell, so regardless of what some might tell you, more content is better. Blogging Content Creation Content Strategy Copywriting

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

SocialFish

When trying to increase followers on Twitter, you should always aim for a loyal following – users who will engage with your Twitter page and share your content. Post valuable content. Posting high quality content opens up doors for better engagement.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. He purposefully tried to design “a more thoughtful form of community engagement” by using ‘reblogging’ instead of commenting – requiring users to report content in the original context, rather that just adding an anonymous comment at the bottom of a post. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook.

How to Use Reddit to Boost Your Marketing through the Roof

Webbiquity SMM

Reddit is the 30 th busiest website in the world, attracting a whopping 56 billion pageviews and helping to popularise millions of pieces of content each year. Reddit is a content curation and sharing site. If your content gets upvoted enough, it’ll land on Reddit’s front page.

Why the Corporate Blog is Not Even Close to Dead

Convince & Convert

This week: From ExactTarget , a free downloadable poster called The Mobile Lifecycle Roadmap. From Cision , a free ebook called Power Your Story: Content Marketing Essentials. That content is ubiquitous. ” So when it comes to content, is it about speed or volume?

How to Market like a Musician

SocialFish

Some bands like to put QR codes on an album posters and artwork to send visitors to the band Web page, YouTube channel or SoundCloud. Content Strategy Traditional marketing can feel so grossly salesy.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 3.9 Our findings clearly show a gulf between Google+ user numbers and their willingness to share online content, particularly when compared to rival platforms such as Facebook and Twitter,” said Umpf’s Jon Priestley.

How To Create Link Bait Content

ProBlogger

This is usually something that people feel that they cannot be without, and with the way that social media works, everyone automatically shares links to that content which spreads it like a virus; hence the name “viral&#. Think about viral content as being like the latest craze during a holiday sale (e.g. The fact is that search engines love longer articles with original content. Writing link bait content is easy. Writing Content

If You Wanna be My Brand! [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

We feel that working with best practice as an infographic or poster is a great way to communicate best practice and make sure that you always keep your insights in mind when communicating on Facebook. Tweet What do customers look for in a brand when associating themselves with it?

The History of Marketing [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Starting with mass printing, the infographic moves you through the different mediums of posters, magazines, newspapers, and billboards. The shift starts to happen from batch blasts to creating valuable content that drives people to your business. Content Marketing Email Marketing Online Advertising Paid Search Search Engine Optimization Social Media google history internet marketing mobile marketing sms social media

Content curation: Definition before innovation?

daretocomment.com

My Work Content Curation Subscribe Dare To Comment Fresh insights on social media and content curation marketing from a young professional in the field Content curation: Definition before innovation? Home Comment Caviar Be 3-D.

The Art of the Retweet

Janet Fouts

It’s respectful to maintain the attribution of the original poster. Mention the original poster. “ @Jill Something really brilliant” If you have to edit, be respectful of the original content and intentions.