The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
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 ). Expert summary compilations (example: Soulati Media ). Ideal for live blogs, breaking events, and conferences. Social Media Today.
How to Promote Your Event With Social Media Marketing
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Events are, by nature, social affairs. Likewise, people join social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to connect, interact, and share with their peers. If you play your cards right, these similar characteristics can work to your advantage when it comes to planning, promoting, and building excitement for any public event you’re hosting.
8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Content curation describes the act of searching the web for awesome topics, blogs, quotes, news articles, videos, images, or other forms of content to share with your audience. Of course, in this case, we’re not talking about curating content to use on personal profile pages—we’re talking about content curation for the purpose of marketing on social media.
Content Curation: Are You Doing it Right?
MAY 24, 2012
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. It is a big time business.
Five Types of Social Curation
DECEMBER 22, 2011
Curation. There’s even an entry in Wikipedia for digital curation: Digital curation is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets. But what does that mean to you, as a social media user, marketer, business? Is there a such thing as “social curation?”. We are living in a saturated social world. Leads.
How to Produce Social Media Content for Your Business
NOVEMBER 29, 2014
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. You also know that social media is a hungry content machine! Ideas for Content on Social Media. Viola! Videos.
Five Social Media Automation Myths Busted
JULY 21, 2015
In recent years, social media automation has been one of the most widely discussed topics in digital marketing circles and with good reason—a number of tools and apps that enable marketers to derive greater value out of social platforms have sprung up, and many have wondered if the automation will just kill the “social” in social media. By Sophia Solanki.
The Data-Backed Guide to Event Marketing on Social Media: How to Get People Talking About Your Event
AUGUST 18, 2016
Taking an event from idea to sell-out is no easy feat. And half the battle of organizing an event is marketing it. When it comes to the marketing channels that drive attendance, hype, and engagement, social media is right near the top. Best of all, social media event marketing isn’t as time-consuming as you may think. You can do it!
Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media
JUNE 21, 2012
When it comes to staying on top of social media, one of the big challenges we have is to find the social media tools that will help us achieve a happy medium between curating, listening, engaging and producing content. – but of those I have tested, here is what I currently think is the holy trinity of managing social media. What to do? Buffer.
Managing Social Media Campaigns
MARCH 5, 2013
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. Creating a social media campaign is not a one time event. takes creative thinking and money.
Association Social Media Best Practices
OCTOBER 16, 2013
Last month, I presented at an Association Trends event about association social media. It was fun to talk about my favorite subject and especially fun to be part of a panel facilitated by Maddie Grant with association social media directors Susannah Murley (SEIA), Chad Davis (NAHB) and Curtis Midkiff (SHRM). Yes, young people are using social media….but
The Social Media Pocket Guide
OCTOBER 7, 2014
We’ve started a program to curate free social media resources just for you. ————— From real-time marketing to pay to play, social TV and more, the Pocket Guide by SpredFast can help your team stay up to date on today’s social realities. Includes 15 big media and brand examples. GET IT HERE (Free of course!).
104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)
DECEMBER 2, 2014
What are the top barriers to adopting social business practices? Find the answers to these questions and many others in more than 100 social and online marketing stats from 20+ different sources. Social Fresh ). Despite all the hype about online, 67% of B2B content marketers consider event marketing to be their most effective strategy. Social Fresh ). NewsCred ).
20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling
FEBRUARY 22, 2017
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! In this post, I’d love to share 20 actionable ways to use social media for storytelling. . Ready to dive in? Twitter.
11 Storytelling Formulas to Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
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. Rising action — Tell a series of events to build up to the climax. Social Media Marketing Tips / How ToAnd how do you tell your brand story?
15 Key Facts about Content Curation
MAY 15, 2013
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.
Everyone’s a curator now…
The Way of the Web
OCTOBER 9, 2011
We’ve talked for years about citizen journalism and self-publishing, but more important than the channels of distribution are the ways in which content and context are discoved via search engines and social recommendations, and the fact that theoretically this leads to any piece of content available online being indexable, findable and potentially popular. All totally normal.
Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Social media marketing evolved from something only a few cutting-edge brands did to an integral piece of every company’s marketing strategy. It’s no longer a question of whether or not your brand should be on social media, but how can you best use sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to grow your business. Choosing Your Social Networks. Quick Stats 1.65
Using Social Media for Government Communications
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
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. A social strategy must be put in place that integrates with all other communications. And even engage fans.
How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
Because of the fast pace of social media, we are constantly bombarded with distractions from one social network or another. You have to participate and engage consistently, Facebook seems to change something on a weekly basis, Google has all of these animal-named announcements, new social networks pop up all the time…it’s exhausting to keep up with everything! Twitter.
5 Tips for Great Content Curation
APRIL 29, 2012
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. Web Curation.
50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media
MARCH 4, 2016
In this post I share 50 shortcuts to Visual Content Creation for Social Media including tools, strategies and apps that work to save you HOURS of time every month. . Let’s take a look at the tips and tools: 50 ShortCuts for You to Create Visual Content for Social Media Marketing. Here are 50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media. Ready?
How to Balance Creation and Curation in Your Social Strategy
AUGUST 9, 2016
A social media calendar plays a key role in your social strategy. It keeps you organized, helps you plan content around events well in advance, and allows you to optimize your support of the rest of your marketing organization. 2016 Social Marketing Planning Guide Download. You need a way of managing curation vs. creation ratios. Social Calendar Apps.
Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants
AUGUST 18, 2014
2) Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage? Flickr and Tumblr serve as our main photostreams for different events, supplemented by photos on Facebook. 4) Describe a typical day for you – and any favorite tools you use regularly for anything related to social media.
38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews
APRIL 9, 2012
Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews. Cool Social Media Tools. Storefront Social. Inefegy Social Radar.
Measuring the Best Times to Post on Social Media
JANUARY 9, 2017
Managing all of your social media networks can be a daunting task. Knowing the best times to post on social media is even more challenging. Just ask any seasoned social media manager how difficult it is to be on top of each network. Managing multiple accounts makes it hard to know the best times to publish on social media. Jump to Twitter.
How to Foster a Cohesive Social Media Brand
JUNE 7, 2015
Are you using social media marketing to extend your brand’s reach? Twitter and Facebook are the most prominent social networks, but others like Pinterest , Google+ , LinkedIn , YouTube , and Instagram are very valuable channels as well. 5 Reasons Brand Cohesion is Critical in Social Media Marketing 1. 5 Steps to Creating a Cohesive Social Media Brand 1.
21 Social Media Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without
JULY 13, 2016
Are you in charge of getting your company’s social media marketing up and running? Using social media to grow your business, generate leads and build a brand may seem like a huge task, and in some ways it is. But there are steps you can follow to improve your chances of success, which will help you take advantage of everything social media has to offer.
RIP: Social Media Networks & Features that Died in 2016
Ignite Social Media
DECEMBER 27, 2016
Needless to say, a lot of newsworthy events happened in 2016. The social media space saw many changes as well. Social media networks constantly have to improve and evolve in order to stay relevant. This post will revisit some of the social media networks and channel features that didn’t make it to 2017. Twitter as a Social Network. Meerkat.
The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools
MARCH 7, 2017
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. Social Media Campaign Builders. Sample review: “Competitions get social media users engaged.
The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
The social media world is a fascinating one. Every so often, a new social media platform emerges to capture our attention ( Peach ) or become part of our daily lives ( Snapchat ). The social media tools landscape can be just as fascinating — and robust! And here’s the even crazier part: The graphic (from Buddy Media) is four years old.
4 Social Media Trends and How to Adjust Your Social Strategy
Ignite Social Media
JUNE 1, 2016
Social media has evolved over the years and in order to design a successful social media marketing strategy, you must consider the latest social media trends that are likely to have the biggest impacts. Another emerging trend that will become more prominent in 2016 is that Facebook will dominate the social landscape. Social Commerce Goes Viral.
How To Keep Up With A Million Social Media Changes
AUGUST 16, 2016
Social media marketing never stands still. New platforms, changes to algorithms, new features, new opportunities to integrate social media marketing. You have to stay on top of all these social media changes while also giving great service to your clients. The challenge of staying on top of social media changes. SOCIAL: Following influencers.
The 10 Best Social Media Roundup Blogs of 2016
DECEMBER 26, 2016
How do you choose what social media news you read each day? With a gazillion social media marketing blogs out there, you could easily spend hours a day reading best practices posts — and getting a crazy headache in the process. One way to easily sift out the noise is by reading weekly and monthly social media roundup posts. Music and social media?
20 Social Media Trends for Business in 2011
JANUARY 27, 2011
Tweet 20 Social Media Business Trends in 2011. This week, I had an opportunity to pull together some of the key social media trends I’m seeing for a presentation at an event in Waterloo. Some ideas come from my head; others were curated by my colleagues Steve Rubel and David Armano. Trend #2: Social customer support. Maturation of social media.
Why Social Media Is Important for Content Marketing
OCTOBER 19, 2016
Social media and content marketing go together like tea and digestive biscuits and one without the other just won’t work. In this article I’m going to tell you why social media is important for content marketing and give you 5 practical ways optimize your content marketing results. Push social sharing. Create a social or content calendar. do the math!
Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]
MARCH 8, 2012
Jobs Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable! 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. Curation.
How NASCAR Creates Exciting Fan Experiences on Social Media
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Speed wins, especially when it comes to activating around live sporting events like the Daytona 500 on social media. However, as companies like NASCAR are showcasing, supplementing real-time coverage with exciting social media experiences has become a powerful combination in driving fan engagement. billion social impressions, a 52% increase over the previous year.
3 killer ways to create & curate social content
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Content curation. and we have content curation (sharing others’ articles, videos, etc.). There’s no precise ratio of created to curated content. For many, it’s simply easier to curate content, since all you have to do is scour your social stream or find great content in your own research and share it. Know what to curate. Know where to curate.
Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future?
OCTOBER 5, 2010
Print this article | Read this article in: | IT | Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future? What is content curation and why is it so important for the future of web content publishers? The content curator is the next emerging disruptive role in the content creation and distribution chain. Double.