Content Creation? Curation? Focus on Publishing Instead

Firebelly

I’ve been talking a lot lately about content curation lately, and our contributor, Erik Deckers, is all about content creation, which has led to some “Tastes great! Publishing is the overall approach of content and conversation. Someone else curated the collection.

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

Finding, curating, and sharing valuable content is a very time-consuming process. Content curation is the process of filtering through huge amounts of content from different online outlets to find the best content to share with your social media audience.

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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.

Shareaholic Becomes a (Top Notch) Content Curator

Webbiquity SMM

Of the more than 200,000 publishers who use Shareaholic tools (such as social sharing buttons at the bottom of this post), the company selected the top 25 bloggers in each of the following seven categories to feature: • Food. Through web browser extensions, open platform APIs, and one of the largest and fastest growing networks of content publishers, Shareaholic reaches over 270 million people across every continent each month.

Is Content Curation Profitable?

Small Business Mavericks

But what about content curation? Is there any value in curating the content of others? An art curator takes the artwork of several artists and displays it effectively to present a useful theme. There are several ways to make this type of curation work, even for content marketing: Single-artist curation: The museum director can display pieces from a single artist to create a unique exhibit experience. Content Creation Like Magazine Publishing.

8 Tips On Developing A Social Publishing Approach For Brands

Firebelly

A social publishing approach is the cradle-to-grave, beginning to end approach for audience-based content development, distribution, and measurement. 8 tips on developing a social publishing approach for brands. Develop messaging that is supported by both curated and created content.

How to Curate a Stunning Instagram Feed with User Generated Content

Later

Leveraging user-generated content (UGC) on Instagram can be the key to curating a beautiful Instagram feed. . Thanks to the repost to Instagram Stories feature, and tagging profiles in posts and stories, brands can now curate their feed with content created by their biggest fans.

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5 Infinitely Handy Content Curation Tools

Harp Interactive

A content curator picks the crème of the crop of content (articles, videos, images, etc.) to present scanning immense amounts of published content in order to do so.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

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. The “art” of content curation, as I like to call it, is a lot more challenging than it may seem.

#CMAD 2017, Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator

SocialFish

CMAD 2017, Session 8: Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator from 5:00 Films & Media on Vimeo.

Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

Enter: Twitter curation. There are several services that curate or organize tweets based on Twitter lists or keywords. For those who track this sort of thing, I’ve noticed that in some cases using a curation service can increase the Klout Score.

6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se. We publish bracingly creative and intelligent journalism with a broad worldview, built primarily for the devices closest at hand: tablets and mobile phones.

New Research Finds the Curation vs Creation Sweet Spot

Convince & Convert

This act of finding good content and sharing it is known as content curation. This creation-vs-curation paradox inspired me to look for some answers in the data. In short, 30% of the companies in our sample are curation-focused : 75% or more of their posts link to third-party websites.

Unleash your curation creativity: 4 cool storytelling tools

SocialFish

These are curation tools for publishing – in other words, not just curation as in filtering information for yourself, but curation in order to blog about some particular “story&# or present content in a visually interesting way for other people to look at.

Native vs. third-party tools: Which is the most popular publishing tool for brands?

Unmetric

With over 320 million active users and 500 million tweets published every day, Twitter is a great platform for brands to engage with their customers. Brands leverage publishing tools to perform better on social. You can even preview how the content will look before it gets published.

Facebook Joins Other Tech Giants In Employing Journalists To Curate News

Forbes Social Media

Facebook is hiring a small team of journalists to help curate breaking news and repair its strained relationship with news publishers, the social media giant announced Tuesday

Is Content Curation The Future Of Marketing?

Small Business Mavericks

One marketing concept that has caught on and become very popular in the last couple of years is the idea of content curation. There are several content curation platforms online that make this easy for the average small business owner to accomplish. These are online curation platforms that you can join and start curating, but is it worth it? I personally think that online content curation is somewhat overrated.

How to Use Anders Pink for Content Curation

Razor Social

If you’re looking for an effective way to streamline the content curation process, then this one is for you! Whether you are a content marketer or a social media marketer, you know how much time and effort it takes to find, curate, and share valuable content.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Socialmedia.biz

Today’s thought leaders cannot be successful without smart sharing of great content published by others. Curation is essential for cementing your views, growing your audience, building relationships and expanding your message. Post by Adi Englander.

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

How curation changes our lives: I recently went down to the war museum at Duxford for the second time this year to celebrate a family event with my parents and my son. How much more content is being produced already which isn’t being curated and tagged, and therefore lies undiscovered?

Are You Ready to Step Up to Power Publishing?

Convince & Convert

I wrote a juicy ebook titled Master the Five Pillars of Power Publishing for the startup PowerPost and really want to share it with you. Paul agreed to an interview with me to help shed light on how brands must address the new demands of publishing online at scale.

How Content Curation can Help you Overcome Writer’s Block?

OnlineRockersHub Marketing Blog

Every blogger has come across this situation where we couldn’t think about what we should publish next? The best solution to this problem is Content Curation. What is Content Curation? Services or people that implement content curation are called curators.

How to Effectively Curate Content

Social Selling Masters

Many marketers tend to overlook curation in favor of creation — and that’s a shame. On social media sites in particular, you’ll naturally do both, posting original content as well as sharing content published by others.

Sendible – Content Curation Suggestion Feature

Proactive Report

Content curation is a vital part of social media content strategy. A healthy curation strategy can position your brand as a thought leader. 85% of curators say establishing thought leadership is their main objective.

3 killer ways to create & curate social content

Socialmedia.biz

Target audience: Businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, video producers, freelance journalists. Content curation. and we have content curation (sharing others’ articles, videos, etc.). Know what to curate.

Target Dabbles in Curated eCommerce with “Awesome Shop”

Convince & Convert

Currently in beta launch, the site curates Target’s most popular and trending offerings from its website and Pinterest data into a visually stunning eCommerce experience. ‘Tis the season for shopping and gift giving.

Publishing & advocacy: the power of social amplification

Sprout Social

To simplify employee advocacy, Bambu, by Sprout Social streamlines curation and distribution in a central platform to enable your employees to seamlessly share your content. With Bambu, social media managers can amplify the reach of messages and tap into the power of their people by quickly curating content and distributing to their employees. This post Publishing & advocacy: the power of social amplification originally appeared on Sprout Social.

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.

Is The Publish Button Evil?

Twist Image

The ability to publish content was once one of the most valuable forces in the world. If you don''t study media (or if media is not a part of your profession), it''s hard to understand how profound this ability to publish a thought truly is. This is much more about respecting the ability to publish, communicate and connect. Why you should respect the publish button. Everyone has a publish button now. In fact, everyone has many, many, many publish buttons now.

How the Very Best Content Curation Is Done on Social Media [SSM002]

Buffer Social

Rand shares all sorts of content on marketing, SEO, technology, and startups, and he does so with a fine eye toward curation. Content curation on social media is a great way to provide value to your audience and build your own brand. How does he go about his content curation?

Are You Ready to Step Up to Power Publishing?

Convince & Convert

I wrote a juicy ebook titled Master the Five Pillars of Power Publishing for the startup PowerPost and really want to share it with you. Paul agreed to an interview with me to help shed light on how brands must address the new demands of publishing online at scale.

Do Third Party Publishing Apps Impact Facebook Reach?

agora pulse

They want or in many cases need to know whether using third party apps to post their own – as well as curated – content impacts Facebook reach. Whether looking at the reach or the engagement, publishing in Facebook directly does not make a post better! A Myth? A Legend?

Social Media Trends 2012 – Content Curation in PR

Proactive Report

In her post about social media trends in 2012 Beverly Macy says content curation is important because people want to know what’s important and they want to discover interesting and relevant content. ” There are already a slew of tools that enable curation of content.

Publishing ?ontent is Half the Battle: Here is The Other Half

Writtent Blog

Publishing content is just the beginning… Start with your team. a link sharing community like inbound.org ) by curating great content and adding to the discussion, there is no shame in sharing your own articles once in a while. The post Publishing ?ontent

Lawyers, Can You Grow Your Practice By Publishing Content?

Myrland Marketing

It’s not only the act of creating and publishing your content but the way you deliver it that helps set you apart from other lawyers. When you publish content, others can find it when they are ready, not just when you are on the platform posting that content.

Pinterest: Great Opportunity for Lifestyle Publishers and Brands

Adam Sherk

While any photo-rich site can benefit from Pinterest, at least at this stage in its evolution there are particularly strong opportunities for lifestyle publishers and brands. I am primarily covering publishers in this post but there are also solid opportunities for retailers.

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

Waxing UnLyrical

Fortunately for us, there are reliable visual resources to curate content from. Curate GIFs from directories like GIPHY, GIF bin and apps like DrumUp. Curate expert quotes or tips on simple backdrops to share on your social media pages. Guest Post by Jessica Davis.

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

Writtent Blog

Content curation isn’t a quick fix for your staffing woes, or a way to escape your company’s need to think in campaigns. You should approach content curation with a goal of enhancing and adding value to your existing content resources, in order to best tell your brand’s story.

ICYMI – Meerkat, Flipboard, Curator, Scrapbook

Danny WhatMough

Twitter launches Curator for news publishers. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Meerkat responds to Periscope threat with new features. Flipboard launches magazines for groups. Twitter is starting to test autoplay videos for some users. With scrapbook , Facebook gives parents a way to setup a Facebook account for their kids.

#LetsAskNancy: Lawyers, Why Should You Publish Your Content On Other Sites?

Myrland Marketing

This means that when we publish our words, whether written or spoken, we have enormous competition for eyes and ears. Anyhow, back to why you want to publish your content elsewhere… Gone are the days when our target audiences came to our websites to learn everything about us.

Why paper.li and automated curation are doomed to fail

Danny WhatMough

and automated curation are doomed to fail September 5, 2010 // Tweet If you’ve been active on Twitter recently, you will have no doubt come across paper.li. This is personalised curation and is surely the way forward. and automated curation are doomed to fail [link] [.]

Building An Editorial Calendar For Your Blog

Firebelly

Develop messaging that is supported by curated or created content. Everything you collect (curate) or write about (create) needs to be geared toward your blog’s theme. Curation is very important as well because it establishes you and your company as a knowledgeable resource.

Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish

ProBlogger

I’ve published seven books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), and the last two I’ve self-published. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Image copyright photogl - Fotolia.com The rest of this article is really three discussions: Why self-publish, rather than use a traditional publisher? Why self-publish?