The 5 best Plugins for Importing RSS Feeds to WordPress


It doesn’t matter if you are already an expert blogger looking for an addition to their content, or if you are just starting to blog: Adding curated content to your site is always a plus.

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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. The following chart is taken from a survey conducted by Curata (content curation and content marketing platform), showing how businesses share curated content with their customers and prospects.


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Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer Written on January 13, 2010 by Justin Levy in email , hubspot , rss , social media 40 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. In doing educational seminars and speaking to a variety of different groups, I usually have to describe what RSS actually is.

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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 ). What’s more, the work of discovering and saving curation-worthy content—and in some cases, even displaying and sharing it—doesn’t have to be (entirely at least) a manual effort. A social network / curation tool for images.

Content Curation: How to Do It the Right Way (Plus Tips and Tools)


Content curation is a valuable strategy for all content marketers. More than simply re-sharing content, curation is a way to provide extra value to your followers while highlighting your own industry expertise. What is curated content? Benefits of content curation.

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. I recently tested a new content curation tool that can help improve your workflow and increase your efficiency. If you like to discover, read and curate content on the go, Anders Pink also has iOS and Android apps too.

Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions


I follow a lot of blogs and various RSS feeds. Plus, when I’m ready to periodically purge my RSS feeds, I can look at the Twitter handles and figure out quickly whether I have engaged with them or not. I also use(d) the search in Google Reader for curating content. How to Export Your Google Reader RSS Feeds & Subscriptions. The first thing you will want to do is export your RSS subscriptions in Google Reader.

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Do You Know When to Create and When to Curate?

Convince & Convert

Paul Haskell , Social Media and Content Marketer at Omaha Steaks , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss curation versus creation on different platforms, success in visually focused social media platforms, and the culture at a family-owned company. The RSS feed is: [link]. The Art of Curation. Pinterest, Paul says, has been a great platform for curating recipe lists. Do You Know When to Create and When to Curate?

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Curation is essential for cementing your views, growing your audience, building relationships and expanding your message. Unfortunately, though, curating can be an aspiring thought leader’s greatest challenge. There are many frustrations associated with curating content, but luckily there are powerful solutions out there. This is a common concern amongst thought leaders, since sharing curated content directs users to someone else’s website instead of your own.

Why Human-Curated Content Outstrips Computers Every Time

Convince & Convert

to discuss the undeniable power of excellent curation, delivering content to users that is perfect for the moment, and what makes people hit the “share” button. The RSS feed is: [link]. This is your music experience, curated. Songza also brings on high-profile curators to create playlists and interact with their listeners. Elias says, “That’s the whole point of a human curator: to be dynamic and responsive.”

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? ” This is mainly because Twitter has become my RSS feed over the last couple of years. I think this could be the beginning of the end for the RSS feed. An RSS feed is really just another stop I have to make in my daily intake of information. There is no way I could ever match the richness of those information streams on my own, which is what an RSS feed requires.

How to Curate 6,000 Pieces of Content This Year

Convince & Convert

Todd Wheatland, VP of Marketing at Kelly OCG, joins the Social Pros Podcast from Content Marketing World in Sydney, Australia this week to discuss producing massive amounts of relevant content, curating your personal brand, and how to get your followers to share your content. The RSS feed is: [link]. How to Curate 6,000 Pieces of Content This Year is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy.

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? How to listen : iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS. The future of curate-worthy content [hint: visuals will be key!] (17:32). 3 Content Curation Takeaways from Rand.

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? In the Buffer product, you can connect RSS feeds to your profile so that all the latest posts from your favorite blogs are pulled directly into your dashboard where you can pick and choose which to add to your queue. Here’s the complete list of the top 100 RSS feeds that have been connected in Buffer. The Top 100 Blogs to Curate for Social Media Power Users.

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. MarketingProfs’ Ann Handley shared at the recent Inbound13 marketing conference that she believes effective content curation is a way to enhance a company’s existing strategy. 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.

Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

Buffer Social

Curating top content from around the web is a great strategy to increase your social media reach. But where do you start with curation? With our community’s help, we put together an ultimate list of content curation sources across multiple industries. I hope you’ll find some great websites for your content curation strategy. The big list of content curation sources across multiple topics. What’s your favorite content curation source?

Social Media Automation, Respect, Credibility And Robots

Twist Image

" People are inundated with content and a place like Twitter adds a more human (and real) way to curate and edit content. If everyone winds up automating that process to tweet out like a robot every piece of content, Twitter becomes nothing more than another RSS reader where your connections are choosing your subscriptions (instead of you). curation. It's easy to automate Social Media. It's easier to automate your online engagement. I'll caution against it.

Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

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. You can syndicate your blog posts to Facebook via your RSS feed. Am on the go and want to schedule posts from my iPhone or iPad; Buffer integrates with the RSS+ app (on my iPhone) and Mr. Reader (on my iPad). My primary platform for content curation is Twitter.

The Conundrum of Content

Direct Marketing Observations

As device proliferation increases, so does demand for sites, apps, content curators and content creators. So I’m telling you right now, creating, collecting and curating content is damn hard and just because you have resources and access to Google or Bing or Yahoo or whatever, it doesn’t mean that you know what will work for your company or a company when it comes to compelling content that will drive eyeballs and sales.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. The difficult part is that there is a lot that goes into a world class content curation strategy. We’ll be talking a lot about great curation tools in this post. Click to jump to any section: The one-a-day formula for great content curation. Content curation tools.

How I Organize the Blogs I Read

Ari Herzog

In the wake of Amber Naslund rebuilding the blogs she reads and Justin Kownacki curating his favorites, I thought it logical to explain how I organize blogs I read for maximum productivity. Tags: Productivity Roundup blogging RSS My categorization is divided into frequencies and subjects. Frequencies include blogs I read daily, weekly, and am watching. My daily category currently includes two voices: Seth Godin and danah boyd.

End Of Blogs

Twist Image

It is filled with hundreds (maybe thousands) of blogs, websites and more that provide me with a curated view of what's most important to me to do my job better. By connecting to the right people in places like Twitter and Facebook, all of you have - essentially - become a way better engine of curation. It was great for me, maybe great for you and a bunch of journalists and media folks , but the general public never latched on the the magic that is RSS. content curation.

Self-Promotion And Self-Loathing In The Digital Age

Twist Image

They curate, edit and create. I have the humility to look back and realize that while I would love to be more like the person who curates, edits and creates, it is often heavily unbalanced by my desire to get you to read my blog, listen to a podcast, check out something we're working on Twist Image or join me at an event I'm speaking at. And - by the way - did RSS die? I'm going to make a confession: I don't like the digital me all that much anymore.

What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?

Twist Image

Eventually, additional features like the ability for a reader to comment on a post and the introduction of RSS (a syndication feature that would notify readers by email or web-based readers when the blogger updated or published to the blog) helped to propel the platform to the mainstream. Do the people who curate the type of content that the blogger writes about take notice and share it? What is the true value of a comment on a blog?

Why 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 We’ve moved away from the forced curation of content that we had in the past with newspaper editors and the traditional offline media dictating what we should and shouldn’t read and think (and I know this is still very powerful even today). This is personalised curation and is surely the way forward.

The Long Tales - The Best In Business Innovation Content - Issue #5

Twist Image

It's time for an RSS revival - Wired. I'm sure Wired will get all of the credit for this idea, but I've been writing and dreaming about the power of RSS. well, since RSS really started happening close to 15 years ago. But, like many, my RSS reader withered on the vine. So, what is RSS ? On a regular basis, The Long Tales is my pet project as I curate and comment on what has been happening in the world of business innovation. rss reader.

Get Ready to Reboot Your Life

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. ” One way to combat this is to have specific places for content curation. Social Pros Podcast blogging content crash content curation content marketing content strategy digital marketing E-commerce mobile apps mobile banking mobile marketing social media social media strategy Social Pros Mitch Joel, Twist Image @mitchjoel.

Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?

The Way of the Web

As a part of curating and sharing information, I’ve used the RSS feed from that page to power various other services , and now it won’t exist? Which is technically true, but given that Google Reader has roughly 70% or more of the RSS Reader market, there’s not exactly a huge number of viable alternatives – two of the other services I’ve used in the past both closed after Google effectively crushed them by weight of numbers.

What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

RSS feed. It’s basically a very quick and carefree way of curating content on social media. Content curation. Buffer allows you to keep track of all the new content from blogs and other websites you follow; just grab their link and add it to your Content Inbox, and Buffer will automatically pull up their RSS feed: If you like any piece of content or think your audience would be interested in it, you can add it to your queue with one click.

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Third Tuesday feat. Craig Silverman

Sherrilynne Starkie

At last week’s Third Tuesday Ottawa (#3tyow) Regret the Error blogger Craig Silverman shared his lessons learned about content curation, creation and publishing with more than 50 social media enthusiasts. Content curation is collecting relevant online editorial content and organizing and republishing it to make it findable and useful. There’s a next phase to sharing a link in content curation: take those links and add “what’s my take on this?”

13 Useful social media tools to try

Sprout Social

Every stage of your social media marketing, from content curation to graphic design to analytics, needs some sort of software. Content curation. Content curation. These following tools do the heavy lifting on content curation by surfacing trending topics and articles.

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The Relevance of my Online Relationships has Risen.

Direct Marketing Observations

Case in point, I use my Twitter followers and also the people I follow on Twitter as a de facto RSS feed for information about the work I do and the research I need to do my job. What this will get people to do possibly, is change the nature of the online relationships they have, they make, and that they curate. Game changer alert! It’s not what Google knows anymore.

Top 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020

agora pulse

For efficient social media publishing, simple content curation, and an integrated media library, e-clincher is a solid solution. Publishing: When you use e-clincher, you can create post queues, automatically post from RSS feeds, and bulk publish for efficiency.

29 Awesome Things You Can Do Now and Every Day

Ari Herzog

Show your kids this free library of curated TV shows. Please sign up to receive blog posts by email or RSS. The coronavirus pandemic is bringing out the best in our creativity and innovations, and I want to share 29 things you can do today to bring awesomeness into your life.

29 Awesome Things You Can Do Now and Every Day

Ari Herzog

Show your kids this free library of curated TV shows. Please sign up to receive blog posts by email or RSS. The coronavirus pandemic is bringing out the best in our creativity and innovations, and I want to share 29 things you can do today to bring awesomeness into your life.

Social Mediators 7 – Eqentia – Social Media Monitoring Tool For Enterprises

Dave Fleet

Initially, power users can curate the content to ensure that the highest relevance and most valuable content is featured, saving time and effort for the rest of the team. The power users can publish the information in user-friendly form for the end users – via email, Twitter, RSS feeds, or by giving end users access to individual topics. Eqentia is a social media startup headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity SMM

As a social media content curation and scheduling tool, its aim is to help you find quality content to share on your profile. Click on each time slot to add your update and schedule it: Additionally, you can also draft updates to edit and use later, as well as add RSS feeds to curate content from your preferred online sources, automatically—you just need to click on “add” once you discover a post you like. Guest post by Lilach Bullock.

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The Reality of Social Currency

Direct Marketing Observations

One of the tougher jobs on any given days in the digital space is the curation and or the creation of good content. It’s everywhere and sometimes it doesn’t matter what RSS feeds ot Flip Boards or whatever you use to find it, it can slip through the cracks. Case in point, this morning I came across an interview with Erich Joachimsthaler, a former Harvard professor, author of over 40 articles & two books on brand strategy and the CEO of Vivaldi Partners Group.

Fetching Friday – 21 Marketing Links


Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. 12 Google Reader Alternatives to Consider – You still have until July 15th to download your Google Reader subscriptions and move them to an alternative RSS reader. Curation for Inspiration: Tips for Marketers – Wondering how content curation fits into your marketing mix? Check out these tips and tools to help you curate wisely.