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Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Playing With September 3rd, 2010 Tweet I’ve been playing with

Nice writeup on aka @SmallRivers from @jangles.

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Playing With September 3rd, 2010 Tweet I’ve been playing with

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

You can set up your streams based on relevant keywords and use filters to get the latest content from specific sources, including websites, twitter influencers, or RSS feeds. Plus, you’ll get to see the latest content from your Twitter network. Social Media curata newsle

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Don’t want to follow Twitterers who aren’t following you? A free tool for finding the relative influence of any Twitter user.

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks. How popular is Twitter?

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Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Other, more controversial suggestions included allowing automated services to generate tweets for your or using filler tweets like

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

Writtent Blog

To inspire you to approach content in a campaign mindset, we’ve curated some brilliant ideas on how you can find the best resources on social media networks and other web hubs: Twitter. Create a Twitter List. Set Up a Paper.Li.

Set Up Social Media to Give You Great Post Ideas


Twitter. One of the nice features of Twitter is that it gives us the ability to create Lists of Twitter accounts. For example, you can create a List, call it whatever you want, and then add to it all the Twitter accounts that tweet about a particular topic.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Scared Kitty


7 awesome Twitter content curation tips inspired by – want to be the ultimate content curator in your niche? Be sure to catch the weekly roundups by subscribing to Kikolani’s full feed via RSS or email.

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Fetching Friday – Resources, Guest Blogging Contest & Rocket Timelapse


15 tips for attracting and connecting with non-blogging readers – sometimes it’s easy for bloggers to forget about new readers who may have never left a comment or subscribed to an RSS feed before. Best Yahoo store feeds – for businesses using Yahoo stores, this is a must read. Details on whether Sponsored Tweets and other ad platforms are banned from Twitter – I haven’t tried any of these, but would be curious if they work. Twitter.

The Unsexy Truth about Finding Traffic for Your Blog


Within minutes, I started getting tweets back from others saying that they rarely check their RSS feeds any more. Instead, people were finding content from other sources including: Twitter. apps (some drew in RSS feeds, but others were recommendation engines). It wasn’t long ago that bloggers were promoting their RSS feeds above all other methods of subscribing to their blogs. Some months, Twitter can be good, but other months it can be down.

Efficient Blog Commenting: Save Your Time and Energy


Using RSS feeds and organizing them. RSS feeds are not dead! Many people use them—in fact, I prefer to subscribe to a blog via the feed before going for an email subscription. There are two reasons for this: Reading a blog through feeds is less distracting, even if I have email notifiers turned on. Reading a blog’s content via feeds help me examine the quality of the content and makes me decide if I will submit my email or not. Use

What really ended EMAP’s golden days?

The Way of the Web

Suddenly we were able to produce a variety of RSS feeds for starters. I also took the chance to start playing with social media – we quickly had a Myspace page and Flickr group up and running, to be joined by Facebook and Twitter. Since then, we’ve had Myspace (2003), Facebook (2004), Youtube (2005), Twitter (2006), the iPhone (2007), the iPad (2010), and Blogger (1999) or WordPress (2003).