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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 Amplify’d from Connect your community with a Twitter daily newspaper About a month ago, I discovered , a service that aggregates content linked to by people in a Twitter community into an online newspaper.

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Small Business Mavericks

Have you heard of ? What today a specific Upon tweeting, @mentions anyone whose tweet is included in that news curation. So And you don’t even have to be a Go to You might even sign up for a By building relationships on Twitter with Social Media


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Sherrilynne Starkie

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 Amplify’d from Connect your community with a Twitter daily newspaper About a month ago, I discovered , a service that aggregates content linked to by people in a Twitter community into an online newspaper.

Social Media Newspaper: Australian Media Tweets

Laurel Papworth

You can create your own online newspaper from online community content using – so I thought I would create a social media newspaper from the tweets of Australian journalists. If you would like to see what these journalists are tweeting about on Twitter go to @SilkCharm/australianmedia But if you like the pretty newspaper below, go to How to create a social media newspaper on I then told adapts its auto-tweet

Danny WhatMough

My post yesterday about generated a fair bit of reaction and so it’s interesting to learn today that the service has decided to withdraw its auto-tweet feature: “We hear the complaints, and are looking into ways to satisfy Tweet. users while reducing the spammy feeling for others. We are thus testing a new type of tweet. It doesn’t just say a daily is out – it shares the top story of the day.

Content Aggregation: The Future of (B2B and Consumer) Media?

Webbiquity SMM

These technologies include Browse My Stuff (which powers both the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer ) and , which enables users to create custom online “newspapers&# based on a Twitterer and his/her followers, a hashtag subject or a Twitter list. “Traditional&# media is struggling. Weekly news magazines are declining, newspapers are shriveling, and industry trade magazines are downsizing.

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

Webbiquity SMM Cool Web Tools Social Media Marketing Actionly Adam Holden-Bache Adam Vincenzini Argyle Social BackType Beevolve Blekko buzz tacking tools convert PowerPoint to Flash cool social media tools eCairn FlowTown free animation tools Jay Baer Josh Rose Klout Laurie Sullivan Lithium Looking for an easy way to create a cool graphical email signature with trackable interactive buttons? Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info?

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Why and automated curation are doomed to fail

Danny WhatMough adapts its auto-tweet » Why 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 You know, those autotweets that crop up from time to time encouraging you to click through and read xx’s ‘Daily’ Essentially, As the creators themselves say: “ The Engine Group

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

Other, more controversial suggestions included allowing automated services to generate tweets for your or using filler tweets like Personally, I do leverage tools like, but as an aggregation tool, not for the purpose of filler tweets. 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.

Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

I use I do however have control over the who is on the list, so the key to Y0u can also add keywords from Facebook or specific hashtags to your I do wish that I could add my Like, you can notify the people who have been included in the stream/story. Its true we’re on information overload.

Curation is Not Aggregation


I’m not a big fan of It’s just this much shy of spamming as a way to build page traffic for Curation is the big new buzzword this year in social media circles — collecting information in a strategic amassing of selected information that’s presented in a new way to draw out the subtleties and patterns that might not otherwise be noticed when looking at the group in toto. Curation is an art form into itself.

How GDPR Impacts Your World

Ari Herzog

Twitter , Meetup , Quora , , Kickstarter , and Moo are among the companies that recently emailed me links to their updated GDPR-compliant privacy policies. If you haven’t seen or heard the acronym, the General Data Protection Regulation is a new law that enables citizens and residents of the European Union to control their online data. It is enforceable on May 25, 2018. Despite a 2-year grace period for businesses to create implementation plans, 61% of U.S.

Is Content Curation The Future Of Marketing?

Small Business Mavericks

You’ve likely heard of sites like 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. and 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.

Increase Twitter Engagement with Hashtags and HASHCORE


This could be due to the topic of the tweets, people who follow specific hashtags, trending topics, or the apps that pull tweets based on topic such as Did you know that tweets that include one to two hashtags have a 21% boost in engagement according to Buffer ? If you’d like to incorporate the power of Twitter hashtags into your blog posts without making readers leave your website, then HASHCORE is a great tool to try.

Succuessful Social Media Engagement Requires Generosity

Janet Fouts

Create a Generosity is a huge part of the social media experience. The sharing of links, news and information are the most obvious examples of this, but even more important is generosity in supporting others. Even if they may be your competitors. This is a difficult attitude for a lot of companies–both large and small–and for some it’s insurmountable.

Set Up Social Media to Give You Great Post Ideas

ProBlogger This guest post is by Douglas Lim of The 10 Habits of Highly Effective Social Media Marketing People. Finding articles and ideas for blog posts is an important skill for bloggers to master—and one that can now be leveraged through the power of social media. High-quality content is tweeted, liked, bookmarked, and shared around.

35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr,, the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Scared Kitty


7 awesome Twitter content curation tips inspired by – want to be the ultimate content curator in your niche? This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing.

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

Writtent Blog

Set Up a Paper.Li. While the results of automated content curation can be mixed, one of the best-known tools for Twitter is 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. Content curation isn’t a quick fix for your staffing woes, or a way to escape your company’s need to think in campaigns.

Let’s Be Clear on Content Creation vs. Content Curation

agora pulse

Paper.Li- This is a great social media marketing tool which curates your popular tweets and formulates them in a super handy online newspaper. Content Creation versus Content Curation … which is best for your brand? This is the hot debate raging in the marketing world. Content Creation is the process of creating your own content from scratch and marketing it to your followers or subscribers.

Three Ways Users Can Help Keep Twitter Vibrant

Webbiquity SMM Is Twitter dying? That seems to be a common question right now, according to Google. “Dying” may be too strong a word, but the microblogging social network is clearly struggling. Adrian Segar recently wrote, “The effectiveness of Twitter as a connective social media channel is declining…the rate at which users follow established accounts has slowed dramatically.

The Unsexy Truth about Finding Traffic for Your Blog

ProBlogger Last week I tweeted that I’d not checked my Google Reader account in a month. Well, it turns out that I’m not the only one. 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. Facebook. email subscriptions. apps (some drew in RSS feeds, but others were recommendation engines). The decline of RSS?

What really ended EMAP’s golden days?

The Way of the Web

And that’s before we get into the likes of, or Flipboard etc. (I

Efficient Blog Commenting: Save Your Time and Energy


Use This guest post is by Jane Sheeba of Find All Answers. Commenting on other blogs is an integrated part of blogging, and it’s vital. You need people for successful blogging and blog commenting is one of the coolest ways to build loyal relationships. This post is based on Joe’s guest post here at ProBlogger, where he wisely gave a strategy for commenting on other blogs. I want to add more to it, to make the strategy energy- and time-efficient.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Vadim Lavrusik offers his list of “the top 20 third-party websites for making your Twitter experience more useful and easier to manage,&# including tools for management, filtering (such as the very cool create-your-own-newspaper site ), spotting trends, making lists, finding new followers, measuring influence, sharing photos and video, conducting polls and more.

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Let’s Talk Content Curation and Creation for Social Content

agora pulse

Try Paper.Li. What is content curation? How does it differ from content creation? Here’s a look at what each offers social media managers and digital agencies. The Content Creation versus Content Curation debate has been around a while.

Fetching Friday – Resources, Guest Blogging Contest & Rocket Timelapse

Kikolani – read Twitter like a newspaper. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a great guest blogging contest, and an amazing timelapse video of the Discovery prepping for take off. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon and retweeted on @kikolani this week. Blogging / Writing.