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How To Curate Content For Your Social Media Pages To Boost Engagement And Save Time. Social media marketers today almost unanimously agree on the significance of content curation.

How To Curate Content For Your Social Media Pages To Boost Engagement And Save Time

Brands and businesses have realized that continuously creating original content is challenging, in terms of both, the creative capacity it demands and the time it requires. Content curation, on the other hand, comes with several advantages, including its ability to help you establish thought leadership within a niche. However, curating content for social sharing is only the means to an end – that is engagement. Irrespective of the amount of content you curate and share, your business will reap little benefit from all the effort unless your audience likes, re-shares or comments on your posts.

And if you’ve been managing a few social media pages you probably know that engagement can sometimes be as elusive as the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List. 17 of the Best Content Curation Tools to Use in 2015. Creating content for multiple platforms each and every day can be taxing for even the most skilled copywriter.

17 of the Best Content Curation Tools to Use in 2015

It means coming up with fresh, interesting content constantly to provide great resources for your clients, but I know that we all can have a rough time at it if we go it alone and don’t do content curation. [Tweet “#Curation is #vital to your #content needs.”] So how do you exactly go about curating excellent content?

Do you just use Google? 11 Content Curation Tools Every Marketer Needs. The beauty of Next Draft is the personal touch and context Dave Pell gives to each story.

11 Content Curation Tools Every Marketer Needs

If I wanted a bunch of browsable links, I’d go to an aggregator like popurls.com or AllTop. And sure, I still use aggregator sites, but my brand loyalty to them is almost as low as my brand loyalty to Spirit Airlines. I’d be the first to drop one if a better aggregator came along. The personal touch creates a unique bond between curator and reader that aggregators haven’t figured out how to humanize or duplicate yet. Smart brands understand that value isn’t just measured in dollars and cents. Your customers have demands on their time and can’t possibly keep up with all the latest news in their industry.

If you can deliver a curated experience that saves your customers time in getting the information they need faster, you’re on your way to building trust and loyalty. Customers grow tired of brands ceaselessly promoting their own wares. Top 10 Sites for Curating the Web. With the amount of information that is available on the internet it is important (especially for teachers) to filter through the news/sites to find relevant information in a timely manner.

Top 10 Sites for Curating the Web

As a blogger I feel that we "curate' the web automatically to help keep things organized and be able to convey information in as detailed and easy way as possible. Now w/ the addition of specific websites people can curate the web and save information on their own while sharing this vital information w/ others. Top 10 Sites for Curating the Web Pinterest - A relatively new site that is growing at a record pace. It's easy to use, ideal for curating the web (by saving/sharing favorite sites), and visually engaging for users. 40 Social Media Curation Sites and Tools - Social Media Pearls.

Last month I shared 40+ networks that you could consider depending on your niche or interests.

40 Social Media Curation Sites and Tools - Social Media Pearls

As part of my commitment to this community, I shared that I will expand on this list throughout 2012. 4 Promising Curation Tools That Help Make Sense of the Web. Steven Rosenbaum is a curator, author, filmmaker and entrepreneur.

4 Promising Curation Tools That Help Make Sense of the Web

He is the CEO of Magnify.net, a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. His book Curation Nation is slated to be published this spring by McGrawHill Business. As the volume of content swirling around the web continues to grow, we're finding ourselves drowning in a deluge of data. Where is the relevant material? Where are the best columns and content offerings? The solution on the horizon is curation. In the past 90 days alone, there has been an explosion of new software offerings that are the early leaders in the curation tools category. 1.

Storify co-founder Burt Herman worked as a reporter for the Associated Press during a 12-year career, six of those in news management as a bureau chief and supervising correspondent. At the AP, editors sending messages to reporters asking them to do a story would regularly write, “Can u pls storify?”

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Used. The best content curation tools online. 91.3K Flares Twitter 2.4K Facebook 72 Google+ 48 StumbleUpon 88.6K Pin It Share 22 22 LinkedIn 94 inShare94 Email -- Email to a friend Buffer 36 91.3K Flares × Content curation is increasing as more and more bloggers see the potential in using the various tools available to them.

The best content curation tools online

Want to try it yourself? Of course you do… But before you do let’s consider what content curation is, and weigh up the pros and cons. Content curation is a technique to find, gather, and present highly selective online content around specific topics/aimed at specific groups. The content can come from various sources, including articles, blog posts, videos, photos, tools.

There are ethical concerns over content curation. Nevertheless, if done properly, content curation has many benefits.