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Community Generating Benefits of Content Curation. Content curation is rapidly being employed by different types of web users, bloggers, site owners and social media users.

Community Generating Benefits of Content Curation

There are several other benefits of content curation which make it a leading content marketing strategy. You may be familair with the main benefits of content curation, but here are a few more you may not be familar with. Community FormationWhen you use content curation on the relevant media, you will effectively attract a community of enthusiasts depending on the particular subject you major in. A significant number of internet users currently rely on curated blogs and sites for updates on their respective subjects of interest. This number is rapidly increasing due to wideness of the internet, which discourages most people from researching widely on their subjects of interest. Marketing PowerContent curation has a meritorious marketing power.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation. Steven Rosenbaum is the CEO of, a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

He's also the author of Curation Nation. You've heard the buzz word — curation — being thrown around like it's a gadget we all know how to work. In reality, good content curation isn't as simple as pushing a share button. It's actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content. 172544229443783749_nr43zVd8_c.jpg (553×2112) 5 Ways to Master Social Media Multitasking. Managing social media accounts across Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and other sites can be overwelming for some business owners.

5 Ways to Master Social Media Multitasking

Posting to each can simply require too much attention for time-crunched entrepreneurs. But you don't need to be all things to all people on the social Web. Bundlr shifts to become like Pinterest for curated media. Bundlr now allows you to add Amazon links, Vimeo and around 200 more The content curation website Bundlr has just announced a new version of its service which allows for embedding of content from a wide range of sources.

Bundlr shifts to become like Pinterest for curated media

By partnering with Embedly the site now supports over 200 sources of content, including Storify, Pinterest and Amazon, for users to add to their bundles. Embedly is the service that the new version of Twitter uses to embed photographs and articles in your Twitter stream and is used by a host of other sites such as Reddit and Bitly and comes as a WordPress plugin. While Bundlr was originally seen as an alternative to sites like Storify, which can be used to create stories from curated links and content, Bundlr's focus is now on creating a top-level resource for curated content around a story or topic. Bundlr's Portuguese co-founder, Sérgio Santos spoke to about the new features and how they came about. 7 Modi per Usare le Liste di Twitter in Maniera Intelligente (+ esempi concreti) 22 Ways to Create Compelling Content [Infographic] And Content Marketing Case Study. Not all of these are really content creation ideas.

22 Ways to Create Compelling Content [Infographic] And Content Marketing Case Study

Some are just smart activities to kick yourself in the seat of the pants, and open you to fresh ideas. They are all good and worth reading. However, the reason I wanted to share this is because it is actually a case study of great content marketing. Content Curation Marketing. An Insider's Secret to Avoiding Marketing Content Shortages. These days, inbound marketers have to crank out content like never before.

An Insider's Secret to Avoiding Marketing Content Shortages

Between blog posts, ebooks, webinars, videos, podcasts, and more, it's hard to keep fresh topics on the horizon. So how can you make it easier to produce remarkable content at such a fast pace? Let me introduce you to your new sidekick, the editorial calendar. So, you have a pretty good sense of the audience you’re targeting and what kind of content you will most likely need to create to drive sales and happy customers. (Wait -- you don't? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The Blueprint for the Perfect Blog Post (Infographic) I thoroughly enjoy participating in social media and love the open knowledge sharing that occurs among its active practitioners.

The Blueprint for the Perfect Blog Post (Infographic)

Out of all the various social media mediums, by far my favorite is blogging. Over the past year, I have seen my personal blog, B2C Marketing Insider, transform into Business 2 Community and become a large community of bloggers (lessons learned here). One of the things I enjoy about blogging is all of the factors that play into creating a successful post. Today, I would like to share with you my blueprint for creating the “perfect” blog post based on my observations. (Click to enlarge) Post Title: The title of your post is one of the most important aspects as it impacts both SEO and a reader’s decision to click on the post link. Social Share Icons: It is important to make it easy to share your post. Opening Paragraph: It should clearly layout the objectives of your post.

Image: When possible include an image in the upper left-hand corner of your post. Content Curation: 5 Tips for Sharing Content Online. Last updated 1 year ago. Re-envisioning Modern Pedagogy: Educators as Curators. The 4 Commandments of Socially-Created Content. 8 must-reads detail how to verify information in real-time, from social media, users. Over the past couple of years, I’ve been trying to collect every good piece of writing and advice about verifying social media content and other types of information that flow across networks.

8 must-reads detail how to verify information in real-time, from social media, users

This form of verification involves some new tools and techniques, and requires a basic understanding of the way networks operate and how people use them. It also requires many of the so-called old school values and techniques that have been around for a while: being skeptical, asking questions, tracking down high quality sources, exercising restraint, collaborating and communicating with team members. For example, lots of people talk about how Andy Carvin does crowdsourced verification and turns his Twitter feed into a real time newswire. Lost in the discussion is the fact that Carvin also develops sources and contacts on the ground and stays in touch with them on Skype and through other means.

What you see on Twitter is only one part of the process. Some things never go out of style. From the post: Take charge of the curation wave with these slick tools. TweetTweet A Twitter best practices page on curated by Debra Askanase.

Take charge of the curation wave with these slick tools

Why, Bundlr, Pearltrees, Storify & Pinterest should be part of your Web marketing plan Second of two parts. Too busy to blog? 3 tips for curating social media content - Vote for the best company in Orlando's business competition. Guest blogger Dov Hirsch is the senior director of corporate communications for Nashville-based Alana HealthCare.

Too busy to blog? 3 tips for curating social media content - Vote for the best company in Orlando's business competition

"There are no new ideas — only new ways of making them felt. " ~ Audre Lorde. How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing. The most interesting wave hitting the social web in 2012 is social curation. This was kicked off in 2011 as Pinterest's growth was noticed by Silicon Valley and a number of companies quickly followed suit - Snip.It launched as a social information curation platform, Quora adopted boards for a similar purpose, and launched a structured social commerce feed.

In this blog post I will discuss the evolution of social media from long-form to push-button, the emergence of social curation on sites such as Twitter and Tumblr, and the move to structured sets of curated content on Pinterest and its brethren. But first, the meta-trend.... ...Social Media: Evolving From Long Form To Push Button In the evolution of social media over the last decade, the trend has been a move from long form content, which has high friction of participation (both on the production and consumption side) to ever lower requirements placed on a user to participate in a conversation. How to Make Your Facebook Profile Look Like Pinterest.

Content Curators Are The New Superheros Of The Web. Yesterday, the ever-churning machine that is the Internet pumped out more unfiltered digital data. Yesterday, 250 million photos were uploaded to Facebook, 864,000 hours of video were uploaded to YouTube, and 294 BILLION emails were sent. And that's not counting all the check-ins, friend requests, Yelp reviews and Amazon posts, and pins on Pintrest.

The volume of information being created is growing faster than your software is able to sort it out. As a result, you're often unable to determine the difference between a fake LinkedIn friend request, and a picture from your best friend in college of his new baby. Even with good metadata, it's still all "data"--whether raw unfiltered, or tagged and sourced, it's all treated like another input to your digital inbox. The New Rules of Content Creation & Curation - The Verge interview: David Carr on curation, crowdsourcing, and the future of journalism. 212inShare Jump To Close David Carr has written about media for over 25 years, from his early days in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Washington, D.C., to his current post at The New York Times, where he’s been for almost a decade.

His weekly column, "The Media Equation," covers all aspects of journalism and culture, especially the always-evolving world of online news; his recent work has questioned the rise of Twitter activism, investigated the failure of Tribune media, and mused on Louis C.K.'s successful experiment in self-distributed comedy. 16 Ways Educators Can Use Pinterest [INFOGRAPHIC] Teachers are known for their organizational skills, so chances are they'll love Pinterest's intuitive and logical design.

The social network's user experience has helped it earn a top spot among today's most popular social networks. Therefore, we predict that teachers will give it a gold star, too. Our friends at have put together the following infographic, which details how teachers can use Pinterest to organize lesson plans, distribute curricula, collaborate with other faculty, and even encourage student participation. SEE ALSO: 9 Ways to Engage Your Employees on Pinterest Remember, however, that Pinterest's terms of service dictate that users under the age of 13 are prohibited. What Is Content Curation? The New Auto-Blog? Are you in danger of a content curation cop-out? Content Curation. Are you an ethical content aggregator? - Reputation Capital: Content Marketing Strategy, Copywriting, Social Media Consulting. Storify: the future of media? Trending Deals Grid. You can now share your Scoops on Pinterest !Scoop. Engagement, curation, content, branding: Buzzwords, yes, but also accurate.

Are You Content Creation Impaired? Here’s Some Tips and Resources. The Foundation of your Content Marketing Pyramid: Content Curation. Customers, Curation, and Conversion + 3 easy action steps. Are you challenged with customer service, content curation and/or customer conversion? We've got your solution to these 3 C's covered in the March "Branding Brief" that was just emailed to our contact list. Here are the highlights with 3 easy action steps: Customers - Without customers, there is no business.

With customers and excellent customer service, there are referrals. What you say and how closely it matches what you do will determine a good or bad customer service experience. Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond. Content Pandemics and the Impetus for Enterprise Content Curation. The age of ferocious mediocrity is upon us. Like a virus slowly evolving and afflicting greater and greater portions of the population; mediocre content has been infecting every medium it touches. Not only has it overwhelmed and made scarce good content but it has reshaped our perception of what good content is. It is, in fact, what I refer to as a content pandemic. Classically a pandemic refers to a virus that has attributes like passing from species to species, affecting wide spread regions, and having an aggressive evolutionary lifecycle which makes it difficult to treat.

We can look at mediocre content the same way. When we made the tools available to self-broadcast, we let the Genie out of the bottle. Curator's ǝpoɔ. How to repost content with Posterous. This is part of the series the 31 Day Challenge To Optimize Your Blog With Social Media. The other day we spoke about managing time on social media. How To Promote Content on StumbleUpon. Curatr allows you to build compelling Social Learning experiences for learners of all ages. Adds Search and Curation to Social Bookmarking. 4 Promising Curation Tools That Help Make Sense of the Web. Nation Performing Arts Convention.

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