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The best content curation tools online

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. 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. You can combine it together including with your own unique content and inform others about it. Gives readers what they demand and what they are interested in. Zemanta: Content curation whilst you write on your blog. Lilach

The Curator's Guide to the Galaxy - Atlantic Mobile How to steal other people's ideas (without being a jerk about it) How do you avoid being a jerk on the Internet? (Beyond, you know, all the obvious ways?) When you post someone's words or images on your blog or your Facebook feed, what's the best way to make clear that it's someone else's words or images? When you pass along an idea on Twitter, how do you show your followers that you're sharing, rather than creating?

Curate, create and conquer: Journalism 2.0 startups to watch The race to uncover the next big thing in journalism is firmly underway. While media giants like AOL and Yahoo experiment with content betas, a small army of startups continue to jostle for position with new staffers, new technology, and new ideas. And they’re doing it almost exclusively online. PandoDaily founder Sarah LaceyPutting down roots In many ways, the Internet has leveled the playing field in the digital media space. Where a few prominent outlets like the New York Times and Wall Street Journal once towered over all else, a complex ecosystem of online news sites, blogs and other upstarts now challenges their superiority.

Successful Content Marketing Content marketing is a way of communicating with your customers and prospects without pitching your products or services. Also known as inbound marketing, content marketing is non-interruptive. Instead of overtly trying to sell something to your audience, you consistently create and deliver valuable information that educates them. Ultimately they reward you by purchasing your products, recommending them to friends via social media channels and word-of-mouth, and acting as brand ambassadors. 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.

Outbrain raises $35M for content discovery platform Outbrain, a content discovery platform that helps online publishers drive engagement, has raised $35 million in a Series D round led by Index Ventures with participation from existing investors Carmel Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners. That brings Outbrain’s total funding to $64 million dollars. Outbrain provides publishers with links to relevant and personalized content that helps promote their own stuff and highlight interesting content on other sites. Publishers can build more engagement on their own site and profit from paid links that take people to other publishers who advertise with Outbrain. Outbrain’s recommendations are viewed more than 3.5 billion times each month and generate more than 200 million monthly clicks for publishers such as CNN, Fox News, hearts, MSNBC and others. The new funding will help Outbrain extend further into online video and mobile web, while building up its business development team and expanding overseas.

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 6: The Tools Universe Real-Time News Curation: Part 6 - The Tools and Technologies In this part of the guide you will find: 1. Content Curation: Bringing Order to Information Overload - StumbleUpon By Christy Barksdale | Posted | 16 Comments | Filed in: Content Marketing Content marketing, the publishing of relevant, link-worthy content, has been all the rage for marketing professionals for several years. A recent survey conducted by content marketing authority Junta42 shows that companies, especially small businesses, are continuing to spend more on content marketing each year because it is more effective than traditional marketing for differentiation in the marketplace. Leads, sales and client retention are better achieved when companies are resources for their customers and help solve their pain points.

How to Archive Your Twitter Chats and Conference Hashtags Using Plus Eight Other Twitter Content Curation Tools inShare Are you participating in Twitter chats and want to archive the content? Or perhaps you want to save content that you or others share on Twitter as a list of great resources, for example when attending a conference? Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future? What is content curation and why is it so important for the future of web content publishers? The content curator is the next emerging disruptive role in the content creation and distribution chain. In a world submerged by a flood of information, content curators may provide in the coming months and years a new, tremendously valuable service to anyone looking for quality information online: a personalized, qualified selection of the best and most relevant content and resources on a very specific topic or theme. Photo credit: Luna Vandoorne Vallejo In other words, a content curator is someone "who continually finds, groups, organizes and shares the best and most relevant content on a specific issue online".

30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use As the web becomes more and more inundated with blogs, videos, tweets, status updates, news, articles, and countless other forms of content, “information overload” is something we all seem to suffer. It is becoming more difficult to weed through all the “stuff” out there and pluck out the best, most share-worthy tidbits of information, especially if your topic is niche. Let’s face it, Google definitely has its shortcomings when it comes to content curation and the more it tries to cater to all audiences, the less useful it becomes. The demand for timely, relevant content that is specific to our unique interests and perspectives has given rise to a new generation of tools that aim to help individuals and companies curate content from the web and deliver it in a meaningful way.

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