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Content Curation Tools: How to pick the right venue? - HiveFire on Content Curation

Content Curation Tools: How to pick the right venue? - HiveFire on Content Curation
By definition, content curation is the act of continually identifying, organizing, and sharing the best and most relevant content on a specific topic or issue online. When evaluating which content curation tool to use, there are three primary areas of consideration: 1.The Inputs – Where does the content curation tool get information from? What type of content will this allow me to curate? Will it help identify and recommend relevant content? 2.The Organization – What does this tool offer in terms of organizing content once it has been identified? 3.The Venue – How and where can I share the content once I have decided to curate it? In this blog post, I am primarily going to focus on the decided on a content curation tool based on the venue – the channels to which your content is curated. The Venue – Which ones are right for you? Embedded Widget What is it? Pro’s: Relatively easy to implement with Javascript code or create an iframe. Who should use it? Microsite What is it? Who should use it? Related:  marketingsales

Content Curation Tools: How To Pick The Right One? | Real-Time News Curation | I’m seeing more Scoopit links in my Twitter stream and I’m not crazy about it. Sure it’s quick and easy to share with Scoopit. But it not quick and easy to consume. Marty Note (here is comment I wrote on Dr. Appreciate Bryan’s and Joseph’s comment, but I rarely use as a pass through. Rich snippets are “blog” posts that fall between Twitter and the 500 to 1,000 words I would write in Scenttrail Marketing. I was taught NOT to pass through links on early on by the great curator @Robin Good . Bryan is correct that some curators new to haven’t learned the Robin Good lesson yet. For my part I always identify my links, probably about half the content I Tweet and about a quarter of my G+ shares. When you follow or consistently share content from a great curator on you begin to understand HOW they shape the subjects they curate. So, sorry you are sad to see links and understand your frustration. Marty Via Martin (Marty) Smith

THE TOP 5 TOOLS EVERY INSTAGRAM CONTENT CREATOR NEEDS - AIM Social Media Marketing As business owners we know that content creation can be a very time-consuming task, that is why it’s important to use tools to help us to save time so that you can be spending it being more productive. Feedly: Feedly is a great way to search and find content related to your industry quickly and easily all on one platform. You can organize, read, and share information you’re interested in. You can use it to view updates on any topic. Canva: This tool is a free design app tool that has Instagram stories and Instagram post templates, resizing, branding and no design experience is necessary. Later: This is an Instagram scheduling tool, with Later you can plan, schedule and analyze Instagram posts. Squarelovin: Squarelovin offers an analytics tool for Instagram, providing a monthly analysis, Instagram post history including statistics. So there are our top 5 tools to help you. Click on the link below to access your bundle now:

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The real-time curation wars (exclusive first look at Back in March I wrote a post about the seven needs of real-time curators. Over the next week or so no less than three companies are shipping services that will fulfill that dream with tools that comply with all seven needs. What are they? 1. First, I recorded an audio post about what is real time curation and what problem does it solve? Second, I recorded a video last week with’s founder, Bastian Lehmann. Based on my first playing with these tools it is clear that and Storify are in the lead. Also, most, if not all, of these are embed-able in blog posts, so they are designed for the modern web and they seem to understand how to distribute themselves back into Twitter and Facebook. Storify: KeepStream: Bag the Web:

Increase Website Traffic: 20 Low-Cost Ideas [Ranked] (2021) “How do I drive more traffic to my online store?” At some point, that thought crosses the mind of every entrepreneur selling online. Maybe you’ve invested time and effort in setting up your store and tweaked everything for launch, only to open up shop and wonder where all the traffic is. Maybe you’ve seen steady growth over the past six months, but hit a plateau on traffic and sales. Or maybe you’ve been successful with one traffic-driving tactic and you’re curious about what tactics you can try next. Whether you’re trying to attract your first customer or your 1,000th customer, generating more traffic to your online store is a crucial part of growing your business. What you should know about increasing website traffic From a marketing perspective, the good news is the process of getting your first customer versus your one hundredth is the same. Is this a good product? How to drive traffic to your website Which tactic is best for your business? Tactic type. Run paid social media ad campaigns

5 Time-Saving Tools For Content Curation As a business owner, you're expected to keep up with trends and effectively run your business. But sometimes, it seems like there just aren't enough hours in the day. I recently opened my Google Reader to find that I had more than 1,000 unread posts from the blogs and sites that I had subscribed to. In the early days, information was exchanged at the water cooler or through the telephone. To solve the problem of overwhelming amounts of information, we need content curation. 1. This is a great tool to get news that interests you. You can go to and click on the “Add a Section“ link on the top right to choose keywords you are interested in. 2. When you signup for an account with Summify, you have the option of adding your Twitter, Facebook and Google Reader accounts to receive a e-mail digest of the top five stories that have been shared in your social network. 3. 4. XYDO distributes socially endorsed news from your network via e-mail once a day. Conclusion

Le « SMarketing » : comment faire coopérer Marketing & Sales A l’aune de la transformation digitale en cours, un nouveau terme a récemment fait son apparition dans le jargon Marketing : le « SMarketing ». En quoi consiste le SMarketing ? Il s’agit d’aligner et de faire travailler ensemble le département Marketing et le département Commercial pour améliorer sensiblement les résultats de l’entreprise. C’est notamment vrai en B2B. Actuellement, les deux départements sont trop souvent dans une logique conflictuelle : le département commercial se plaint du fait que le Marketing ne génère pas suffisamment de leads, et en face, l’équipe Marketing critique les commerciaux car ils ne travaillent pas suffisamment les leads qui leur sont fournis. Bref, le système ne tourne pas rond et les deux parties sont frustrées. En mettant en place une organisation où les deux départements se parlent et agissent de concert, l’entreprise a bien plus de chances d’atteindre ses objectifs de chiffre d’affaires. Maintenant, comment procéder pour que ça fonctionne ?

3 Social Publishing Apps That Empower Human Curators Steven Rosenbaum is a curator, author, filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of, a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands and websites. His book Curation Nation from McGrawHill Business was published this week. The mantra of a lot of web software is the same: Use technology to take the human agents and costly middlemen out of the equation. Along the way, the web aggregated everything: airfares, hotel rooms, auctions, stock market data, weather information — you name it. This is why the new software frontier isn't about removing humans, but empowering them. Here are three examples of software products built for humans, rather than as a means to replace them. 1. I spoke with's founder Edouard Lambelet at this year's Blog World Expo. " is about narrowing things," Lambelet said. How does it work? Simply put, each publication is curated around a user's interests, narrowed and filtered further for focus. 2. 3.

Sales Pipelines: A Comprehensive Guide for Sales Leaders and Reps The more control and visibility you have of your sales pipeline, the more revenue you'll bring in. In fact, HubSpot Research found a positive relationship between the number of opportunities in your pipeline per month and revenue achievement. The more opportunities in your pipeline, the more likely you are to reach or exceed your revenue goals. Growing a healthy sales pipeline is possible through careful assessment and thoughtful pipeline management. But what is a sales pipeline? What is a sales pipeline? A sales pipeline is a representation of how a prospect moves through every stage of your sales process. Image Source Because sales processes are different for every company (and even for products within the same company), your sales pipeline should be unique and reflect the typical buyer's journey. Every prospect will move through the sales pipeline at a different rate depending on factors like their level of interest, urgency, and how much research they've done about a product or service.