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Who’s Using Pinterest Anyway? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Who’s Using Pinterest Anyway? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted to know exactly who is using Pinterest?
Here's a quick snapshot: Pinterest users are three times more likely than average Internet users to have visited Disney World in the past year.
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Reddit Bans top Domains in Sweeping Move

Reddit Bans top Domains in Sweeping Move | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Reddit is on the warpath recently, banning entire websites and news organizations from its site, in a bid to limit spam and abuse. [...]

Phys.org TheAtlantic.com BusinessWeek.com ScienceDaily.com GlobalPost.com TheAtlanticWire.com Funny-On-YouTube.com TheAtlanticCities.com Echomon.com MedicalXPress.com ...

[...] these domains are being put in the bad kids’ box for making too many no-nos. Why would people go through all of this folderall with Reddit? Why does the site matter? Roughly because a top link can ship over 100,000 people to a site in a single day...

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Reddit anti-spam sweep blocks The Atlantic, Business Week & other sites - CNET

Reddit anti-spam sweep blocks The Atlantic, Business Week & other sites - CNET | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

[Reddit] The popular link-sharing site has banned a half-dozen prominent sites, including TheAtlantic.com and BusinessWeek.com, [...]. Other banned sites include Phys.org, ScienceDaily.com, and GlobalPost. Reddit users who try to submit links to these sites are greeted with a message that informs them that "this domain has been banned for spamming and/or cheating...

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Facebook: See? We told you social advertising works - GigaOm

Facebook: See? We told you social advertising works - GigaOm | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Comment: Together with Internet measurement company comScore, Facebook has launched a communication campaign to disprove critics who say Facebook advertising and social media advertising at large does not work. GigaOM reports on the evidence they present.

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Twitter Launches Event-Oriented Hashtags in Partnership With NASCAR

Twitter Launches Event-Oriented Hashtags in Partnership With NASCAR | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

[...] In February, Keselowski [...] acquired over 100,000 Twitter followers in less than two hours when he tweeted updates and photos of an explosion and fire on the NASCAR track in the Daytona 500. [... On Sunday Twitter aired its first TV commercial ] The commercial concluded with Twitter.com/#NASCAR, which took some observers by surprise. Twitter.com/NASCAR is the more expected form, which would lead to the profile page for NASCAR. The race ... was officially [...] presented by #NASCAR.

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Publishing Automation : Content Curation v RSS Feed Curation

Publishing Automation : Content Curation v RSS Feed Curation | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it
Video that explains difference between content curation and RSS Feed curation (RT @Gastro1: Publishing Automation : Content Curation v RSS Feed Curation http://t.co/uoy2jl0m...)...
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Social curation is much more than just a market - by Pearltrees on GigaOM

Social curation is much more than just a market - by Pearltrees on GigaOM | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

"Some people, including GigaOM writer Bobbie Johnson, have wondered if curation is a bubble, and if it is, when is it going to burst? When Johnson asked this question, I think the jury was still out. As the chief evangelist for the social library Pearltrees, I was directly involved in the “Web curation” movement early on, and I think it is now clear that social curation is not a bubble..."

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Heard at Headstart event yesterday "If content is king, curation is King Kong".

Heard at Headstart event yesterday "If content is king, curation is King Kong". | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

"Heard at Headstart event yesterday "If content is king, curation is King Kong"."

 

Note: image added by me taken from http://dvd.kingkong.free.fr  via Google Image 

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Why Are You Making Your Content So Hard to Share? - Business 2 Community

[...] You’ve put incredible time, elbow grease and money into creating great content. Kudos! Now, you want that content to spread its wings and bring back clients. Open the gate, and let the sharing begin!

Here’s a very easy way to check the roadblocks of your site...

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8 SEO Benefits of Pinterest in your Web Presence « iMediaConnection Blog

8 SEO Benefits of Pinterest in your Web Presence « iMediaConnection Blog | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Guest post from 29 May 2012: in short Pinterest presence is good for SEO because of content, backlinks and social indicators

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Personal readers: Readability und Readlists | smart digits [In German]

Personal readers: Readability und Readlists | smart digits [In German] | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Review in German of arc90's content curation products Readlist and Readability. This products are more akin to "personal readers" such as Pocket (formerly known as "read it later" http://getpocket.com)

For more details see http://arc90.com/ ;

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Rise Of Social Media In China. BestFreeOnline [Infographic]

Rise Of Social Media In China. BestFreeOnline  [Infographic] | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

End of May BestFreeOnline released this infographics that shows that 91% of the 513 million Chinese Internet users use social media... With US  social networks banned in China, Qzone is the equivalent of tumblr, Sina Weibo the local equivalent of twitter.

 

Would be interesting to know whether there is a local Pinterest or Fab.com as 61% of Chinese say that their purchases are influenced by social media campaigns!

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New Content Curation Tool: RebelMouse

New Content Curation Tool: RebelMouse | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

"[... ]Visually, RebelMouse looks a lot like Pinterest. Functionally, it is in the same product space as Storify, but different in key ways:

- More permanence;

- More automation;

- No embedding, yet....

[... ]Pricing is extremely affordable — free for basic usage, and if you want to use the site at a custom domain name (instead of rebelmouse.com/username) it’s $3 a month for an individual or $3 a week for a company."

Read full article here: http://j.mp/Kz2XD4

Request an invite here: http://www.rebelmouse.com

 


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Michelle Gilstrap's comment, June 9, 2012 11:27 PM
Good information
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, June 29, 2013 10:22 PM

Rebel Mouse is a useful tool for bringing together social media curation into one usable platform and presentation. I use it and like it.

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Twitter's Expanded Tweets Now Show More Interactive Content

Twitter's Expanded Tweets Now Show More Interactive Content | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Twitter updated its “expanded tweets” feature, allowing users to see more interactive content from specific content partners inside tweets.

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Latin America: Pinterest Grew Eightfold in Four Monthsto reach 1.3 million - comScore reports

Latin America: Pinterest Grew Eightfold in Four Monthsto reach 1.3 million - comScore reports | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Latin America is the region that engages the most on social networks, comScore reports. [...]Pinterest‘s local audience grew eightfold since the beginning of the year, to reach 1.3 million Latin Americans in April [...]  more than 127 million Latin Americans ages 15 and older visited a social networking destination from a home or work computer in April 2012, an increase of 12% from the previous year, with the average visitor spending 7.5 hours on social networking sites during the month.

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Pinterest Power: How to Use the 3rd Largest Social Media Site to Promote Your Business - Forbes

Pinterest Power: How to Use the 3rd Largest Social Media Site to Promote Your Business - Forbes | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

Experian revealed that Pinterest is now the third largest social media site based on the number of site visits in March 2012. Facebook maintains its mammoth lead with 7 billion visits, Twitter received 182 million, Pinterest received 104 million, and LinkedIn received 86 million. Considering Pinterest launched in 2010 with a small beta test, its growth has been remarkable...

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BOLT Makes Visual Content Collecting & Sharing Platform Public

BOLT Makes Visual Content Collecting & Sharing Platform Public | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

For the last year, BOLT has been in private beta, where a select group of users have been experimenting, and refining the way we collect, share and save any webpage, image or file.

 

Comment: One more content curation tool goes social !

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Pinterest: Top 9 Ways to Be a Responsible Pinner - MarketingProfs

Pinterest: Top 9 Ways to Be a Responsible Pinner - MarketingProfs | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it
Social Media - If you aren't one of the millions using Pinterest, now is the time to add the image-driven social network to your traffic-generating toolbox. But if you're going to use Pinterest, ...
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Bookmark, Organize And Share Your Favorite Products With Wanelo

Bookmark, Organize And Share Your Favorite Products With Wanelo | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

"Wanelo is social store curated by the community. Users post, collect and organize products and follow people and stores they like. Wanelo comes from the words WAnt, NEed and LOve...."

Read full article on TechCrunch here: http://j.mp/NogblZ

Find out more: http://www.wanelo.com/aboutus

Try out it now: http://www.wanelo.com

 


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Scribit: Find and Curate Great Original Licensed Content On Your Site [...]- by Robin Good

Scribit: Find and Curate Great Original Licensed Content On Your Site [...]- by Robin Good | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

"Scribit is more of a content marketing platform than a content curation tool, making it very easy to find and republish full-form licensed content from prestigious sources on your web site and favorite social media ...".

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PageOne Curator Review And Bonus to Launch in Two Days- PR Web [press release]]

PageOne Curator Review And Bonus to Launch in Two Days- PR Web [press release]] | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

[...] Paul Clifford and his team are putting the last finishing details on PageOne Curator just in time for the launch in two days. Paul Clifford is no stranger to the curator business, or successful software that has helped thousands with their websites...

 

Note: this is a desktop curation software primarily designed for SEO optimization

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21 Types of Content Audiences Love [INFOGRAPHIC]

21 Types of Content Audiences Love [INFOGRAPHIC] | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it
To keep an audience captivated, marketers need to create and repurpose content that resonates.
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7 reasons why Pinterest is unique for marketers - iMediaConnection.com

7 reasons why Pinterest is unique for marketers - iMediaConnection.com | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

CEO of Women's Marketing Explains what makes Pinterest a unique marketing channel to reach female shoppers 

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Organize, Collaborate And Discover The Latest Research With Mendeley

[...] Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research available.[...]

Key features:

-> Generate citations and bibliographies in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, and LaTeX.

-> Open PDFs and capture your thoughts through sticky notes and highlights.

-> Collaborate with colleagues and securely share your papers, notes and annotations.

Find out more: http://www.mendeley.com


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I used to be in Awe in Syracuse University Libraries (5) the amount of information available at your finger tips. The Internet and software tools make the World at our fingertips
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Inside Forbes: Introducing the Follow Bar, News Navigation for the Era of ... - Forbes

Inside Forbes: Introducing the Follow Bar, News Navigation for the Era of ... - Forbes | Content Curation Tools For Brands | Scoop.it

"We're a curated network of expert content creators. It includes full-time editors and reporters with more than 1000 years of experiences..."

 

Comment: Forbes' Lewis DVorkin at forefront of social media reinvention  of professional journalism

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