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How to Identify Relevant Online Influencers with These 3 Tools

How to Identify Relevant Online Influencers with These 3 Tools | Creativity as changing tool | Scoop.it

In case you missed this article, plus infographic by Adam Vincenzini , there are some great tools for finding key influencers that can help your search in a whole new way. 

 

Here are some highlights:

 

Instead of focusing on the subjectivity of this process (and how this insight is deployed) Here's how you can use a combination of free tools to narrow your search.

 

Where do online influencers operate?


**They are active everywhere:

 

     Most popular are:

     blogs, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Online

     communities, discussion boards

 

Assumptions:

 

**Influencers are active on Twitter

**Influencers operate some for of blogging hub

 

Focus on the intelligence you can glean from Twitter initially then verify this initial sweep with blog (or relevant hub) data

 

The initial steps involve:

 

1. Search by keyword

2. Search by location

 

3 tools useful in the process: The first two you can also search by location:

 

**followerwonk.com - then run this through another influencer tool -   

     tweetlevel to give it even more relevance (this isn't fool proof)

**locafollow.com

**twingulate.com

 

There are more suggestions in this piece having said that:

 

**No matter how hard we try, a 100% fool proof influence rating is near on impossible because influence is not a science, it can't be.

 

** this can help narrow things down, significantly

 

Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

 

Read full article here: [http://tinyurl.com/7humubp]


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Yahoo! Launches Axis: A More Visual, Social, and Portable Browser

Yahoo! Launches Axis: A More Visual, Social, and Portable Browser | Creativity as changing tool | Scoop.it

Yahoo!Launches Axis: A More Visual, Social, and Portable Browser... a great tool to discover on another way what you search. [note mg]

 

Yahoo!’s got a brand new search tool that will follow you from your desktop all the way home. Launched Wednesday night, Yahoo! Axis is socially connected, spatially redesigned, and has some unusual features that definitely make it worth a test drive. See a demo and screenshots here.

 

If you’ve got an iOS tablet or smartphone, you can download Axis as a stand-alone browser. (Sorry, Android users!) There’s also desktop plugin that works with HTML5-enabled browsers including Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome.

 

Read more: http://ow.ly/beLFl


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Big List of Online Productivity Tools

Big List of Online Productivity Tools | Creativity as changing tool | Scoop.it

Note mg: You search a productivity tool in various categories, maybe you'll find it in this list:

 

Categories

Online Office Suites Online Calendars Online Documents Online RSS Readers Startpages Invoice Managers Time Tracking Services Goal Tracking Services Project Management Services To-do Lists Personal Organizers- calendars, to-do’s, etc. all rolled  Sticky Notes GTD Tools Mind Mapping Tools Online Collaboration Tools Web-Based Operating Systems Misc. Productivity Applications Music


Read more: http://bit.ly/JbcWIL


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John van den Brink's comment, May 7, 2012 8:32 AM
Martin, thank you!
Martin Gysler's comment, May 7, 2012 11:23 AM
It's my pleasure John. Yes it's a cool post with interesting tools :)
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11 Apps Every Marketer Should Download

11 Apps Every Marketer Should Download | Creativity as changing tool | Scoop.it
It is important for marketers to use apps on your computer and mobile devices to measure activity.
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'Social' Content Attracts & Engages More Customers - Here's How

'Social' Content Attracts & Engages More Customers - Here's How | Creativity as changing tool | Scoop.it

I selected this piece by Patricia Redsicker for Social Media Examiner for two reasons -

 

**It's a great review of Lee Oden's new book Optimize: How to Engage Your Customers by Integrating SEO, Social Media and Content Marketing 

 

**The book is timely and relevant it's about optimizing content for customer and user experiences, rather than for search engines which is becoming increasingly important

 

Here's what caught my attention:

 

Chapter 1: Setting the Stage for an Optimized State of Mind

 

**Use words that matter most to your customers in titles, links and body copy in order to inspire your readers to take action

 

Chapter 9: Content Isn't King, It's the Kingdom - Creation vs. Curation

 

**mix curated content with original content. In fact,  curating is a great way to extend your own site, but only in addition to—not instead of—your original content

 

 

So many great tips on types of content to curate, here are just a few:

 

**Content created by influential people who are important to your target audience

 

**Aggregating the best comments from your own or others's blogs

 

**White papers, ebooks and case studies

 

**Tips, how-to's and best practices

 

Chapter 11 Social Networking Development - Don't Be Late to the Networking Party

 

**Listen, participate, create optiized content and understand the triggers that will inspire sales or referrals

 

**It's important to know which specific social networks are relevant to your customers

 

Curated by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

 

Read full article here: [http://tinyurl.com/cycs5g4]


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ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf

ACPratas's LiveBinder Shelf | Creativity as changing tool | Scoop.it

Binders with interactive activities, tools, & platforms


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Kaylin Burleson's curator insight, May 2, 2014 1:55 PM

Always on the look out for great resources.   Thanks.  

Georgette's curator insight, May 21, 2014 8:40 AM

The great thing about LiveBinders is all of the wonderful resources you can find when you create an account!  LiveBinders can be searched by subject or grade or topic!

Jennifer Lowton's curator insight, August 24, 2014 7:40 AM

Have to love Ana Cristina Pratas. Such a great resource. 

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39 Web Apps and Tools We Use to Create Websites

39 Web Apps and Tools We Use to Create Websites | Creativity as changing tool | Scoop.it

Probably not unlike you, we use a cadre of different tools to help us create websites and products we’re proud of. Every year it seems that this list morphs, evolves, shrinks and grows. So we thought, ‘Hey, it might be valuable to some people to get a look at how we build things and the tools that we use to get the job done.’ We looked at every step of our development process and highlighted our favorite technologies every step of the way. These divisions aren’t meant as hard and fast rules; but rather groupings that can help you if you’re looking for a tool to find efficiencies, process improvements or work product for a particular phase.

 

39 WEB APPS AND TOOLS WE USE TO CREATE WEBSITES

 

MEETING, BRAINSTORMING, STRATEGY
Our initial planning phases are all about collaboration. Here’s what we use to communicate, ideate and put the plan together.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/KMGb4d


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