CorpComms MagazineFacebook: 76% of marketers say social is critical to brandsZDNet (blog)By Emil Protalinski | March 20, 2012, 1:14pm PDT Summary: Facebook has released two blueprints for helping businesses become more social.
The biggest problem facing the regional press is how to resource and develop credible online services while continuing to make money, Adrian Faber, editor of the Wolverhampton-based Express and Star, told the Leveson Inquiry today.Faber described...
9 Hot Social Networks to WatchMashableBy surveying your Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare accounts, Sonar determines your most appropriate connections. Sonar suggests using the app for activities like networking and online dating.
British network ITV unveiled a bold new look for its news site Monday — one that favors newness over editorial control, rethinks what a “story” is, and takes inspiration from the Twitter and Facebook streams that increasingly influence how people...
If you are among those who feel that we see too many infographics these days, be prepared for a little more eye candy: Visual.ly, which offers an online tool to create instant visualizations of data, is launching its first public product out of beta.
The majority of us already know what WordPress is, but when you put everything into a visual perspective you can appreciate the numbers behind the world’s favorite blogging software. Let’s take a look at some of the numbers behind WordPress and the more than 70 million web sites and blogs that are currently running of it’s content management solutions.
Corinne Weisgerber (an Associate Prof. of Communication at St. Edward's University that we were lucky to interview recently) gave this presentation at SXSWedu on March 6, 2012. It's of course targetting educators - natural-born curators. But a lot of what's in that presentation is generic enough so it's interesting to read.
Corinne comes back on 8 steps that she defined as essential for curators and describes how they intereact together to form a complete cycle.
It's also interesting to note how good a fit there is betwwen curation and education; something we've felt for quite some time at Scoop.it by seeing a lot of educators using the platform.
This guide explains how you can submit an RSS feed of your blog to Amazon in less than 10 minutes for it to be available in the Kindle store a day or two later.
Not only will you see your blog on a much-used device, bloggers can also hope to earn a little money. Amazon sets the £0.99 or £1.99 monthly subscription price it charges Kindle owners, of which the blogger gets 30 per cent.
At a conference last week, an Encyclopaedia Brittanica executive rose from the floor to challenge keynoter Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia. “I don’t want to be accused of killing Britannica,” Wales told Britannica UK MD Ian Grant from the stage.
On April 15, the world will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The History Press has set up a Twitter account to send real-time (+100 years) updates on the progress of the ship and its only voyage.
Have now tried this, and although it looks promising it asks you to sign up at $299 a year before you can fully test your app, and from what I could see the links for RSS etc I had added to mine didn't work. Nor does their explanatory video: Make An iPhone, Android App Without Knowing A Line Of CodeFast CompanyWith JamPot's AppBuilder, you can build a genuine iPhone or Android app in mere minutes for free--according to the company's own website.
Omid Ashtari admits that the social location service needs to do more to win Brits round to social location. Foursquare is courting retailers, businesses and media companies in the UK in an effort to make its social location app ...
Manage multiple Facebook and Twitter accounts in one placeCNET (blog)Whether you're a freelance social media manager or just someone with lots of online IDs, it can be a struggle to keep up with multiple Facebook and Twitter streams.
More and more curators find inspiration from other curators’ publications; more and more visitors want to dig deeper and access more content related to their interests.
The latest version of Scoop.it addresses this need by offering four upgrades.
1. New Visual Search:
So we now display the search results in our magazine format: just tell us what you are looking for, and we build a media showing the best content, coming from the best topics on your subject of interest.
2. User Search...
3. New Post Viewer. It now also indicates:
- engagement around the post from other users, including rescoops to other topics, providing a great way to discover other related topics;
- the other topics you curate; - the topics you follow;
Scoop.it Team added StumbleUpon to list of supported destinations, alonside Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +, Tumblr, WordPress and Pinterest.
Facebook’s introduction of Subscribe in September last year and its resulting transformation into an asymmetrical social network has presented a new opportunity for connection – but is it an opportunity that is passing many journalists by?
I'd like to introduce you to the second in a three-level programme of tuition on using Wordpress as a publishing platform for journalism, to which you have free access until 26-03-2012. The three levels correspond to the levels common across the whole Multimedia Journalism: A Practical Guide learning programme We covered level one, Getting Started with Wordpress, here.
Five Reasons to Use Social Media AnalysisHuffington PostSocial Media Analysis (SMA), often referred to as or at least closely related to, Social Media Monitoring (SMM) and Social Media Intelligence (SMI), is a growing technology market, with IDC...
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.