Lori Wilk, The Princess of Curation , leads an online nation of thought leaders, visionaries, and passionate entrepreneurs . Lori puts them in the spotlight by helping them share their content with the world.
Here's a list of the world's 21 most popular and important social networks and tools you need to be aware of.
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You know you're participating in #socialmedia when you read this list of social media platforms and find that you are on 90 percent of them. This article confirmed what I knew and added information about a few sites that I never heard of so it was great to read this.
This article proves that #Content #curation , when done properly and purposefully, allows you to share relevant content in your industry without having to create it yourself. When you find great content and share it with others you provide value to those you have shared information with. Content Curation ultimately can save you and your team time and money. If you have to constantly create everything you share online from scratch it is very expensive and takes even more time than sharing something that has already been completed. Other #business #leaders will appreciate your giving them insights and information and they often appreciate that you bring them content that helps them stay on top of #industry #change #news #technology and #innovation. Tip use these three words to set your strategy for the balance between content creation and content curation. 1. Create. 2. Curate and 3. Advocate. Decide how much content to CREATE. What percentage of content to CURATE. and 3. How to get others to ADVOCATE for you. Use online platforms to get others to share all of your content whether created or curated. OPEC=Other people's energy and contacts to spread your content. When they spread your content it gets "'multiplied"How far is your reach? How many people can you influence. Chances are the greatest that this number will be much bigger using lots of content curation of great content.
Content is King: we've heard this sentence so much that for a lot of us it can become a factor of stress and frustration. Are you suffering content FOMO? Relax: content curation is here to the rescue. And here's how to make it practical and easy through hands-on best practices and tips as well as free or freemium tools to stop worrying about not doing enough with content.
This slide share #presentation demonstrates what #contentcuration is and how to integrate it into an effective #marketing plan for your #business. I liked the mention of tools including #scoopit, Prismatic, Newsle, Feedle, HootSuite, and Buffer to name a few. Finding relevant #content to share with your audience and having an organized way to connect this content to your audience are all important. It has to flow from finding the content to smoothly sharing and improving your #influence by expanding your #visibility and #reach. I love to say you must magnify and multiply your online efforts for #success.
Learn how to use content curation in your SEO process to connect with your audience and improve your organic search visibility (Getting content curation right.
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Learning how to use #ContentCuration plus combining this knowledge about what works and the best practices should be done in addition to your other #SEO strategies. This could be just what you need to boost your #online marketing results.Make your #business to be more visible. Watch the SlideShare presentation for Content Curation tips.
A VC Company Starts Investing in the 'Internet of Things' ThinkAdvisor The $120 million investment company was launched on Tuesday by global entrepreneur Mati Kochavi, whose existing network of companies includes smart city and Internet of Things...
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More doors and opportunities just opened for #entrepreneurs with this #ventureCapital#business#startup#entrepreur
Do you need a break from social media overload? Have trouble keeping up? Here are 5 apps to save time and to stay connected with what matters. (I SO need these!
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This article introduces the reader to content curation sites with apps that will help you connect with content plus save you time and money and make your efforts more efficient #ContentCuration#contentmarketing.
"There's content curation and then there's engaging content curation – and Scoop.it's all about the latter. Use Scoop.it's active community and the tool's search engine to discover the web's best content, then "scoop it" into your custom topics, which display as elegant, magazine-style layouts.
Scoop.it is popular in the digital marketing community, so you can achieve good social reach and traffic from your topics."
What's most important is about getting started and participating in a way that makes a difference for you and your company. If you can learn how to maximize your market exposure and minimize the time it takes to get that exposure , awesome. If you can make your budget go farther and have better results, consider content curation.#curation#contentmanagement#digitalmarketing
Difference between content creation vs. content curation, so you can choose for yourself which of the two will reign supreme in your social media strategy. (Content Creation Vs. Content Curation: Which Reigns Supreme?
There are not enough hours in a day or enough resources for most people to create 100 percent of the content they want to share so most people and companies are figuring out what percentage of other people's content they should share with the world. It would be a great discussion to debate the perfect mix of content creation and content curation. Should the ratio be 20% your own creation and 80% content curation ? What's your thoughts on this?#contentmarketing#curation
I was recently asked by @Bill Gassett: “how does one go about being in the recommended feed in the side panel for a specific topic?” As this is a question we frequently have, I thought I would turn my answer to him into a blog post so we can not only help other Scoopiteers benefit from it but also enrich it with your comments, ideas and suggestions.
There is an awesome community of curators here on Scoop.it and the more we support each other, the better we all we do. We have an opportunity on this platform to lead and show others how this is done. Participation is where we all can make a difference.
LinkedIn has been betting big on content over the past year, and its latest product underlines the professional social network's direction.
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This article is about a new designed to encourage company employees to share information .According to this article, the new #LinkedIN feature is currently available by Invitation only .Elevate is expected to be available to the public Q3 of this year. #LINKEDIN Elevate provides "Algorithmic content recommendations from Linkedin Pulse and Newsle " so that the employees can share content on LinkedIn and Twitter. It operates on Desktop, IOS and Android devices.
In a recent survey of 1,550 US professionals on the impact of content curation for their business goals, 65% said content curation helped with regards to SEO. Not only that but data from 65M+ pieces of content curated on the Scoop.it platform show that an average of 40% of traffic comes from Google Search.
This presentation explains why and outlines content curation best practices for SEO.
If you understand the power of #content #curation you will do more of it. The statistics show how Curating Content can play a big part in Search Engine Optimization. The right level of participation brings more exposure.com
Becoming a thought leader is not something that just happens. It takes work and strategic planning to achieve. The perfect pathway is not spelled out for anyone to follow. Content curation should definitely be part of one's strategy to become a thought leader in their industry.
...To rank for a specific search phrase requires keyword research, content creation, and time to appear and climb up in the listings. It may also require supporting paid search advertising.
By contrast, content curation takes old fashion elbow grease. Translation: employee time.
Mind you not all content curation is created equal.
Bargain basement content curation won’t beat search. I’m talking about stripped down curation that attracts little distribution boost. This content curation adds little to the existing content beyond a ho-hum title and short, unmemorable commentary.
Here are 3 ways that content curation beats search for content distribution....
This article provides a clear explanation of how content curation can be used to improve your ranking along with tips and tools to add to your effectiveness. You'll even find a list of #Wordpress #SEO pluggins # experts consider the best. I love content curation so learning how to improve results and rankings is worth reading about.
When deciding where to be decide first why you want to be part of a particular site and how it will help you to reach your target audience or what benefit you will have by participating on this platform. Use tools that add to your efforts and are not time wasters. Targeting an audience you don't want to reach is a time waster. #socialnetworking#socialmedia#onlinemarketing
Since I started to participate on Scoop.it by curating, and re-scopping content, have expanded my knowledge, my network, and helped others expand their thinking and their possibilities. There is an incalculable benefit of sharing information that helps others.#curate#networking#education
Changing the world not only takes a great idea but also takes building momentum around it. The team at Open Garden, a San Francisco based startup, who could be to mobile data what Skype was to telephone calls, understood from the beginning how important it was to build a community around its disruptive idea.
But how can you do this when you’re also running a startup, coding a product and making deals with your first strategic partners?
Open Garden Co-founder & CEO Micha Benoliel explains in this video how using Scoop.it allows him and his team to build this kind of momentum through publishing by curation and thereby engaging their community around a key tenet of its mission mesh networking - the awesome concept that we can all share wireless bandwidth (and that Open Garden makes a reality through its Apps and technology). Just like any startup, Micha and his team - former Skype employees - are experts on their market. So when they Continue reading →
Lori Wilk's insight:
I love how Open Garden explains that by aggregating content on a specific topic through curation they can share more topic-related content with others quickly and efficiently. Content curation using Scoop.It allows businesses to showcase their own content as well as to share relevant articles that demonstrate current market trends for their industry or a specific market niche. Scoop.it is a content curation platform which provides tools for engagement with other business people in a way that fosters rapid growth of communities. These tools help you engage with others who share your interests and the metrics provide you information that allows you to make better decisions about how to build your community.
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.