Content Curation

  • Hey Marketing: An Inquiry Is Not A Lead Posted on: May 30th, 2015

    Hey Marketing: An Inquiry Is Not A LeadI had lunch with two leaders in the marketing technology and software startup space last week. We were discussing some of the biggest challenges marketers are facing today. We all agreed that a common understanding of the difference between an inquiry and a lead continues to be one of the biggest mistakes marketing makes. And this drives a deeper wedge in…

  • Free Online Marketing Resources Posted on: May 29th, 2015

    Free Online Marketing ResourcesFree Online Marketing Resources: Marketing a business online? Get free tutorials, tips & tools for SEO copywriting, content marketing, ebook creation, publicity. A premium free “Online Marketing Resources”…See all stories on this topic Personas Are Great (Except When They Suck)I recently presented at a Content…

  • The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Digital Transformation Posted on: May 27th, 2015

    The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Digital Transformation Technology has altered the way to connect and cultivate professional relationships and it is also transforming how leaders lead.  Social media thought leader Charlene Li has published another book titled “The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation” that provides organizational and business leaders with…

  • Nepal Earthquake Roundup: Emergency Fundraising Attention Cycle Posted on: May 26th, 2015

    Nepal Earthquake Roundup: Emergency Fundraising Attention CyclePLEASE MAKE A RECURRING GIFT:   I’ve donated to the GlobalGiving Earthquake Fund – the money will go to a vetted network of NGOS – and they have a donor who is matching all recurring gifts.  Even if you made a donation, consider making a recurring gift which will be matched and assure that funding will be there…

  • What If Your Fitbit Could Also Track Your Environmental Footprint? Posted on: May 23rd, 2015

    What If Your Fitbit Could Also Track Your Environmental Footprint?Here is pic of super cool blue band @fitbit that CEO @parkjames wears. Not commercially available #atlantichealth pic.twitter.com/5vE4aEvk4i — Steve Clemons (@SCClemons) March 18, 2015 Yesterday, I participated in two seemingly unrelated events that generated that question.    Fitbit and fitness/health apps offer many benefits…

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Curation Tools

  • Curate Content More Efficiently with Content DJ Posted on: Mar 13th, 2013

    A year and a half ago Jerry Tian quit his job as a software engineer to join the startup game. But like many who set out on their own, he found himself lacking focus. “I was in Vancouver pulling my hair out because I couldn’t find the right idea,” he said. For his first venture, he jumped into building an online tutoring platform. To build buzz and the product’s user base, he started…

  • Curate The Best Content Web-Wide With Rallyverse Posted on: Mar 12th, 2013

    Content makes the social web go round, but finding the right content to share on your company’s social networking properties is NOT a simple task most days. Sure, you can slap any ol’ thing on your Facebook page or Twitter every day and be done with it – but then why be there at all? What’s the point?Wouldn’t it be great to consistently find trusted, highly viral content relevant to…

  • CurationSoft 2.0 With Post Builder Posted on: Mar 10th, 2013

    I have used CurationSoft for a little over a year and it is one of my tools to enhance my curation process. It isn't my primary tool, but it is definitely an important part of my toolset. Greatly reduce the time it takes to find, review, and include content from sources in blog posts and on social media. You will post more often, gather more search rankings and increase your…

  • MyCurator | Content Curation in WordPress Posted on: Mar 1st, 2013

    Great post! Here are my observations on MyCurator I have been using the MyCurator WP plugin pretty much since it first showed up. I even beta test some of the new releases for Mark. MyCurator provides a number of key benefits: well targeted, filtered content on specific keywords; it "learns" what is good and not good content so you can focus on the best content for your blog; it keeps your…

  • Some of the best content curation tools today Posted on: Feb 3rd, 2013

    A good overview of some content curation tools available online with a brief introduction into the basics of content curation itself. Pretty good list of online tools primarily in the social media arena. Personally, I prefer MyCurator as my content curation tool, but his provides a pretty good list of paid and free tools. Enjoy and add your thoughts below... Content curation is…

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Content Curation News

  • Content Marketers, Share Your Voice with PodcastingContent Marketers, Share Your Voice with Podcasting Posted on: Jan 21st, 2015

    In recent years, marketers have experimented with many different forms of content, such as eBooks, infographics and videos. One form of content, which is rapidly gaining popularity, is the podcast. Audio podcasting is a distinct way to communicate with prospects and tell stories in an intimate manner. In this article, Dan Newman provides five reasons why small businesses should add podcasting to…

  • Top Content Curation ToolsTop Content Curation Tools Posted on: Jan 20th, 2015

    Tweet For a couple of years, now, I’ve been practicing content curation in addition to creating content . I create content here on my blog (and my other blogs, too), and Instagram is another place where I create (visual) content.I practice content curation to “fill in the holes,” so to speak, on platforms like Twitter, and Facebook. Those ones move pretty quickly, and…

  • Content Curation and Web Traffic with SniplyContent Curation and Web Traffic with Sniply Posted on: Jan 18th, 2015

    Advancements in technology happen all the time.When a “point of pain” is addressed with a new technology solution, it’s always time for celebration.  I’m celebrating this new service, Sniply, for the pain point it solves for businesses using social media! Snip.ly is a service which allows you to have the power of social media sharing  with control in the palm of…

  • TECH TALK WITH MIKE: Sniply for content curation and web trafficTECH TALK WITH MIKE: Sniply for content curation and web traffic Posted on: Jan 18th, 2015

    TECH TALK WITH MIKE: Sniply for content curation and web traffic Sniply is a new service that allows you to have the power of social media sharing with control in the palm of your hand. Sniply allows users to take links to great articles on any website, and then add a custom message in the article that is yours and that can then be directed straight to your website. So basically you are creating…

  • Future Of EdTech 101: Automation, Curation And GamificationFuture Of EdTech 101: Automation, Curation And Gamification Posted on: Jan 17th, 2015

    By Nathan DeardorffEducation is one of the fastest progressing industries. Today, research, materials and communication can be shared instantly and globally. However, information technology is hardly at its full potential, particularly in education. As a college senior set to graduate in 2015 and asked to write an essay about the future of higher education, here is what I see when I look into the…