The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity

Content curation offers a way to repackage and repurpose the work of others to serve the needs of your brand’s audience. Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). A social network / curation tool for images.

Guide to Killer Content Curation

ScribbleLive

In this sea of endless data, content curation has become essential for brands looking to build a relationship with their audience and help buyers and customers find relevant information. What is content curation? The term “curation” often conjures images of museum staff meticulously arranging artifacts or art historians collecting pieces for a gallery exhibit. In fact, it’s likely that you’re already a curator, or have at least utilized curated content.

The Art of Creating Curated Content

Act-On

Incredible value lies in curated content. Content curation: the benefits. Curated content opens up many opportunities that would otherwise not be available. Here are five tips and examples of curated content done well. Does your marketing team use curated content?

Why You Should Invest In Content Curation

ScribbleLive

One good answer is curated content. Though producing original content should be an integral part of any content strategy, there are plenty of occasions when curated content can save you time and resources, engage your audience, (and when done right) drive traffic on an ongoing basis.

Hand Your C-Suite the Keys to Social With These 7 Content Curation Tips

ScribbleLive

Although they may not ask for it, many want assistance creating professional profiles, learning more about these things called “hashtags”, and – oh yes – they will need help finding and sharing great content through smart content curation. Curate a list of key publications (e.g.

Why Content Curation Is Not The Answer

Digital B2B Marketing

Enter curation, the glittering solution for today’s content marketers. On the surface curation sounds perfect. By consistently and carefully curating over time, become the source your audience looks to for the news and information that matters to them.

People Curation

Aggregage

I just finished reading a great post by Ville Kilkku titled: Klout, Triberr, paper.li, and the future of content curation. It made me realize that people curation should be a lot of what we are really talking about here. Individual content curator tools – example scoop.it.

Association Curation

Aggregage

What surprised me though was that the article does not bring up the opportunities for curation and aggregation by trade associations and professional societies. This is what I start with in Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources. Curation

Three Reasons Content Curation is Overrated

Digital B2B Marketing

According to a recent report on eMarketer , 85% of marketers curate content in order to establish thought leadership! Content curation can be a valuable activity. However, the content curator and librarian are not the thought leaders. In Summary Is curation valuable?

5 Things Spotify Can Teach You about Content Curation

ScribbleLive

When it comes to killer content curation and user engagement, Spotify is a role model. In fact, they’re doing such a good job with music that there are five big lessons Spotify can teach anyone trying to curate engaging content: Lesson #1: Add Unique Value.

Content Curation on Steroids

Paul Gillin

All of a sudden, “ curation ” is one of the hottest words in the Web 2.0 Content curation is about filtering the stuff that people really need from out of all the noise around it. The problem with curation is that it’s labor-intensive.

The Path to Value from Content Curation

Digital B2B Marketing

Increasingly, marketers are adding content curation to their marketing activity, often with objectives of sharing a certain amount of content each day. That doesn’t mean curation is not valuable. But the path to value from your curation is a winding one.

How to Curate Content Like A Pro: 8 Lessons [Examples]

Content Marketing Institute

Editor’s note: Even if you read this title when CMI published it three years ago, you’ll find the updated information and new examples helpful to your content curation. This doesn’t mean content curation is free. Marketers should strive to curate 25% of their #content, says @jennakeegs.

4 Examples of Content Curation Done Right

Modern Marketing

In recent years there has been a lot of buzz about content curation , given its power to help fuel content marketing and better engage an audience. By now most marketers have heard of curation conceptually, but may not be familiar with how their peers use it in the real-world.

How to Maintain Great Content Curation

The Effective Marketer

On the surface, content curation sounds like a great way to generate content with little to no time or effort. However, doing content curation well means a lot more than just plastering your site with a bunch of synopses and links. A guest post by Lior Levin.

6 Common Content Curation Mistakes (and How to Correct Them)

Modern B2B Marketing

In a prior post, I wrote about four tools to make you a content curating master. In this post, I cover common mistakes people make in content curation and how to solve them. Improving your curation and sharing can help you increase engagement and gain a higher following on social.

Shareaholic Becomes a (Top Notch) Content Curator

Webbiquity

With Channels, Shareaholic now joins the ranks of leading content curators like AllTop , Social Media Today , B2B Marketing Zone , Business2Community and Social Media Informer. Shareaholic, a content discovery and sharing tools vendor, yesterday announced Shareaholic Channels , a new way to find the most relevant, fresh content based on topic.

4 Tools to Make You a Content Curating Master

Modern B2B Marketing

Content curation provides a direct path to thought leadership for brands and individuals. As you curate and share high-quality content , you’ll generate awareness and gain credibility. My content curation used to be 100% manual. Content Curation Best Practices.

Don’t Just Curate Content – Harvest

Avitage

Content curation today is a severely underutilized tactic. The harvest step is perhaps the most significant part of our curation practice. When curating both internally developed and third-party content, we harvest specific elements from within the source content itself. The post Don’t Just Curate Content – Harvest appeared first on Avitage. Content Marketing Content Operations Featured Tips & Techniques content curation content operations

Taxonomy in Content Curation

Aggregage

I ran across an interesting post by Karan Bavandi: “Link Management System&# vs. “Content Management Systems&# – In search of tools for curators. He talks about the differences between Content Management Systems and Link Management Systems for curation. Curation

Amplify Your Top-Performing Assets With This 3-Step Curation Process

Content Marketing Institute

If you are familiar with content curation , you know it typically involves third-party content – taking great insights you’ve discovered and putting your brand’s spin on it (making sure you credit the original source, of course) to create something new and useful for your audience.

Content Curation in Practice

Avitage

We call this content curation when content originates from a third party source (this link is an example of one use of curation). Content Marketing Create Like a Publisher PowerPoint and Video Management Think Like a Publisher Content assets content curation digital asset management visual assetsMy day started like most days. I opened and read email, a few blogs and checked out Twitter streams. An article about recent research results on content marketing spend caught my eye.

How to Make B2B Content Curation a Win-Win [Podcast]

Webbiquity

I discuss how content curation has helped B2B companies I’ve worked with generate business results, as well as some of the personal value I’ve received from content aggregation and blogging, such as connecting with expert WordPress designers like Alice Elliott (a.k.a.

Earth Knowledge is a Great Example of Content Curation

Paul Gillin

Earth Knowledge takes curation to a new level. Earth Knowledge is an example of nearly pure curation. Uncategorized curation Earth Knowledge

Social media content discovery and curation for the win

Biznology

The post Social media content discovery and curation for the win appeared first on Biznology.

Use Content Curation to Create Leads on LinkedIn. Really!

NuSpark

Let’s take social media advertising out of the discussion and talk about generating leads via content sharing and curation. Let’s talk about generating leads via curated content you wish to share with connections. Content curation is one of these conundrums.

Curation: Add Value and Pass It Along

B2B Memes

Among all the topics that seem to rile journalists and publishers these days, perhaps the most contentious is curation. How can you distinguish between good curation and bad curation? Though he dislikes the term curation , he approves of the activity as it was originally practiced. Ethics New-Media Models aggregation blogging Business Insider curation Huffington Post Rex Hammock

The 30 Best Content Curation Resources for Marketers and Business Pros

Marketing Insider Group

So here, I have curated my own list of the top sites of business and marketing information – some of which are great examples of content curation themselves. Content Marketing #CMI content curation

Learn to Create, Curate, and Distribute Your Brand’s Story from the Latest Content Pros Podcasts

Modern Marketing

Too often content curation stems from speculation on the part of the content marketer, leading to trial-and-error marketing. Have you been wondering who to follow in content marketing?

Content Curation: How to Become a Thought Leader

Writing on the Web

Here’s an important post from Joe Pulizzi’s Junta42 blog, Content Curation Grows Up, Original Content Still Key. I first heard the term content curation is this post by Rohit Bhargava back in 2009.

11 Content Curation Tools Every Marketer Needs

Hubspot

For the uninitiated, content curation is finding information relevant to your audience from a variety of sources and sharing it strategically through your communication channels. The need for great content curators has never been more urgent. Using Social Media for Content Curation.

Content Curation: The Oldest Media Activity

Digital B2B Marketing

As marketers become publishers in their own right, it is natural they become expert content curators also. Curating content reduces the burden of original content creation , allowing marketers to pull from the best information available for their audience, regardless of source.

How to Select Shareable Curated Content

LEADership

One option is to curate carefully selected content from third parties that will interest your audience. Siege Media has created an infographic that outlines the finer points of curating roundup posts. What is your approach to curated content?

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

And talks to where they perceive to be the real opportunity: The real opportunity here, in my opinion, is to create – and curate – the best content focused on one specific area frequently enough that you become the one brand that consumers look to for this information. Curation.

Why Licensed and Curated Content Are Killing Your Content Strategy

Content Standard

“We already do content,” the marketing director explains at every team meeting, referring to her team’s licensed and curated content engine. It’s not to hard to understand why so many marketers fall into the pitfall of curated and licensed content engines.

Content Curation for Lead Nurturing

Modern B2B Marketing

In this post, I’d like to propose that marketers can and should embrace content curation as an effective, easy way to nurture leads. The Content Curation Answer. This is called Content Curation.

T-Mobile Curates Web Content

Biznology

Dennis was kind enough to consent to an interview that includes his innovative approach to curating social media and other Web content. MM: How would you describe the concept of curating content? I think with Web and digital content, the consumer was the first one to curate content.

Content Aggregation and Curation Debated

Biznology

Image via Wikipedia. If you've wondered what these big words really mean to your content strategy, you'll be interested in this series of four ten-minute podcasts that I recently recorded where I interview content experts on that subject.

Are You a Content Curator? 5 Great Tools for Content Curation and Sharing

Marketri

Lately, I have noticed a number of articles and blog posts with headlines referencing the concept of content curation. You can imagine my surprise after researching this topic, only to discover that I was already curating content on a regular basis! Are you a content curator?

Content Curation And 12 More Content Marketing Terms Defined

Marketing Insider Group

Content Curation: The process of identifying relevant content for your audience from multiple sources, modifying or editing that content to reflect the needs of your audience and delivering the content to the appropriate channels of distribution.