Mari Smith of Social Media Examiner introduces you to content curation and how it can help you find the best information for your business.
#1: Google Alerts – Use Google Alerts to get notifications of your important keywords. Mari also explains how to use Google Alerts for reputation management with vanity searches.
#2: Google Reader – Subscribe to blogs in your Google Reader for better social media management.
#3: Facebook Friend Lists for Better Facebook News Feeds
Get more control over your Facebook news feed with Facebook Friend Lists. Mari shares a great tip on how to make a Facebook Friend List with your favorite fan pages for better content curation thanks to a filtered view of your news feed.
#4: Twitter Lists – Mari shares how you can create Twitter Lists to curate information from people who consistently share great content on Twitter.
#5: HootSuite – You can use HootSuite with multiple social media profiles to make it easier to share the valuable content you find online. Mari gives you some great tips to get the most out of this social media tool.
#6: Paper.li – With Paper.li, you can publish your own virtual newspaper which pulls in information from various social media platforms.
#7: Alltop – Alltop curates the content for you by allowing you to create a MyAlltop page to subscribe to your favorite blogs.
#8: Mobile – Flipboard and Pulse are two mobile apps Mari mentions in this video. And she explains why using mobile apps makes it easy for you to curate content on social media.
Source: Social Media Examiner