A blog on lists with plenty of content marketing lists

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People like lists. And they like list blogs. It shows, each time. Just check out this list of best content marketing blogs we created. And there’s a very deep psychological reason behind it. In fact there are several. Comfort and reassurance are just two of them. People also like being on lists. It doesn’t pay the bills. But it’s nice.

We all get listed now and then. Take Twitter lists, for instance, one of the most underused features of Twitter. I get listed sometimes too. And so do my blogs. Like this one. This week Ted Rubin was kind enough to put us in a List.ly list. And Tom Pick, who often makes lists (with love and depth), added us a few times too like on this blogging guide list. Nice for the ego. Nothing wrong with an ego. As long as you can let it go now and then. And nice for the people looking for lists as they are what matters most. People I mean, not lists. Continue reading “A blog on lists with plenty of content marketing lists”

HootSuite and ContentGems social content integration: review/analysis

Setting up your HootSuite streams per ContentGems interest
Setting up your HootSuite streams per ContentGems interest

As you can read in our review of content curation software ContentGems, it was already possible to share content from within ContentGems (previously called Intigi) via HootSuite (and Buffer). Now, ContentGems is also available in the app directory of HootSuite (along with two other new apps HootSuite integrated) and that is an interesting and very smart evolution. Analysis and review.

If you haven’t read the ContentGems review before: ContentGems is a content curation platform with, among many others, the possibility to define your content sources and organize them in folders and topics of interest. On top of the proposed content sources, you can also add your own ones.

There is a possibility to connect directly with your content management system, mainly for blogs. Integrations include WordPress, Blogger, ExpressionEngine and Business Catalyst. Continue reading “HootSuite and ContentGems social content integration: review/analysis”

Industry news/analysis: Cision launches content marketing software

Create a story-source Cision content marketing
Create a story-source Cision content marketing

Cision, mainly known in the PR, media and communications industry enters the content marketing software market.

The company already offered solutions for PR professionals, including CRM tools for PR management, influencer lists, editorial calendars (media outreach), all-round media monitoring (including social and online) and media analysis tools.

As content marketing is the hot topic among PR professionals in a PR 2.0 world as well, it could be expected new content marketing software platforms would be added to the already vast landscape. Continue reading “Industry news/analysis: Cision launches content marketing software”