David Meerman Scott, a well-known marketing strategist, coined the term "newsjacking," which he describes as "the process by which you inject your ideas or angles into breaking news, in real-time, in order to generate media coverage for yourself or your business." The concept makes sense, and we all know that a great way to gain relevance online is by leveraging hot topics and news items that are beginning to trend-but it's a competitive, and fast-moving, field. How do content marketers stay on top of the relevant trends and news in their industries to ensure they're curating and communicating fresh, engaging content?
Aug 02, 2012
Every week, EContentmag.com highlights hot stories and links on digital content and digital media. Here are the latest links for the week of July 30, 2012, with stories on Olympic tracking apps, interning in Silicon Valley, LinkedIn's college pilot program, and more.
Parse.ly Launches API to Empower Publishers' Websites
Apps to Track the 2012 London Summer Olympics
Oxford University Press Gamifies Classic Books For Kids Via Web And Mobile
GigaOM Reveals the paidContent 50
Chatwing Introduces Chat Box for Weebly Book Reviewers
5 Things I Learned While Interning in Silicon Valley
#OnlyOnTwitter: Through the eyes of Olympians
YA Science Fiction Author Bypasses Traditional Publishing
Twitter Spotlight on Olympic stories
LinkedIn's College Pilot Program
3 New Tips on Social Network Marketing from Ydraw