This is an original guest post by Isabel Wiliams of BizDb.  Content doesn’t go viral by pure chance. In fact, there’s a real science behind the incredible success of certain posts or videos – or so says  Jonah Berger, a marketing professor from the Wharton School of Business, who has spent years examining the phenomenon of content virality. “If you understand the underlying science of human behavior, you can predict…

Sometimes, it’s hard to come up with an idea for rich and shareable content. With so much of it being generated every day on the web, it’s not easy to offer something engaging and original. Fortunately, there are some smart ways in which you can help yourself in creating great content and ensuring that it’s completely unique. Here are four key tips for finding content ideas whenever you lack inspiration.…

Content curation as a concept is easy to understand, but it’s not always easy to execute. It takes a lot of time, energy, and commitment. Regardless of whether you curate for professional or personal reasons, the goal is the same: Hand-pick the best material to share with others – customers, followers, or friends. With that in mind, I’ve put together a short guide to show you how FlowReader can help you get…

The internet is full of great content, with millions of new pieces being published online and shared every day. As a writer, I am always on the hunt for ideas, interesting content, and information about a variety of topics. Luckily, there’s a lot of services to help me out – RSS readers, social networks, read-it-later services, or email newsletters. Social media has become an additional way to get news, but there are…

Ever wonder why people share content? Me too. The web is full of great content, with more than 92,000 articles published across the web daily and millions more being shared on social media. While I think it’s important for anyone involved with digital marketing to understand what motivates people to share content, I was curious in general about what inspires us to share things online with others. I decided to do…

These days, we are constantly exposed to information. In addition to all the regular human interactions that our brains must process, we now deal with the added layer of emails, news updates, phone calls, and other modern interruptions. As news gets faster and the amount of content we consume increases, the idea of content overload is becoming a familiar problem for many of us. With so many sites, networks, and…

I don’t know about you, but there are finds in life that give you a secret thrill – a hidden bookshop, the perfect cup of coffee, an open seat on the train. Discovering new and unique content can give you a similar feeling – cue the victory dance. Our main aim at FlowReader is to help you manage all the cool stuff you find on the web, but we also care…

How to Find Blogs to Follow

You probably have a few favorite blogs you already follow if you’re using an RSS reader regularly. Even so, I’m sure you’re always on the lookout for new reading material that either reflects interests you already have or introduces you to new things. The great part of RSS is that you can keep up with content on your favorite sites without having to remember every single cool new blog or…

Writing advice generally boils down to 3 key things: get in the habit of writing, set goals, and despite all the debate, content is king. It’s frustrating, but true. Achieving any amount of online “success” means you will need to produce awesome content. New content not only shows that you’re active in your industry, but also helps establish you as a source of current and helpful information within your community, whether it be…

Browsing Is Key To Content Discovery

A close family friend once told me that she always reads the first and last page of any book she’s thinking of reading. This is the way she picks out a reading list. My mom calls it “tasting”. Some might call it cheating. I call it browsing. We often associate browsing with bookstores or libraries, or nowadays, even databases. We’re natural browsers. It’s a crucial component of how we discover information and…