How to Use Paper.li to Share Great Content

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Paper.li is a content curation service that helps you find and share great content in your own visually appealing online newspaper.

For example, you could decide that to include a selection of tweets you send in a newspaper.  Subscribers and/or twitter users automatically get a copy of this online newspaper.

Prior to sending the content you can remove what you don’t like and re-organise the layout of the newspaper to make sure only the best content is delivered.

Here are 2 how to videos on how to use Paper.li

1.  Creating an online newspaper

 

2. Editing an online newspaper

Ideas on How to Use Paper.li

Here are some ideas on how to use paper.li:

  • Create a daily newspaper just for you. It’s great at finding content you may not always find on twitter.
  • Create a newspaper based on your product and share internally with your product management team.
  • Provide an end of day report at a conference using the hash tag for the event.  A great way of getting attention!
  • Generate an e-mail newsletter that is delivered to your subscribers.  This could replace your standard e-mail newsletter.
  • A monitoring tool for your business.  You get a daily report on any mentions of your company name on the internet in a nicely formatted an visual newspaper!

Have you used Paper.li?  How have you found it?

 




 

About the author

Ian Cleary

Author: Ian Cleary is a technology guy with extensive experience in Social Media. He is a writer for Social Media Examiner and other high profile blogs and is very passionate about Social Media Tools. Ian is the CEO of RazorSocial and also RazorCoast which is a Digital Marketing Agency.

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  • http://twitter.com/KDHungerford Kelly Hungerford

    Hi Ian, thanks to you and the team for the write up and videos. The community is going to find a lot of value in both. We really appreciate it!

    I highly encourage users to take the time to define their sources initially and then fine tune their content on a daily basis. I am hearing great things from the publishers who do in terms of good return on shares, views and business leads!

    • http://www.razorsocial.com/ Ian Cleary

      Hey Kelly, I’m glad you like them and I hope the community gets a lot of value out of them. As you say if people work at picking the best content and curate it then they can produce great paper.li papers! Ian

      • http://www.fatrank.com James Dooley

        Last one folks. If I’m setting it up with obviously relevant content then what’s your tips – should I be using rss or mainly hashtags or mixture of them all? Just want to make sure I set it up perfectly because is it true you can edit it once you’ve set it up??

        • http://www.razorsocial.com/ Ian Cleary

          The paid version allows editing. I think editing is essential whether you use hashtags or RSS. Ian

    • http://www.fatrank.com James Dooley

      Reading up on it Kelly a few are moaning about being bombarded with notifications – is there a simple “turn off” function in your settings and if so I will defo be signing upto it on for several of my clients in different niche markets.

  • http://www.about.me/Kareemsamara Kareem SaMaRa

    Hi Ian, thank you for sharing this info, I really appreciate it!

  • http://www.fatrank.com James Dooley

    Is it free to set up? Would the newspaper be on a URL and act as a link or just posted to twitter as a tweet? Hope that makes sense?

    • http://www.razorsocial.com/ Ian Cleary

      There is a free and a paid option and yes it’s available on a URL. Ian

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