This guide will help you on how to use EpicBeat for Content Curation and have an overview of the other features of EpicBeat to help you with content creation.
Go to EpicBeat
Go to the EpicBeat homepage, https://epicenter.epictions.com/epicbeat/explore/.
Login to your EpicBeat Account
Click the login button on the right top portion of the page and click Login.
Select the login method you’d like to use. I prefer to use my registered email to login.
Enter your access credentials
If you used Email as the login method, enter the email address and password assosciated with your EpicBeat account. Click Login.
Begin your content research
Enter the keyword or keyword topic on the search bar and click the big red arrow to begin the search.
In this example, I have used “gardening tips” as my keyword.
After you click the red arrow button, EpicBeat will show your the content list. Default published date is the past 1 month.
To change the the date range, click the small arrow on the right of “Past 1 month”
Select your Content Date Range
You will have an option to select how far you’d like to content results will take you, as far as the Past 1 year.
In this example, I selected 1 year.
Number of Results and other Data
You will see on the top most of the results the summary of the content data.
In the example, we can see that for the selected time rage (1 year) we have 2,200 results for the keyword “gardening tips”.
Other data show us that with the 2,200 results, it has 230.1 average shares per post, 0.7 average comments per post, and 1.9 average applause per post.
Checking the Content Results
To check the content on the list, you just click on the content title and it’ll open up the page for that article.
Here, you can check the article if this article will be helpful for your content research.
Sharing the Content Result
If you found an article and you think this is worth sharing to your social media, save the article to Buffer or Pocket or just copy the link and share it elsewhere.
Click the Share Content button.
You can now select where you will share the content by clicking on it.
Add article to your website
To add the article to you website, click the flag button to add the article to your curation list.
Publishing the curated content
After you added the article to your curation list, click Publish to publish to your blog.
Select where you want to Publish
From the list of blogs that are connected to your EpicBeat account, select the blog you’d like the article to be published.
Exporting the Content Result
If you want to Export the article, click the Export button.
Exporting is different from Publishing in a way that Publishing is more automatic that Export. When you click Publish, EpicBeat would auto connect with your blog and add the article. While for Export, you would to copy and paste the code to your WordPress posts.
Copy the Export Code
After you clicked Export, a popup will appear to give you the code to use to paste on your WordPress post.
Copy this and click OK.
To know more about Content Insights, click the Content Insights tab above the results.
Content Insights Overview
In the Content Insights Overview, you will see the top engagement by top social channels.
You will also see that average engagement data for all the content results.
Top Formats and Content Types
Here you will see the top popular formats where engagements are made and the number of content item formats.
Top Formats and Content Types
You can also see the most popular content types by average engagement per content and how many are in these content format.
We can see here the top domain and the number of engagement these domain have for our particular keyword.
We can see here the text analysis: Word counts, Popular sentiments, and Popular reading levels – on how they are peforming on engagement and how many these articles are.
Average engagement per article and how they perform in different social media – Facebook, Google , LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter.
If in the future, you like to know who to reach out when making your content on a similar topic, it would helpful to know who are the top authors for tht keyword.
The list pf top authors are based on the number of engagement of the articles they’ve written.
Popular Days to Publish
If you are wondering what days to publish and what content format perform better in what days, here are data that will help you plan you content.
Twitter Insights on what type of tweets are more widely used, you can also check if which Twitter content detail is more used (with or without links, with rich-media or without rich-media).
You will also have an insight on how big the network Twitter users are using Twitter for that keyword.
You can also see the users are retweeters, original posters, responders, promoters, and curators.
Add to that, you can also see you are you potential reciprocal followers. Users that follow you back when you follow them.
You will have visibility who are the most active influencers that talks about your keyword.
You can use this information to connect with them and engage.