Scoop.it provides the software and technology to make content publishing much more time-efficient and impacting for marketing and knowledge sharing within the enterprise. It is a content curator app that will help users develop a presence share and information online. It is geared toward users in business. Although the free version is limited in curation and tools, there are three pricing levels ranging from $14/mo to $416/mo that offer increasing levels of tools, curation, and customer support.
Type of Material:
Social Networking Tool
Targeting content marketing processes, branding a small business, develop a social media audience for user's business, curation tool for content ideas, tracking trends of a chosen market or niche.
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
Scoop It! is used to discover, curate and publish online content to help develop a network of communication. It offers 24/7 access to the ability to save resources and share same with others.
Target Student Population:
individuals, freelancers, solo-preneurs, small businesses, companies, and organizations
College Lower Division, College Upper Division, High School, College General Ed, Professional
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
None. Although first time users should take their time and become thoroughly acquainted with app.
Scoop It will enable users to collect news, articles and other content found on the Internet and share in an online magazine—like format. Scoop It also allows users to share their own original content with social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr.
The ability to share resources is a strength of this application.
Users are limited in the number of recent posts they can view.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
This app is targeted for business use. It can help with advanced curation, automated content scheduling, marketing integration, CMS integration, Wordpress Publishing and more.
Anyone looking to share information with a team where the topic may change often is best suited to this application.
Can be overwhelming for beginners.
Not an application easily adapted to education.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
There is a learning curver in using this app. It is not easy to use at first, but if users spend some time with it, they will be able to be productive with it. There is a free basic level, but pricing levels (PRO-$15/mo, PLUS-$67/mo, and ENTERPRISE-$146/mo) offer more advantages and tools for curating, marketing, and boosting business outreach. Online customer support appears to be strong.
Scoop It is only available for Mac users.
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