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How Content Curation Keeps You Visible and Valuable to Your Network

March 31, 2014 by Linda Dessau

Content curation keeps you visible.

There is a lot of information out there, and the people in your network are probably feeling overwhelmed by it all. This can be an unfortunate source of stress for them, but it’s also an important opportunity for you. Content curation is the process of scouring the Internet, filtering out the junk, and discovering the most valuable, relevant and helpful.[read more]

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Socially Stephanie: Content Curation

January 25, 2014 by Stephanie Frasco
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Socially Stephanie to the rescue!

"Dear Socially Stephanie: I'm a content creator for a small company that focuses on bartending and waitress hiring. I’m having a hard time finding good material that is trending, especially pertaining only to bartenders and waitresses. Can you help me find brilliant shareable content?"[read more]

Content Curation: Interview with Robert Scoble

October 1, 2013 by Tatiana Aders
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Robert Scoble, master of curation

Master curator and Microsoft evangelist Robert Scoble gave an interview on how to be a good curator, which contained some great advice on mastering the art and science of content curation using social media and other digital technologies. Here is a collection of my favorite quotes from Scoble’s video.[read more]

Spice Up Your Content Marketing with Everpost

August 26, 2013 by Ana Lucia Novak

EverPost

One content curation tool that has won my heart, Everpost.co, curates content based on my criteria and filters, offers real time sharing or scheduling feature for Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. This tool is amazing. Yes, I know, “amazing” is an overrated word, but it’s true.[read more]

Collector or Curator? Becoming a Social Connoisseur

August 13, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

Content curation, collection, connoisseurship

Today’s curator is a curator of knowledge. We have come to rely on the best to tell us what is good and what isn’t. Their history of shares heightens their status in some cases to social connoisseur, a title not easily earned. Here are five ways to become a modern-day social connoisseur.[read more]

Guide to Content Curation on Google Plus

August 12, 2013 by Steve Rayson

Google Plus Curation

Content curation is a useful part of any content marketing strategy though it should not be used as a cheap or quick alternative to creating original content. You need to read carefully and decide if resources are relevant, unique, and of value to your audience.[read more]

Understanding Content Curation and How It Applies to Social Media

August 7, 2013 by Carrie Morgan

What is content curation? You provide value by identifying a specific target audience, filtering through relevant online content, then sharing only what you find most interesting, trendy or applicable to that audience. Nothing else, just what you feel is most meaningful to that particular audience, then adding in your own expertise and opinions as you share what you’ve curated.[read more]

60+ Content Curation Tools

July 30, 2013 by Pam Dyer
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Content curation tools (Socialbites)

Good content curation doesn't consist of simply regurgitating content that others have published. Your brand story-telling must be compelling to your social media followers. These content curation tools will help you establish your brand as an authoritative voice and go-to resource for your audience.[read more]

Content Curation [INFOGRAPHICS]

July 15, 2013 by Pam Dyer
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Part of a good content marketing strategy, content curation is the art of finding, selecting, and sharing the best, most relevant content related to a particular theme or topic. It’s not possible (or recommended) to share your own content 100% of the time, which is where content curation comes in.[read more]

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How to Split Test Your Facebook Content

March 23, 2013 by Ben Harper
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Split testing is everywhere in the digital world – you name it and it’s being split tested right now. However, the concept of split testing Facebook posts doesn’t seem to have taken off, and we think it’s about time it did.[read more]

How List.ly Can Blow Up Blog Traffic

March 20, 2013 by Mike Allton

List.ly boosts blog traffic (image: Krissy.Venosdale/Flickr)

There are a lot of different tools to help with content creation, drive traffic, and keep your website up to date, but there's one tool that can help you do all three at the same time: List.ly. According to co-founder Nick Kellet, List.ly is "true social curation with lists as a metaphor."[read more]

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Social Media Manager as Multi-Tasker: 3 Roles

March 5, 2013 by Taylor Chatfield Martin

In the constant, ever-changing world of social media management there are three main roles required of successful social media multi-taskers: customer service reps, content creators and brand experts (all at once). Here's a rundown of what those roles entail.[read more]

Content Curation for B2B Marketing: Part One

January 16, 2013 by Louis Foong

This is the first of a 3-part series on content curation and curation in general. What is curation? The spellchecker on our CMS here doesn't even know the word. Is it like art curation? Wine tasting?[read more]

3 Easy Steps to Finding Great Content

December 12, 2012 by Marisa Smith
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For businesses, a key part of content curation is understanding who your audience is. Knowing who your user is and what they hope to gain will help you in curating content your audience values, and will help establish your business as a source of expertise and thought-leadership.[read more]

Building Online Influence With Content Curation

October 4, 2012 by Michael Cohn

Automating part of your content curation will help you save a lot of time. Just remember that pure automation is not the answer; there’s nothing engaging about a Twitter account on auto-pilot.[read more]

Content Curation: A Poor Substitute for Original Content

September 17, 2012 by David Meerman Scott
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You may have noticed that content curation has grown very quickly as a way for people and organizations to publish on the Web. Sure, there are some benefits to this effort. But as a strategy for generating attention for yourself or your business, content curation is nowhere near as powerful as generating original content.[read more]

9 Curated Moments from the Social Curation Summit

September 1, 2012 by Chad Richards

In July, I participated in the Social Curation Summit in New York City. Here are 9 noteworthy sound bites from Twitter that represent the variations in conversation, people and moments – my curation from within the Social Curation Summit.[read more]

Five Big Problems with Content Curation

July 18, 2012 by Mark Schaefer
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...before jumping on the content curation bandwagon, take a step back and look at what you are really trying to accomplish. What are the possible risks versus benefits of creating (and controlling) what is showing up in your company’s content stream?[read more]

Content Curation Sneaks Up on Marketers

June 29, 2012 by Ardath Albee
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I started thinking about curation and I realized that for how outspoken I am, I'm a huge curator. Yep, it's true. Nearly every time I Tweet, I'm doing so to share someone else's content. Twitter is the content curation machine of this century. And we're all doing it. But let's not mistake this activity for thought leadership.[read more]

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ViDEO: The Content Dilemma in Social Media -- From SalesChaosTV

Content marketing is a popular term in social media circles these days as is content curation. Does that mean creating unique content is passe? Can you both create and curate content?[read more]

 
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