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Curate Content and Get Tons of Traffic [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 24, 2013 by Jack Humphrey

Proper content curation is wildy misunderstood by most bloggers and online marketers. There is a way to curate content that both saves you time, makes you more productive (remember that Google LOVES freshness now!), and that Google embraces as a legitimate way to do content that they will rank and respect.[read more]

Collector or Curator? Becoming a Social Connoisseur

September 13, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

It used to be that you were a wine or art collector to be considered a connoisseur. These curators of their personal taste and beauty would search for pieces that fit a collection they would be proud to show off to their friends. Here are 5 ways to become a modern day social connoisseur.[read more]

5 Tools to Help With Content Curation [VIDEO]

September 11, 2013 by Brandon Andersen

Curating content is less time-consuming than creating it, but it isn’t any less daunting. How do you decide which stories, sources and social updates to share? Of the trillions of pages (literally!) on the web, how do you find which ones will resonate most with your audience?[read more]

Creating vs. Curating Social Media Content For Your Business

April 18, 2013 by Matthew Peneycad

Having a steady flow of engaging and valuable content is a constant challenge for most businesses and brands. Finding relevant content to your business, posting it to your social media channels, and engaging with your audience around other organizations’ content can be amazing for your business’ social media channels for reasons of its own.[read more]

5 Cool Content Curation Tools for Social Marketers

April 15, 2013 by Mike Allton

Image courtesy of Thomas Forsyth, Flickr

In the age of Information, the ability to “curate,” or gather and arrange content, becomes one of the most important skills you can have. After all, the information is out there for everyone to see. What makes you stand out from the crowd is how you locate and present it.[read more]

The Difference Between Content Curation and Link Spraying

December 17, 2012 by Erica Ayotte

"Content curation" is a term that is widely used and poorly defined. For many people, social media curation includes an element of automation, which is ironic since it seems to me automation is the opposite of curation. This post is an exploration of what it means to curate and how we can beging to think more creatively and holistically about digital curation.[read more]

Content Curation: A Poor Substitute for Original Content

September 17, 2012 by David Meerman Scott

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]


Pinterest: When Curation Becomes Meaningful for Anyone

January 25, 2012 by Laurent Francois

As curation as a concept is one of the digital key for the next years, Pinterest solved many problems: accessibility, fun and daily usability for anyone. Here are some usages for students, marketers, non-profits and live-events.[read more]


Why No Social Love? Your Social Curation Is Too Obvious!

November 21, 2011 by Jack Humphrey

Find out how to curate great stuff for your social circles like the pros do so you can stand out instead of being a "me too" sharer.[read more]

The Next Big Thing? Social Lead Curation

November 21, 2011 by Tammy Kahn Fennell

You hear that word a lot. There's even an entry in Wikipedia for Digital Curation: Digital curation is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets. But what does that mean to you, as a social media user, marketer, business. Is there a such thing as "Social Curation." It is starting to emerge. In a recently article on ReadWriteWeb, Jon Mitchell writes about Storify, and how during recent #OccupyWallStreet events, startup Storify became the go-to site for news, because of it's unique ability to curate social news in one place. But what is Social Lead Curation?[read more]

The Science of Search: Search Engines as Content Curators: Appealing to People AND Robots

October 13, 2011 by Scott Gould

"One way to look at a search engine is like a huge information or content museum or gallery that you can personalise to your hearts content. Each time you enter a search phrase into a search engine, you are presented with a new ‘exhibition’ of the best the web has to offer, organised and personalised specifically for you."[read more]

Everyone’s a Curator Now…

October 9, 2011 by Dan Thornton

We’ve talked for years about citizen journalism and self-publishing, but more important than the channels of distribution are the ways in which content and context are discoved via search engines and social recommendations, and the fact that theoretically this leads to any piece of content available online being indexable, findable and...[read more]


Audio Archive: Is Curation the New Journalism? (Best Thinkers Series)

October 5, 2011 by TheCustomerCollective Admin

Due to technical difficulties during the webinar, we were unable to record the entire conversation. We apologize for the inconvenience. Where journalists used to be the trusted agents for reporting on the ground and fact-checking stories before publication, every Web user is now a potential journalist.  And as the deluge of user-...[read more]

Curation Nation: How to Turn Information Overload to Your Advantage

April 12, 2011 by Simon Mainwaring

There is an overwhelming amount of information available to us all on the web each day, not to mention what is shared with us by our family, friends, fans and followers. This necessitates the need to filter through all that information and to decide for ourselves where to put our attention. As Stephen Rosenbaum outlines in his great new book, Curation Nation, this opportunity is even more important than that especially for brands.[read more]

Bebo: Trying to help TV get social

November 13, 2007 by Mathew Ingram

As several sites are reporting — including PaidContent's UK division and Mashable — Bebo has launched a social-media platform with a pile of traditional TV and media partners including the BBC. Bebo often gets forgotten when people are writing about social networking, because the majority of coverage focuses on Facebook and MySpace...[read more]