Aug 17, 2011

Why Calling Yourself a Curator Is the New Power Move: Critical Eye
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Written by : janlgordon| 0 | Content Curation

Via Scoop.itContent Curation, Social Media and Beyond

Simon Dumenco, (Critical Eye) wrote this great article for Details. I loved it, it’s reaffirming, exciting and I can’t wait to share it!   Here’s what caught my attention:

“As he sifts through mountains of cultural data, this new type of tastemaker is gilding his personal brand (and making some serious dough) in the process.

You could argue that we need this emerging class of finders and choosers now more than ever, because we’re living in a world where everyone has become a creator.

Consider the 24 hours of video uploaded to YouTube each minute or the endless supply of niche products available to consumers.   “Nobody revels in being overwhelmed,” says Steven Rosenbaum, author of the new book Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers Are Creators.

“And so we start looking for people who say, ‘This thing you’re interested in? I will curate it for you.’ We’re like, ‘Okay, you’re my new best friend.'”   Excel at selecting exactly who and what to pay attention to, and soon everyone will be paying attention to you. Read More http://www.details.com/culture-trends/critical-eye/201103/curator-power-move-trend#ixzz1VIxy61KW
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Jan Gordon
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I have applied a keen eye for blending cultural trends, the right people and emergent industries to create dynamic new businesses in cable TV, internet and currently mobile media and marketing services for local and national companies.

I was an associate publisher for three startup magazines in New York. I helped brand and position these magazines in the marketplace through promotions at trade shows, advertising and special events
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Jan Gordon Chief Visionary I have applied a keen eye for blending cultural trends, the right people and emergent industries to create dynamic new businesses in cable TV, internet and currently mobile media and marketing services for local and national companies. I was an associate publisher for three startup magazines in New York. I helped brand and position these magazines in the marketplace through promotions at trade shows, advertising and special events

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