Content curation is already a significant part of the future of the Internet. A digital curator is someone who finds, organizes, presents and shares valuable information (content) on a topic. The curation is done in a way that provides special context and or a unique engagement with the curators followers. In actuality when done correctly, over time it positions the curator as an expert in his or her respective field and defines their reputation as a thought leader. A good curator will mix curation with his or her own original content as to give interpretations for the express purpose of allowing others to form their own conclusions.
So now that you know what content curation is and some of the benefits, let’s take a closer look at a few good resources, such as tools and tips to enhance your skills and make it an easy part of your content marketing efforts.
Tweet Steady, smart content curation can grow your audience on lots of social media outlets. It’s list building, social media-style: You help folks find and filter other people’s good stuff. In exchange, they start paying more …
Publish Date: 08/17/2011 13:41
When you market yourself as a content curator, you have the same challenges as a brand. You need to convey your message clearly. This is one instance where you want people to apply a label to you: “The IT guy,” “the …
Publish Date: 08/24/2011 1:00
A couple articles from two different sources, now how about using some tools to make the job easier.
As the web becomes more and more inundated with blogs, videos, tweets, status updates, news, articles, and countless other forms of content, information.
Publish Date: 08/19/2011 16:30
Today marks the beta release of CurateXpress, a new tool for content curators. CurateXpress gives content curators and others credit for the content they share.
Publish Date: 08/18/2011 12:35
This week, I’m running a short series on content curation: Thursday: Content Curation for Evaluators; Friday: Comparing Content Curation Tools; Saturday: Participating in our Content Curation Project. I’m in search of tools that …
Publish Date: 08/19/2011 19:54
This article on content curation was done using a great little piece of software called curationsoft. It is very handy and available for a 14 day trial. How about a video or two on curation to finish the story, and then be sure to create your own on your favorite topic.
Here’s a video welcome to Curation Station, the new web application that helps you put social content to work. Sign up for a demo at curationstation.com
Yet another tool that will help you curate the real time web (Twitter, Facebook, and more) with your friends. Here the founder shows me what it does and how it differs from other curation tools like Storify, Curated.by, or other bookmarking tools lik…
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