Content Curation

  • How to Curate Content That Actually MattersHow to Curate Content That Actually Matters Posted on: Mar 29th, 2014

    Provides an excellent base to use in developing your own content curation strategy. Definitely worth the read if you are considering content curation as part of your online marketing strategyYou know, there’s a reason Facebook is so addictive. At many times, Facebook seems to know what we’re interested in better than we do. It’s not just happenstance. Far from it. Facebook is easily the…

  • The Downsides of Licensed Content for CurationThe Downsides of Licensed Content for Curation Posted on: Mar 29th, 2014

      When it comes to curated content, there are two predominant models for utilizing third party content: unlicensed content, and licensed content.  As you contemplate your curation strategy, it’s worth understanding the pro’s and con’s of each. Here’s a quick overview on each, and how to think about which is right for you. The Unlicensed Content Model The first and most…

  • What museum curators can teach brands (Or: The art, and the art of content curation) – The Bureau Posted on: Mar 8th, 2013

    Paul McNamara / Staff Writer – As we enter an era when content leads the marketing efforts of brands and drives traffic to publishers, the idea of curation will be many marketer’s most coveted skill. As John Munsell , CEO of Bizzuka said , “If content is king, conversation is queen.” Curation, a word that has come under heavy scrutiny in recent years after its meaning was appropriated by…

  • Photo Credit: (Image screenshot of listing on Content Curation Marketing.Copyright Infringement & bad Social Media Ethics can Hurt Posted on: Mar 7th, 2013

    Making sure you follow proper curation etiquette is crucial for both SEO and legal reasons. This article discusses copyright infringement as well as bad social media and its impact to you for not doing so.  With content curation becoming an important tool to branding and authority sites, this topic is very timely and relevant.  Please leave your thoughts below... As a follow-up to our…

  • Photo credit: contentcurationmarketing.comContent Curation, Content Aggregation and Content Creation Defined Posted on: Mar 5th, 2013

    This article provides a concise comparison of content curation, content aggregation and content creation. This is really valuable in the content curation world to provide definitive guides to proper curation versus aggregation in particular. Good read and please provide your thoughts on this topic below... Content Marketing Dictionary: Definition of Content Curation, Content Aggregation…

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Curation Tools

  • Curate Content More Efficiently with Content DJ Posted on: Mar 13th, 2013

    A year and a half ago Jerry Tian quit his job as a software engineer to join the startup game. But like many who set out on their own, he found himself lacking focus. “I was in Vancouver pulling my hair out because I couldn’t find the right idea,” he said. For his first venture, he jumped into building an online tutoring platform. To build buzz and the product’s user base, he started…

  • Curate The Best Content Web-Wide With Rallyverse Posted on: Mar 12th, 2013

    Content makes the social web go round, but finding the right content to share on your company’s social networking properties is NOT a simple task most days. Sure, you can slap any ol’ thing on your Facebook page or Twitter every day and be done with it – but then why be there at all? What’s the point?Wouldn’t it be great to consistently find trusted, highly viral content relevant to…

  • CurationSoft 2.0 With Post Builder Posted on: Mar 10th, 2013

    I have used CurationSoft for a little over a year and it is one of my tools to enhance my curation process. It isn't my primary tool, but it is definitely an important part of my toolset. Greatly reduce the time it takes to find, review, and include content from sources in blog posts and on social media. You will post more often, gather more search rankings and increase your…

  • MyCurator | Content Curation in WordPress Posted on: Mar 1st, 2013

    Great post! Here are my observations on MyCurator I have been using the MyCurator WP plugin pretty much since it first showed up. I even beta test some of the new releases for Mark. MyCurator provides a number of key benefits: well targeted, filtered content on specific keywords; it "learns" what is good and not good content so you can focus on the best content for your blog; it keeps your…

  • Some of the best content curation tools today Posted on: Feb 3rd, 2013

    A good overview of some content curation tools available online with a brief introduction into the basics of content curation itself. Pretty good list of online tools primarily in the social media arena. Personally, I prefer MyCurator as my content curation tool, but his provides a pretty good list of paid and free tools. Enjoy and add your thoughts below... Content curation is…

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Content Curation News

  • Content Curation Plugin Review - Walt BaylissContent Curation Plugin Review - Walt Bayliss Posted on: Mar 27th, 2014

    Content Curation Plugin by Walt Bayless With Content Curation Plugin supercharging your blog site, right here's exactly what you'll have the ability to do:. Climb the SERPs by making Google wish to see you greater: by acting due to the fact that the internet's 'filter', you're supplying an useful service ... which's exactly exactly what Google has to establish. Grow your audience by having…

  • Relationship Building: Facebook As A Social BarRelationship Building: Facebook As A Social Bar Posted on: Mar 25th, 2014

    What's the best strategy to adopt to market on social media ? I have been asked this question a million times, but my basic answer has not changed over time: listen, help and be your potential client best friend.Social media have been designed and created to break down the communication barriers, the rigidity imposed by traditional media, and the excessive formality and ego-centric approach that…

  • How to Curate Content That Actually MattersHow to Curate Content That Actually Matters Posted on: Mar 25th, 2014

    You know, there’s a reason Facebook is so addictive. At many times, Facebook seems to know what we’re interested in better than we do. It’s not just happenstance. Far from it. Facebook is easily the master of personalized content curation , a practice Beth Kanter defines as, “The process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a…

  • Originality is Overrated. Do This Instead.Originality is Overrated. Do This Instead. Posted on: Mar 20th, 2014

    Take a look at the following three names: Nikola Tesla Joseph Swan Thomas Edison Who discovered electricity? Who invented the electric light bulb? (No Googling or Binging, please.) If you answered Thomas Edison, you’re wrong on both counts. So why is that guy so famous? As you may have guessed, Thomas Edison was spooky smart as an inventor and business man. But his most unique talent may…

  • Content Curation Is Not Content MarketingContent Curation Is Not Content Marketing Posted on: Mar 18th, 2014

    Content Curation has been hijacked and has been sold as a cheap and easy solution for content marketers plagued by the growing problem of how to produce more quality content within tighter and tighter time constraints. But, just like the fact that you can't really build a world athlete by starting with the food complements, amino-acids, special shoes or the sunglasses, you can't build world-class…