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A Comprehensive Guide to Content Curation. The Busy Person's Guide to Content Curation : A 3-Step Process. 841 Flares Filament.io 841 Flares × Museums curate works of art.

The Busy Person's Guide to Content Curation : A 3-Step Process

We digital marketers curate blog posts. Though our link shares may not be artistic contributions, the idea of curation is at least the same at museums and online: We’re all seeking only the best material to pass along to our patrons, customers, fans, or followers. Finding and sharing exquisite content has never had more value than it does today. People love being told what’s good to read or essential to see. Robert Scoble On Online Curation. Innovate : curation - Steven Rosenbaum at TEDx GrandRapids. Content Curation And The Future Of Search: What Is Content Curation? Understand collective curation in under 90 seconds. Content Curators Are The New Superheros Of The Web.

Yesterday, the ever-churning machine that is the Internet pumped out more unfiltered digital data.

Content Curators Are The New Superheros Of The Web

Yesterday, 250 million photos were uploaded to Facebook, 864,000 hours of video were uploaded to YouTube, and 294 BILLION emails were sent. And that's not counting all the check-ins, friend requests, Yelp reviews and Amazon posts, and pins on Pintrest. The volume of information being created is growing faster than your software is able to sort it out. As a result, you're often unable to determine the difference between a fake LinkedIn friend request, and a picture from your best friend in college of his new baby. Even with good metadata, it's still all "data"—whether raw unfiltered, or tagged and sourced, it's all treated like another input to your digital inbox. What's happened is the web has gotten better at making data. In 2010 we frolicked, Googled, waded, and drowned in 1.2 zettabytes of digital bits and bytes.

Which means it's time to enlist the web's secret power—humans. 1. Content Curation-Content Marketing : trend & tools. Content curation services, which had been one of the choice tools of marketing experts for some time now, are finally entering the mainstream.

Content Curation-Content Marketing : trend & tools

Some research done by the guys over at LikeHack showed that this service is now often used not by marketing consultants but by ordinary people. This is due to information overload and the rising need for content filtering. An Interview with Oliver Starr on Content Marketing with Content Curation. Five ways curators can improve user experience. Most people curate for the benefit of themselves or their organisations.

Five ways curators can improve user experience

6 Facts About Content Curation and SEO You May Not Know. Media Curation Is Now Consumer-Generated. Curation: Creatively Filtering Content. We are living in an era of information overload.

Curation: Creatively Filtering Content

So much content is shared online that curation is needed as a way to get value out of the information flood. Content curation is the process of shifting through the vast abundance of content on the Internet to select the best, most relevant resource, on a specific topic or theme, so that we can organize, manage and collate the content for ourselves and share with others. Content curation is about working smarter and not harder. Content curation is also a reflective process; as you curate resources you reflect on their value. Reflection makes new information stick in your brain. Curation as Digital Literacy Practice. I have been writing my PhD so haven’t updated this blog for a while.

Curation as Digital Literacy Practice

Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to ‘coalesce’ and cohere in a manner suitable for such a piece of work. I’ve been mulling over a series of ideas in my analysis of digital literacies, and one of them is the concept and practice of ‘curation’ as a digital literacy, and what the implications are for curation practices to be better understood, theorised, and subsequently harnessed for educational purposes. My PhD thesis (Bhatt, forthcoming) is not fully completed yet, but some ideas are worth throwing out to collide with others as part of what I believe is a public conversation (#impact #engagement). [Aside: see this brief lecture by Steven Johnson on the ‘collision’ of ideas and the sharing of half-baked hunches] Back to the topic: Source:

Curation & School Librarians. School Library Monthly/Volume XXIX, Number 1/September-October 2012 Curation by Joyce Kasman Valenza Joyce Kasman Valenza, Ph.D., is a teacher librarian at Springfield Township High School in Erdenheim, PA.

Curation & School Librarians

Email: joycevalenza@gmail.com The Internet firehose analogy rings even truer today, twenty years after Internet access saw its beginning. Human Filters Help. What Marketers Say About Content Curation. Most marketers (57%) say they should share 10 or more pieces of content per day to properly engage with their customers, according to a recent report by Trapit.

What Marketers Say About Content Curation

Flipboard Acqui-Hires Visual Storytelling Startup Ultravisual To Boost Content Curation Features. Flipboard, the app that lets you make a personal magazine by aggregating your favourite online publications, blogs and social feeds, has acqui-hired the Technicolor-backed visual storytelling startup Ultravisual to boost its content-curation functionality.

Flipboard Acqui-Hires Visual Storytelling Startup Ultravisual To Boost Content Curation Features

Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, though this is a pure talent acquisition, for stock only, that sees seven of the Ultravisual team, including its founder, Neil Voss, join Flipboard. Noteworthy, Ultravisual will continue to operate for at least the “next six months,” under the management of investor Technicolor, according to a blog post by Flipboard. The iOS app lets users share images, videos and comments based on their interests and passions, with a particular emphasis on image and video editing functionality. Startup of the Week: Rormix. Rormix is a music video platform that aims to support independent artists.

Startup of the Week: Rormix

The website -- and accompanying iOS and Android apps -- only publishes curated content from unsigned musicians and future profits from advertising will be split with them. The point? To help the public tune out the tumult of cute animal videos crammed in between the world's best-selling artists on YouTube, to hopefully find something new.