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Curated Copyright. Content Curation Tools: Possibilities and Pitfalls. As organizations and individuals work to build their Twitter followers they eagerly watch for mentions and RTs (retweets). And then they spot something like this: "XYZ E-publication is out today! Top stories by @thisperson @thatperson @YOU! " Your first inclination is to quickly RT the tweet to all of your followers and respond to the poster with a heart-felt "gee, thanks so much for including me! " But, wait a minute, is there any real value in this kind of exposure? Robert A. Geller first learned of these tools, he says, when he started seeing his own posts and tweets mentioned in them.

The experience, he says, gave him a bad taste. Still, he acknowledges, there is a place for these tools when used wisely. Dr. Although the tools (think, Storify, and more) are increasingly easy to use, using them well requires training and education, says Ward. Curate Content Research. Good Curation VS Bad Curation. On Digital Collection Curation - Digital Collection Curation - LibGuides at LibGuides. April 2011 Pathfinder Options My personal favorite wiki creation tool is Wikispaces for teachers.

On Digital Collection Curation - Digital Collection Curation - LibGuides at LibGuides

(I know that others prefer and swear by PB Works.) The folks at Wikispaces give teachers free, ad-free wiki sites. Just remember to click on the button that identifies you as a K12 educator to remove any pesky ads. Digital Publishing: Curation vs Collection vs Experience. Content curation can be a powerful way to serve those in your market, and establish a unique brand position that differentiates you from your competitors.

Digital Publishing: Curation vs Collection vs Experience

Today, I want to explore that challenges of curation, and compare how it differs from merely ‘collecting.’ (Note: by curation, I mean to care for, and carefully select which content is shared, with the idea that removing something can sometimes make a collection even stronger.) Curation has been a big buzz word in online publishing for a long time now. While the word implies many great things: selecting only the greatest content for your audience – it can be a challenge for media companies to do this. With unlimited server space and free distribution, the temptation can be too great to share AS MUCH content as possible, with the theory that they are better serving the many sub-niches of their market. This can be easy to justify. A Curator's Tools and To-Do List. Going to a museum is an enhanced content-viewing experience; some of the work it takes to understand and appreciate art has already been done for you.

A Curator's Tools and To-Do List

That's the same confidence you feel when going to a good wine shop or bookstore. Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

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Learn more about Pearltrees forge. Bookmarks: Soon Obsolete? Since the Web first came online in 1991, it has grown and improved beyond anyone's predictions.

Bookmarks: Soon Obsolete?

Unlike the gray background, mono-spaced text and ugly graphics on the Web in those early years, today's Web is rich with video, interactive applications and other useful and distracting goodies. But even after all these years, the way we find, navigate and save content on the Web works pretty much like it always did. Here's a page with text. Some of the words are hyperlinked, so when you click on them, you open another page. If you want to save something, there's a wide variety of tools that help you do so, but most people use the bookmarking feature built into their browsers, or social bookmarking sites. Modern curation: How does it change teaching? SmartBlogs. “The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.” — John Dewey Rewind: The old way of curation In the past, curating resources was relatively easy.

Modern curation: How does it change teaching? SmartBlogs

Teachers, known fondly to their family and friends as pack rats, filed and saved just about every piece of paper they could find. They crammed worksheets and memos into color-coded files near the back of the classroom. How to Curate Content & Influence People. I’m not a religious man.

How to Curate Content & Influence People

But I admire the community aspect of religion. The social binding that comes through a good priest watching over his flock. I guess that’s where the relatively new idea of “curated content” comes from. Sharing the latest and greatest thinking from around the world to create a community around your brand. In my case Zude PR…rather than God. Comparing Six Ways to Identify Top Blogs in Any Niche. In the early days of blogging you could go to the Technorati Blog Index, enter some identifying terms for a particular niche topic and discover what the top blogs were in the field.

Identifying top niche blogs is invaluable knowledge for anyone wanting to enter, study or market to people in a particular field. It's one of the fastest and most effective ways to learn the lay of the land and get involved in the community of successful artists, real estate agents or 4-H club leaders using social media. How Content Curation Can Improve Your Search Rankings. Content Curation Guide for SEO - What, How, Why.

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Content Curation Guide for SEO - What, How, Why

When it comes to the Internet, I imagine it as the warehouse where the Ark is archived at the end of Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark. The Ark is that outstanding content someone has produced and that no other will be able to see again, because it is forgotten and hidden between gazillions of other contents. Apart from the gigantic volume of pages present in the Internet, for a long time, search spam has been making the discovery of reliable sources difficult; and – let's be honest – Social Media has enhanced this issue, because it added even more noise and dispersion. Actually, as Mitchel Kapor said once, getting information off the Internet is like having a drink from a fire hydrant. To tell the truth, this problem is not new. SEO-Friendly Content Curation. By Virginia Nussey, April 29, 2013 If you're a brand online, today's conversational media world requires you're also a publisher if you have any hope of holding space in the public marketplace.

SEO-Friendly Content Curation

Yet the requirements of publishing are a tall order for most brands. Today's savvy audience has high standards for content deemed worthwhile and sharable. Brands are seeking a way to balance quality requirements with their own publishing resources, and technologies are the key to striking that balance. Content Curation and the Interest Graph: Delivering Context to the Consumer. In December, an article I wrote "Content Is King, But Distribution Is Queen and She Wears the Pants" was nominated and won an end-of-the-year contest for the best content marketing post of 2013.

Content Curation and the Interest Graph: Delivering Context to the Consumer

The contest was run by a new startup called ShareBloc, a new content distribution platform for professionals to share and curate content. The original post identified the growing problem of content saturation on the Internet. 6 Facts About Content Curation and SEO You May Not Know. If you struggle with providing a steady stream of fresh, relevant content for your website, you’re not alone.

6 Facts About Content Curation and SEO You May Not Know

Perhaps one of the best ways to overcome this challenge, while also increasing the value you provide to your audience, is through the process of editorialized content curation. Content Curation : An Essence of New-Age Digital Marketing. With the instant availability of meaningful content, videos on You Tube, millions of blog scrolls and other informational gateways, organizations are finding the need for content curators in social media. Content curation is the method of locating, organizing and sharing online content.

Frankly, we need curators to go through the lofty task of wading through endless scrolls of information until they find the hidden gems. What curators do is weed out the bad and present us with the good: the information that’s interesting, intriguing, things that fit our tastes, enrich our lives and, more importantly, that helps make our online experience more enjoyable.Content curation has gone mainstream and and there are countless people relying on it to free them from the muddled online world. Content Curation Glossary - Resources. Aggregate - the process of compiling and grouping information. Ann Handley - Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs, a leading marketing resource for marketing professionals. Co-author of Content Rules.

Autoblogging - refers to the process of automatically posting content to your blog or website. Curating the Best of Tech and Social Media for Families. Many people search the web, read content every day and share that content. While advances in search technology has made finding information easier and easier, saving and organizing information in a way that captures a story or conversation can still be very challenging.

I just posted on about my first experience with; I was on a Traveling Geeks trip to LeWeb and Pearltrees was one of the French companies we met. Being a visual person, the Pearltrees online application offered me the tools to capture and organize online information in a visual format that also reflected the storyline behind the issue being discussed. Comment détruire votre communauté en 10 leçons. Si vous avez le malheur de développer un projet « open source » au sein de votre entreprise alors vous courrez le risque de voir arriver une « communauté » qui peut à tout moment s’agréger autour du code source de votre logiciel et en menacer sa bonne gouvernance. Heureusement le développeur Josh Berkus est là pour vous expliquer point par point comment faire pour être certain de ruiner et dissoudre toute velléité communautaire (au cours d’une intervention donnée il y a un mois à la et relatée ici par Jonathan Corbet)[1] Un article évidemment ironique (qui détourne les howto), mais qui donne à réfléchir sur les relations subtiles et complexes qui peuvent exister entre les communautés et les entreprises qui œuvrent sur un même projet.

Pas toujours facile de se comprendre en effet quand les uns disent plutôt « logiciel libre » et les autres plutôt « open source » (voire même parfois carrément « fauxopen source »). [LeWeb'11] "Pearltrees est à l'origine de la curation !" Patrice Lamothe, CEO. LeWeb'11, c'est the place to be pour tout ceux qui s'intéressent de près ou de loin au web. Pearltrees: What problem does Pearltrees solve. Knowledge Management Online. The 3 Pillars of Content Curation (Redux) The 5 Laws Of Content Curation. The 5 Models Of Content Curation.

Curation has always been an underrated form of creation. The Getty Center in Los Angeles is one of the most frequently visited museums in America – and started as a private art collection from one man (J. The Content Strategist as Digital Curator. The term “curate” is the interactive world’s new buzzword. Content Curation: Beyond the Institutional Repository and Library Archives - Personal Knowledge Management for Academia & Librarians. If you are an academic librarian, you have been hearing about Data Curation, Content Curation, Information Curation or Digital Curation for years. And the terms can be applied in several different ways. Digital Content Curation Is Career for Librarians. What is Content Curation? What Is Content Curation?

If you’re like most overstretched and under-resourced marketers, you’re too busy to churn out original content that engages prospects, builds relationships, and supports your branding strategy. Révolution d'évolution. Curation: The Next Big Thing? Curation. Content Curation. Content curation ~ storytelling. Content Curation. Curation. 5-curation. And then there is curation... NeWeb Teams. Memento. Bookmarx Quest. Museums. Libraries. COOL STUFF. Exhibere.