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As the web becomes more and more inundated with blogs, videos, tweets, status updates, news, articles, and countless other forms of content, “information overload” is something we all seem to suffer. It is becoming more difficult to weed through all the “stuff” out there and pluck out the best, most share-worthy tidbits of information, especially if your topic is niche. Let’s face it, Google definitely has its shortcomings when it comes to content curation and the more it tries to cater to all audiences, the less useful it becomes. The demand for timely, relevant content that is specific to our unique interests and perspectives has given rise to a new generation of tools that aim to help individuals and companies curate content from the web and deliver it in a meaningful way. These new tools range from simple, application-specific types such as social media aggregators and discovery engines, to more complex, full-blown publishing solutions for organizations. 30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use

30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use

By Neicole Crepeau, Contributing {grow} Columnist Are you overlooking some of the most powerful influencers on the social web? Let’s find out. Traditionally, there has been a 1-9-90 rule when it come to creating and consuming content: There’s a new element in this equation, though: Content Curators — people who make a practice of finding content relevant to their friends and followers, and then sharing links to that content. I am making a distinction between a curator and an aggregator who pulls content from around the web, usually related to a specific topic, to display on websites generally to enhance search engine optimization. Are Content Curators the power behind social media influence? Are Content Curators the power behind social media influence?
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What Makes A Great Curator Great? How To Distinguish High-Value Curation From Generic Republishing

What Makes A Great Curator Great? How To Distinguish High-Value Curation From Generic Republishing

Today content curation is "sold", promoted and marketed as the latest and trendiest approach to content production, SEO visibility, reputation and traffic building. But is it really so? Is it really true that by aggregating many content sources and picking and republishing those news and stories that you deem great is really going to benefit you and your readers in the long run? Is the road to easy and effortless publishing via curation tools a true value creation business strategy, or just a risky fad? How can one tell?
Herramientas del Content Curator | Doculinux El Content Curator es una expresión que proviene del ámbito anglosajón y que ahora, poco a poco, empieza a calar por aquí. Desde el punto de vista profesional creo que los documentalistas tenemos mucho que decir en este sentido y puede convertirse en un futuro nicho de empleo para nosotros. Definiciones hay muchas en internet y muy buenas. Al ser la primera vez que hablo de este perfil profesional en el blog, he decidido partir la entrada en dos, primero tratando de definir al Content Curator y luego elaborando una lista de herramientas que podría emplear en su labor. Definición El primero en utilizar el término fue Rohit Bhargava en su “ Manifesto For The Content Curator: The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future? Herramientas del Content Curator | Doculinux
September 30, 2009 | 46 Comments Every hour thousands of new videos are uploaded online. Blog posts are written and published.

Manifesto For The Content Curator: The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future ?

Manifesto For The Content Curator: The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future ?