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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

5 Tips for Great Content Curation
Steven Rosenbaum is the CEO of Magnify.net, a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. He's also the author of Curation Nation. You've heard the buzz word — curation — being thrown around like it's a gadget we all know how to work. In reality, good content curation isn't as simple as pushing a share button. It's actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content. If you're a curator looking for some boundaries in what feels like the Wild West, here are five best practices to consider. 1. Be part of the content ecosystem, not just a re-packager of it. 2. Audiences expect some regularity, and they'll reward you for it. 3. It used to be that your audience came to you. 4. Having a voice as a curator means more than creating and curating your own work. 5. Take the time to give attribution, links back, and credit. Image courtesy of iStockphoto, JamesBrey

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