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Content Curation Tools For Web Surfers – Best Of

Content Curation Tools For Web Surfers – Best Of
Every day, you can find amazing content on the Web. Due to the multitudes of websites cropping up all over the online world, "information overload" is something we all seem to suffer from. It is easy to feel lost while searching for a particular piece of information you need, especially if you’re looking for a very specific subject. Hence, designers, web developers and the like are racing to come up with ways to present their bits of information so that users like you and me do not waste unnecessary time combing through irrelevant material. That’s where new curation tools come in. These tools help to filter out and compile online content in an easy-to-peruse way. What Does Content Curation Mean? Content curation compiles the cream of the crop of the information you are seeking, be it in the form of audio, video, articles or more. How Content Curation Tools Work Each tool below is unique in its own way. Themeefy Paper.li Bundlr Scoop.it! Scoop.it! Storify Pearltrees Flipboard Qrait Delicious Stacks

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Scoop This: A Comprehensive Guide to Scoop.it for Content Curation We’ve been hearing (and talking) a lot about curation and how helpful it can be for companies. As you all know, I’m sure, great content is one sure thing in today’s marketing arena; it takes the front seat to anything and everything else. When you do a search, what are you using? Content. Pearltrees: Curation Tool Drops Flash And User Interface For Pintrest-like Format -SVW Posted by Tom Foremski - May 23, 2014 Pearltrees (a former consulting client) this week introduced the 2.0 version of its popular web page curation tool built completely with HTML 5.0 and with a completely different user interface and metaphor. The tool now represents web pages as a series of rectangles in a "dynamic grid" allowing users to quickly organize and share their web collections.

7 Top Tools For Content Curation Scoop.it, Storify, Pearltrees let you become a niche authority This is the second of a two-part series. See part 1: • 7 smart techniques for content curation Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, journalists, general public. Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 6: The Tools Universe Real-Time News Curation: Part 6 - The Tools and Technologies In this part of the guide you will find: 1. Live Binders Other questions? support@livebinders.com Browser Support For PC users, LiveBinders is compatible with Firefox 21 and higher, Safari 4.0.5 and higher, Chrome 30 and higher, and I.E. 9.0 and higher. For Mac users, LiveBinders is compatible with Safari 6.0.0, Chrome 30 and higher, and Firefox 21 and higher. You must have javascript turned on in your browser in order to see the contents of a binder.

SEO Keyword Graph Visualization Use this free Java application to explore the connections between related websites. Try it now! Enter keywords or a URL, and click 'Graph it!' 9 Content Curation Tools For Better Web Organizing Content curation is a huge deal on the web today. As content on the web grows exponentially, our ability to make sense of it is inversely proportional. In other words, we are fast sinking under the sheer amount of content pouring onto the web every day. The social web hasn’t made life any easier on content production either – in fact its lowered the barrier to entry.

The Future Of Content Curation Tools - Part II -> continued from Part I - Future of Content Curation Tools 8) Preservation Contrary to popular belief, the nature of the web is quite volatile. A large percentage of the overall content available online, is moved, taken down, deleted or disappears on a daily basis, at times only because the website owner has no more money to pay his hosting bills. 30+ More Content Curation Tools One of our most popular posts is 30+ Cool Content Curation Tools , which is a great list of over 30 different tools that will help your discover, share and curate content for your blog, website or social media presence. Our readers have left a lot of great suggestions in the comment section for additional curation tools and resources, and it seems more new tools crop up every week. So today we’re back with another huge list of content curation tools that includes some old favorites (like Google Reader, that we somehow overlooked on our original list…shame on us!), new players that have surged in popularity since the last time we published a list like this (hello, Pinterest!)

Facebook testing new bookmarks/favorites feature to save great content If you’ve ever wanted to save something you saw on Facebook and looked desperately for an email option, you can keep looking. Facebook isn’t adding anything that takes content or views outside of its nice little closed network. But the world’s biggest social network is testing a new feature that would let you bookmark favorite content inside Facebook. Facebook, of course, tests a lot of new features, as does its short-form cousin Twitter. This particular feature was discovered by tech blog MyTechSkool today, as Facebook likely picked users at random to test the feature on.

The Future Of Content Curation Tools - Part I Content curation tools are in their infancy. Nonetheless you see so many of them around, there are more new curation tools coming your way soon, with lots of new features and options. Existing content curation services will in fact need to start rolling up their sleeves as the next wave of offerings will significantly go well beyond what is possible with present day tools Photo credit: 3D Flower by ShutterStock In this last few years I have looked at, signed up for and tested over 400 content curation tools, which I have gradually collected and listed first here: Content Curation Tools: How to pick the right venue? By definition, content curation is the act of continually identifying, organizing, and sharing the best and most relevant content on a specific topic or issue online. When evaluating which content curation tool to use, there are three primary areas of consideration: 1.The Inputs – Where does the content curation tool get information from? What type of content will this allow me to curate?

New Bing Experiment Adds Curated Lists Of Links, Images And Videos From Experts To Search Results Microsoft today announced a new experiment for its Bing search engine that’s a bit different from the usual social search and algorithm updates we’ve come to expect from the service. Bing Boards, as this new effort is called, aims to create something akin to curated search results for a select group of searches. These lists, Microsoft says, “are visual collections of images, videos and links that tell a story from a unique point of view.” Currently, Microsoft is working with a small group of food and lifestyle bloggers, experts and “social influencers” to create these boards. If the experiment works out, the company plans to expand these offerings to other users and topics. For the time being, though, Microsoft isn’t saying how exactly its curators are creating these lists.

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