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15 top-notch content curation tools

15 top-notch content curation tools
Content curation tools play an important role in the content planning and publishing process. Before we provide you with our picks for the Web’s best content curation tools, let’s go back a step revisit the origins of content curation and the specific role it plays. The role content curation plays across the social Web Content curation has risen in significance for a number of reasons: 1. Curated content is more cost-effective than producing (only) original content. There are associated benefits of curated content, including the ability to serve up frequent content and increased opportunities for interaction, which can help exposure over time. How content curation works Content planning varies by channel. The best forms of curated content are evergreen, as opposed to news-based content, which has a shorter shelf-life. Examples of evergreen content include FAQs, how-to guides and tutorials, industry definitions, and resource lists (such as this one). Aggregation dashboards 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. Related:  veille/curationbabette64

I’m a Curatr ratr I’m into my second week of a course on the Curatr platform. The course is, by coincidence, about how to become a good online curator of content and a course on the Curatr platform works by, well, curating content! Enough circularities. The course itself is about curation, in this context the act of searching the web for material on a particular subject and re-presenting it as a series of links to the original sites. As the name suggests the course doesn’t include any new or specially written content other than (and this is important) some discussion questions and an element of gamification. Despite having no interest in games, I found this element of the gamification quite appealing as it helps to chunk and consolidate the very diverse messages of the very diverse items. I found some elements of the platform a bit clunky, like not being able to resize the content and discussion windows and too many email notifications (I could probably turn them off).

Free Wordpress Content Curation Tools - Plugins & Theme Sources Claim Microsoft Will Name its New CEO Next Week - BestTechie Share This Post The long search for a new CEO—begun when current Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer announced his impending retirement back in August—may soon be coming to an end. A post on Re/code today cites “numerous sources close to Microsoft” as confirming that the company may have its selection for a new CEO picked out, and ready to announce within the next week. According to the post, Satya Nadella, Microsoft executive vice president in charge of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division, is the front-runner for the gig. Bringing an insider up to the top spot could work out in Microsoft’s favor in many ways, since Nadella undoubtedly has a solid understanding of the company’s history, strengths, and weaknesses. That said, it’s no secret that bringing people in from the outside to reassess the company’s direction would go a long way toward pleasing shareholders. In short, Microsoft could use some direction.

26 Free (or Free-to-Try) Content Curation Tools Content is still king, but it isn’t always practical or cost effective for marketers to produce brand-new, meaty, thought-leadership level content pieces on a regular basis. That’s where curating content can come in handy. Content curation offers a nearly limitless method of fueling your inbound marketing efforts. What’s more, sharing and celebrating the work of others helps get you on their radar and can forge valuable, long-term relationships with the content authors. To help you curate, here’s a list of 26 tools you can use to find, aggregate and share your content with the world, be it in a blog roundup, big list of resources or to share via social. 1. A granddaddy of content curation, in practice if not in tenure, Pinterest is one of the Internet’s most popular sites for culling content. Pinterest for Business takes curated pinning to the next level, making it easy to collate your favorite pins, market your business (or your clients’), and even promote products and services. 2. 3.

They have come to realize that the adoption of Trend: content curation | Pim on social business Een trend die ik nu zie zijn de sites die zogenaamd content curation verzorgen: een manier om interessante internet artikelen te bundelen en aan te bieden aan de lezer met je eigen mening. Een mooie visualisatie kun je hier zien: Evolutie social bookmarking Zoals ik content curation zie is dit een evolutie van social bookmarking. Social bookmarking is bookmarks centraal opslaan en inzichtelijk voor anderen. Daarnaast biedt de software van content curation een mooie pagina waar deze links mooi getoond worden als kleine artikelen. Tools Over tools waarmee je dit kunt doen kun je hier lezen, wellicht komt je bekend voor. Benieuwd naar hoe het eruit ziet? Like this: Like Loading...

5 essential (and free!) content curation tools I tend to have problems with brevity when I write. Because of this, people often mistakenly believe I don't deal with writer's block. That is not the case. Sure, I always have 2,000 words in my pocket, but those words are not often about the topic I need to write about. When the blank page stares relentlessly back at me, one of my favorite fall backs is to curate and comment on other people's content. However, everyone is a curator these days. Here are five of the best free content curation tools you can use to stand out: 1. This is my favorite tool right now. Create lists as you browse the Web. also lets you present lists with style. [RELATED:Ragan's biggest social media conference returns to the Walt Disney World Resort in April!] 2. When I attend conferences, I like to summarize what I've learned and take pictures with people I've met. With Storify you can use keywords or hashtags to collect images, social media updates or Web pages (any media item on the Web, really). 3. 4. 5.

Duplicate Detective review: Make short work of finding duplicate files As much as we love feature-packed applications that perform countless tasks, there’s nothing wrong with an inexpensive utility that does the one thing we need without much fuss and bother. Such is Fiplab’s $5 (currently on sale for $3) Duplicate Detective (Mac App Store link). As its name implies, it exists to locate duplicate files on your Mac and then, if you wish, fling them into the Trash. Duplicate Detective does its work in a simple way. Just launch the application, and then drag a folder or volume into the utility’s window. Duplicate Detective scans that folder or volume, and then lets you know how many duplicates it finds. If you have a lot of files—say, hundreds of thousands, as could easily be the case with a large hard drive—this can take a very long time. Click Next, and you’ll see a list of duplicate groups on the left side of the window. With your choices made, click Next. Bare bones though it is, Duplicate Detective offers a couple of customization options.

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