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Content Curation Guide by Robin Good on Gibbon

Content Curation Guide by Robin Good on Gibbon
Robin Good: “In the coming months and years, I expect content curation tools are going to play a very important role in many different fields. From news journalism, to content development, to learning and education, ecommerce and tourism, there are plenty of areas that have a common need: to better organize the huge (and growing) amount information they have available, in a way that makes it more effective to be consumed, explored and comprehended by others. content-curation-tools-future-p2-400.jpg Photo credit: 3D colorful abstract by ShutterStock This common, vast growing need for organizing and skillfully presenting information sets, is being addressed by content curation tools that facilitate exactly the task of finding, organizing and presenting in effective ways, sets, streams or collections of content already available out there. In the coming months and years, I expect content curation tools are going to play a very important role in many different fields.

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Assembly Line: Instructional Designers as Content Curators by Stacy Friedman “Remember, it’s not just aggregating and collecting; it’s you thinking through the design of your courses to unearth the juiciest and most salient materials for your audience. No matter who creates it (you or your curated authors), you’re still supporting the learning activities that correspond to the learning objectives. Nothing new, right?” In his bestseller on forecasting, The Signal and the Noise author Nate Silver likened our post-Internet information explosion to the events and epochs following the introduction of Gutenberg’s printing press.

Content Curation Primer Photo by Stuck in Customs What is Content Curation? Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. Content curation should be a daily habit for all marketers It is possible to build daily habits that guarantee to give you higher ranking and greater marketing success. Read the full article at: In his article, Neil Patel lists 5 daily habits you can (and should) start doing if you want your rankings to go up and get more results out of your content marketing efforts: 1.

How to Write Content for Mobile Devices - High-Tech Communicator In part one of this two-part series, I talked about why your marketing content needs to be different on mobile devices. In this second part, I address how to write content that will be effective on these devices. As I mentioned last time, the experience of reading on mobile devices is different from that of a desktop, laptop, or tablet device for three reasons: mobile users are more likely to be interrupted, they’re more likely to be multitasking, and the small screen size means that reading comprehension plummets. So how do you create content that will have an impact under these circumstances? First, consider the types of content that will be most compelling to smartphone users. 9 Tips for Creating Content that Gets Shared You already know that content is important. Smart marketers are using quality content to build brand awareness and drive traffic to their sites. Many content creators dream of their content going viral. Here are 9 tips for creating content that gets shared. #1.

Philosophy of Information - University Press Scholarship This book brings together the outcome of ten years of research. It is based on a simple project, which was begun towards the end of the 1990s: information is a crucial concept, which deserves a thorough philosophical investigation. So the book lays down the conceptual foundations of a new area of research: the philosophy of information. It does so systematically, by pursuing three goals. The curator’s filters It’s clear that content curation is increasingly being talked about as an important role for learning professionals (in the context of self-provisioned learning, scaffolding, learing environment design, or creating informal learning space). In my own presentations on the topic, I’ve summarized the curator role as having these responsibilities: Seeking material to keep collection freshFiltering material using human judgment to identify what is relevant and valuableCategorizing and tagging to make the right material easy to findContextualizing and adding commentary to enrich the impact of the collectionHighlighting trends and bigger-picture stories to enable sense-makingMaking connections between related (and seemingly unrelated) materials to provide deeper insightGenerating discussion among people with the same interests to create community and enable knowledge and skill creation. Information validation.

Content Curation Tools: 21 Criteria To Select And Evaluate Your Ideal One Nonetheless we are just at the beginning of a new era, in which content curation will be as important as search, there is already an apparent abundance of content curation tools of all kinds. Photo credit: Hand filling out checklist on clipboard with a pen by Shutterstock To the superficial eye, many such curation tools also appear to be very similar to one another, especially if evaluated exclusively from the type of news streams or visual collections that can be produced with them. On the other hand it is not realistic for someone to go out and test each and every one of the available solutions. Create paintings from photos Did you ever wanted to be a great artist? But unfortunately you are really bad at it? Well that's ok because now with Psykopaint you can be a great artist with no skills. But how does it work? Open a photo you like and paint it using a variety of tools like brush, spraycan, ribbon, knife, Psykopaint will choose the colors automatically for you So you don't need to worry about it and focus on a style you like.

The 3 Keys To Agile Content Development Over the past two years digital content has been the topic of choice across the marketing and digital media world--and the word agile has achieved buzzword status and can now sit proudly among the ranks of responsive design, big data, and fidgital (yes…fidgital). Agile means using real-time interactions and behavior monitoring to drive a more agile approach to creating and deploying branded content focused around the consumer. It seems obvious now that any effective approach to content has to put the consumer at the center and must be able to adapt based on cultural trends and consumer insights. Brands have become comfortable with “making the logo smaller,” and marketers and strategists have devised elegant thinking around content creation, often comparing brands to publishers or broadcasters.

7 Qualities of Highly Effective Content Curators Every time I visit the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, I see something I’ve never seen before. In fact, t’s considered the most influential museum of modern art in the world. With that in mind, meet Klaus Biesenbach. ‘Reading lists, outfits, even salads are curated – it’s absurd’ Contemporary curating has become an absurdity. Outfits are curated. Salads are curated. Twitter feeds are curated. Bennington College in Vermont invites prospective students to curate their applications. Lorde was appointed “sole curator” of the most recent Hunger Games film’s soundtrack.