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Web Content & Digital Curation

Web Content & Digital Curation
Creating vs. curating. If you work in marketing, or maybe even if you don't, I'm sure you've been a witness to this content debate at one point or another. There are numerous arguments for each side, and ultimately, both are included in any successful content strategy. The ideal mix between content curation and original content creation is a debate that I often find myself having with my colleagues and industry peers. So, in the spirit of Super Bowl XLVIII this weekend, I decided to ask the experts what they thought in a matchup that I've officially dubbed Content Super Bowl I.

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Content Curation Tools: How To Pick The Right One? I’m seeing more Scoopit links in my Twitter stream and I’m not crazy about it. Sure it’s quick and easy to share with Scoopit. But it not quick and easy to consume. For me it's all about the econ... Marty Note (here is comment I wrote on Dr. Content Curation Guide for SEO <div style="clear:both"><a href=" ><img src=" title="Content Curation Guide for SEO" alt="Content Curation Guide for SEO" border="0" /></a></div><div>Brought to you by : <a href=" Techmagnate SEO Company India</a></div> Before we get to the point of actually laying down a guide on how to curate content for better SEO, it seems like a good idea to first explain and explore what content curation actually means. As a term, content curation, is pretty self-explanatory.

Trunk.ly and Newsmix Show Glimpses of the Social Content Reader Evolution Since early last year I’ve been most excited about the prospect of a service to bring me the perfect “social content reader”. I wrote about what I’d like to see in such a reader, but in a nutshell it would provide me with content daily based on all the items shared by the users I follow on multiple services like Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Youtube, etc. Now you may say that we already have web services or apps that do this but they’re all pretty basic without enough logic to determine better ways for how to display the content. For instance Flipboard is one of my favorite apps on the iPad. Meta! Here’s how Storify looks telling the story of Storify At the TechCrunch Disrupt conference this week, one of the new tools to emerge — besides, that is, Lark, the new app that wakes you “silently, without a jarring alarm” — was Storify. Founded by Burt Herman (a former AP reporter and founder of the journotech meetup group Hacks/Hackers) and developer/entrepreneur Xavier Damman, the platform promises a new way to leverage the real-time power of social media for creating stories. It’s doubling down on the increasingly common assumption that the future of news will demand curation on the part of news producers.

The Content Strategist as Digital Curator The term “curate” is the interactive world’s new buzzword. During content creation and governance discussions, client pitches and creative brainstorms, I’ve watched this word gain traction at almost warp speed. As a transplant from museums and libraries into interactive media, I can’t help but ask what is it about this word that deserves redefinition for the web? Article Continues Below Content Curation Tools: How to pick the right venue? - HiveFire on Content Curation 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?

12 Experts Share Top Curation Tips Six easy steps to curation success Curation is sometimes confusing. Everyone has a different definition and it’s used in many different ways as part of content and marketing strategies. I asked 11 of my favorite curation experts for their best tips, tools, their favorite curator and suggestions on innovative uses of curation. September Net2 Think Tank Round-up: Curating Content For this month's Net2 Think Tank, we asked you to share your tips, resources, and ideas about curating content at your organization or enterprise. Below, read the curated list of the community responses we received - and share your own tips in the comments! Here's a quick working definition to get us started: Content curation focuses on using the web to highlight important information in situations where information overload may be a problem.

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