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26 Free (or Free-to-Try) Content Curation Tools

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. Unearthing and sharing the quality content of others allows you provide your audience fresh content on a regular basis to serve any interest, industry, or market. 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. 2. Price: Free 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

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8 Fabulous web Tools for Research Students September 28, 2015 Being a scholar entails doing a lot of research, readings, and writing of papers. Thankfully, technology can be of tremendous help in the research process. There are a wide variety of web tools and mobile applications that facilitate researchers work and help them communicate and collaborate with the research community and easily share and disseminate research findings. Besides the numerous resources we reviewed here over the last few years, today we are sharing with you this interesting collection of web tools that students researchers can use to manage their references, compile bibliographies, generate citations, access journal articles and many more. Web 2.0 Tools More Sign up or sign in to like or comment on this mind map Web 2.0 Tools 59289 views

10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web No, it’s not Spiderman’s latest web slinging tool but something that’s more real world. Like the World Wide Web. The Invisible Web refers to the part of the WWW that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like the Great Oracle”¦they see everything. Unfortunately, they can’t because they aren’t divine at all; they are just web spiders who index pages by following one hyperlink after the other.

The 25 best education apps for connected classrooms Figuring out which tool is right for the job is something we all struggle with every day. Whether you’re a contractor, plumber, or teacher, there’s a lot of options to choose from. Teachers managing connected classrooms have it quite rough, though. There’s an embarassment of riches when it comes to apps, web tools, and digital services that want to make your life easier. Web Searching Tutorial Web Searching Tutorial Searching the Web is not easy. There is a lot of junk out there, and it can be frustrating to sift through it all. I would imagine you have tried to use the search engines like Alta Vista or Lycos, and have run into the fact that its difficult to easily find the information you need.This tutorial will help. After completing this tutorial, you will know: How the Web Search Engines (or Databases) index the Internet for you to searchThe differences between the Web Databases and what AskScott will help you doHow to select proper search terms for your searchingHow to use the tools to combine searching in an effective way

Top 10 Free Camtasia Studio Alternatives In this article, I'll highlight the top 10 free Camtasia Studio alternatives that can help you to develop informative instructional videos and demonstrations for your next eLearning deliverable. I'll also walk you through how to use each one of them, so that you can begin taking advantage of these free screencast tools right away. Camtasia Studio is one of my favorite tools.

User blog:Mira Laime/Did you graduate from Wikia University? - Community Central - Wikia You won’t get a shiny diploma you can hang on your wall - but Wikia University is still a course worth going through. Maybe you’re nodding vigorously right now, because you’ve already completed every study track, and consider yourself an editing pro. But maybe you’re scratching your head instead, wondering what I’m talking about? What is Wikia University? Wikia University isn’t a real life campus somewhere (although that would be awesome!), but a series of short videos that teach you how to use Wikia.

5 Google Sheets Settings Essential for Teamwork Services like Google Docs and Google Sheets have taken digital natives by storm and are used across the globe to collaborate on school and professional projects alike. Google Sheets is the online equivalent of Excel and it’s not the first tool that comes to mind in the sphere of teamwork. But when you’re collectively supplying data, the spreadsheet as an information processing tool becomes inevitable.

10 Mind-blowing Interactive Stories That Will Change the Way You See the World Storytelling is at the cusp of a revolution. New media is relentlessly heading toward a future that is completely immersive, interactive and—most exciting of all—designed to please all five senses. From Facebook’s hefty investments in virtual reality technology to the production of real-time holographic displays, communication technology is steamrolling its way to what we once thought was the stuff of sci-fi movies and nothing more. Although we have some ways to go until we teleport ourselves directly to where the news is happening—scientists actually believe this is a possibility—for now, both mainstream and alternative media are diving headfirst into the production of interactive and immersive stories. To find out how you can incorporate some of these awesome storytelling techniques into your own content, check out our picks of the most breathtaking interactive narratives we’ve found across the Web. 1 The Boat

8 Creative Uses of Google Drawings You Shouldn't Ignore Did you ever click the bright red “New” button inside your Google Drive? Google Drawings isn’t at the forefront of tools. The limelight is reserved for Docs, Sheets, and Slides. But let’s do a reawakening of sorts and click on More to go to the “neglected” siblings. We have seen the usefulness of Google Forms. 7 Google Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about September 15, 2015 Chrome web store is teeming with all kinds of educational apps and education. You can easily search for and access apps you want to use in your instruction by simply refining your search query using criterion such as category, types, ratings and many more. You can also check this page for a quick list of some of the best educational Chrome apps to start with. We are also sharing with you this collection which comprises some of the most popular Chrome apps created and provided by Google. Check them out below.