I also did an A to Z of food on my guinea pigs' blog, George's Guinea Pig World. This was more successful, once visitors had got over the shock of having my guinea pig Victor talking to them. Food is a universal subject.
Content curation is not just collecting, it's also sharing. And whatever our motivation, we curate content to have an impact so understanding where our traffic comes from is important. During our first 2 years of existence, the Scoop.it users have published more than 50M pieces of content attracting more than 100M unique visitors so we've been in a great position to observe not only where this traffic came from but also what best practices had the strongest influence on it. So we’ve analyzed all the content curated, published and shared through Scoop.it. This post is about sharing these data and learnings so you can be more effective with your content curation.
Before Christmas, Neil blogged about how we’d introduced social sharing buttons as an experiment to four of our content types. Now we’ve had the chance to look at the first 10 weeks of data, we wanted to report back. Why
Since Google dropped the Hummingbird patch, there’s been a new secret ingredient to getting noticed on the Internet: longer content equals higher rankings. Google indicated that content totaling 2,000 words versus 500 or less will rank higher on search engines. We here at Express Writers were skeptical at first.
Definition of the word 'RAP'. My Story of the Artform and its multiplicity of formations. How 'Hip' is 'Hop'? Difference between poetry and rap. Message of the Last Poets and more!
Gav Morris's insight:
"My understanding at that time, was that there were three types of education that a person may or may not receive in their lifetime. The first one was the education that you get at home (providing that you have a home). The second was the education that you get in school (providing that you can afford to go to school). And the third one consisted of the education that you got on the streets (Providing that you lived in a city or small town)."
Telegraph.co.uk Social media: the commandments Telegraph.co.uk The company has seen an increasing a number of inquiries from businesses and individuals where social media posts – everything from misguided tweets to upset customers to drunken...
Parenting in the social media age: Don't overthink it York Daily Record The American Academy of Pediatrics says parents should talk with their kids about issues that important to tweens and teens: bullying, popularity, status, depression, social...
Gav Morris's insight:
Talk to your kids. Especially in their formative years.
The latest from Open Policy Making (@OpenPolicyUK). The Cabinet Office Open Policy Making team. Whitehall should not have a monopoly on policy expertise, we're making 'open' the default. Links/RT not endorsement
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