Want to know a little secret? It’s something I’ve never shared with anyone before (not even my wife). Siege Media wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for content curation. Sounds crazy, right? Let me explain. While I was toiling away at my first few jobs, I realized there was great long-term value in building up my personal brand (even though I hated that term), as well as my own expertise. So, almost every single night and weekend, I hunted down great marketing content and shared the best-of-the-best on Twitter. I kept doing that. Day after day. Month after month. And guess
Many bloggers see content curation as unimaginative and, at the very worst, lazy. But re-sharing, re-tweeting, and re-blogging engaging online content can actually be just as creative as writing fresh, original blog posts.
http://BasicBlogTips.com Scoopit is a hot new curation tool that I mentioned in a previous video. You can add Scoopit to page on your WordPress or Blogger blog with these simple instructions. This is a response to a question that came in through Speak Pipe from Bart Nash from BartNash.com
Content Curation has been on the upside lately, and while there are some who don’t think that it is an ethical form of “content creation”, there are those that think completely the opposite. Whichever side you choose to be, you should know that if you do decide to “curate content”, to always give credit to its original source and never copy an entire article even if you are linking back to its original author. That does not have anything to do with curation and may even be considered as stealing content. While I am at it, creating a list of useless links is also not regarded as curating content.
Updated: CurationSoft released its new version. This is a huge update ...
In this episode of the Ms. Ileane Speaks Podcast I discuss how content curation with Scoop.it can help you establish yourself as an online authority without writing your own content on a blog or website.
Scoop.it is now integrated with Bufferapp which extends the social sharing capabilities to include:
Twitter Facebook pages and Profiles LinkedIn and LinkedIn groups Pinterest Google + Tumblr App.net StumbleUpon Blogger WordPress
Wondering how content curation fits into your marketing mix? Check out these tips and tools to help you curate wisely...
Rebel Mouse is a newer contender in the field, and makes curating and sharing easy.
It’s currently free and showcases a number of ways it can be used by individuals, bloggers, marketers, brands and for promoting events. One of its best features is the ability to use more than one account and to delete items you have shared that you don’t want to appear on your start page.
This tool is still being developed, but this recent review on Basic Blog Tips shows what’s possible.
Presentation by Lisa Rhodes of Verne Global, and Pawan Deshpande, CEO of Curata. Published on SlideShare in April 2013.
"There's a good reason why content curation is such a hot topic these days: It works! Explore real-world examples of how leading B2B marketers identify, find, organize and share relevant content with their core markets via content curation, and learn why curation delivers strong ROI for today's marketing organizations."
Content curation is one of those buzzwords you’ll see flying around on Twitter and Facebook and like any other blogger you have to keep on top of the latest trends, but is curating content good for everyone?
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.