A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably...
What is content curation? It is the act of finding content to share throughout social media platforms. Finding relevant, interesting, and informative content to post is important for anyone in social media. There is an art and science to finding the best content and it is well worth your time to be thoughtful and careful in what you share. Give people a reason to follow you and keep following you!Per Beth Kantor, “Content curation is not about collecting links or being an information pack rat, it is more about putting them into a context with organization, annotation, and presentation. Content curators provide a customized, vetted selection of the best and most relevant resources on a very specific topic or theme.
In a typical organization, the social media tweets away in one department while content writers toil away in another. The social team links to fresh content, sure… and that’s about the extent of their interactions.
Chronological and real-time consumption of content just doesn't work anymore. It's time for topic pages to add a layer of organization on top.
However it happens, personally I'm convinced that topic pages are going to become ever more important in this unruly Web. There's simply too much content to consume nowadays, so the great challenge of online publishing is to organize it better. Topic pages are the solution.
Although you may already feel overwhelmed by the growing number of social media sites, free micro-blogging platform Tumblr can be a powerful tool for spreading awareness about your brand. Founded in 2007 by David Karp, Tumblr serves both as a blogand social network that's useful for posting and sharing images, video, audio or short pieces of writing.In that sense, Tumblr is a bit like Facebook -- but with a few advantages. For instance, Tumblr blogs can be accessed directly via the Web, whereas Facebook content is available only to its users. That means Tumblr content gets indexed by search engines and can increase your search visibility.
If you've been with us since the beginning, you know we like to practice what we preach. This (our first) infographic is no different.
Yep, we’re introducing the first-ever Copyblogger infographic. It’s about our favorite topic — creating great content.
And, as has been our style since the beginning, we’re practicing what we preach. This infographic demonstrates how to repurpose existing content in a different media format, get more bang from your archives, and reach new and different audiences in the process.
The power of the written word is the first (and one of the most important) bridges between you and your readers. Your content must not only be well written but must also entice the reader and compel them to continue.