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9 Curated Moments from the Social Curation Summit | Social Media Today

9 Curated Moments from the Social Curation Summit | Social Media Today | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

In July, I participated in the Social Curation Summit in New York City. Here are 9 noteworthy sound bites from Twitter that represent the variations in conversation, people and moments – my curation from within the Social Curation Summit. You’ll see that I’ve ended with two of my own tweets. Hope you enjoy this.

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Building Online Influence With Content Curation | Social Media Today

Building Online Influence With Content Curation | Social Media Today | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it
Social media influence is measured by the quality of your content. But what if you can’t always come up with content?
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Insights Into the Hot Trend of Social Media Content Curation

Insights Into the Hot Trend of Social Media Content Curation | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

In the guest post published by Jeff Bullas' blog, Intervistato.com's Maria Petrescu interviews Scoop.it's co-founder Marc Rougier after giving her own insights on why curation is a much needed trend.

 

"Online content curation is a hot trend as business owners and professionals realize that content is vital to add value to their customers and prospects. The trend was already evident in 2011 but 2012 saw an outright explosion of the phenomenon. Also important is delivering and sharing that content on your social media networks." she writes.

 

She comes back with Marc on the background behind Scoop.it: "The founders were literally in love with social media, but had no time to produce content. They had already been working on another platform, where they published content organized in topics. People loved it, but after a while they felt the growing need of getting content that was more specific, based on their single interests."

 

Plus other interesting insights and a video of the interview. Check it out! 


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Do Context and Opportunity Trump Content?

Do Context and Opportunity Trump Content? | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

The truth is, I’m tired of reading all of these proclamations from marketing experts that “Content is King.” First, I think that statement misses a huge part of the equation: the role of opportunity identification. Second, I fear that marketers, hearing that content is King, will revert back to being content pushers. In fact, that’s exactly how most marketers use social media today. They push content. There’s very little interaction or engagement with the audience. Today, in Forbes online, there’s an article titled “Is Content King for Business Marketers?” The author’s premise, which is correct, is that you have to have content to engage consumers and foster relationships. In the end, it is about creating value for the audience. (I would argue that content is just one element in building value – and in building relationships. It is not supreme. It is essential.)


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57+ Content Curation Tools Resource – Awesome for Marketers, Bloggers, Educators and Students

57+ Content Curation Tools Resource – Awesome for Marketers, Bloggers, Educators and Students | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Content curation is not new and has been used by many publishers for decades now. This is not a replacement of creating original content but could complement it to keep your audience’s attention.

There are five subgroups for content curation that includes the following:

Aggregation. This is the act of curating data that is relevant for a specific topic within one location only.Distillation. This is the act of curating data in a simplified format wherein only the most relevant and the important information are shared.Elevation. This refers to the curation process with the intention of identifying a significant trend coming from small musings posted online.Mashups. This is a unique curation juxtaposition that merges an existing content resulting to a new and innovative point of view.Chronology. This is a method of curation that combines historical information and is organized according to time which will eventually show the evolution and understanding of a specific topic...


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We Need Social Producers: Catalysts for Conversations, Info & ROI

We Need Social Producers: Catalysts for Conversations, Info & ROI | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

This wonderful piece was written by Brian Solis and as always, he captured the essence of what's needed to move your content to the next level, where your audience becomes an active participant. This is where relationships and communities are built, brand advocates, word of mouth and commerce follows if this is done right.

 

Here's what caught my attention:

 

Social Producers are the new storytellers

 

**To thrive in social, mobile and new media in general, we need much more than content producers, we need a new breed of designers that grasp the elements of online sharing and have mastered the ART of social media

 

**They know how to  trigger desirable (and social) actions, reactions and transactions

 

**A new genre of social producers are taking aim at developing content strategies that are not only consumable, they're shareable, actionable and act as catalysts or sparks for relevant conversations.

 

**These social producers are in fact masters of their domains and understand the culture and the laws of information commerce within each

 

The difference between Social Producers and traditional content creators is they begin with social outcomes

 

**they understand the relationship between cause and effect and they bake-in conversation starters related to an integrated and business-focused strategy

 

**Social producers think about the overall experience and the effect where a social object is at the center of the dialogue and interaction they envision....within each network

 

**The overall story and outcome defines the nature of the social object.

 

Takeaway

 

**Beyond shareability, the social producers also think about resonance. Conversations on social networks move quickly.

 

**What was trending an hour ago gives way to  the next social object that captures everyone's attention until that too is replaced by the next shiny object and so on.

 

**Resonance is a technique that allows a social object to enjoy a greater lifespan and continue to swim upstream while other content strategies wash away in real-time.

 

**As you think about your content strategy for social networks, do so from the perspective of a social producer.

 

**While the social effect is certainly a goal, the social effect is also the result of social design.

 

**In the end, people are going to talk, so give them something to talk about!

 

Curated by Jan Gordon covering, "Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

 

Read full article here: [http://bit.ly/Qvxa6J]


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janlgordon's comment, September 25, 2012 11:10 AM
Marty, I loved your insights and comments, right on the money - this is indeed one of those articles that ignites that spark in me and I can see in you as well - taking static content and moving it to the next level. Thank you for your kind words and wisdom as well.
Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, September 25, 2012 12:05 PM
Thanks Jan. I think your notes are more valuable than the article and this is NOT the first time that has been true :). Certainly the article by itself isn't as powerful as article + your note, so the very definition of the benefit of content curation - content becomes more valuable with each touch :). M
Josette Williams's comment, October 1, 2012 4:14 PM
Really happy you like this article Gust.
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Are we stuck in filter bubbles? Here are five potential paths out

Are we stuck in filter bubbles? Here are five potential paths out | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it
Algorithms can help, but more fundamentally, we need to figure out what we want a diverse pool of information to look like.

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What Is Content Curation: My Collection of the Best Definitions

What Is Content Curation: My Collection of the Best Definitions | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Since I get asked over and over to define "content curation" in a few words, I have invested some time in gathering and culling what I deem to be the most appropriate and useful definitions of "content curation" available online.

Here is a pretty comprehensive picture of what "content curation" is from my personal viewpoint.

 

Grid view: http://bundlr.com/b/content-curation-definition

 

List view: http://bundlr.com/b/content-curation-definition?order=normal&view=timeline

 

 

P.S.: If you are aware of good ones that should fit this collection, please let me know in the comments.

 

 


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Curators Create The Metadata Needed To Enable Our Emerging Collective Intelligence

Curators Create The Metadata Needed To Enable Our Emerging Collective Intelligence | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Participatory culture writer and book author Henry Jenkins interviews cyberculture pioneer Howard Rheingold (Net Smart, 2012) by asking him to explain some of the concepts that have helped him become a paladin of the  and "new literacies" so essential for survival in the always-on information-world we live in today.

 

This is part three of a long and in-depth interview (Part 2, Part 1) covering key concepts and ideas as the value of "community" and "networks", the architecture of participation, affinity working spaces, and curation.

Here is a short excerpt of Howard response to a question about curation and its value as both a “fundamental building block” of networked communities and as an important form of participation:

 

Howard Rheingold: "...at the fundamental level, curation depends on individuals making mindful and informed decisions in a publicly detectable way.

 

Certainly just clicking on a link, “liking” or “plussing” an item online, adding a tag to a photograph is a lightweight element that can be aggregated in valuable ways (ask Facebook).

 

But the kind of curation that is already mining the mountains of Internet ore for useful and trustworthy nuggets of knowledge, and the kind that will come in the future, has a strong literacy element.

 

Curators don’t just add good-looking resources to lists, or add their vote through a link or like, they summarize and contextualize in their own words, explicitly explain why the resource is worthy of attention, choose relevant excerpts, tag thoughtfully, group resources and clearly describe the grouping criteria."

 

In other words, "curators" are the ones creating the metadata needed to empower our emerging collective intelligence.

 

Curation Is The Social Choice About What Is Worth Paying Attention To.

 

Good stuff. In-depth. Insightful. 8/10

 

Full interview: http://henryjenkins.org/2012/08/how-did-howard-rheingold-get-so-net-smart-an-interview-part-three.html

 

 


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Shaz J's comment, September 3, 2012 3:20 AM
You're welcome :)

It's interesting interesting that you mention POV and stance, as that is not something I had explicitly articulated for myself, but naturally it must be implicitly true. In that sense, it reminds me (again) that curation forces self-reflection in order to present the content better, and that can only be a good thing.
Liz Renshaw's comment, September 8, 2012 9:57 PM
Agree with posts about curation guiding self reflection. This interview in particular is top value and two of my fav people indeed.
Andrew McRobert's curator insight, August 19, 2014 8:43 AM

8. This links a series of three interviews quite lengthy but there is some insightful information for the novice in the digital information age. There is video links within the article, including a great question and answer with Robin Good on curation. The video brings a balance to this inclusion.

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10 mejores herramientas de curación de contenidos | Woratek

10 mejores herramientas de curación de contenidos | Woratek | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Seguramente recorres la web y encuentras contenido muy importante pero no sabes como recopilarla y clasificarla por categorías.


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Digital Curation Resource Guide

Digital Curation Resource Guide | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Excellent guide to digital curation resources by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.. It includes alphabetically organized lists of digital-curation related resources from academic programs to file formats, guidelines, organizations, blogs, and a very rich list of digital curation software tools.  

 

From the site: "This resource guide presents selected English-language websites and documents that are useful in understanding and conducting digital curation. It is also available as an EPUB file (see How to Read EPUB Files)."

 

Excellent. 9/10

 

Full guide: http://digital-scholarship.org/dcrg/dcrg.htm

 

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slararos's comment, October 25, 2012 3:45 AM
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The Guide To Search: Why Social & Mobile Are The Future

The Guide To Search: Why Social & Mobile Are The Future | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

I selected this piece from Simplyzesty because search is an important topic and as many of us know, it's currently in a transition period now. There's is so much information packed into one article so I've highlighted some key points and findings to help you get an idea of what you'll find......

 

Intro:

 

As algorithms become more complex and the major search engines introduce new features, it's clear that our expectations about how search should work and what it can do for us has risen with every new development.

 

Excerpt:

 

**We demand that  relevant information comes faster, becomes more acurate and matches our tastes and interests.

 

**Throw Siri and Google Now into the mix and the idea that the very concept of search will be radically different in three to five years time is a distinct possibility.

 

With social media developing at a rapid pace and search engines becoming smarter, the emergence of social search was expected to be the next big thing...

 

Here are the highlights from this article:

 

** Where is Social Search headed?

 

**The development of Mobile search

 

**Web & Mobile analytics tools

 

** Social & Mobile SEO Practices

 

**Oopinion & Analysis

 

**Infographics Sources

 

Here's what caught my attention:

 

**According to a BIA/Kelsey report, mobile search will generate 27.8 billion more queries than desktop search by 2016.

 

**Mobile will generate 113.4 billion queries and desktop generate 85.6 billion.

 

**9 our of 10 mobile searches lead to action, over half leading to purchase

 

Create mobile-friendly content

 

**Your regular desktop content can stay the same provided you’ve reformatted it for mobile users (see last tip), but the best thing to do is to host your homepage and mobile only pages on m.domain.com subdomaion or /m subfolder.

 

**State of Search explains why good content strategy is crucial for social search

 

**eConsultancy lists four major reasons why mobile search is different to traditional search

 

Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

 

See full article here: [http://bit.ly/PiXXQO]


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Len Ferrara's curator insight, March 16, 3:28 PM
When people hear the term, "Social Media", they probably think of just sharing information with family, friends or customers (if they use Social for their business).

But, what if you could use Social Media as a way to improve the ranking of your website? This is the main reason we use Social Media! Relevant content that's of interest to your market can help your website - IF you set it up the right way.
 
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Internet Time Blog : Curation, education, and Robin Good

Internet Time Blog : Curation, education, and Robin Good | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Entrevista de Jay Cross a Robin Good sobre curaduria de contenidos y educacion.

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Content Curation: A Poor Substitute for Original Content | Social Media Today

Content Curation: A Poor Substitute for Original Content | Social Media Today | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it
You may have noticed that content curation has grown very quickly as a way for people and organizations to publish on the Web.Sure, there are some benefits to this effort.

 

El autor, David Meerman Scott sostiene que la cuarduria de contenidos es un pobre reemplazo para la falta de contenidos propios.

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(EN)-(PDF) - Glossary of Metadata standards | Jenn Riley

"Work funded by the Indiana University Libraries White Professional Development Award."


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Digital Preservation in a Box | A product of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance

Welcome to Digital Preservation in a Box. DPB is a product of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s Outreach Working Group and is designed as a toolkit to support outreach activities that introduce the basic concepts of preserving digital information. The DPB provides the best available resources and tools to help you communicate digital preservation and stewardship concepts and issues.

The materials are geared towards a general audience who routinely create or manage digital information, but who may need a working knowledge of this area for digital preservation on the job or for training others on how to preserve digital resources.

The materials can be appropriately used to communicate to professional audiences or to students of all ages.

Explore the menu on the right and get started learning and teaching about digital preservation!

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How to use Spundge to collect, curate and publish digital content | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

How to use Spundge to collect, curate and publish digital content | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it
The new platform offers a 'terminal for journalists', including a free service which helps journalists search digital content and collect posts in 'notebooks'...

It offers a range of services, from bookmarking, content collection and curation, web searching and filtering, to publishing and syndication, which together are designed to "help journalists and entire newsrooms do a much more efficient job of staying on top of the topics and people and companies and other items they need to track".

The platform also enables collaboration on content collection, annotation and curation, with built in elements to ensure accurate attribution when referring to content from across the web.

The filtering and collection of content in what it calls 'notebooks' is a free service, while the ability to write stories in the platform and syndicate them to digital platforms is part of a pro service which costs $9 a month per person...


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What Is Content Curation ? Is Content Curation Bad Thing?

What Is Content Curation ? Is Content Curation Bad Thing? | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Using content curation is like a like being a library. It is a way to find the very best information on the web for any niche and put it together in a way that is useful for the end user. By providing this type of gathering of information for your reader, you are almost instantly seen as an authoritative source of information. This goes a long way in getting your readers to stay loyal.


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A demographic portrait of creators and curators and users of various social media services | Pew Internet & American Life Project

A demographic portrait of creators and curators and users of various social media services | Pew Internet & American Life Project | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it
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Is Content Curation Just Organized Theft?

Is Content Curation Just Organized Theft? | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Under that provocative title, Justin P Lambert actually does a great favor to Curators by outlining a key point between plagiarism, social sharing and curation.

 

While blog plagiarism has been as old as blog platforms - Justin shares his own story - he defines the clear line that exists between:

1. blog users who copy/paste entire articles 

2. social media users who share randomly without having their "audience’s needs or desires in mind"

3. curators who - he says - "put their audience first"

 

Curation done right "involves figuring out what your audience wants and needs to know about and then sifting through the overwhelming amount of information out there to hand-pick specific items that you know they will benefit from." This is a pretty good definition of Curation in my opinion and one of its direct consequences is that Curation works better in a topic-centric model.

 

Defining a topic and making your editorial line clear is a great first step to develop an audience with their interests in mind.


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Guillaume Decugis's comment, August 31, 2012 2:54 PM
Thanks Gilbert for the comment. I of course agree (but I think Justin too: he actually defended the value curators bring and listed Scoop.it in the tools he loves :-). And you're right to point out Curation is an old habit which is just changing with technology and new platforms like ours. Thanks for the praise on Scoop.it!
Shaz J's comment, September 2, 2012 3:35 AM
I like the idea of the "set it and forget it" value of Scoop.it. But then that is definitely a dimension of the tool that one would have to consider - is that what you want from your curation? Does that match your audience?
I find this to be a very important point, especially for me personally. Thank you.
Perry the Pomskie's curator insight, April 28, 2015 10:43 AM

good definition of plagiarism.

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Curate YouTube Playlists with New Intro and Outro Video Feature

Curate YouTube Playlists with New Intro and Outro Video Feature | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Robin Good: YouTube has just introduced a great, valuable feature to its playlist service, by allowing playlist authors to add short video clips at the beginning, end and in between any clip, to contextualize, introduce or explain what has been seen or is coming up next.

 

From the original article on TheNextWeb: "YouTube decided to help out the community a bit by releasing a new intro and outro feature that lets you insert professional clips in between your videos easily.

 

YouTube Engineer Eric Lundberg said: "You can choose from a variety of styles for text introductions and even add royalty-free music tracks. Interstitials will appear as unlisted videos in your account, and are eligible for monetization if they are at least 15 seconds long."

 

These particular features allow video creators to tell a full story in a series of videos. Even if you’re not making your own videos, creating a playlist is a way of providing a valuable service to the community."

 

Source: http://thenextweb.com/google/2012/08/23/youtube-makes-easier-video-creators-tell-story-new-intro-outro-feature/

 

 

This is a great addition for video curators who can now add their viewpoint, comments and context to any video compilation they decide to assemble.

 

N.B.: You can choose from a variety of styles for text introductions and even add royalty-free music tracks. Interstitials will appear as unlisted videos in your account, and are eligible for monetization if they are at least 15 seconds long.

 

The interstitial video clips can be recorded directly from you webcam.

 

If you have never created a playlist check this: How To Create a Playlist in YouTube: http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=57792

 

More info: http://youtubecreator.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/new-feature-easily-create-video-intros.html

 

 

 

 


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The 5 Most Popular Social Media Content Curation Tools

The 5 Most Popular Social Media Content Curation Tools | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Kevin K. Lau calls Scoop.it "one of the best sites for curating content right now."

 

Check out why he thinks Scoop.it is worthy of the number one spot in his article The 5 Most Popular Social Media Content Curation Tools.

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Almacena y organiza tus fotos de distintas redes sociales en un solo lugar

Almacena y organiza tus fotos de distintas redes sociales en un solo lugar | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it
Es seguro que nuestras fotos andan dispersas en diferentes espacios en la red por más que al principio nos hayamos planteado tener todo en Flickr, por ejemplo. Lo cierto es que las repartimos en distintos sitios y dejamos de preocuparnos por ellas.
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Discover Artists And Bands With This New Music Platform: Artists.MTV

Discover Artists And Bands With This New Music Platform: Artists.MTV | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

Excerpted from review article by Mashable:

"When you hear a new band and you want to know more about them, the first place you go is probably Google. But searching for them yields a glut of disconnected information. You want to hear their music. You want to see if they use social media.

 

Maybe you want to see them on tour or actually buy something to support them. And you never know if you’re going to find that all in one place.

 

Official band websites are often lacking, and fail to link between different platforms. You need a hub — something that connects things like Twitter, Bandcamp, and Soundcloud in on place. You specifically don’t want to have to conduct multiple Google searches just to find out if this band even uses those services.

 

The solution is Artists.MTV. The new platform offers artists the opportunity to claim their page, or in the case of independent or emerging bands to create their own. From there, they are offered customization options, including the ability to create a Facebook Timeline-like cover photo.

 

Perhaps most impressive is that Artists.MTV is more than just an opportunity for bands to play in MTV’s sandbox.

 

But if a band has never had any MTV exposure, it can still sign up and populate its page with its own content. This is an important development for MTV.

 

Down the line, there are various opportunities for artists to make money off their page, which is huge. While anyone will have the opportunity to promote their music via iTunes, Bandcamp, or any other vendor of their choosing, there will also be an ad revenue share for artists once the platform exits its beta period...."

 

 

Read full article here: 

http://mashable.com/2012/08/15/mtv-artists-platform-launch/

 

Check out Artists.MTV here: http://www.mtv.com/artists/

 

Are you an artist? Request an invitation to private beta here:

http://www.mtv.com/artist-platform/sign-up/


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Curation: Manage Your Attention Not Just Your Time

Curation: Manage Your Attention Not Just Your Time | Curaduria de contenidos y Preservacion digital | Scoop.it

This guest post is by Beth Kanter for Socialbrite and this is great for curators just starting out or a refresher for those of you who have been doing this for a while.

 

She tells you why curation is an important tool in your content strategy and gives you some good suggestions on how to do it effectively which I'm going to focus on here. Curation requires time and energy, and Beth's process really works because I'm doing this myself.

 

Here's what caught my attention:

 

Manage you attention, not just your time

 

**Don't just create a to-do list; lay it out on a daily and weekly schedules, breaking down key tasks of the project into chunks.

 

**Consider the level of concentration and focus that each type of task or chunk requires and schedule accordingly

 

**Establish rituals: Rituals in your work life are valuable. A mindmap offers a lot of good suggestions for rituals

 

**Managing email and other distractions: Turn off notifications that pop up on your computer, iPad or moble.

 

**Just say no - it's important to engage with your community on social networks but you have to find the right balance. When you're curating, it requires focus, it's best to schedule this first, then do your community management, check your email unless something requires your immediate attention. When you have a plan, it makes everything easier.

 

Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

 

See full article here: [http://bit.ly/MyQ1Nw]


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Beth Kanter's comment, August 17, 2012 8:18 PM
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