Excerpt from the article by Pawan Deshpande and published on Content Marketing Institute: "Many content curators are still unsure about what constitutes ethical curation, and how they can share third-party content without running afoul of copyright laws. Here’s our 10-step checklist to help you curate ethically and effectively.
1. Draw from a variety of sources; 2. Prominently link to the original source; 3. Avoid “nofollow” links; 4. Quote sparingly; 5. Insert your own point of view; 6. Fill in the gaps; 7. Use thumbnail images; 8. Give readers the option to close an iFrame or share bar; 9. Add a new title; 10. Claim Google authorship, as appropriate..."
to prohibit comments or not, the to be or not to be of blogging...That nagging feeling that there is something missing? The internet is not the same without Normblog. Since the death of Norman Geras last month a few people
The Google Analytics mobile reports will help you understand which devices people are using to view your website, let you compare conversions completed across devices, and view important data such as operating systems and screen resolution.
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As ever LukeW excellent and concise "
If you are not busy optimizing your Web site for the next 5 billion people coming online through mobile, you are wasting your time."
Alongside your brand content marketing strategy what apps, software, technology and tools are emerging? Here is a considered list a worthwhile musing point, as long as you work it with your strategy...
In my experience Klout is much mis-understood and maligned so take time out and before you reject read Mark's thoughts he has freely shared. At the very least it may help you clarify your own thoughts on Klout related social metrics
This infographic created by Short Stack and Skinny shows ways to make updates better and more interesting. Some tips like posting a fun fact will definitely keep readers interested, while others, like not always ending a status update with a question serves to remind us not to make our page too gimmicky.
Check out some highlights at the link or view the infographic in its entirety here.