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Content Curation: More Signal, Less Noise | Steve Rosenbaum [Video]

Magnify.net founder and "Curation Nation" author Steven Rosenbaum says associations -- and their members, for that matter -- have a choice: Become trusted content curators or risk becoming irrelevant.

 

Watch it here: http://youtu.be/wbHWTuAGGdA

 

Posted also on Steve Rosenbaum's Blog: 

http://steverosenbaum.me/video/Content-curation-More-signal-le


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17 Eye-Opening Examples of Content Visualization (Infographics)

17 Eye-Opening Examples of Content Visualization (Infographics) | Technology in EducationTeaching and Learning | Scoop.it

 This fascinating piece is by Pamela Vaughan from Hubspot Blog.

 

Another way to help people cope with information overload is by using visual content. Great tool for content curators after filtering, organizing, adding context is to break it up with pictures, graphics or infographics.

 

Intro:

 

Visualized content is popping up all over the web lately, and it's no surprise.

 

Here's what caught my attention:

 

"Does every piece of visual content you produce have to be as complex as a full-blown infographic? No way. And does every piece of visual content even have to highlight data? Negative.

 

****Sometimes the concept you're trying to explain just lends itself to a more visual representation, and these types of portrayals can often make the concept much easier to follow and understand by your audience. 

 

****the benefits of visual content are huge -- 

**it tends to be much more shareable and interesting

 

****visual content often gets spread more virally

 

****allowing you to extend the reach and effectiveness of your content.

 

What really caught my eye in the infographics:

 

I especially loved Social Media Transit Strategy and The Journey of A Tweet - what about you?

 

Curated by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Media & Beyond"

 

Read more: [http://bit.ly/tSVVHz]


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Shirley Williams (XeeMe.com/ShirleyWilliams)'s comment, December 20, 2011 12:21 PM
It is an really good article and your take is right on the money! Thanks for sharing on both levels.
janlgordon's comment, December 20, 2011 12:36 PM
Shirley Williams
Thanks for your kind words, glad you liked it! It's always good to find a piece that has such rich content with visuals to match.