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Any learner can learn curation skills to manage their own learning. This Scoop-it will share tools, resources, apps, and more to help you be your own curator
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The Next Big Thing? Social Lead Curation | Social Media Today

The Next Big Thing? Social Lead Curation | Social Media Today | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
What Is Curation? You hear that word a lot.  There's even an entry in Wikipedia for Digital Curation: Digital curation is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets.
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One of the Best Videos on Content Curation

In this video, natural language processing expert Russell Wright explains the difference between premium and other curation models. This video is worth watching more than once. Lots of great information! 


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ItsaRep's comment, November 18, 2011 6:38 AM
Hi Jan,

Kudo's for your scoop-its! like your style and selection!
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janlgordon's comment, November 18, 2011 8:51 AM
Hi Ward,

Thanks for your kind words, I really appreciate it!

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3 Ways Content “Curation” Can Boost Content “Creation” | Brand & Content Curation

3 Ways Content “Curation” Can Boost Content “Creation” | Brand & Content Curation | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
The key commonality between content creation and curation is that they are both used to provide targeted quality content that will enhance visibility, engagement and, in turn, conversions.
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Content Curation: Why Detecting Emerging Patterns Is Crucial?

Content Curation: Why Detecting Emerging Patterns Is Crucial? | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it

Romain Goday, wrote this piece for Darwin Ecosystems lists the top reasons why content curators need to pay attention to them.

 

We all know the service Content Curators provide in cutting through the noise on the Web, and new tools that are coming out will enable more and more people to become curators. Romain's own takeaway is that Patterns should be the starting point for Curation.


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How To Become A Content Curator King (or Queen)

Presentation given at WebCom Montreal, November 16, 2011 by Corinne Weisgerber. Highly recommended. 9/10

 

"Anyone can collect links, and algorithms can aggregate. But only trained editors have the skills to select and collect the best information and build a “ loyal audience." - Mark Briggs, Journalism Next

 


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Beth Kanter's comment, November 17, 2011 3:04 AM
I like her steps too, although I tend to present them in a more simplified way for my audience. Great find.
janlgordon's comment, November 17, 2011 11:51 AM
Hi Beth - Good point, the simpler the better, I agree with you:-)
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Curation and Journalism

Curation and Journalism | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it

Here's an example of how Journalist (both mainstream and bloggers) can use curation to validate their arguments.

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Building Thought Leadership through Content Curation

Presentation given at WebCom Montreal, November 16, 2011 (RT @corinnew: Slides on content #curation from my #webcomMT presentation are now on Slideshare http://t.co/idtK9O9j...)...
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Content Curation: 10 Thought Leaders Share Thoughts on Content Marketing & Curating

Content Curation: 10 Thought Leaders Share Thoughts on Content Marketing & Curating | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
Companies are realizing the value in brands as publishers and are making real commitments to the creation of content in their online marketing mix.
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Building Thought Leadership through Content Curation Corinne Weisgerber | Manejando conocimiento

Building Thought Leadership through Content Curation Corinne Weisgerber | Manejando conocimiento | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
Presentation given at WebCom Montreal, November 16, 2011...
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How to make content curation work for your brand | curation for thought leadership

How to make content curation work for your brand | curation for thought leadership | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
By Antonia Harler Everyone, rightly or wrongly, wants to be part of the thousands of ‘conversations’ taking place online right now.
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How to Use Content Curation to Build Social Capital for Yourself–and Your Business

How to Use Content Curation to Build Social Capital for Yourself–and Your Business | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
Content curation is the process of finding, organizing and sharing information that adds value to, and encourages engagement with, the audience you are ...
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Content Curator Will Be New And Important Role In Organizations | Forbes | Social Media Content Curation

Content Curator Will Be New And Important Role In Organizations | Forbes | Social Media Content Curation | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
Interesting excerpt from this article:   "Content is in the center of it all.   Few organizations have an overarching strategy that channels all this branded content into a consolidated planning model.
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Discovery And Curation: The Rise Of Pinterest | TechCrunch

Discovery And Curation: The Rise Of Pinterest | TechCrunch | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it

Excerpt from article:

The current toast of the web is Pinterest, the visual pinboard for collecting and sharing content online. The “pinning” phenomena is spreading from its modest beginnings to appearing in national media outlets.

 

Pinterest is growing for a variety of reasons. It enables users to clip things they like. It emphasize pictures over text, which are more visually appealing and easier to digest. 


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Wordpress Blog Curation - What is it?

Wordpress Blog Curation - What is it? | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it

What is Wordpress Blog Curation? That's a great question and there has been alot out there about Curation Websites... What ... 


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Social Media Trends for 2012 - Content Curation Leads the Way

Social Media Trends for 2012 - Content Curation Leads the Way | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it

This piece was written by Sue Reynolds for Carmine Media - Sue wrote: 

"Based on the trends I’ve seen in 2011, the conversations I’m having with clients and the widening gap between what we need and what we have, here are my thoughts on what will be trending in social media in 2012." 

 

Read full article here: [http://bit.ly/rHzNO6]


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Building Thought Leadership through Content Curation | Social Media Content Curation | MyPLE

Building Thought Leadership through Content Curation | Social Media Content Curation | MyPLE | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
Presentation given at WebCom Montreal, November 16, 2011 by Corinne Weisgerber.    "Anyone can collect links, and algorithms can aggregate.
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On What Topic Should My Company Be Curating Content? Crafting the Perfect Content Curation Strategy

On What Topic Should My Company Be Curating Content? Crafting the Perfect Content Curation Strategy | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it

Good overview of the required steps to build a properly thought-out content curation strategy for a company. From the article:

 

Step 1: Survey the Competitive Landscape 

Step 2: Survey the Content Landscape

Step 3: Survey your audience interest

 

Putting it all together: Finding the Sweet Spot
At this point your challenge is to find a topic that passes these three tests.

 

It’s easy though to get stuck on a topic that passes two of the tests but not all three.

 

Read more: http://www.contentcurationmarketing.com/articles/59428/crafting-the-perfect-content-curation-strategy/

 


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Robin Good's comment, November 15, 2011 2:21 PM
...like a candy store

I take that as a beautiful compliment. I think that's really the way it shoud be. Though, there are candy stores and candy stores...
Beth Kanter's comment, November 15, 2011 3:05 PM
Robin ... I know you lived in the US for awhile, but a slang saying in America "like a kid in a candy store" - meaning that kids LOVE candy and when they see it they get excited and you can't get them away. So, yes a compliment. Perhaps better analogy is - you stream is like sipping a fine Brunello di Monticello
Robin Good's comment, November 15, 2011 4:46 PM
That's even better!
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Where Curation Tools and Curators Fail: Credit Attribution and Verification | EdD etc.

Where Curation Tools and Curators Fail: Credit Attribution and Verification | EdD etc. | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
WebProNews interviewed Kate Brodock, the Executive Director of Digital and Social Media at Syracuse University about critical elements of successful content curation on the web.    From her replies: "People or organizations tend to falter in two...
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The Internet Is Full | Content Curation Software

Infographic that shows you how the Internet is full.

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Content Curation - 5 Ways to Succeed...Eventually

Content curation is the art and science of finding and sharing quality content on a specific topic. Curation helps you build an audience. You then have a larger group of people with whom to share your own content, and who can spread the word.
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Curation As A Content Marketing Strategy | Business 2 Community

Curation As A Content Marketing Strategy | Business 2 Community | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
In the last several months, curation has become the biggest buzz-word in content marketing.
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DevLearn follow up: Not only curation but also moderation and didactics

DevLearn follow up: Not only curation but also moderation and didactics | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
One of the most interesting topics at DevLearn was 'Curation' and the question attached to it was: "Will e-Learning (developers) become obsolete?". I took some time to reflect on this and my answer...
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Storify gets a redesign: New ‘front page’ makes content discovery easier

Storify gets a redesign: New ‘front page’ makes content discovery easier | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it
Storify, a social content aggregating site that helps users tell stories by curating social media, today announced its new (New Storify 'front page' makes content discovery easier http://t.co/2Jh6P5w3...
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How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom?

How Can Web 2.0 Curation Tools Be Used in the Classroom? | Curate your Learning | Scoop.it

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