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Innovations in Education – Understanding Content Curation

This is a great view of content curation in education. A well written, thoughtful piece about how curation well done can be a great learning tool at d20innovation.d20blogs.org

‘ There are many buzzwords and phrases prevalent in education today. ”21 st Century Learning’, ‘Blended Learning’, ‘Personalized Learning’, ‘Flipped Classroom’ ‘ just to name a few. The one that has recently caught my attention and curiosity is ‘content curation.’ I manage a grant project in my district designed […]

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The ‘Why’ Behind Curating Content

Nice step by step view of curating content for realtors. From inman.com

I received a tweet last week in response to my last blog post about curating local content on Twitter. I realized pretty quickly, there was no way I could explain the basics or the why behind curating content in just 140 characters. ‘ Let me try to explain why […]

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MyCurator Now Free for Individuals and Bloggers!

MyCurator is now Free for individuals, bloggers and non-profits!  MyCurator is also now available on the plugin repository at WordPress.org.   You can have MyCurator read through over 30 articles per day, finding just those that you have trained it to like.  If you are a business or are using your site to promote a product or service, our Business Plan has been lowered to an affordable $20 per month!  With a business plan you can have MyCurator read through over 150 articles per day.

MyCurator is the first WordPress plugin that automates the crucial first step of content curation – finding interesting and insightful content that is meaningful to your community or clients.  By saving you hours every day in searching for new content, MyCurator lets you focus on the most important aspects of content curation, providing your ideas, opinions and insights to your readers!

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The 30 Best Content Curation Resources for Marketers and Business Pros

When I first graduated from college almost 20 years ago, I quickly learned that I was not prepared to have conversations with experienced business professionals on the reality of the business challenges they were confronting. My approach was to subscribe to 3 magazines: BusinessWeek , Fast Company and Newsweek […]

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Curated Email Campaigns That Entice Subscribers

This is a great use of MyCurator, finding focused content in your expertise for an email campaign to your customers or subscribers.

Content curation works best when you focus on a single topic, like a certain aspect of your industry. Then, hunt down the best online resources related to your topic.

MyCurator allows you to set up topics, then train it to find only the content you find relevant.  You can weed out 95% or more of the articles that normally appear in the alerts, news feeds and blogs that you would read.  These hours of savings per day can then be used to focus on adding your insights, comments and opinions rather than reading hundreds of articles.  This post by Rebekah Henson appeared originally at http://www.aweber.com/blog/email-marketing/curated-email-campaigns-that-entice-subscribers.htm

 

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What’s a ‘CURATED’ Email Campaign?

If you really believe that content curation is not just a buzzword but a marketing staple, you can also implement this idea in email marketing. Undoubtedly, a well planned email campaign can result in better conversions and generate repeat sales. It’s also an excellent way of collecting useful feedback […]

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4 Painless Ways To Find The Right Content To Share

This article by Rachel on finding content is a great first step. Google alerts and Google reader are a must have for finding content. The problem is, they tend to bring back a huge amount of articles and information that isn’t related to the topics you are searching for. MyCurator starts here, by reading these sources of information for you, then filtering and refining them through its topics to bring back just a few articles each day. You control the topics and you train the relevance engine. This puts you in control of the content MyCurator finds, but saves you hours each day in weeding out the fluff.
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5 Reasons Pinterest is a Must for Business Marketers

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Pinterest is likely to be the hottest social media platform for business marketers’next year. Despite the hype and the record-breaking growth rates, Pinterest is not ready for business marketers; the demographics are wrong, the categories are too consumer focused, and there are significant copyright and measurement […]

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MyCurator is now available

The MyCurator WordPress plugin was officially released today and may be downloaded for a free 30 day trial. MyCurator reads through 100s of articles from blogs, alerts and news feeds every day, finding just the few articles you’ve trained it to like. You can then automatically have the good articles posted to a specific category on your blog. You can also manually curate the best insights from the articles into your own blog posts.

MyCurator started as a hosted offering for businesses who provided targeted articles and insights to their customers to drive engagement and customer retention. As a WordPress plugin, MyCurator connects to the same cloud process that powers the hosted business sites. This allows MyCurator to maintain a low processing overhead on your blog or site.

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Too Many ‘Thought Leaders’ Spoil Content Curation

According to eMarketer , 85% of marketing professionals believe that establishing thought leadership is the key to content curation. While that may explain the explosion of new content on the Web, in our inboxes, and on social networks, the quality of self proclaimed thought leadership is suspect. Effective curators […]

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