Google alerts are a great way to create a feed source for MyCurator – you will need a Google or Gmail account. Go to http://www.google.com/alerts to access Google Alerts.
After you create an alert, from the Manage Alerts screen, you will see an RSS symbol on the right, next to the word Feed. Click on the symbol or the Feed link and a page of computer-readable code will come up. Now use the Source It tool to capture this feed – just give it a name and hit the Submit button.
If you don’t have a Google account, Talkwalker alerts are free and a great way to create a feed source for MyCurator – go to Talkwalker.com
When you create your first alert using the Create Alert button at the top of the page, you enter an email for delivery. This sets up your account. You will receive an email to confirm your account, and it contains your new password. After confirming, you can choose Settings from the drop down in the upper right (your email is shown) and change your password.
From the Manage Alerts screen, you will see an RSS symbol on the left, next to the check box. Click on that and you can use the Source It tool to capture this feed – just give it a name and choose a Source Group and hit the Submit button.
Finally, since you are reading your Talkwalker alerts through feeds to MyCurator, you can choose the “Turn off email delivery” button below your alerts list in the Manage Alerts page.