Generating content for your site is just the first step in building traffic with Content Curation. You know you need to also broadcast to social media that you have new content, whether it is curated or not. This article also makes a great case to add some bookmarking sites to your outreach program. Read more “Reach a Larger Audience with your Content Curation Using Bookmarking Sites”
One of the best sources of curated articles will be influencers in your industry. These are people whose work and opinions and articles are respected and shared. Finding and sharing the articles from influencers can be a great source for your curation efforts. Read more “Discover and Follow Influencers in Your Industry”
Really good content curation is very difficult. This great piece makes the case that it is at least as hard and creative as writing original blog articles. With so much content out there, having an “eye” to discover the best and the writing ability to create a narrative or story for your audience is a real skill. Read more “Is Content Curation the End or the Beginning of your Marketing Strategy?”
This is a great round-up of some of the sessions at a large Search Engine conference on the impact of Google SEO changes. Jessica Lee at searchenginewatch.com has pulled together some of the key points from several sessions that are important to anyone looking to build traffic for their site (who isn’t?). Read more “How do Google Updates Affect Content Curation?”
Content curation is at the heart of a lot of new media on the web. Clean Technica is now one of the leading sites in the clean tech industry. If you look at its posts, it has a lot of content curation, finding the best and most interesting clean tech articles from around the web. They’ve got some useful lessons in the quote below. Read more “A Content Curation Success Story”
Wouldn’t it be great if some of the content that you curated to your site went viral and pulled in a huge bump in traffic? To make that happen, you usually need to post content that is already popular or ‘trending’. That means that a lot of people are either searching for it or are clicking on it at large sites. Read more “Will Trending Content give your site a Boost?”
Can you compete against the big sites in search rankings? It may be getting harder, but old fashioned hard work, perseverance and content will do it as this article points out.
This is a post from back in 2009 by Rohit Bhargava about a new career/job classification called Content Curator. His job description ‘manifesto’ is quoted below. It certainly seems very prescient given how many companies are turning to content marketing, and curation, as part of their branding and advertising strategies.
I think most MyCurator clients are using curation as part of their business, blog or web strategy. I think content curation can be a great way for sole proprietors and small business owners to build content for their sites. Read more “The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future ?”
Tom George of Internet Billboards wrote this interesting article on curation and crowdsourcing. He looks at how the technology giants are moving to acquire and build into the crowd sourcing and curation space.
I’ve been thinking that Content Curation is a resolution of the paradox between too much content and the difficulty of writing your own content. Its clear there is so much content on the web, as the posts below illustrate. Curation helps filter content for your readers or clients while at the same time building content for your site. Read more “Why Content Curation and Crowdsourcing Will Change Everything”