Content Curation

Is Content Curation the End or the Beginning of…

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?”

Content Curation

The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future…

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 ?”

Why Content Curation and Crowdsourcing Will Change Everything Content Curation

Why Content Curation and Crowdsourcing Will Change Everything

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”