Top Curation News From Last Week by Curation Traffic

Here’s some of the top news on curation from the last week: Medium launches on iOS as read-only app focused on content curation Unlike its Web counterpart, Medium for iOS is read-only, making it more of a consumption app than a tool for production. Instead, the app plies Medium’s clean and easy-to-use user interface to mobile content aggregation and discovery. After signing in with a Twitter account — unsurprising given Medium is the brainchild of Twitter’s Ev Williams — the app pulls from stories trending on the Medium website, new content from a user’s followed writers and new additions to […]

Become an Industry Resource with Content Curation: Anne Handley Explains How [video] by Scott Scanlon

Some really good advice here in just under a minute and a half… This is one of the best ways to get to the true value of curation. Be the resource for your market. Think of yourself as the ultimate resource for your market or niche. The news maker. Sure that might involve creating content but usually that involves choosing what is relevant and shaping the perspective of your audience. When you take that approach curation becomes a very powerful and effective strategy.

3 Tips to Boost Your Content Curation and Content Marketing by Scott Scanlon

Okay… this graphic and story here really does hit home. The main point here is that content curation is some ways helps all other aspects of content creation. We see this firsthand especially with someone just getting started with content marketing. Usually they start slow with curation but once they get the hang of it they then start to see opportunities to create content. All this is backed up by… Creating original content is resource intensive and while some companies that have all the copywriting resources they need (that’s an exception not the rule) it makes sense to curate content in addition […]

Content Curation for Real Estate & the Real Estate Professional by Curation Traffic

On today’s show we’ll talk about how a real estate agent, Realtor® or a real estate professional can use content curation in their own marketing. Below is the transcript to the audio above. We do try to clean up the transcript so it’s easier to read but sometimes it’s a little tough bringing the spoken word to a easy to read format. Here’s what we cover in today’s show: The truth behind content curation and how it plays a role in your own content marketing as a real estate professional The type of stuff that you should be curating How […]

Curation: Making Sense of Digital Information by Scott Scanlon

Really good post about making sense of curation and the calling of being a good curator. I really like the curator definition: The Curator seeks to encourage, promote, and uncover those artifacts of culture – those things which humans create – that inspire and embody truth, goodness, and beauty. We do this through considering and grappling with the zeitgeist. That’s why curation has made some headway these last few years. With the rise of digital content there is a big need to find and promote those great artifacts of culture. Think about your market or the people in your target […]

The World Needs Great Editors by Curation Traffic

If you have a few minutes I highly recommend reading the transcript from a recent talk by Jenene Cossan at the MPA Magazine Sales Conference. I’ll quote liberally from the transcript and add additional thoughts but I suggest reading the transcript yourself. The talk is about much more than just the future of publishing. It’s more about the future of content, marketing, and your opportunity to be the single best source in whatever niche or market you choose. The Hierarchy of Needs Has Changed Jenene starts with one of the most important realities in today’s digital landscape: The reality is that yo​ur hierarchy of […]

6 Tips on How To Succeed In The Modern Blogosphere by Scott Scanlon

Some really good advice in this post at theFutureBuzz. Have a clear point of view Have a podcast from the beginning Separate your writing style Don’t do social media, do communication Write a short book Embrace video These are really good tips and as usual here we talk more about content curation– so let’s break these down on how they relate to curating. Have a Clear Point of View Probably one of the more important things when you curate. Having a clear point of view and voice is often the toughest part of writing. We’ve found that the more you […]

Can Proper Content Curation Feed Your Thought Leadership? by Curation Traffic

  Really good post from Schulyer Richardson at ContentEquaulsMoney on using content curation for thought leadership. The post is more of a point/counter-point take on using curation and is spot on in a lot of areas. Aspiring thought leaders often stress over the idea of not being able to produce enough original content to satisfy the needs of their community. It can seem like an unrealistic goal to produce fresh, quality content all of the time; and quite frankly it is. But don’t fret, aspiring thought leader! Content curation can be your best friend. And while it has that going […]