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What Makes a Good Content Curator? by Scott Scanlon

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Okay, I saw this a little bit ago and I was sure what to think about it, but I came across it again today and I think it does give a good visual for being a great curator.

Part of being a Social Media Manager is culling the infinite sources of the web for the latest news, information, and resources relevant to your industry or target market. As a Social Media Manager, the content you share reflects your competence and expertise, and reflects how in-touch you are with the industry, thought leaders, influencers, and everyone in between. Sharing good content shows you understand what’s interesting and valuable to your target markets.

  1. A great curator has really long arms
  2. Super fast scanning eyes
  3. A Raised Eyebrow
  4. A belly full of hunger

All very true and all of these tips fit into what we call horizontal content curation. The one thing I would add is a good curator has a vocal voice. Meaning they know how to spot something good and then they also know how to add commentary or insight that add to curated piece of content.

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