Excellent article about for bloggers, lots of good information and food for thought!

Content curation as a blogging model is widely misunderstood by most bloggers and marketers.  Many people would tell you that curation is about finding and posting links of related material ...

Some leaders in this discussion right now…

Cheap content is easy to spot because it carries little value. Curation, is more, much more than just finding some links and publishing them.

For curation to be done well it needs context. Publishing some links is of not much benefit to anyone if you can’t explain why this content has been chosen, it requires some rationale for the choice and also: it needs to take the story further. Read more at Silicon Valley Watcher…

Here’s an excellent article from Christopher S. Penn on “The dangers of aggregation and curation” which highlights problem with “sensational” curation and how you can overcome it (even use it) to be a curation rockstar.

Search Engine Land takes curation from, of course, the search engine marketing validity of curation. Or, how you can use curation instead of 100% original content to garner love from your readers and Google at the same time. All while lowering the amount of time you have to spend on hardcore, 100% original content.