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Curation, Social Business and Beyond
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Beth Kanter Interviews Robin Good - Insights & Tips On Curation For Non- Profits [Video]

Beth Kanter interviewed Robin Good a few days ago, for the entire interview with Beth and Robin please click here: [http://bit.ly/y3bmPo]


Robin, I really enjoyed listening to you, I know this is aimed at non-profits but your insights, tips and suggestions are something we can all use. 


Here are a few things that caught my attention:


**BEFORE you get on the web, decide how much time you're going to spend on there, otherwise it could become addictive, and this can happen if you're not careful (hmmm how many of you can relate to this?) 


**Know who your audience is, pick a very specific topic,


**be as narrow as you can, find great pieces, pull out what you think would be relevant for them (being too broad doesn't help filter out the noise for these people, it adds to it)


I'm going to let you get right to the interview and let Robin tell you more:-)


Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Busiess and Beyond"


Here's the interview:  [http://bit.ly/y3bmPo]

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Deborah Verran's comment, January 26, 2012 10:52 PM
Interesting interview, but one small point. Some curators are female!
Beth Kanter's comment, January 27, 2012 6:08 PM
Jan - thanks for scooping this. I learned a lot from this interview. I also transcribed it and have included what I think of some of Robin's "classic" curation resources!
janlgordon's comment, January 27, 2012 9:01 PM
Beth,
I revised this post and put the link to the entire interview in it. Really great stuff, Robin is so amazing, good work!
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30+ Cool Content Curation Tools You Need to Know About!

Great information, so many platforms to curate content, the more the merrier.  Happy Curating!!

 

Intro:

 

"As the web becomes more and more inundated with blogs, videos, tweets, status updates, news, articles, and countless other forms of content, information..".

 

The demand for timely, relevant content that is specific to our unique interests and perspectives has given rise to a new generation of tools that aim to help individuals and companies curate content from the web and deliver it in a meaningful way. These new tools range from simple, application-specific types such as social media aggregators and discovery engines, to more complex, full-blown publishing solutions for organizations.

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/content-curation-social-media/p/391708703/30-cool-content-curation-tools-for-personal-professional-use

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Taking Curation To The Next Level - What You Need to Do

This piece was written by Michiel Gassterland Founder of We Do Communications @michiegaas


Curated by JanLGordon covering "Content Curation, Social Media and Beyond"


 

Intro:

"In April I wrote a post called ‘What is Content Curation?’. I’m getting a lot of search engine traffic on it. It’s must be a hot topic."


Here's what caught my attention:


Many of us are curating content on Twitter and other social networks. Michael is reminding us to concentrate on one specifc topic and do it well.


**Curate to showcase your expertize and make you a SME (subject matter expert) on the topic that corresponds with your interest, your background and is continually relevant to the audience.


**Choose one topic, and do it well, select only the very best content you can find. Don't clutter it up with other topics, become a trusted source in one area and you will build a loyal following, customer base and beyond.


**Content curation done well can open many doors, this is an area that is exploding, many opportunities lie ahead for those who do this effectively.


Michiel is using Shareist as a curation platform and has some very good things to say about it.


Read more.........


http://www.michielgaasterland.com/content-marketing/customisable-content-curation-with-shareist-stirred-not-shaken/



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