What is good curation versus bad curation? The image is a remix of a presentation entitled "Link Building by Imitation" and authored by link building expert Ross Hudgens -- and explains the skill set pretty well. The original image used words like "theft" and "steal" and prompted a debate amongst curators like Robin Good who selected the resource and curated it. Robin's point in curating this resource: Here's a great visualization of how different can be the traits of content re-use. In the … [Read more...] about Good Curation VS Bad Curation
Content Curation for Nonprofits View more presentations from Beth Kanter Here are my slides and curated resources materials for a talk called "What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?" that I will be presenting at the Social Media for Nonprofits. This area, content curation, is a social media competency that I’m focusing in my own learning and teaching. One of the best ways to learn is the study, observe, or interview the experts. That's why I … [Read more...] about What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?
This is definitely not a chicken and egg question! A debate in content marketing circles is whether or not you should simply focus on creating original content and forget content curation. Let's be clear as my fellow content curator, Jan Gordon, says: There is no curation without original content. I might qualify this a bit by saying, there is no curation with awesomely addictive social content! And that means creating content - blog posts, tweets, Facebook updates, YouTube Videos - that … [Read more...] about What Comes First, Content Creation or Curation?
Source: bethkanter.org via Beth on Pinterest On January 30th, I'm speaking at the Social Media for Nonprofits in New York City. (You can get a discount of $20 off the registration by entering the code "Beth" when you sign up although the discount only works on the more expensive tickets). This year, since content curation, is a social media competency that I'm focusing in my own learning and teaching , I'll be doing a conversational presentation on the topic. Robin Good, one of … [Read more...] about Best Practices for Content Curation for Nonprofits at Social Media for Nonprofits Conference
Pinterest is a virtual pinboard where you can organize and share images and videos you discover on the web. Think of it as social network of visuals - where you can find images from other people with the same interest or use it to curate your own visual "interest space." The clean interface and simplicity of its features make it easy to use and gives you a calm feeling which perhaps accounts for its popularity. At first glance, the site attracts people interested in using it for non-work … [Read more...] about Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience