I’ve been doing little experiments with microsites to calculate the SEO of human powered curation. I do believe curation is the future.
And guess what? It’s a lot cheaper than feeding the Content Beast with unique content alone.
So true! It will easier for companies to justify the smaller expense of human curation, rather than the expensive task of coming up with high quality content.tags: branding • SEO | category: Curation
This is one of the best recipes I have ever come across for sea bass. I’ve made it over and over again. Things to remember: Only use good, fresh sea bass. Be patient with the fennel and slice it very thin. Be liberal with the white wine.tags: recipe | category: Food
Very useful site. I am always wondering what is the proper amount of time to keep food around.tags: tools | category: Food
Up to 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies registered .xxx domains over a 52-day period starting Sept. 7, says Lawley, who declined to name the companies. Their goal: to protect their brands from falling into the wrong hands.
I’ve been fascinated by the goings on of ICANN lately (and the controversy it’s causing). I was of the mind that the new domains would be great for creating new business ideas. But 70% of the Fortune 500 companies registered to protect their brands? Starting to sound like blackmail. It’s one thing to spend $100 a year to withhold the .xxx, but spending 185K for the new domains is going to get pricey.tags: domain names • entrepreneur | category: Strategy
Something new to learn with all my oodles of free time.tags: code • jQuery • tutorial | category: Design
Very cool tool that lets you generate numerous ideas from a single keyword and shows you what is available to register.tags: branding • domain names | category: Strategy
Interesting article about how a bigger brand might attempt to leverage Pinterest and other curation sites. It’s always a delicate dance to insert your brand name into the conversation without seeming phony.tags: branding • marketing • pinterest | category: Curation Strategy