Category Archives: Curation
It will be a sad thing when google finally pulls the plug on google reader. Sure there are many other RSS readers but none of them have the portability and widespread adoption as a backend feed reader (eg. flipboard, feedly, etc) that reader has.tags: aggregation • google • RSS | category: Curation
“I suspect this is why I always feel dissatisfied when going through someone’s Pinterest account or Tumblr blog. It usually feels like going through their laundry.”
I love these ideas. I love the idea of turning clumsy collections of digital objects into something tangible, meaningful. Also the intention of doing something like this provides a context for thinking about what you will eventual do with everything while you are collecting it.
If I only had the time.tags: curation • inspiration • quote | category: Curation Interesting
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
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
That is a statistic that positively rocks. I am so happy to hear that you can build a new product and compete with Facebook on that level. On the other hand, Facebook does almost everything it can to keep you on Facebook, while Pinterest makes it quite easy to travel to the source site.tags: facebook • pinterest | category: Curation Strategy
Nice, simple example of an aggregator of local blogs.tags: aggregation • RSS | category: Curation
Could be used with google alerts as RSS feeds to get more timely updates.tags: curation • RSS | category: Curation Strategy