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Content Curation Basics

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A simple guide for curating content from other sources.

You curate content to offer stories, advice and tips from a variety of sources on particular subjects, gathered in one place for the convenience of your readers. They should support and/or compliment your original content.

1. Be Intentional and Human.
Present your relevant, handpicked articles with your perspective and personal touch.

2. Know Your Audience.
Know who you’re curating content for. Who are you helping? Who’s reading your content? Why are they reading your content?

3. Have Core Sources.
Have an established variety of go-to sources. Who do you count on?
Feedly can get you started.

4. Credit the Publisher.
Credit and link to the original source.


Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List by Curata


Resources

http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/best-practices-effective-content-curation

http://www.kunocreative.com/blog/bid/81932/The-Do-s-and-Don-ts-of-Curating-Blog-Content

https://blog.bufferapp.com/guide-to-content-curation

http://blog.hootsuite.com/successful-content-curation/

http://www.businessacceleratorblog.com/2015/01/3-steps-ensure-content-marketing-worth-time-money-resources/

https://blog.slideshare.net/2015/02/13/3-must-read-decks-on-content-marketing/

http://digest.dx3canada.com/2015/04/08/no-strategy-no-success-the-importance-of-focused-content-marketing

http://www.copyblogger.com/visual-content-creation-system/

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