Top 10 Tools for Content Curation

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By now you must have heard of the term ‘Content Curation’ and may be wondering what it’s all about. Well Content Curation is a process of discovering, gathering and cataloging interesting content around a topic and share for a common benefit. When you hear Content Curation, think of it as a museum with similar items displayed for people to look at.

Content Curation is all about gathering items of importance and interest and sharing them for other people to see, for example during the SOPA war a lot of people wrote so many things which most of them lacked the right information and data. Someone needed to come in and publish a clear case of what was going on to clear the air on what is right and wrong.

Must Read: Content Curation with Scoop.it

So if you had read some interesting articles somewhere and decided to gather them for people to read what you read so they too can have a better understanding of what was going on, you are then being a Content Curator. Today I want to show you some amazing Content Curation tools, keep in mind there are lots of different ways one could curate. You can curate out of your website and can also curate on your website as Ti Roberts well explained in this article ‘The Rebel’s Traffic Talk Episode #2 – How to Drive Traffic by Curating Content’.

Tools for Content Curation:

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Do you see how I could use one of the Content Curation Tool – List.ly to compile a list of Content Curation Tools, you can see that the list has something in common; they are all taking about same topic – Content Curation.

You discover new and reliable information with Content Curation. As Content Curation is growing in popularity, a well curated page can become a traffic farm for your website. Once you have established yourself as a strong and reliable source of information, people will trust you and will always want to read your contents. So Content Curation is a means of feeding your audience with useful related information from all around the web.

Must Read: Content Syndication – How it can improve your blog’s traffic

Have you used any Content Curation Tool before? Which did you use? What are your experiences with Content Curation? Are you Curating the right way? I want to hear from you on this topic, use the comment form below to share with me. Remember to subscribe to my RSS feeds.


Comments

  1. says

    Thanks for your comment and i find List.ly interesting…and i’ve used it for awhile not to curate some great contents and i am totally in love with its notification of every milestone that way you can keep tracks of your activities.

  2. says

    Great post! I’ve known about and used Paper.li, Pinterest, Storify, and Scoop.It, but hadn’t heard of the others prior to this post. I’m going to have to give a couple of the others a try – specifically listly and bundlr. Those seem quite interesting for my purposes (personally) and maybe even for a couple of the newspapers and magazines I write for.

  3. says

    Hi Nwosu,

    Great post and thanks so much for the mention! I totally agree with your post, curating content has really become huge and the tools you’ve listed here are sure to make it easier for us to leverage its power. Kudos for providing such a great resource and thanks again for the mention!

    See ya’ around! :)

    Ti

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