How to Curate Content Like a Pro

This DIY Content Curation System will help you increase your online visibility and brand awareness. 

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Creating original content requires quite a bit of time, effort, skill and considerable resources whether you’re a big brand or an SMB trying to compete for your target audience’s attention on the social web.

Content Curation on the other hand, still requires time, effort, skill and resources but on a much smaller scale for all of the above. 

This is the model I follow when coaching SMB clients How to Become a Content Marketing Ninja


5 easy ways to curate content on your blog

Content curation is a bit of an art form, and takes some time to perfect. But once you’ve figured out a strategy that works, you’ll have a process in place for regularly finding, compiling and editorializing content your audience will love!

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In order to curate content, you first need to find it. The Internet is teeming with information ripe for curation, but the challenge is finding relevant content in a timely manner.

If you want to be a content marketing ninja, you need to have a system that streamlines your curation process so you spend minutes vs. hours curating and sharing your content your audience is hungry for.

Content Marketing Tips: 11 Types of Content That People Love To Share

Content marketing is about attracting attention. But attracting traffic and attention is getting harder. Here are some content marketing tips to help you.

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It’s getting more difficult to stand out on the social web.

Today this is what happens every minute on the web.

  • 4 million search queries on Google
  • Email users send 204 million messages
  • Facebook users share 2.46 million pieces of content
If you want to become on content marketing ninja so your content marketing message stands out in the crowd, you need to have a systemized content marketing plan. These content marketing tips can help you get there.

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Content Marketing: What To Measure Beyond Sales & Leads

Sure, you should be measuring revenue and leads related to your content marketing, but what are the other less-obvious benefits that content provides?

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Once you create or curate great content and share it on the social web, what are the top metrics you measureHere’s some other elements you may want to consider.


What your age says about how you use the Web

More than 25 percent of Millennials are consuming content through their mobile phones, while the preferred portable device for Baby Boomers is a tablet.

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When it comes to which device each generation uses to consume content, computers are still king. The most popular device for each generation is a laptop – at least 35 percent of each generation shares this preference – followed by desktops.


How to Optimize Your Pins for the Smart Feed

Have you heard about the Pinterest smart feed and how it impacts your exposure? This article explains how to use the changes to your advantage.

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Pinterest’s smart feed is a complex new algorithm based on the following elements: quality of your pin, quality of the source (blog or website) that the pin leads to and a rating assigned by Pinterest. Unlike the days when Pins were rendered using the LIFO (last in first out) routine, now the quality of a Pin determines when and where you Pin shows up.


How to Calculate Your Content Curation ROI

To calculate content curation ROI, all you need to do is to tally up what it took to do the marketing, and then what you got out of it. The first part of that is to figure out how long it took you to do your work.

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To calculate content curation ROI, all you need to do is to tally up what it took to do the marketing, and then what you got out of it. The first part of that is to figure out how long it took you to do your work.

Usually that breaks out like this:

  • Find great content to share
  • Format that content for sharing
  • Schedule Updates for that content
  • Analyze your results