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Curation as Added Value Differentiator

I love the word “curation” as one that encapsulates a big opportunity for librarians. We’ve done this under a number of guises for centuries and now it’s even more important.

Are Content Curators the power behind social media influence?

“Are you overlooking some of the most powerful influencers on the social web? Let’s find out.

Traditionally, there has been a 1-9-90 rule when it come to creating and consuming content:

There’s a new element in this equation, though: Content Curators — people who make a practice of finding content relevant to their friends and followers, and then sharing links to that content. I am making a distinction between a curator and an aggregator who pulls content from around the web, usually related to a specific topic, to display on websites generally to enhance search engine optimization.”

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Stephen

Posted on: April 3, 2011, 7:34 am Category: Uncategorized

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