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A 51.4 second curated content read on content curation

One of the tactics that us content marketers can use for our own or our client blogs is curation. Content curation is when we, like little internet squirrels go out onto the lawns of the world wide web and gather nuts, that are not ours, left out by other squirrels and then bring them back into our own nut collections.
A 51.4 second curated content read on content curationI have utterly foiled that simile's attempt to explain curation properly. And I was so inspired to tell you about this nifty tool for blog writing after I read an amazing article on it last night.

Wait a minute! I know! I'll use that article on curation to explain curation!

In this article the peeps at Averetek really break down the pros and cons of differing SEO writing techniques, culminating with curation and it's true benefits.

Curation is, fundamentally, gathering links or bits of content and then adding your own voice or spin to it along with a lot of credit and some great SEO benefits for both parties. But be warned. It is not the Holy Grail and it is not Harry Styles.

It is, according to Beth over here, a really nifty way of getting great content to the great people you serve with your business on a daily basis.

And with those links I have curated a little piece of informative content that will educate you in the truly stunning way that my squirrels could not.

About Travis Bussiahn

Travis is a media analyst who uses industry trends to create contagious and harmonious content solutions across multiple channels for brands and broadcasters alike. He understands the importance of emotional connection in content, branded or otherwise and believes in traditional media's ability to be blended with new media to profound and holistic effect. He loves and excels at concept and the art of story. Contact details: website | Twitter @TravisBussiahn
Athar Naser
Athar Naser
And here's a little something to help with your curation efforts...10 free curation tools to get you started!
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 13:19
Neville Barber
Neville Barber
When you're done curating, give your grammar some consideration.
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 15:04
Travis Bussiahn
Travis Bussiahn
Yes, it was a little all over the place in this one. I blame my wife. She was rushing me.
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 16:07
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