The Content Curation Blog

How content curation can help you to engage your audiences

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Lord of Curation Series: Mariusz M. Leś

Mariusz M. Leś, Ph.D., born 1974. Lives in Poland. Works at the University ofBialystok. Polish Philology Institute assistant manager. Science fiction educator and researcher. Digital humanities enthusiast. Author of two books about utopian thought and poetics (published in 1998 and 2008).

Read More launches Pro and Education

Our first offer, Business, was designed for small & mid-size companies willing to leverage curation to develop their brands and their audience on social media. Hence the focus on branding, domain hosting on top of other premium features. However we realized that “one size does not fit all curators”!

You know we are very attentive to your feedback and needs. is your publishing platform that we love to imagine as the best place to be heard and drive your social media activities. We are thankful to all of you for your commitment to and the great and numerous ideas you submit daily to our team. One underlying theme found in all of your feedback was clear : you needed a version between the Free and the Business versions, targeting individuals who are very active on social media.

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Why Curation is the natural form of Mobile Publishing

As we launch on the iPhone today, we wanted to come back on what publishing had meant on mobile so far: photos, short videos, tweets and short-form content but not much publishing activity involving long form and richer content.

Curation is an opportunity to change that. Here’s why.

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Lord of Curation Series: Fiona Milburn

Fiona Milburn has lived in London, New York and Los Angeles, and is now based in New Zealand where she has her own production company, which specializes in visual effects, transmedia and technology based content for emerging platforms.  Fiona has also worked extensively with international corporations, creating entertainment whilst ensuring that the integrity of their brand is not compromised.

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Lord of Curation Series: Minter Dial

President and founder of The Myndset Company, Minter Dial is a Professional speaker, coach & consultant on Branding and Digital Marketing.  Prior to the Myndset, Minter led a 16-year international career with the L’Oréal Group.  He enjoyed 9 different assignments in France, England, USA and Canada, including being Managing Director Worldwide of Redken, heading the Canadian Professional Division and, in his last position, running eBusiness, Business Development and Education worldwide for L’Oreal’s Professional Products Division.  Minter received his BA in Trilingual Literature from Yale University (1987) and gained his MBA at INSEAD, Fontainebleu (1993).  He can be contacted at or followed on Twitter @mdial.

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Do we need an Information Diet?

This makes me want to read the book and know more.  Clay Johnson seems to make an interesting parallel between the way we consume information today and the way we sometimes overconsume food. Leading to…

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Lord of Curation Series: Gust Mees

Gust MEES is an ICT course instructor with specialization on ICT Security. He is also a member of the “Advisory Board” of Luxembourg Safer Internet, called now BEESECURE, and an official partner of different Luxembourgish Government realizations, such as and MySecureIt (in French) and member of the Internet Society Luxembourg

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Lord of Curation Series: Martin Gysler

Martin Gysler is a a self-entrepreneur for over 20 years. He has been active in various fields such as, insurance, real estate, sports and wellness.

As convinced autodidact, he always had a strong attraction to computers and the web. However, this area was little or no accessible to a lucrative business, so he had to wait to get into this sector. This is been done for some time now. Today, he has abandoned most of the other branches to devote himself to his main passion which is the web and social media.

He offer his services (advice, strategy, implementation and training) to individuals and companies wishing to gain a foothold and increase their presence in this sector.

It is ultimately what he has wanted to do for a long time and now is a dream come true!

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Lord of Curation Series: Karen Dietz

Karen Dietz, owner of Just Story It, works with executives and companies in capturing and telling their most compelling stories to increase their influence in marketing, branding, and leadership activities. She has over 25 years in business consulting, training, facilitating, and organizational narratives. Withdoctorate in Folklore, Karen has been academically educated in storytelling and over the years has been trained by some of the nation’s top performance storytellers.  She draws on her experience in Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and non-profit organizations to provide practical experience, guidance, and tools in working with stories that can be put to work immediately.

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Lord of Curation Series: Susan Bainbridge

Susan Bainbridge has been a leader and educator for the past 40 years. She has transformed students, teachers, schools, communities, institutions and businesses. She has met the challenge of change in her own culture and in different cultures in which she has lived and worked. Her ideas and philosophy of transformational leadership go far beyond the rhetoric of simply a ‘vision’ and she can articulate the process in such a way, that other potential leaders can understand the specifics and map out their personal journey to create and sustain positive change.

Susan understands the importance of maintaining an ‘online presence’. She can be found on all major social media sites as well as on her popular curated sites. She works regularly on her pages and sees curation as a very important aspect of her digital presence and personal development.

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Lord of Curation Series: Anise Smith

Anise Smith is a GRADUATE of Full Sail University with a Masters Degree in Internet Marketing. I Graduated in one year with a 3.71 GPA, then created Anise Smith Marketing to provide a total solutions avenue for Clients Marketing Needs. We offer a variety of options for new and established companies to promote their brand, including,Cutting Edge QR Code Marketing, Mobile Web , Custom Facebook iFrame Applications/Fan Pages, Print Services, Unique Custom QR CODE Promotional Products and the most cutting edge Internet Marketing services. So in essence we are the one stop shop for ALL of your marketing needs. Specializing in Mixing Traditional Marketing such as Print, Web and Promotional Products with New Media Marketing Technologies such as Social Medial Marketing, Mobile Marketing and Virtual Worlds. Throw in some Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Optimization and Web Analytics, now that’s what I call a Marketing Mix.

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Lord of Curation Series: Ammar Abdulhamid

Ammar Abdulhamid is a liberal democracy activist whose anti-regime activities led to his exile from Syria on September 7, 2005. He now lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his supporting family: his wife Khawla, and their two children: Oula (b. 1986) and Mouhanad (b. 1990). Ammar is the founder and director of the Tharwa Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to democracy promotion in the Greater Middle East and North Africa region.

Read More introduces the Google +1 Button

Expressing yourself, sharing your passions and using curation to build the legitimacy of your expertise are strong pillars of the vision. They are the foundation of this strong idea that the time of curators is coming.

Each time we work on improving the experience of our community, we always keep in mind this constant aim: to augment your visibility as a talented curator.

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Lord of Curation Series: Beth Kanter

Beth Kanter is the author of Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media, one of the longest running and most popular blogs for nonprofits.  She co-authored the book titled “The Networked Nonprofit” with Allison Fine published by J Wiley in 2010 that received Honorable Mention for the Terry McAdams Award.  Beth has over 30 years working in the nonprofit sector in technology, training, capacity building, evaluation, fundraising, and marketing.

Read More introduces the Score

“Quality is not an act, it’s a habit.” -Aristotle said.

What makes your topic more relevant than any filter or aggregator? Your insights, your point of view, your editorial choice. In short, your personal engagement in the content you curate.

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Lord of Curation Series: Howard Rheingold

Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on They are here to share their insights and advice with you.

Howard Rheingold is a critic, writer, and teacher; his specialties are on the cultural, social and political implications of modern communication media such as the Internetmobile telephony and virtual communities (a term he is credited with inventing). Check him out at, http://www.rheingold.com, and “Rheingold U! What it is —> is —>up to us.”

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Lord of Curation Series: Maddie Grant

Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on They are here to share their insights and advice with you.

Maddie Grant, CAE is the co-author of Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating thesocial web andHumanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. Maddie is also the lead editor for SocialFishing, one of the most visited and respected blogs written for association executives, where she gets to express her viewpoint as a classic Gen-X early adopter and “shiny new toy” addict. As the chief social media strategist for SocialFish, Maddie draws from more than 10 years of experience in marketing, communications, and international business operations to help associations large and small build capacity for using social media to achieve business results.  Find Maddie at

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Lord of Curation Series – Daniel Watson

Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on They are here to share their insights and advice with you.

Daniel Watson is an Experienced Director, Senior Executive, Business Owner, Management Consultant and SME Business Transformation Specialist with broad experience in a range of Australian industries and sectors.

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Lord of Curation Series: Ken Kaplan

Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on They are here to share their insights and advice with you.

“All we have to decide is what to do with the information that is given us.”

Ken Kaplan is a family guy interested in technology, photography, video making and travel, especially between San Francisco and Italy. He is a communications strategist and multimedia journalist for @IntelFreePress, the tech news bureau inside Intel.

What is curation to you?

Read More Developper Challenge, a multimedia content curation publication platform, is launching a Developer Challenge open to all software developers to create iPhone, Android, and iPad applications.

Enter the challenge for a chance to win $1,000 (first place) or an HTC Desire S phone (second place)!

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Explore The Community

Since the beginning of the adventure, we have envisioned our platform as a new way to share and to be heard on the web in the Age of Information Abundance. We are thrilled by the intelligent content you have collectively built. does not simply contain absolute knowledge. It is a place where different viewpoints and opinions collide, where mutual expertise shapes information, where the power of collaboration gives you a picture drawn by humans.

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How to Curate Like a Rockstar

Whether you’ve been curating on for a while or you’re just joining us, we want to provide you with some great ways to reach everyone’s ultimate goal: to be a rockstar curator! Here are some of our best tips.

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Good to hear you everywhere!

On May 4th, we launched a new version to make frictionless for our users who had a blog or Facebook page and allow them to be heard everywhere.

Today, one month later, we’re thrilled by the great examples coming from our users and felt about sharing them with you.

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Get featured on!

Hey users! Want to try and get featured on, but don’t know how? Featured topics are picked up by our team and it’s a tough choice as there are now lots of awesome topics…

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Today is a great day for us: during the last weeks, the entire team worked hard to release this new version of we just launched today!

Let’s be frictionless!

In just a few months, has known great success as a stand-alone platform by making curation a simple and new form of expression on the Web. So much so that the feedback we had from some of our most advanced users was that became a very central part of their social media experience.

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