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How content curation can help you to engage your audiences

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4 Content Creation and Curation Tips for E-Learning Course Creators

4 Content Creation and Curation Tips for E-Learning Course Creators

As the e-learning industry grows, students are becoming more discerning, and expectations are higher than they’ve ever been. This has created a need for higher quality content that reaches, engages, and educates students in highly effective ways – putting pressure on content creators to up their game.

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How the Right Content Curation Strategy Can Help Your Startup Grow

How the Right Content Curation Strategy Can Help Your Startup Grow

Startups are always seeking any advantage they can find. And sometimes this requires creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. On the marketing front, many find that a content curation strategy is helpful in scaling up without requiring a ton of additional resources. Could it help your business, too? Read on to learn more.

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Your “virtual” pocket guide to Email Accessibility

Your "virtual" pocket guide to Email Accessibility

Email accessibility, in simple words, refers to creating emails with inclusive designs that can be accessed by everyone, regardless of any impairment. If you want to make sure that your email reaches each and every customer, you must make your emails ‘accessible’. Think of the 253 million visually impaired and 300 million colorblind people before you design any email. They might be using adaptive technologies or tools like screen readers, screen magnifiers, eye tracking systems, and advanced sip n puff devices.

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5 Visual Ideas to Draw Extra Attention to Your Curated Article Shares

5 Visual Ideas to Draw Extra Attention to Your Curated Article Shares

Finding great content published by others to share with your audience might involve less work than actually writing and publishing a steady flow of fresh, original articles, but that doesn’t mean content curation is a mindless activity. At least when it’s done well, it requires a good amount of attention and effort.

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How to Find the Perfect Balance Between Content Creation and Curation for Lead Capture

How to Find the Perfect Balance Between Content Creation and Curation for Lead Capture

Content marketing is a challenging discipline. Content that’s engaging, entertaining, useful and informative grabs eyeballs, builds connections with potential customers, and establishes your brand as one that’s worth following. But doing this well is easier said than done.

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How to optimize your email content for conversions

Writing an engaging copy for emails is quite an underrated tactic. Look back to that email in your inbox that tempted you to click on the CTA button and take action. What was the highlight of that email and what drew your attention? Chances are that it was an interesting email copy that made all the difference.  

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How to Curate Content for Microlearning

Creating online courses doesn’t need to be a stressful, time-consuming process. Two concepts that have a large return for a small investment are microlearning (the art of creating small, “bite-sized” courses) and content curation (the practice of leveraging pre-existing content that was either created either by you or another author). When these practices are combined, curated microlearning content offers your audience exactly what they need, in a process that is quick and efficient for both the designer and the learners themselves. Curious to know more? Let’s dive deeper into these two topics. 

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8 Inspiring Email Marketing Campaigns From The E-commerce Giants You Should Learn From

As emails are becoming obsolete for personal and business correspondence, they remain incredibly effective in ecommerce sales. Researchers claim that every dollar you spend on an email marketing campaign returns nearly $42 back. Impressed with these figures?

In this post we have curated common email examples for nearly every stage of the ecommerce process that you get inspiration from.

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How to grow and engage a community on social media with content

Are you seeing results from your social media activities? Or is it just another thing to worry about on your already full plate as a marketer?

If your answer is closer to the second option, you’re missing out on the benefits of an engaged community on social media. Unlike some other platforms, social media is ideal for a two-way communication with people who support and buy from your brand.

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Curating on mobile: the key to content curation consistency

Curating on mobile: the key to content curation consistency

One of the biggest challenges of content curation is staying consistent with it.

Content curation will support your long-term marketing and business goals, but only if you’re able to commit to it in the long run. If you curate every couple of weeks or months instead of multiple times a week, you just won’t see the results you want.

This applies to everything in your business, from internal communications and employee engagement through to email newsletters and content distribution. Consistency is key.

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Why and how you should organize your curated content

You already know the impact curated content can have on your business. From marketing efforts to employee advocacy and hiring, content curation is a company’s superpower across the board.

But curated content is only useful if you can navigate your way through it.

Think about it. Would a talented fashion stylist do their job well if they couldn’t find the piece of clothing they needed in a wardrobe? Would a skilled accountant be efficient if they spent most of their time looking for the right spreadsheet or document?

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Top Content Marketing Trends for 2020

Content marketing is an important aspect for businesses if they want to reach out to prospective customers and improve conversions. 95 percent of users only look at the first page of search results and half of the clicks on SERPs go to the top three results. So, if your content appears on the second page, most people won’t even see it and even if you secure a first-page position, it won’t directly guarantee conversions. This is exactly why content is worth optimizing.

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How and why should every company integrate industry trends on its website

Industry trends on your website: the why, what, and how

It’s no secret: we love content curation around here.

We encourage content teams, PR folks, educational organizations, non-profits, companies that want to build employee advocacy, and many others to trust the process of curating high-quality content.

From curated social posts and newsletters to fully fledged content hubs, you can support almost any marketing goal with content curation. Another excellent way to reap all the content curation benefits is the integration of industry trends and news to your website.

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How to create an engaging newsletter: Easy steps to get started

How to create an engaging newsletter: Easy steps to get started

There’s no place like the email inbox. Compared to the noise of social media feeds, it lets you create a one-on-one conversation with your ideal reader and customer.

Data from 2019 shows that you can expect an average return of $42 for every $1 you spend. That opportunity is too good to miss, and businesses of all sizes know it.

According to the report from Emarsys, 81% of SMBs rely on email as their primary customer acquisition channel, and 80% for retention. Email is a valuable tool across the whole customer journey.

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Content curation for nonprofits: benefits, ideas, and steps you can take today

If your job is to grow the reach and impact of your nonprofit, chances are you’re already stretched quite thin.

From traditional marketing to social media, and from organizing events to handling emails and press communication, you simply don’t have the time to create original content that’s relevant and timely.

Current crisis is showing us all just how important it is to adapt quickly when it comes to the content we use to communicate with those we care about the most in our communities.

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Content curation for internal communications: your go-to guide for success

If you’re in charge of your company’s communications, you have a lot on your plate at all times.

You’re handling media relationships, working with your social media team, and monitoring news about your company. You’re also making sure your communications are crisis-ready if needs be.

As we’ve already talked about, you can use content curation to make the job of your communications team significantly easier. With it, you can build a foundation that’s easy to use and allows you to work more efficiently.

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