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Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience

My Pinboards on Pinterest

Pinterest is a virtual pinboard where you can organize and share images and videos you discover on the web.  Think of it as social network of visuals – where you can find images from other people with the same interest or use it to curate your own visual “interest space.”

The clean interface and simplicity of  its features make it easy to use and gives you a calm feeling which perhaps accounts for its popularity.  … Read More

Content Curation: Are You A Fire Hose or A Focusing Lens?

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Does your nonprofit do content curation as part of its content strategy?  Content curation is the organizing, filtering and “making sense of” information on the web and sharing the very best pieces of content that you’ve cherry picked and shared with your network.  … Read More

Content Curation Primer

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What is Content Curation?

Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme.  The work  involves  sifting, sorting, arranging, and publishing information.  … Read More

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Mindmap by Jane Genovese

This morning I learned a new word for information overload – “content fried” from a colleague at the Packard Foundation.    It resonated.    We have so much content in our professional lives.  I’m talking about the stuff we consume daily to keep inform of our professional field.    … Read More

What is the Secret to Extending the Life of your Content?

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Hubspot points to a recent study from Bit.ly about the shelf life or how long a link stays alive before people stop engaging with it.     It offers an estimate as follows:

  • 2.8 hours on Twitter
  • 3.2 hours on Facebook

According to the post, it  suggests that what’s most important for content shelf life is the quality of the content shared, not where it is shared.… Read More