A recent study by Infodesk shows that poorly curated and hard to find content is costing you valuable time! Even the most conservative estimates suggest that the average information user spends a minimum of two hours per week looking for information. So, stop searching and start organizing. You will be a lot more productive if you follow the age old advice: Organization is the key to success! If you look around you will notice that organization is the norm and not the exception.
One way to boost your SEO is to make it easier for search engines to crawl your website. Back in 2009, Google introduced “Rich Snippets”, in order to make it easier for search engines to organize and classify information. Here is a direct quote from the “Markup your content Items” page on Google’s website
Content Curation simply defined is when you organize highly relevant content from the Internet along with your own content. Content Curation is now outpacing Content Creation. In this excellent article “Why Sharing Other People’s Content is Essential to your Own Success“, Aaron Orendorff says:
This is the story and inspiration behind our news curation tool. We started working on ways to curate and share information back in 2001. Before browsers had tabs, we released a multi-tab browser called “optimal Desktop” that allowed users to curate and manage access to hundreds of web destinations with ease. The curated information was on the users computer, so the thought from the beginning was, how do you share this information with others?