May 14, 2016

What should you look for in a Content Curation tool?

By Karan Bavandi Tags: , ,

Content Curation is a step up to bookmarking and sharing content on the Internet. There are two separate and yet equally important phases to content curation, discovery and sharing! To stay objective with the review of our own tools, I have chose this post by Robin Good, where he defines the criteria for selecting the …

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How to Import/Export links and articles in optimal access

By Karan Bavandi Tags: , , , ,

One of the best ways to evaluate the functionality of Optimal Access is to measure it against the 21 criteria Robin Good has listed for describing his ideal content curation tool. I’d like to add that over and above his one-to-one feature comparison, one needs to evaluate usability.  So by adding short and simple videos to our postings, it will …

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May 11, 2016

How Many Tabs do you use?

By Karan Bavandi Tags: ,

You hear many people complaining that they don’t want to close their browser windows, in fear of losing their tabs. Keeping many tabs open is not only a productivity drain, but it will also impact the performance of your computer since each open tab is using valuable memory you need to work efficiently with your …

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March 31, 2015

Dynamic Curated Lists – A more Powerful Way to Establish your Brand

By Karan Bavandi Tags: , ,

The fact is we are always in research mode.  Every day we receive tens of emails, go online to LinkedIn, Facebook and visit various news and information sites to stay informed. During all these activities we find gems.  Articles and insights that we like, re-tweet and share in various fashions to inform our social groups.

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February 27, 2015

KBucket – A curation solution for Content Marketers

By Karan Bavandi Tags: , , ,

Content Marketers use content curation as a strategy to promote their own brand. This method is most effective when the curated content drives traffic back to your site first! KBucket, where the letter “K” stands for knowledge, is a plugin for WordPress sites that let’s publishers curate, organize, and share third party content by driving …

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December 8, 2011

Content Curation is Disruptive

By Karan Bavandi Tags: ,

You often hear people say that Content Curation is a disruptive business, but what does that really mean? Curation is a new layer of activity that sits between the content creators and the consumer, in essence disrupting the original flow of information – providing tools that empower a mass of users to manage the context of …

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Establishing Thought Leadership through Curation

By Karan Bavandi Tags: , ,

A thought leader is someone whose opinion is valued. Thought leaders are the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. So if you can demonstrate …

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August 18, 2011

What is curation?

By Karan Bavandi Tags: , ,

Curation is traditionally defined as “The act of organizing and maintaining a collection of artworks or artifacts”. Curators are knowledgeable about their domain and offer additional value by collecting and presenting information in ways that informs the audience.

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