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 demonstrate how our tool makes curation and web navigation so much easier.
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 active windows.
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.
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 traffic back to their site first.
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 information.