Finding things that interest you on the Internet is not the problem..the problem is sifting through it, organising it, and sharing what is the best with others. To do this you can enlist the help of Curation Apps. The following is a list of 5 that can can help you navigate your way through..
I’ve chosen my favourite 5 from http://www.docurated.com/all-things-productivity/top-content-curation-tools , there are 45 more on this site to check out . The ones I have chosen, look to be useable by the beginner that I am.
The content curation tool that helps you save something that you want to read, watch, or share later, Pocket works on any device at any time. A leading save-for-later service, Pocket is integrated into more than 1,500 apps and is available for most major platforms and devices.
Save articles, videos, or nearly any other web content in Pocket
Save from your browser or apps like Twitter, Clipboard, Pulse, and Zite
Once the content is in Pocket, it’s available on your phone, tablet, or computer, even if you don’t have a web connection
Kuratur is a WordPress plugin that enables content marketers to have fresh, relevant content on their websites and blogs. With Kuratur, you can publish your own web magazine in minutes.
Have as many as 10 magazines at one time, or contact support if you need more
Integrate into your existing blog or website with total customization of the magazine’s look and feel to match yours
Supports Twitter, Facebook, and any blog that shares an RSS feed
Magazines are search engine friendly
MyCurator, a WordPres plugin, is content curation software that includes a cloud AI module for classifying articles based on their relevance to you. Get the articles and content of most value to you, choose them for curation, and add your own insights and comments for sharing.
AI classification weeds out up to 90% of the irrelevant articles on the web
Get articles throughout the day from your sources
Filter content for your keywords and other parameters
Pre-fills the post with an image, attribution link, and an excerpt into the WordPress Editor
Selective Auto-Post capability uses AI classification to automatically post pre-filled curations
Cost: FREE trial available for 30 days
Individual Plan: FREE – 1 topic of curated content, single site only, 2 notebooks, and 5 sources
Pro Plan: $10/month – Up to 6 topics of curated content, use on 2 sites, unlimited notebooks, and unlimited sources
Business Plan: $30/month – Unlimited topics of curated content, use on up to 6 sites, unlimited notebooks, and unlimited sources
Listly is the content curation tool for curating the web’s top social lists. Listly gives you the ability to find, create, curate, and share “beautiful and fun listicles” to increase audience engagement.
Chrome extension, WordPress plugin, and bookmarklet available
Easily create and then make your lists social
FREE – 3 free lists for new users, 1 its per week, 10 items per day, WordPress plugin for embeds
Pro: $9.99/month or $99/year – Unlimited lists and items, private lists, premium layouts, customized embeds, advanced moderation, no ads, maintain short links, and maintain affiliate links
Team: $9.99/month/user or $99/year/user – All Pro plan features, plus team moderation and priority support
Pinterest helps users discover and save ideas for nearly any imaginable topic. It is an incredibly useful content curation tool because you can follow people in your industry, or even pop culture icons, for content ideas and inspiration. Pinterest for Business also is a useful content curation tool, because it puts connects businesses with a massive audience of potential buyers and customers.
Visual bookmarking tool that enables you to discover and save content and ideas
Promoted pins and rich pins
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