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  1. SureJobz – Freelance
    March 14, 2015

    Tried some of these strategies for surejobz.com – works! #4 above is a good one. BufferApp and HootSuite makes life easier for me though.

  2. pamelamuldoon
    July 19, 2013

    Fantastic list, Heidi! Love the visual examples and look forward to implementing a few of these. Have you ever used the WP Plugin Curation Traffic? Makes it easy to implement #6: http://curationtraffic.com/

  3. Quincy Carter
    July 15, 2013

    This actual just happen to some of my review post at http://veryberrygame.com . After talking to the author he was kind enough to follow more of these guidelines. So now we both win.

  4. carlos
    June 13, 2013

    Outstanding summery and I very much needed this guideline. Much prosperity to you!

  5. suzen pettit
    June 3, 2013

    and here it is. I’m excited at the contribution your great blog will make for make for my audience. http://www.omaginarium.com/blog/?p=1027

  6. suzen pettit
    June 3, 2013

    wow Heidi, i just stumbled on this while preparing my next blog for a series I’m doing on driving traffic. I’m also bound and determined to drive a lot more traffic to my own site over the summer and really build my list..you have so many things I havent thought of. I’m going to link to it in my post and send to you…thanks so much

  7. Dragica Mitrovic
    April 9, 2013

    I just thinking…Maybe people with English as a second language can benefit from content curation and make their life easier and might autsorce less.

  8. JFK Jeff
    February 11, 2013

    Heidi, have to spend some time reading this, but the Item on Beyonce caught my attention. That is my daughter Lauren Yapalater who created that post at Buzzfeed. Even got an animee created from it from unknown Oriental company.

  9. JessieZubatkin
    February 8, 2013

    Great article Heidi – i enjoy how you talk about using curated content outside of the RSS feed.

  10. Gini Dietrich
    February 6, 2013

    This is great, Heidi! As I was reading, I thought, “How long did it take her to do this?” Man! Lots of great work.

    • HeidiCohen
      February 6, 2013

      Gini —

      Thank you so much!

      Happy marketing,
      Heidi Cohen

  11. Alex Robinson
    February 6, 2013

    Thank you for this helpful article, Heidi. In your view would it be alright to end a post with a list of linked articles to suggest additional reading? The list might include the article’s name (linked), author, site name.

    • HeidiCohen
      February 6, 2013

      Alex,

      I think that adding a list of related articles at the end of a blog post or other content is helpful if they’re relevant to the reader. It’s the same logic behind linking to sources and relevant articles and examples. As long as the article is referenced properly, it’s fine.

      Understand that hand selecting the articles can be time consuming and automating the process can yield less than optimal results.

      Happy marketing,
      Heidi Cohen

  12. Jeff Ente (Who’s Blogging What
    February 6, 2013

    Heidi- Great article and thanks (of course) for mentioning Who’s Blogging What. One essential requirement that I feel runs across all of the ideas that you suggest is to really get to know your audience. What media are they consuming other than yours? Do they need to know ‘what’ happened? Or do they want some background and ideas for moving forward? Also, segment your suggestions. Not everyone is interested in reading about every subject, so do some work for them and make it easy to find the articles that they really want (or need) to see. Thanks!

    • HeidiCohen
      February 6, 2013

      Jeff– You make important points. Any content creator or curator should consider what else your reader is consuming and how. You should know who your peers are. Further content curation should provide a service to the reader by organizing the content. Happy marketing, Heidi Cohen

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