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Is content curation a good idea?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by maildigger, Jan 26, 2015.

  1. maildigger

    maildigger Power Member

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    I have a business website (webdesign/online marketing) and I blog about 1x/week about this (300-800 words).

    Would it benefit me if I start with daily content curation on my blog too?

    This means:
    * Write a title
    * Write 2-3 sentences with my views about the orginal content
    * Link to the original content

    What's your opinion?
     
  2. WritersBlok

    WritersBlok Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    How much content does your site have now? Reason being that it is helpful to interlink more than once, but not more than say 3-4 times to other content on your site.
     
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  3. somedevil

    somedevil Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    2-3 sentences probably won't be enough but you could adopt the lifehacker model. A few short (200-300 words) posts about the links you are talking about and once in a while a long proper high value post.
     
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  4. digitalmarketer

    digitalmarketer Registered Member

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    It is good idea to use curate content only if the content provides real value to the reader.
     
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  5. infoasian

    infoasian Supreme Member

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    makes more sense to start your own twitter handle for content curation imho.
     
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  6. skyflash

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    It is a good idea but only if it match with your site content, link to the original content is a must meanwhile make sure to add fresh curated content instead old ones because it can do miracles to your site if you do it in long term.
     
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  7. AffilaiteWaves

    AffilaiteWaves Newbie

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    Content curation is good if you already have popular service or provide useful things to your visitors like news designed in comic strip or creative images related to linked content.

    Many are already doing so be creative
     
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