Tatiana Anders summarizes a recent video interview with Robert Scoble where he describes the art of content curation. He highlights several aspects of a successful curator including the disintermediation of media, focusing on a specific topic, messaging strategy, and how to own a topic (as described below):
To be known and respected as the most reliable and fresh source of information in your niche, you had better be the first to your market on any information in your chosen niche. Your curator status deteriorates every time your audience finds information from your niche first somewhere else. Being the first to market is the definition of ‘owning the niche’ in content curation.
Unlike other’s Scoble emphasizes that there’s a large first mover advantage to picking a great topic, and curating on it before anyone else does.
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