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May 24, 2017

Introducing a Breakthrough Curation Tool for Journalist!

By Karan Tags: journalism, content curation

I have been curating news for over 12 years now, and came up with the idea of curation back in 2003, 2004, while developing our multi-tab browser solution.

Back in 2001, before Chrome, Firefox and even before Internet Explorer had tabs, we released a multi-tab browser that allowed users to curate and manage access to hundreds of web destinations with ease. The curated information was on the user's computer, so the thought from the beginning was, how do you share this information with others?

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December 28, 2016

How to get 153% CTR with KBucket content curation


Introducing KBucket,  a topic curation solution that will significantly increase your social inbound traffic and cost you much less than PPC advertising. The findings in this post are based on actual results going back 6 months.

Our study measures the social ROI in six important categories:

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December 20, 2016

Sharing your curated interest will boost you brand - Here is how!

Let's face it - we are always in research mode. We are constantly looking for stories that grab our attention, that capture our interest. Every day we receive emails, we go online to sources like LinkedIn, Facebook and visit our favorite news and information sites to stay informed.

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September 14, 2016

Learn how to engage influencers & generate leads with Content Curation

Let me show you how you can use our KBucket WordPress plugin to generate new leads, improve SEO and connect with influencers using their own content.

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July 26, 2016

Amazing, you can now share your research in context!

This is an image from the movie "Eye in the sky".  It shows the protagonist recording and connecting events and characters to uncover patterns, a great example of how creating context can help us understand events.  Recording and sharing historical events in context is powerful.  In this post I will discuss the importance of our KBucket crowd sourced platform for recording History!

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June 15, 2016

Share Context and not Just Content!

By Karan Tags: Curation, Organization

As a social media marketer or a start-up entrepreneur, content curation may be a key strategy that allows you to re-purpose previously written content to share with your audience. It is extremely useful when you have only so much time to create fresh, long-form content from scratch. Curation tells your audience that you're willing to take a broader view of topics and stay on the pulse of industry trends.

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June 15, 2016

If a Machine Does it, It's Not Curation!

Curation has an important purpose in brand marketing. It tells your audience that you're not only interested in promoting your brand, but care about sharing useful information with them. After all, brands aspire to share content of relevance and meaningful value to their audience, regardless of whether they've created it themselves or sourced it from a third-party.

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June 13, 2016

How to Overcome the Tab Overload Problem!

Opening several tabs at once affects the stability of your browser. It slows down your system, or worse – hangs/freezes it, forcing you to open the Task Manager and start over.  Moreover having tens of tabs in multiple browser windows makes it very difficult to find the page your want.  Our Firefox extension solves all these problems and more!

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June 06, 2016

Save time with Kauthor, our Context Management Solution

By Karan Tags: context, Curation, tips

Studies show that the average information worker spends 2 hours a week looking for information which costs companies and individuals millions of dollars in productivity.  Our solution to this is both Content and Context Curation.

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May 18, 2016

Editing Curated Content with KBrowser

How easy is it to edit, correct, revise your curated content with KBrowser?  This is my 6th post in a series of posts examining our KBrowser features against Robin Good’s criteria for the ideal content curation tool.

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